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Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i Names Three to Executive Team

HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I (August 11, 2008) – Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i is pleased to announce the appointments of three seasoned industry veterans to Four Seasons Resort Lana`i at Manele Bay and Four Seasons Resort Lana`i, The Lodge at Koele’s management teams. 

“We are very fortunate to have such talented and well-respected experts in the hospitality industry join the Four Seasons Resorts L?na‘i team,” said Tom Roelens, general manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i.  “Edward Linsley, Chef Fabrice Huet and Anthony Freda each bring a wealth of experience and vision to our Island, as Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i continues to raise the standards for exceptional service and luxury.”

Edward Linsley has been appointed resort manager at Four Seasons Resort Lana‘i at Manele Bay.  Linsley, who has been with the company since 1990, joins the Resort from Four Seasons Hotel Houston, where he served as hotel manager.  In his new role, he will assist general manager Tom Roelens, in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Resort including Rooms, Food & Beverage and Conference Service departments.  Linsley received a certificate in Financial Management: Operations Decision Making from Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration. 

Fabrice Huet has been named executive sous chef of Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i.  In his new role, Chef Huet will assist Executive Chef Oliver Beckert in overseeing all culinary operations and menu development for the nine food and beverage outlets between Manele Bay and The Lodge at Koele.  Chef Huet brings to Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i over 25 years of culinary experience.  He makes the move to Lana`i from Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, where he served as executive sous chef.  Huet is a graduate of the College St. Croix, in Orleans, France.  He also completed his culinary schooling at Les Chaises in Chartes, France and apprenticed at the 2-Michelin Star Relais-Chateau La Panetiere. 

Anthony Freda has been appointed director of food & beverage of Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i.  Prior to Lana`i, Freda held the positions of director of food & beverage at Four Seasons Hotel Miami and Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta.  In his new role, Freda will be responsible for the day-to-day food & beverage operations for the resorts, including seven restaurants, two lounges and in-room dining.  In addition, he will oversee the development and execution of innovative food and beverage programs, while maintaining the quality and level of service of the Four Seasons brand. 

Developed by Castle & Cooke, LLC and managed by Four Seasons, Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i offer the experience of a truly private Hawaii with two unique properties.  Guests are able to combine a classic beach holiday with an active upcountry Lodge vacation.  Four Seasons Resort Lana`i at Manele  Bay and Four Seasons Resort Lana`i, The Lodge at Koele offer travelers the secluded pleasures and 
authentic beauty of Hawaii. 


Michelle Edwards
Public Relations Manager 
Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i 
(808) 275-2157

Also See: Castle & Cooke Spending $50-million to Renovate and Rebrand The Lodge at Koele to Four Seasons Resort Lana'i, The Lodge at Koele; Also Adding $10 million in Meeting Space to the Four Seasons Resort Lana`i at Manele Bay / July 2006
Tom Roelens Named General Manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i, Hawaii / April 2008


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