Ben George Named Executive Chef For SMG At INTRUST Bank Arena
(Wichita, Kan.) – The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena recently announced the hiring of Ben George as Executive Chef.
Prior to joining SAVOR… Wichita at INTRUST Bank Arena, George served as the Executive Chef at the Ambassador Hotel in downtown Wichita, Kan. While at the Ambassador, George led the team to several accolades, including winning the 2014 Iron Chef Wichita, being named ‘Best Meal 2014’ by the Wichita Eagle, being voted Wichita’s Best Gourmet Burger, and more. Additional previous experience includes Treat America Dining, Tallgrass Country Club, The Anchor, Warren Theatres and Highland Country Club.
“We’re excited to have Ben join our team here at INTRUST Bank Arena,” said SMG Regional Director of Food & Beverage, Greg Read. “His experience at numerous elite facilities will bring a great amount of expertise and fresh, innovative ideas as we continue to provide a top-notch dining experience at our arena.”
In his new role as Executive Chef, George will develop creative recipes and menus to enhance the culinary experience provided at INTRUST Bank Arena and will be responsible for the execution of banquets, catering events and premium food & beverage services.
“I look forward to bringing my style of unique flavors and culinary flare to INTRUST Bank Arena,” commented Executive Chef, Ben George. “Whether guests are attending a concert or a private catering event, they can definitely expect our menus to stand apart from traditional arena offerings and exceed their expectations.”