Embassy Suites Hotels Moves Into Salt Lake City, Utah Area

embassy suitesThe new Embassy Suites Salt Lake / West Valley City has celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a donation to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The hotel features onsite dining with a Shula’s Steak House, touted as the #1 celebrity steak house in America for more than twenty years. The property has been the focal point of a multi-million dollar, multi-phase revitalization project in downtown West Valley City, and brings 162 suites and 7,500 square feet of meeting space to this thriving downtown area.

“We are excited to bring a full-service lodging option to the West Valley City area,” said Embassy Suites Salt Lake/West Valley City’s general manager, Jim Burkett.  “Just off Interstate 215, this all-suite hotel puts both business and leisure travelers looking for an upper upscale option in close proximity to Salt Lake City and the airport, in addition to some of the area’s biggest corporations and top attractions such as the historic venues of the 2002 Winter Olympics.”

The gala included an official ribbon cutting ceremony and silent auction to raise money for Shriners Hospitals for Children. Attendees included Talene Staab, senior director of brand performance support, Embassy Suites Hotels; Jim Burkett, general manager, Embassy Suites Salt Lake/West Valley City; Zachary Lybbert, director of sales, Embassy Suites Salt Lake/West Valley City; Don Shula, owner of Shula’s Steak House and winningest coach in NFL history; Scott Somerville, president, Renascent Hospitality; Scott Perry, vice president of construction and procurement, Renascent Hospitality; Robyn Asher, accounting and human resources, Renascent Hospitality.  Local community officials in attendance included Mike Winder, mayor, West Valley City; Wayne Pyle, city manager, West Valley City; Nicole Cottle, assistant city manager, West Valley City. Kevin Martin, administrator and  M.J. Miller, director of development from Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City were present to accept the donation made in honor of the hotel’s grand opening.

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