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The cuisine at Eaglewood Resort & Spa is truly inspired dining. Our inviting Chicagoland restaurants feature upscale cuisine, al fresco dining and alluring views. Travel the world with fork and knife with our internationally inspired buffets in Burnham's. Prairie River is the perfect setting to meet with friends in a relaxed atmosphere featuring al fresco dining on our outdoor patio. Ogden's is the perfect place for a rendezvous over trendy martinis. And, of course, in-room dining service delivers our specialties right to the privacy of your guest room or suite.

Executive Chef John Billings, CEC, has returned to Eaglewood Resort & Spa. Since leaving this position three years ago, Chef Billings opened his own restaurant, Monte's Steak House in Faribault, Minn. Cooking on a charcoal grill in an open kitchen in an 1854 warehouse, Chef Billing's restaurant served steaks, seafood and all American classics. After a successful opening, Chef Billings sold his interest to return to his hotel roots.

As executive chef and assistant food & beverage director he is responsible for all culinary activities including the property's extensive catering and meeting business, as well as overseeing Burnham's, the property's signature restaurant and Prairie River, the relaxed dining venue. Chef Billings has passion, vision and creativity with menu writing and seasonal fare that feed the body and the mind. His innovative creations and healthy alternatives with interactive opportunities, Chef John Billings sets the standard within Benchmark for culinary delights.

An industry veteran, Chef Billings has more than 25 years of experience in building and leading culinary operations for fine dining, banquet and catering services.

Benchmark Resorts and Hotels Property Portfolio

For more than 25 years, Benchmark Resorts and Hotels has set the standard for integrity, quality and service in management and marketing services for resorts, conference centers, hotels, golf courses and spa services.

At all of the Benchmark properties the legacy of success is anchored in our philosophy of balanced living, learning and leisure™. It is the formula that creates the signature of unparalleled excellence in quality and service throughout the network of Benchmark resorts, hotels and conference centers.

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Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
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Naples Bay Resort
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The Villas at Grand Cypress
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Marenas Beach Resort & Spa
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Costa d'Este Beach Resort
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ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa
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Bonaventure Resort & Spa
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Turtle Bay Resort
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Eaglewood Resort and Spa
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The Heldrich Hotel & Spa
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Eldorado Hotel & Spa
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Downtown Conference Center
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Edith Macy Conference Center
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The Chattanoogan
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Hotel Granduca
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Hotel Contessa
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Lakeside Resort & Residences
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Inn at Virginia Tech
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Bellevue Park Hotel
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Hotel 1000
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Stonewall Resort
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Snow King Resort
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Tokyo Conference Center
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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort
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