The Albert, has appointmented Larry Feldmeier as Executive Chef. Bringing over 12 years of experience to Hotel EMC2’s contemporary restaurant, Chef Larry will combine technique and style to create a detailed, yet approachable menu for all guests to enjoy.
“We are ecstatic to welcome Chef Larry to the Albert family,” says Hotel EMC2 General Manager Christine Wechter Menzel. “Chef brings with him a fresh perspective and a new pedigree of culinary excellence, and we can’t wait for our guests to see, and taste, what he has in store.”
With a technique-driven menu that incorporates his classic style to create rich and flavorful dishes, Chef Larry will integrate flavors from around the world into his vision for the Albert. Chef focuses on all aspects of every dish he creates, from the initial preparation to the final presentation. Chef will keep the menu seasonal, and hopes to incorporate the flavors of each season into his culinary programming.
“I hope to create a menu that is approachable, but will have guests stepping away from their comfort zone a bit,” says Executive Chef Larry Feldmeier. “My background in classic cuisine will allow me to create beautiful, full flavored dishes that can be enjoyed by all palates.”
Executive Chef Larry Feldmeier comes to the Albert with a long background in the culinary world, having most recently served as the Executive Sous Chef at Sixteen. Originally from Mokena, Chef Larry began his career as a Sous Chef at Tin Fish before moving on to Colorado to cook at Samplings Wine Bar, voted Best Restaurant by 5280 Magazine. Chef Larry then found his way to Park City, Utah, where he was the Sous Chef at the Goldener Hirsch Inn, which was awarded the AAA four diamond, before making his way back to Chicago to serve as the Sous Chef at Kitchen Aid. Chef Larry now resides in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.