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Carol Daniel Joins Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
As Vice President, Restaurants


SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2005 – Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is pleased to announce that Carol Daniel has rejoined Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants as vice president, restaurants. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the operations, including training, service, facilities, personnel, and financial results, for the Kimpton’s 39 restaurants. As the company continues to grow, she will direct new restaurant development for future restaurant locations. Daniel was previously with Kimpton in 2002 as director of restaurant operations, east coast.   

“We are thrilled to welcome Carol back to Kimpton,” said Niki Leondakis, chief operating officer of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. “Carol’s familiarity with our restaurants and our culture, combined with her extensive leadership experience, provides a unique perspective that will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand and evolve our organization.” 

Most recently, Daniel was senior vice president operations, Wolfgang Puck Catering and Events, which included project management and logistics for new venue openings.  Prior to that, Daniel was President of Mainstay Hospitality. 

Daniel graduated from Illinois State University and currently lives with her daughter. 

About Kimpton
Founded by Bill Kimpton in 1981, San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a unique collection of boutique hotels coupled with chef-driven, destination restaurants. Kimpton currently operates 39 boutique hotels with restaurants throughout the United States and Canada. This includes the recently opened Onyx Hotel in Boston, 70 park avenue in New York City, and the Hotel Solamar in San Diego. Kimpton will re-launch the Mayfair Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove, Miami in late summer of 2005 and additional projects are underway in South Beach, Dallas, Virginia and the Washington D.C. area.  


 Jamie Law
Public Relations Coordinator
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
222 Kearny Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 955-5495

Also See: Kimpton Hotels Closes $157 Million Fund; Seeks to Double the Number of Kimpton-owned and Managed Properties / June 2005
Kimpton Set to Open Hotel Monaco New Orleans; Collaborates with Chef Susan Spicer on Adjacent Restaurant / May 2001

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