News for the Hospitality Executive
Darrin Frowery Appointed General Manager of the
327-room The Dolce Valley Forge
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (Dec. 16, 2009) The Dolce Valley Forge hotel has announced the appointment of Darrin Frowery, a 20-year lodging veteran, as general manager. He will oversee all aspects of the 327-room hotel including operations, marketing, sales, human resources, food and beverage service and information technology.
Frowery formerly was general manager of the Sheraton Suites Hotel, a 223-room hotel in Wilmington, Del.; director of operations for the Lakeside Conference Center & Hotel, a 368-room facility in Princeton, N.J.; and general manager of the Sheraton Braintree Hotel, a 374-room hotel in Massachusetts.
From 2004 to 2006, he served on a Starwood Hotels & Resorts corporate task force that involved assignments as general manager of the Sheraton Stamford hotel in Connecticut and The Westin Philadelphia hotel and overseeing brand standards for Sheraton hotels in the United States and Canada.
Frowery also was general manager of the Sheraton Danbury Hotel in Connecticut, Four Points Piscataway in New Jersey and Madison Suites Hotel in Somerset, N.J. In addition, he served as director of operations at the Sheraton Edison Hotel in New Jersey, hotel manager of the Wyndham Garden Airport Hotel in Newark, N.J., night manager at the Sheraton Tara Hotel in Parsippany, N.J., and night audit manager at the Somerset Radisson Hotel in Somerset.
Frowery, a resident of Mullica Hill, N.J., is a 1992 graduate of Johnson and Wales University, Providence, R.I., where he received an associate’s degree in hotel and restaurant management.
The Dolce Valley Forge at 301 West DeKalb Pike, near the King of Prussia Mall, reopened last year after a $20 million, propertywide renovation. Each of its newly decorated rooms – including 60 executive and luxury suites – features complimentary wired and wireless Internet service, oversized desk, two-line phone with voice mail, high-definition television with in-room movies, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board and hairdryer.
The hotel offers 22 conference rooms encompassing 24,000 square feet of meeting space including the area’s largest ballroom. Hotel facilities include an outdoors pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, onsite audiovisual equipment and technicians and a full-service, staffed business center. The hotel’s THREE01 restaurant serves breakfast and lunch daily, and T. Burke’s Lounge offers a dinner bar menu.
The Dolce Valley Forge offers shuttle service to the King of Prussia Mall and nearby Fortune 500 companies. The hotel is a short drive from Valley Forge National Historical Park and center-city Philadelphia.
|Also See:||The Inn at Valley Forge, Formerly the Hilton Valley Forge, Receiving a $17 million Makeover and a New Name; Owner Capital Hospitality Group Appoints Dolce International to Manage the Dolce Valley Forge, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania / July 2007|
|Robert Dmuchowski Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for Dolce Valley Forge, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania / September 2009|