Chef Edward Nowakowski
Executive Chef / Certified Food & Beverage Executive
Born in Linz, Austria and raised in Poland, Chef Edward Nowakowski came to the U.S. via France, with three years of Culinary School, a European Master Chef Diploma and numerous awards for Garde-Manger work under his belt. Chef Edward seized the opportunity to open several new Hotels; include Hyatt N.Y. Four Seasons in Dallas TX, Hilton Hotel Virginia Beach VA, and many more, as well as Holiday Inn at the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management. As a Chef and Certified Director of F & B Services, he is responsible for Food & Beverage operation at the Holiday Inn as well as at Fogelman Executive Center at The University of Memphis.
Though trained in classical components of French and South-Eastern European cuisines, he adapts his cooking to the local area where he works, and prepares a superb quality of Continental cuisine exquisitely presented in the elegance and romance of an intimate setting in “Medallion” Ristorante.
SOME OF CHEF EDWARD’S AWARDS and HONORS: