Located in the heart of downtown Portland, The Bidwell Marriott announces the appointment of Zachary Bjorklund as Executive Chef. In his role, Bjorklund will oversee the 258-room hotel’s Pacific Northwest-inspired restaurant, High Horse, in addition to all catering and banquet offerings.
Bjorklund, a Willamette Valley native, brings over a decade of experience to the recently renovated property, most notably as chef de partie at The Ritz-Carlton in Denver, CO, and as Chef de Cuisine at The Armory Hotel, a Kimpton Hotels property in Bozeman, MT. Bjorklund earned his Bachelor of Culinary Arts degree from Johnson and Wales University with a major in culinary arts and a minor in food service management.
Bjorklund’s appointment marks an exciting chapter in The Bidwell Marriott Portland’s future. The fusion of his expertise and High Horse’s buzzing atmosphere promises an anticipated dining journey in the heart of downtown Portland.