Ambassador’s planned restaurant has a chef

Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, the upscale restaurant scheduled to open inside the new Ambassador Hotel at Douglas and Broadway when it opens at in December, has named an executive chef.

Marshall Röth, who most recently worked as executive chef at the Hawker Beechcraft Global Delivery Center, is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked for famous chefs such as David Burke and Todd English.

He started his career at Burke’s Park Avenue Cafe in New York City and also has worked at the Regent Wall Street, at English’s Olives Aspen in the Aspen St. Regis Hotel, at the Palace Hotel in San Fransisco, at Hotel Phillips in Kansas City. He also founded Dog Nuvo in Kansas City with Harry Blasco.

He lives in Wichita.

The Ambassador Wichita will be a 14-story, 117-room luxury boutique hotel. Siena Tuscan Steakhouse will be a fine-dining restaurant featuring traditional dishes from the Tuscany region of Italy. The 2,400-square-foot restaurant will have floor-to-ceiling windows, seating for 100 and a 500-square-foot patio facing Douglas. It will be visible from the street and is expected to open at the same time the hotel does.

It will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, provide catering for events at the hotel and serve hotel guests as well as locals.