Fairmont Pacific Rim names new pastry chef

VANCOUVER — Jeffry Kahle has been named executive pastry chef at Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim, it was announced Nov. 4.

Launching his pastry career at the Essential Baking Company in Seattle, Kahle joined Fairmont Olympic in 2006, designing desserts for its fine dining restaurant, The Georgian. In 2013, Kahle became pastry chef at Fairmont Newport Beach, in California, where he oversaw pastry production of the hotel's restaurants and event space.

At Fairmont Pacific Rim, Kahle oversees the pastry program for the hotel’s three restaurants, in-room dining and 15,000-square-foot event facility.