News for the Hospitality Executive
WASHINGTON, VA – September 11, 2012 - Chef/Proprietor Patrick O’Connell and The Inn at Little Washington are pleased to announce that Thomas F. List II has been appointed General Manager for the hotel and restaurant operations.
Mr. List is a third generation hotelier who began his career working in New York City hotels at the age of 13. After graduating from the University of Denver School of Hotel & Restaurant Management, he went on to management roles with the legendary Plaza Hotel in New York City, Williamsburg Inn which is part of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia; the Woodstock Inn & Resort in Vermont and the Kedron Valley Inn, also located in Vermont, where he was partner and general manager.
Mr. List has more than 30 years of experience managing hotels and resorts in the upscale, destination market. His management philosophy has always focused on delivering the very highest level guest experience, where attention to detail is the key to creating once in-a-lifetime memories. He is relocating to Washington, Virginia, with his wife Cindy and their dogs Stuart and Kuboi.
Chef/Proprietor Patrick O'Connell said: "All of us here are delighted to welcome Tom and his wife Cindy to The Inn at Little Washington family. Tom's background is ideally suited to take on the unique challenges of assisting the evolution of this beloved culinary destination. We are excited about what the future will bring. The legend continues onward and upward."
The Inn at Little Washington -- What began as a small restaurant in a former garage frequented by those ‘in the know’ has, after more than thirty years, won nearly every culinary award and accolade, and attracted a devoted following from around the world, including being the longest tenured Forbes Five Star Restaurant in the United States. This success owes as much to Chef/Proprietor Patrick O’Connell’s unforgettable culinary wizardry as to the warm, professional yet personal welcome that guests receive at The Inn, both in the restaurant and in the 18 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and cottages. The Inn is a member of Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of 500 of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries. Established in France in 1954, the Association’s mission is to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character. Furthermore, Relais & Châteaux is also a family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from all over the world who share a passion for, and a personal commitment to, ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony.
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