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Meet Plantation on Crystal River's Executive Chef David Bolaños

A hidden gem on Florida?s Nature Coast, the Plantation on Crystal River recently named David Bolaños as executive chef of the 196-room resort.  Chef Bolaños will direct daily culinary operations at the resort?s signature West 82 Bar & Grill and outlets, and oversee food and beverage offerings for the Plantation?s 12,000 square feet of function space for meetings, corporate parties, local catering events and special occasions.

?Chef Bolaños knowledge of French classic cooking  accompanied with his flair for creative Floribbean recipes will build on our long-standing tradition of providing guests with the highest-quality culinary offerings here at Plantation on Crystal River? ? Andrew Bartlett General Manager of  Plantation on Crystal River.

Prior to joining the Plantation, Bolaños worked as executive chef of SW Grill and Sunset Harbor Yacht Club in Daytona Beach, Fla., where he opened the restaurant and oversaw all banquets and restaurant operations.  With more than 30 years in the industry, Chef Bolaños also honed his craft as executive chef and banquet chef at a number of other hotel properties, including Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and Sheraton Orlando Airport in Orlando, Fla., where he monitored budgets, directed daily operations, and executed catering and banquet events on site.

Chef Bolaños earned his advanced culinary arts, French cooking degree from Vinton?s Hotel and Restaurant School in Coral Gables, Fla. and holds a number of other certifications, including business management, food service management, and Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) training.  A native of Blue Fields, Nicaragua, Bolaños now resides in Crystal River, Fla.

For more information on Plantation on Crystal River, visit PlantationonCrystalRiver.com or call 800-632-6262.

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