News for the Hospitality Executive
The Woodlands (
year, the Greystone Flavor Summit brings together top food and beverage
presidents, food & beverage directors, corporate and executive
well as other experts in the American food service industry to discuss
important culinary issues. The group
collectively explores and tastes its way through a critical set of
and dining issues during the three-day summit.
Just 35-40 culinary professionals are invited each year as
group taking part in the event.
This was the second year Giorgi Di Lemis was invited to be a part of the distinguished group of professionals. The event also included culinary celebrities Michael Chiarello, Emmy Award-winning Food Network personality, restaurateur and cookbook author; Masaharu Morimoto, well-known New York Chef, restaurateur, and a star of Iron Chef America; and Farmer Lee Jones of the renowned Chef's Garden, among others.
About Giorgi Di Lemis
Giorgi Di Lemis is vice president food & beverage for Benchmark Hospitality International. A native of Venice, Italy, Mr. Di Lemis has served as corporate vice president of food & beverage for Gaylord Hotels and for the luxury resort division of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. He has also served in executive management positions with Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Mr. Di Lemis launched his culinary career in Europe, working for Hotel Rigel in his hometown of Venice, for Peppermint Park in London, and for Hilton Hotels in Greece and Turkey. He is a graduate of the Accademia di Venezia, Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Italy. He is a certified Hotel Executive through A.H.M.A. Mr. Di Lemis is a member of the President’s Club for Toastmasters International, of the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, of the renowned Slow Food Movement of Milan, Italy, and the World Association of Chefs Societies.
About Benchmark Hospitality International
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.
Hospitality International Appoints Giorgi Di Lemis Vice President Food
& Beverage / October 2009
|In Memoriam: A Tribute to Bob Zappatelli, Benchmark's Vice President of Food and Beverage, 1959 – 2009 / June 2009|