Executive Chef Geoffrey Caswell-Murphy, DoubleTree by Hilton™ Hotel and Conference Centre Regina Regina

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts Announces New Executive Chef for Wild Sage Kitchen & Bar®

Regina, SK, October 30, 2013 – SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that Geoffrey Caswell-Murphy has been hired as the new Executive Chef for Wild Sage Kitchen & Bar® at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre Regina. Caswell-Murphy brings a diverse culinary style that celebrates the farmer-chef relationship, a philosophy that Wild Sage Kitchen & Bar® integrates into every dish.

GeoffThe Wild Sage Kitchen & Bar® will feature innovative and memorable food experiences prepared by Caswell-Murphy and his culinary team. The chef’s Saskatchewan-inspired food creations incorporate provincial favourites including Lake Diefenbaker trout fillet, Pine View organic chicken, and Cactus Lake beef. Other local partners include Salay Farms, Living Soil Farms, Prairie Meats, Wild West Steelhead, and Timber Creek Farm.

“I support the farm-to-table concept because I have a passion for using ingredients that are locally grown, harvested and produced,” said Caswell-Murphy. “Sourcing fresh and local ingredients ensures the freshness and quality of food and celebrates what Saskatchewan has to offer.”

Caswell-Murphy has worked at award winning restaurants across Eastern Canada, including Cicero’s on the Water, voted top restaurant in the Halifax region in 2012. He has achieved his Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) Certification, which is awarded through the Canadian Culinary Institute and recognized as the highest culinary designation in Canada.

“Geoffrey embodies our philosophy of the farm-to-table restaurant experience,” said David McQuinn, Vice President, Food & Beverage of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts. “He’s built a menu that incorporates the best ingredients that Saskatchewan has to offer into an unforgettable dining experience.”

Guests can enjoy Chef Caswell-Murphy’s creations when Wild Sage Kitchen & Bar® opens on November 05, 2013, along with the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre Regina. Located at 1975 Broad St. in Regina’s downtown core, the hotel features freshly renovated guestrooms boasting large and luxurious bedrooms with newly appointed showers and fixtures, and fully renovated ballrooms and meeting rooms. Reservations are now being accepted.

About SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies and manages over 20 hotels and resorts across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Marriott, Radisson, Hilton, Quality and Best Western. www.silverbirchhotels.com

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