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There’s a new chef in town

Detroit Foundation Hotel has appointed Rece Hogerheide as executive chef of Detroit Foundation Hotel and The Apparatus Room, taking over Thomas Lents, who had held the role since 2017, when the Detroit Foundation Hotel opened. A native Michigander, Chef Rece Hogerheide brings over a decade of culinary experience from across the state to his new role. Chef Hogerheide held positions at local Michigan restaurants including Gather and Union Joints, and is also one of the founding chefs of Felony Provisions. Most recently, Chef Hogerheide served as the executive chef of Birmingham’s Daxton Hotel. Specializing in agriculture’s role in the food business, building skills in niche areas, including butchery and fermentation and forging partnerships with community-focused organizations, Chef Hogerheide brings his specialized knowledge to The Apparatus Room, further enhancing the restaurant’s mission to showcase the best of Detroit. “I’m looking forward to maintaining the level of excellence that diners have come to know from The Apparatus Room, while also bringing new culinary experiences that spotlight the best of Michigan in our offerings,” said Chef Hogerheide. The menu will feature locally-sourced protein and produce, including a lamb sugo garganelli with organic lamb from Ham Sweet Farms; Calabrian chili, fava beans and ricotta salata; artichoke and greens using spicy greens from Fisheye Farms; artichoke barigoule, fried artichoke and honey Cava vinaigrette made from the property’s own bees and peas and carrots; and a carrot cavatelli with spring peas, green garlic, cacio e pepe butter and parmigiana reggiano. 250 West Larned Street, Detroit


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