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Scott Siebert Appointed Director of Food & Beverage at the
The Eden Roc Renaissance Beach Resort & Spa, Miami Beach

MIAMI, FL –October 25, 2007– The Eden Roc Renaissance Beach Resort & Spa, currently undergoing a $170 million transformation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Siebert as Director of Food & Beverage.  Siebert brings almost 20 years of luxury F & B management experience in the Marriott brand, most recently serving as Director of Food & Beverage at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ.  He will be responsible for executing the opening of three F & B outlets at the Bold New Eden Roc, and managing all Culinary Operations after the beach resort opens in 2008.

Siebert gained valuable restaurant opening experience at the Starr Pass Resort, where he oversaw the opening of seven F & B outlets, all Culinary Operations and all F & B purchasing.  Additionally, he served on the Executive Committee of the Resort and helped to achieve a AAA 4 Diamond rating four months after the hotel opened.  The property received the 2006 High Performance Hotel for Food and Beverage for Western Region Full Service Marriott and Renaissance Hotels.  Siebert also serves on the Restaurant & Bar Advisory Board for Marriott International.

“We are excited to have someone with the extensive luxury F & B management experience that Scott Siebert brings to the team,” Saun Lightbourne, Director of Sales and Marketing, said.  “In addition to almost 20 years with the Marriott brand, he has an invaluable understanding of the process of opening multiple upscale restaurants simultaneously, and will be an integral factor in making our grand opening a great success.”

Prior to the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Siebert spent 16 years working his way up the Food & Beverage management chain at the Desert Spring JW Marriott in Palm Desert, CA.  Beginning as a Lounge Supervisor in 1988, he achieved the status of Assistant Director of Food & Beverage before he left the property in 2004.  Siebert holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from California State University in San Bernardino.

The Bold New Eden Roc, a Renaissance Resort & Spa, will reopen it first phase Winter 2008 with 349 new guest rooms and suites. In its final phase, a fabulous new tower boasting all oceanfront rooms and suites will open in late 2008 with five-fixture bathrooms, oversized balconies with private hot tub, and luxurious new bedding to create a combined total of 632 rooms. The focal point of the Bold New Eden Roc will be an oasis of pools, water features and gardens, threaded with walkways and intimate seating areas. Three new restaurants will offer exquisite dining options overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. A 21,000-sq. ft. zen-like spa will offer the latest treatments and a state-of-the-art fitness center.  Located in the heart of Millionaire’s Row on Miami Beach, Eden Roc is situated between one of the world’s most famous beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway. For more information please visit


Allison Corin
PPR Communications
305-445-4944 x 205

Also See: The Legendary Eden Roc Renaissance Beach Resort & Spa Begins $170 million Transformation, Includes New 21-story, 283 Guest Room Tower / October 2007


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