Robert Hohmann is the new executive chef at Gaby Brasserie Française, the restaurant and bar at Sofitel New York Hotel. He brings over 20 years of experience in hospitality and catering to this rolse. He has also headed the kitchens of several Manhattan hotels.
Hohmann grew up in an apartment over his mother’s restaurant in West Milford, New Jersey, where he became fascinated and inspired by kitchen environment. He joins Sofitel New York after four years as executive chef of The Roosevelt New York Hotel. He has also served as the executive chef of Warwick Hotel New York and executive sous chef of the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel and Towers. Hohmann was also owner and executive chef of Culinary Creations, a catering company he established and operated for seven years.
Hohmann graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. He has won numerous accolades throughout his career, including Leader of the Year at The Roosevelt Hotel New York in 2014. He has also hosted events for the last four U.S. presidents and a number of New York sports teams.
Gaby Brasserie Française offers service from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. daily, with its bar opening at noon. Gaby serves French Cuisine and its bar offers classic cocktails, fine wines and champagne and has its own entrance on West 45th Street. Sofitel New York is a contemporary Midtown hotel with French accents. It has 398 guest rooms, including 52 suites and event space for small-to-mid-sized events.