MEMPHIS, TN – Oct. 11, 2019 – The Guest House at Graceland™ welcomes new Executive Chef Michael LaBar to the AAA Four Diamond hotel.
LaBar will oversee all dining venues at the hotel, including the premiere restaurant Delta’s Kitchen, E.P.’s Bar and Grill, Shake Rattle and Go coffee bar, Lobby Bar, catering and banquets for small meetings to events for more than1,300 guests and room service for the 450-room property.
Prior to joining The Guest House, LaBar served as executive chef at several hotel properties, including Hyatt Regency in Denver and Hilton Memphis. He also served in the same position for Compass Group LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. LaBar also worked for five years as brands manager and divisional chef for US Foods, a leading food distributor, and as executive sous chef at Harrah’s Entertainment in Tunica, Mississippi.
LaBar has created a new fall/winter menu for Delta’s Kitchen, bringing a “more stylized Southern comfort flair” to the dining experience. He will also introduce a new catering menu in the spring.
Trained at Culinary Institute of America and Century Culinary Arts, LaBar also credits his grandmother for igniting an interest in cooking and his mother for recommending he pick a profession that will always be in demand. LaBar is married and has two sons, one of which is currently serving in the Navy.
For more information, visit www.GuestHouseGraceland.com.
About The Guest House at Graceland
The Guest House at Graceland, along with the new Elvis Presley’s Memphis exhibit and entertainment complex, is the most significant enhancement to Graceland since it opened to the public in 1982 and the largest hotel project in Memphis in over 90 years. The AAA Four-Diamond world-class resort, just steps away from Elvis Presley’s iconic mansion, features 430 spacious guest rooms and 20 luxury suites, two full-service restaurants, expansive meeting and special events space for conventions, meetings, weddings and gatherings for 1350 people, a 464-seat theater for live performances and movies, an expansive outdoor pool and a manicured lawn space with capabilities for a 400-person tent for special outdoor events. Reservations for The Guest House at Graceland may be made by calling 800-238-2000 or 901-443-3000, or online at www.GuestHouseGraceland.com.
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