News for the Hospitality Executive
Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Dyal Sandhu Director of
Food & Beverage
for Bedford Springs Resort in Pennsylvania
Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2008 - Benchmark Hospitality International
has appointed Dyal Sandhu as director of food & beverage for Bedford
Springs Resort, the historic property in Bedford, Pennsylvania, dating
to 1796. Rikki Boparai, general manager for Benchmark Hospitality
at the resort, made the announcement. Bedford Springs Resort
reopened in July of last year following a lavish $120 million restoration
and expansion program.
"I am very glad to welcome Dyal to Bedford Springs Resort," stated Mr. Boparai. "He brings extensive luxury resort experience to our property, which will serve us well as we develop our restaurants and food & beverage programming."
Previous to joining the team at Bedford Springs Resort, Mr. Sandhu served in senior level food & beverage positions with HEI Hotels and Resorts, Hilton International, Ritz Carlton Hotels and Resorts, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts in locations throughout the United States. He also brings international experience to his new role, having worked for resorts in Switzerland and Australia.
Dyal Sandhu is a graduate of International College of Hospitality Administration located in Brig, Switzerland. He has relocated to the Bedford, Pennsylvania area.
About Bedford Springs Resort
The historic Bedford Springs Resort, which dates to 1796, reopened in
July 2007 following a comprehensive renovation and expansion program to
creating a 216-guestroom Four Star-quality destination resort.
Additional activities and amenities are an historic outdoor wedding grotto, spa garden, an outdoor pavilion on Red Oak Lake, fly fishing streams, river rafting, carriage rides and day excursions and cross country skiing in season.
Situated on 2,200 acres just outside the charming borough of Bedford
in south central, Pennsylvania, the Bedford Springs Resort is located on
Highway 220, three miles south of Exit 146 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Close to the intersection of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 70,
the resort is a convenient two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington, DC,
and Pittsburgh, and two and one half hours from Philadelphia and four hours
from New York City. To learn more about Bedford Springs Resort, visit
The property is owned by Bedford Resort Partners, Ltd. Benchmark
Hospitality International operates the resort.
|Also See:||Benchmark Hospitality Appoints William Courtney Lowe Director of Sales & Marketing for Bedford Springs Resort / February 2008|
|Benchmark Appoints Rikki Boparai General Manager for the Historic Bedford Springs Resort / June 2006|