The Peacock Inn Management Team

  • Alex Bielanski

    Managing Director

    Alex Bielanski

    Alex Bielanski graduated with a Bachelor’s in Food and Agriculture from Regional College with Honors Distinctions in 1990. Upon graduation, Alex moved to the United States from Poland. Alex has 19 years of experience in the hospitality business including having worked with Barturo’s Catering. A highlight of that experience was managing the cafeteria and galas for such high-profile clients such as Michael Bloomberg’s, Bloomberg’s Financial Market. In 2003, Alex transferred to Washington Crossing Inn and served as the General Manager until 2018 when he became the Managing Director of Genesis Hospitality. “Dedication and hard work are the foundations to understanding the needs of our customers.”

  • George Parkinson

    Sommelier

    George Parkinson

    George Parkinson is a member of The International Court of Master Sommeliers at the Certified Level. He has over thirty five years’ experience in both the Hospitality and Wine Industries. Past experiences include: CCA, Club Corp of America which include The San Francisco Tennis Club, The Lakeview Club, The Tower Club, Alaska among others; The St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco; Domaine Chandon, Napa Valley; Cain Cellars, St. Helena Ca.; The Lafayette Park Hotel, Lafayette CA., Kendall Jackson Wine Estates and most recently Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar, Radnor PA. George is a published wine columnist for The Women’s Journal, Bucks County edition since 2007. His formal training was conducted at Johnson & Wales College, Culinary Arts 1980; Diablo Valley College, Pleasanthills, Ca. Business Administration 1992 and The University California at Davis, Managerial Economics 1994. George resides in Hilltown, Bucks County PA with his wife and three children.

  • Mark Valenza

    Executive Chef

    Mark Valenza

    Chef Mark is a Graduate of the French Culinary Institute (FCI). French Culinary is part of the International Culinary Center in New York City where he trained with many of the world’s top chefs. While in New York City, he also worked for over a decade with the legendary Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets. Mark moved back to his home state of New Jersey with his family to continue his culinary career as Sous Chef at the Frenchtown Inn, Frenchtown, New Jersey. Later, he moved to the Princeton/Bucks County area where he became the Executive Chef at the acclaimed Nado, Princeton; Executive Chef at The Triumph Brewing Company & Restaurant, Princeton; and Chef/Owner of Za Restaurant, Pennington, and Executive Chef for the Washington Crossing Inn. We are very pleased to welcome Mark to The Peacock Inn and wish him great success as our new Executive Chef.