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  The Hotel at Auburn University Welcomes Arif Kor as
New Executive Assistant Manager of Food and Beverage
AUBURN, AL – The Hotel at Auburn University is pleased to welcome Arif Kor as its new Executive Assistant Manager of the Food and Beverage Department.  Kor brings international experience to the hotel from award-winning restaurants and hotels in Coppet, Switzerland; Istanbul, Turkey and Melbourne, Australia.  Kor’s primary objective as the executive assistant manager is to ensure the Food & Beverage programs continue to exceed guests’ expectations.  He will also be a co-educator of the Food & Beverage-related courses administered through Auburn University’s Hotel & Restaurant Management Training program on campus in The College of Human Sciences and at The Hotel at Auburn University. 
“We are excited to have Arif Kor join our team of highly qualified individuals here at The Hotel at Auburn University,” said Hans van der Reijden, Managing Director of The Hotel at Auburn University.  “We know that he will exemplify the exceptional service and Southern hospitality that the city of Auburn has become accustomed to receiving when visiting the hotel and Ariccia.” 
Before joining The Hotel at Auburn University, Kor pursued a nine-year career with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, most recently serving as the executive assistant manager at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. Kor also assisted with openings of several Ritz-Carlton properties and held various senior-level positions in Istanbul, Turkey; Reynolds Plantation, Ga.; Half Moon Bay, Calif. and Naples, Fla.

“I am looking forward to the new challenges that await me in this new role and to experiencing the Southern hospitality of Auburn,” said Kor.

Ariccia Italian Trattoria & Bar is located in The Hotel at Auburn University, 241 South College Street, in Auburn, Al. The open kitchen and terrace seating add character to this restaurant, which serves authentic Italian cuisine. Ariccia is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails and Sunday brunch. Additionally, the restaurant offers take-out service. Ariccia features a lounge, an espresso bar and a unique wine list, as well as a private dining room for special events. Open seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. For additional information or reservations, please call (334) 821-8200 or visit


The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
241 South College Street
Auburn, Alabama 36830

Also See: West Paces Hotel Group Reopens the 236 room Hotel at Auburn University Following Extensive Renovations / August 2008

Auburn University Appoints Horst Schulze's West Paces Hotel Group to Manage the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center / April 2003

Horst Schulze's West Paces Hotel Group Wins Management Contract for 120 room Hotel On Campus of University of Illinois / June 2005


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