Hotel Nikko San Francisco has announced the appointment of Chef Brian Healy as executive chef. Healy will be responsible for overseeing the menus and staff of Anzu, the hotel’s signature California-inspired Japanese restaurant, in addition to in-room dining and banquet operations for the hotel’s high profile group events and corporate meetings.
“We are excited to welcome Executive Chef Healy to the culinary team at Hotel Nikko,” said Anna Marie Presutti, vice president and general manager of Hotel Nikko San Francisco. “Chef Healy has an impressive background in the hospitality industry with an understanding of the local market, and we are confident that guests and San Francisco locals will love the creativity he brings to Hotel Nikko.”
Chef Brian Healy has more than 25 years of experience in the luxury hotel industry, both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining Hotel Nikko, Healy most recently was executive chef at Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco, overseeing Cable 55 and banquet operations. Healy’s culinary career began at the National Culinary & Restaurant College of Ireland. Following, his passion, Healy moved to California in 1995 and took a position at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. Healy’s next venture brought him to the Sheraton Sonoma County in Petaluma, Calif. and later to the executive sous chef position at The Pacific Union Club, San Francisco.
“I am truly thrilled to be joining the culinary team at Hotel Nikko,” said Healy. “I look forward to developing menus that embrace the fusion of flavors reflective of the exciting food culture of San Francisco, utilizing local ingredients and sustainable practices the hotel is known for.”
Hotel Nikko, located just steps from San Francisco’s Union Square, is an ideal destination for leisure or business travelers alike. The hotel features 532 modern accommodations, Anzu Restaurant, known for its organic California cuisine, live entertainment at Feinstein’s at the Nikko, Club Nikko fitness center with indoor pools and facilities, as well as meeting and banquet space for meetings and special events.