|PHOENIX, Arizona, July 14, 2004 -- The Arizona
Biltmore Resort & Spa has named a consummate food and beverage professional
the new executive sous chef. Jonathan Gelman brings to the historic property
a 20-year background of senior positions with luxury hotels and resorts
and premium winery restaurants.
Other experience includes serving as executive chef, Monarch Bay Resorts, Laguna-Niguel, California; and pastry sous chef and sous chef of The Dining Room Restaurant, Ritz-Carlton Laguna-Niguel, Dana Point, California.
Nestled on 39 acres at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and majestic Squaw Peak, the legendary Arizona Biltmore is celebrating a milestone in 2004 -- its 75th anniversary. Opened in 1929, it is one of the most recognized resorts in the world for its distinctive architecture inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, luxurious facilities and storied history as a playground of the rich and famous. After 75 years, it remains the historic "Jewel of the Desert" and Arizona's best known luxury resort. Facilities include eight swimming pools, seven tennis courts, two 18-hole PGA golf courses and an 18-hole putting course.
KSL Resorts, founded in 1992 and based in La Quinta, CA, operates some of the most unique and memorable golf and spa resorts in the world including The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa; Claremont Resort & Spa, Berkeley, CA; Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Miami, FL; Emerald Pointe Resort, Lake Lanier Islands, GA; Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui, HI; Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA; La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, CA; La Quinta Resort & Club, La Quinta, CA; and PGA West, La Quinta,CA. Visit www.kslresorts.com.
Director of Marketing
The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
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|CNL Hospitality Completes Acquisition of Six KSL Resorts for $1.4 billion in Cash and Assumption of $794 million Debt; KSL Appointed Interim Management Company / April 2004|
|Architectural Landmark Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa Acquired by KSL Recreation for $335 million Plus $8.3 million in Working Capital Adjustments / Dec 2000|