News for the Hospitality Executive
PHOENIX, December 6, 2012: The Arizona Biltmore (www.arizonabiltmore.com) has appointed Chintan Dadhich the resort’s new director of operations.
He comes to the Arizona Biltmore with14 years of diverse management experience with luxury hotels and resorts. Most recently, he was director of rooms division for one of the premier resorts in the Palm Springs area, the 800-room La Quinta Resort & Spa.
Dadhich has assumed day-to-day responsibility for the operations of one of Arizona’s largest resorts, including a Food & Beverage Department with six different restaurants and lounges as well as extensive catering, a Rooms Division with 740 guest accommodations, and a full-service Spa.
Previous positions include director of front office operations, La Quinta Resort & Spa, and director of restaurants, Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel.
His extensive education in the hospitality field includes: B.S. in Hospitality Management and M.B.A. in Hospitality Administrations, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI; hotel management diploma, Merit Swiss Asian School of Hotel Management, India; and honors certificate in food and beverage management, American Hotel & Lodging Association, India.
About the Arizona Biltmore
The Arizona Biltmore has been an Arizona landmark since opening in 1929, when it was crowned the “Jewel of the Desert.” The legendary Grand Dame remains one of the most recognized resorts in the world for its distinctive Frank Lloyd Wright architectural style, luxurious facilities, and storied history as a playground of the rich and famous. Nestled on 39 acres at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, the legendary resort offers: 740 guest accommodations; full-service Spa, Saon and Fitness Center; two 18-hole golf courses; six restaurants and lounges; eight swimming pools. The Arizona Biltmore is a Waldorf Astoria Resort®.
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
WALDORF ASTORIA is Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand of landmark hotels, with each one as singular and timeless as the brand’s namesake, The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York. From classic elegance to modern grandeur, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts each represent worldly sophistication and unparalleled guest service. From sumptuous spas and culinary excellence to world-class golf, each hotel & resort offers the exquisite accommodations and signature accoutrements that define refinement and sophistication. Discover Waldorf Astoria by visiting www.waldorfastoria.com. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.
Marian Gerlich / Ed Placidi
PR & Marketing Manager, Arizona Biltmore
Kirken Named General Manager of Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria
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