LAKE GEORGE - The Georgian Resort has announced both staff changes and new amenities at their hotel, a landmark accommodation for many decades.
The changes include a re-christening of their lakeside restaurant as "Giovanna's on the Lake - Italian Steak House."
These changes will be celebrated from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday May 27 with a open house event at the resort. The celebration will feature live music, menu sampling, hors d'oeuvres, facility tours and champagne tasting. Call 668-5401 to make a reservation for the event.
The upgrades include flat-screen television, new carpeting and new furniture in many of the 160 guest rooms, management said this week.
The Georgian is also unveiling new resort amenities including a fitness center, guest laundry, and a game room.
The Georgian's new General Manager is Carla Christopher of Syracuse, and their new Food and Beverage Director is Matt Taormino who formerly served in the same role for the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs.
Returning to the resort as Executive Chef of Giovanna's On The Lake is Mike Cirelli, who worked as a chef at the Georgian from 2003 to 2005.
Dick Carlson formerly affiliated with the Copperfield Inn of North Creek and Garnet Hill Lodge in North River, has been hired as the Georgian's Marketing Director. For more details on the Georgian's changes, see: www. georgianresort.com. The resort is located at 384 Canada St. in Lake George.