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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa Names Jim Hatfield
as Assistant Restaurants Manager

LA JOLLA, California (October 5, 2007) – Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, managed by Destination Hotels and Resorts, has named Jim Hatfield as Assistant Restaurants Manager to the property’s award-winning Adobe El Restaurante.  

In his new position, Hatfield is responsible for assisting in overseeing the restaurant’s staff and guest service.  He previously served as the general manager at Coyote Bar & Grill (A.Y.I. Inc.) from 1994 to 2006.  Prior to Coyote Bar & Grill he held the position of dining room manager at Neiman's Restaurant (A.Y.I. Inc.) from 1986 to1990. 

About Estancia La Jolla Hotel  and Spa
Selected by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the “Hottest New Hotels in the World” in 2005 and as one of the “World’s Best Places to Stay” in 2006, Estancia La Jolla is renowned as a coastal sensory retreat where tradition, environment and design blend to renew and inspire in the setting reminiscent of a sprawling early California ranch estate.  The property, which is managed by Destination Hotels and Resorts, features 210 cleverly aesthetic rooms (including 11 suites), three restaurants to delight even the most discerning palate, an 8,000 sq. ft. spa with an adjacent fitness facility, an inviting pool deck with private cabanas, and 25,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, including exquisitely landscaped gardens.  Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa is truly a retreat from the ordinary.  

About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held lodging management company headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo. With more than 30 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 7,000 guest rooms, nine golf courses and 10 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Jackson Hole, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit


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