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 »

Shari Sako-Bojan – Director of Banquet Operations

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From overseeing a summit meeting that included six foreign heads of state, a former president and Henry Kissinger, to helping manage a $9.5 million country club renovation, Shari Sako-Bojan, The Townsend Hotel’s director of banquet operations, has seen and done more than most in her 40+ years in the food and beverage/hospitality industry. Sako-Bojan, who… 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 »

Steven Kalczynski – Managing Director

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In September 2012, hospitality industry veteran, Steven Kalczynski, was appointed the new managing director of The Townsend Hotel, bringing to his post more than 30 years of experience in domestic and international luxury property management. A results-focused executive with a proven track record in successful operations management, Kalczynski is committed to maintaining The Townsend’s traditions… Read more »

Adrienne Cousins – Business Travel Sales Manager

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Adrienne Cousins, The Townsend Hotel’s business travel sales manager, is so good at her chosen profession, she was given an award by a company even AFTER she no longer worked there! Cousins was part of the team that received the first-ever “CEO’s Award for Innovation” from Hyatt Hotels, even though by then she had moved… Read more »