Austin, TX - Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Alamo Drafthouse is pleased to announce Jason Donoho as the Research and Development Chef, a new position at the company. As the Alamo Drafhouse expands, evolving the menu and always looking for a creative outlook on cuisine is a top priority for the company. The Research and Development Chef is responsible for the overall vision of the Alamo Drafthouse's menu. Jason will work as part of an expanded team of culinary talent driving the national food offerings, while regional and market chefs drive movie feast events, special programming related food offerings and local seasonal fare.
"Jason is a perfect fit for the Alamo Drafthouse. He's an incredible chef and is truly passionate about food. I think our customers will be very happy with Jason's additions to the menu in the months and years ahead,"says Drafthouse Founder & CEO Tim League.
Mr. Donoho has been working in the food and beverage industry since the age of 12, starting as a dishwasher and working his way up the ranks. Before joining the Alamo Drafthouse, Mr. Donoho worked in several top restaurants in San Juan, New York, San Francisco, Alaska, and Austin. As the Executive Chef of FINO and Asti, he polished his craft of menu creation.
"I have the coolest job EVER!" says Jason Donoho, Research and Development Chef, "I am absolutely thrilled that I have the opportunity to create new, exciting and different food for the Alamo Drafthouse as we grow nationwide. Expect great things -- I am never satisfied!"
Alamo Drafthouse is an entertainment brand comprised of the acclaimed cinema-eatery chain, the largest genre film festival in the United States and a collectible art gallery. Named "the best theater ever" by Time Magazine, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website www.drafthouse.com.
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