Nick Bassil – Rugby Grille Manager

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  Nick Bassil, manager of the Rugby Grille, The Townsend Hotel’s award-winning fine-dining restaurant, is what many might label a jack-of-all-trades…whether you need a suggested wine pairing for your entrée, tips on customer satisfaction or even your bicycle repaired, Mr. Bassil is your man! As Rugby Grille manager, Bassil is responsible for recruitment, training and… Read more »

Taylor Brockenshire – Executive Pastry Chef

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Executive Pastry Chef Taylor Brockenshire, who would encourage young culinary professionals, “Not to be scared to try new things,” certainly benefitted from his own advice, when in 1997, he transferred to his first ever pastry position as an entry-level baker at The Townsend Hotel.  He had spent the previous few years working as a savory… Read more »