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Welcome our new Executive Chef!

Barbara Hineline joins the team of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester! 

Welcome our new Executive Chef!

Barbara Hineline was recently hired as Executive Chef at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, Virginia.  Barbara Hineline is a Winchester resident who has been involved in the Restaurant, Catering, and Event Planning business for over 20 years. Barbara has worked in a wide array of dining venues during her career, including the acclaimed Jean Louis at Watergate. She has been Director of Catering and Assistant General Manager for Baltimore-based Donnas at the Baltimore Museum of Art and General Manager at Donnas in the St. Gregory Hotel in Georgetown. While in Baltimore and DC, Barbara had the opportunity to cater to many celebrities, including Jodie Foster, Holly Hunter, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and many more, as well as countless politicians including Ronald Reagan, Jesse Jackson, Bill Clinton, and many Senators and Congressmen & Women.

In addition to Catering and Event Planning, she has taught cooking classes in several Winchester locations and has planned events for companies from Winchester to Miami, Florida. In the summer of 2009, Barbara won a Character Fantasy Contest for the USA Network, where she filmed her own Cooking Show that aired nationally.

“At the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, we strive to present our menu as a star of the show,” said partner Steve Nerangis.  “We are thrilled to welcome a chef of Barbara Hineline’s caliber to the Alamo family.  Barbara is off to an impressive start, and we are excited to see the direction our menu and food service will take under her leadership and considerable talent.” 

Barbara has designed several exciting menu specials for September. The specials include three new pizzas including the Rustica (Garlic oil, Proscuitto, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, mozzarella, roasted shallots), Chicken Florentine (Garlic oil, spinach, mozzarella, chicken, Roma tomatoes, bacon crumbles), and Thai Chicken (Sweet Thai chili sauce, chicken, mozzarella, red peppers, goat cheese crumbles, spicy peanut drizzle, fresh cilantro).  Throughout September, Alamo pizzas (including the three new specialty pizzas) will be available for ½ price with the purchase of select beverages at regular menu price.  Ask your server for details.  No coupon in necessary.

Other September specials include Crisy Fish Tacos, Honey Cilantro Boneless Chicken Wings, and Thai Chili Boneless Wings.


In addition to monthly specials, Barbara is excited to present creative menus for private venue rentals as well as themed menus for films and events. 



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