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AZuL wins Bite Nite 2014!

  Congratulations to the AZuL Team for winning Bite Nite 2014! We are proud to have hosted this new event in Tucson and to be awarded the Best Bite of the Nite! The event was an overwhelming success, selling out and bringing over 400 guests to the Westin La Paloma Resort to taste and vote for the best Bite of the Nite and to help raise awareness in the battle against ALS. The ALS Association Arizona Chapter provides essential services and support to patients suffering from ALS, which has no known cause, cure, or effective treatment. They currently serve over 350 patients throughout the state, including 80 [...]

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Bite Nite Tucson at the Westin La Paloma

This Saturday, September 6th, The ALS Association Arizona Chapter will host the First Bite Nite Tucson - its upscale tasting fundraising event, at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ.  Hosting over 400 attendees, Bite Nite showcases culinary creations from 10 of the Old Pueblo’s hottest and most respected gastronomic minds. The event also features a variety of donation opportunities, including silent auction, $50 mystery boxes and other innovative, mission-driven appeals.  This will be our first year bringing Bite Nite to Tucson. Time:  6PM – 10PM Location: Westin La Paloma, 3800 E Sunrise Dr, Tucson, AZ 85718 Ticket Price: [...]

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Ice Bucket Challenge 2014 Accepted!

TEAM WESTIN LA PALOMA ACCEPTS THE 2014 ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE!                   (Tucson,AZ)  The Challenge was extended - not once, but twice - to our Leadership Team at the Westin La Paloma. The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass and The W Hotel Scottsdale both challenged the Westin La Paloma Leadership Team to take the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of the ALS Association of Arizona. And our team outdid themselves, by plunging into our cold dip pool after 2000 lbs.of ICE was added! Staff members and guests cheered as the Leadership Team responded to the Challenge given by W Hotel [...]

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The Abbey Taps Local Chef Virginia Wooters For Executive Post

(TUCSON, Ariz.) — As it prepares for its grand opening next month, The Abbey today announced the appointment of Virginia Wooters as executive chef. Wooters, who has overseen the kitchen operation in restaurants from Tucson to Portland, will be responsible for directing The Abbey’s meal preparation and managing a kitchen staff of ten at the foothills’ newest eatery. Wooters brings nearly two decades of culinary experience to The Abbey. She served as executive chef at local restaurants including McClintock’s and Wildflower Grill, and was the lead line cook at the Dish. She also served as executive chef at Sweet Oregon [...]

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Opentable’s Diner Choice Award Recognizes The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa’s AZul Restaurant Lounge

TUCSON, Ariz. (Feb. 24, 2014) – OpenTable announces that AZuL, the restaurant and lounge at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, is a winner of the coveted 2014 Diner’s Choice Awards. This annual award identifies the country’s finest restaurants as voted by diners who book through OpenTable. “The most rewarding part of winning the Diner’s Choice Award is that we were nominated and selected by the people who experienced our culinary offerings firsthand,” said General Manager, Glenn Sampert. With a strong focus on SuperFoods Rx and local ingredients, Executive Chef, Russell Michel produces a dynamic menu of Southwestern-infused cuisine. [...]

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The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa Appoints Matt Brody as Director of Sales & Marketing

TUCSON, Ariz. (Feb. 18, 2014) — The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of industry veteran Matt Brody as the resort’s new director of sales and marketing. With more than 17 years of experience in hospitality sales and marketing, Brody is a strategic addition to the sales team. “Matt’s long standing success in the hospitality industry, both locally and nationally, will serve as an asset to our team,” said General Manager, Glenn Sampert. As a member of the resort’s Executive Committee, Brody will be responsible for the formulation of all sales, marketing, and public relations activities [...]

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