New Culinary Team Joins the Historic Andover Inn
Photo caption: Executive Chef Paul Dubuque (left) and Food & Beverage Manager Cody Webber at the Andover Inn, located in Andover, MA
ANDOVER, MA (November 27, 2012) – Waterford Hotel Group has named Paul Dubuque as Executive Chef and Cody Webber as Food & Beverage Manager at the historic Andover Inn. Built in 1930 and renovated most recently in 2010, the Andover Inn is located about 25 miles north of Boston on the 500-acre campus of Phillips Academy, one of the oldest private secondary schools in the United States. In their new roles Dubuque and Webber will collaborate closely on enhancing the culinary experience of the guests to the Andover Inn, including a new menu at Samuel’s Restaurant featuring local and seasonal ingredients. Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention center management firm with offices in Waterford, CT, professionally manages the Inn.
As Executive Chef, Dubuque will oversee the culinary team of Samuel’s, the Inn’s signature restaurant featuring upscale dining and classic New England fare. A nominee of the Best Chef America guide in 2012, Dubuque joins the Andover team with more than 20 years of experience in the food service industry. He began his career as the Assistant Food and Beverage Director/Executive Chef at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, then as Executive Chef/General Manager at the Factory Italian Dinner theater, both located in Scottsdale, AZ. Dubuque most recently served as Executive Chef for both Cobblestones of Lowell and Moonstones Restaurant of Chelmsford. He currently resides in Hudson, NH.
In Webber’s role as Food & Beverage Manager, he will be responsible for overseeing all food and beverage culinary operations throughout the Inn, including catering and banquets. Webber most recently served as Food & Beverage Supervisor for the Wyndham Boston Andover, as well as his position as Manager for Moonstones Restaurant of Chelmsford. His experience also includes managerial duties at Cobblestones of Lowell. Webber resides in Lowell.
“Paul and Cody both possess a wealth of food and beverage experience and creativity,” commented Rob Winchester, President and COO of Waterford Hotel Group. “We look forward to seeing what new ideas they can bring to the Andover Inn and taking our culinary service to new heights.”
About the Andover Inn
Renovated in 2010, the Andover Inn offers 30 well-appointed guestrooms, three private function rooms, Samuel’s restaurant, and beautiful gardens for outdoor seasonal events. A member of the National Register of Historic Inns, the Andover Inn couples the classic elegance of a New England inn with modern amenities, such as wireless internet access, flat screen televisions, and a fitness center. Located on Chapel Avenue, across from the Academy’s Addison Gallery of American Art, the Inn provides a perfect venue for weddings, conferences and meetings, special occasions, and business or leisure travel. For more information, visit www.andoverinn.com
About Phillips Academy
Phillips Academy, better known as Andover, is a coeducational independent high school of approximately 1,100 students, known for its extensive and rigorous academic program. Founded in 1778, the Academy is comprised of a diverse community of teachers and students. Notable alumni include 19th-century poet Oliver Wendell Holmes; Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush; former Yale president and commissioner of Major League Baseball A. Bartlett Giamatti; landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted; inventor Samuel F. B. Morse; artist Frank Stella; authors Edgar Rice Burroughs, Julia Alvarez, and Tracy Kidder; actors Humphrey Bogart, Jack Lemmon, James Spader, and Dana Delany; and Dr. Benjamin M. Spock. www.andover.edu.
About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group is one of the nation's leading hotel and convention center management companies. The company operates 33 properties in 9 states, representing more than 4,000 total rooms and nearly 700,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. The collective expertise of the team and track record of success has earned Waterford distinction as an approved operator for the leading hotel brands. Whether the involvement begins at conception or during operation, Waterford Hotel Group strives for successful performance and profitability of each managed property, while maintaining the highest standards of quality, service, and cleanliness. For more information, visit www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.