Philip Bollhoefer

The Montford Rooftop | Asheville, NC

Executive Chef – The Montford, Philip Bollhoefer, began his time at The Montford in the summer of 2016 as Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Director for The Montford Rooftop Bar and Hyatt Place Asheville. Bollhoefer has been recognized for his menu creation and kitchen operation expertise and is a true champion of locally-sourced cuisine. Bollhoefer has developed several key partnerships with local farmers, volunteers for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, and oversees our Chef’s Garden with the assistance of our friends and partners at Ivy Creek Farms.

Bollhoefer arrived in Asheville in 2014 to join the culinary team at The Omni Grove Park from its sister property, Omni Chicago Hotel, where he served as Executive Sous Chef and expanded the hotel’s house-made charcuterie program to an award-winning level. Before his role in Chicago, he also spent a year and a half as Chef de Cuisine at Omni La Mansion Del Rio in San Antonio, Tex., overseeing the AAA Four Diamond-rated fine-dining restaurant Las Canarias.

Prior to joining to moving to Asheville, Bollhoefer worked for Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport where he held multiple chef positions. Bollhoefer has been working in professional kitchens since 2005.

Bollhoefer is a graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Orlando.