Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest Announces Appointment of New Italian Chef

Date: 02/27/2013
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – February 26, 2013 - Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest is delighted to announce that Marco Magri has been appointed as the new Italian chef for “Roberto’s”.

Marco, who began his culinary career 13 years ago in Milan, Italy, has worked in kitchens of luxury and upscale properties across the world from Italy and France to the Maldives and Japan.

Marco joins Athénée Palace Hilton having previously held the position of executive chef at the Ramada Plaza, Milan, for three years.

At Athénée Palace Hilton he will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and effective running of “Roberto’s” kitchen. He will put his gastronomic stamp on the new menus which will be unveiled this spring.

Marco said, "I’m delighted to have the opportunity to be part of a brand with a reputation such as Hilton. For me, being a chef is about delivering consistently high quality, exciting food, something I feel I will be able to offer at Athénée Palace Hilton."

Linda Griffin, general manager, Athénée Palace Hilton, said, "Marco is a tremendous addition to the team and we're confident he will ensure that “Roberto’s” provides a fantastic dining experience to locals and visitors alike. With Marco’s extensive experience and Italian background, guests can look forward to enjoying first class Italian food with heart.”

Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest was built in 1914, and currently has 272 rooms and 13 conference rooms. Media can access additional information about Athénée Palace Hilton at


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