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From a press release:
“W Washington DC hotel announces the appointment of Richard Wiggins as Executive Chef for the hotel.
Chef Wiggins comes to W with over 15 years of hospitality leadership experience. He has worked with Starwood Hotels and Resorts since 2006, most recently as the Director of Food & Beverage for the Westin St. John Resort & Villas.
He will oversee the culinary and operations teams for all food and beverage spaces within the hotel including POV Rooftop Lounge and Terrace, the Living Room, all banquet, event and wedding spaces including the Altitude Ballroom and The Great Room, in-room dining, and the hotel’s restaurant, which will transition into a new concept this summer.
Culinary Concepts Hospitality Group and W Washington D.C. have ended their 5-year contract; the last day of operations for J&G Steakhouse will be Monday, June 23. The new restaurant concept will open later this summer. For hotel guests, breakfast, lunch and dinner will continue to be available in the hotel.
“I’m thrilled to join the team at W Washington DC,” said Mr. Wiggins. “This is an incredibly exciting time at the hotel—we have many exciting changes in store and we’re looking forward to introducing those changes soon.”