Thanksgiving at Rugby Grille

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Hand the reins over to the Rugby Grille and its talented Culinary Masters this Thanksgiving. NOTE: Seatings are based upon availability and party size. Restaurant seating times are filling up. New reservations will be hosted in the Regency Room. Special Prix Fixe Menu available from 12:00noon until 9:00pm. 2013 Thanksgiving Menu 2013 Thanksgiving Children’s Menu

Snow Princess Tea

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On Saturday, November 30th from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.the Townsend Hotel will be hosting a Snow Princess Tea. Sing, dance and play in a very royal way! The event is $25 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required by calling The Townsend’s Tea Director, Laura Klein at 248.647.2196.

Jared Chorney – Food and Beverage Director

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Jared Chorney, a “foodie” both professionally and personally, is The Townsend Hotel’s food and beverage director.  Since winter 2013, Chorney has been responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel’s food and beverage department, including the award-winning Rugby Grille, The Townsend Bakery, The Corner and the property’s banquet operations. Prior to joining The Townsend,… Read more »

Drew Sayes – Executive Chef

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In 2007, Drew Sayes, The Townsend Hotel’s executive chef since December 2012, earned the title of youngest ever executive chef with his then employer, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.  During his tenure with Ritz Carlton, Sayes’ served at various property locations throughout the U.S., including Dearborn, Mich., Marina del Rey, Calif., New Orleans, La. and Buckhead,… Read more »