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Daniel Wells Appointed as Executive Chef at 56-room Tempo Miami,
A RockResort in Miami, Florida

Miami, FL – April 4, 2011 – Tempo Miami, A RockResort, announces the appointment of Executive Chef Daniel Wells, who is heating up the kitchen at the resort’s Amuse restaurant. Wells adds new flare to the menu, offering innovative small-plate dishes crafted from organic produce and sustainable seafood.

Wells brings with him more than 10 years of culinary experience and is no stranger to the Florida coast.  Before joining the Tempo Miami team, Wells served as sous chef at The Setai Hotel and Resort in South Beach, overseeing the kitchen and maintaining the hotel’s standard for the highest level of operation and service. Prior to his arrival to Miami’s food scene, Wells worked at several restaurants in South Florida, including The Breakers Flagler Steak House and The Bistro in West Palm Beach, where he specialized in turning out the perfect soufflés. Wells graduated from the Florida Culinary Institute and previously served in the US Navy as the Captain’s personal chef.

Amuse provides guests with breathtaking views of Biscayne Bay and Museum Park from sun-up to sun-down. The menu changes daily in keeping with RockResorts’ “Appetite for Life” program, striving to serve only the freshest organic, local and sustainable cuisine. Sample items from Wells’
menu include the popular “inside out BLT,” gruyere, manchego and truffle mac and cheese, Chef Danny’s salad with spiced walnuts, sundried cherries and Apple Wood Smoked bacon and fresh mango lime cake.

Perfectly situated across from the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and American Airlines Arena, Tempo Miami, A RockResort, is located in the 67-story Marquis Residences. Overlooking Biscayne Bay, the resort offers 56 luxurious guest rooms and spacious suites, a gourmet restaurant, Amuse, and an 8,000-square-foot RockResorts Spa®.

For more information about Tempo Miami, including reservations, please visit WWW.ROCKRESORTS.COM or call 866-513-ROCK (7625). Follow Tempo Miami on Twitter: @TempoMiami or Facebook:

About RockResorts®
RockResorts®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, owns and operates luxury resorts that offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas, renowned golf courses all certified within the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary program, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes: The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colo.; The Osprey at Beaver Creek and The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo.; Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo.; Snake River Lodge & Spa™ in Jackson Hole, Wyo.; La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa in Santa Fe, N.M.; Tempo Miami in Miami, Fla.; Half Moon in Rose Hall, Jamaica; and The Landings St. Lucia in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. RockResorts plans for 2011 include the addition of Balcones del Atlántico in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic and Alma del Pacifico Hotel in Costa Rica. Future RockResorts will
include: Bimini Bay Resort and Marina in Bimini, The Bahamas; The Mansfield Inn at Stowe in Stowe, Vt.; Rum Cay Resort Marina, The Bahamas; and the Third Turtle Club & Spa, Turks and Caicos.

Carrie Mosner
Senior Account Executive
Laura Davidson Public Relations
72 Madison Ave., 11th Floor
New York, NY  10016
Phone: 212-696-0660
Fax: 212-696-9804


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Also See: RockResorts Appoints Joe Kelly as General Manager of 122-suite The Landings St. Lucia in the West Indies and Pedro Sanchez as General Manager of 86-suite Balcones del Atlántico in the Dominican Republic / March 2011

RockResorts Chosen to Manage 350-unit Bimini Bay Resort and Marina on Bimini in The Bahamas; Plans to Develop Hotel and Spa and Re-Brand as a RockResort / February 2011

RockResorts Expanding with Addition of Xandari by the Pacific in Costa Rica: Soon to be the Alma del Pacifico Hotel / Dec 2010

Montana Holdings Ltd Selects RockResorts to Manage the $700 million, 870-acre Multi-use Resort Development on Rum Cay Island, Bahamas / October 2006

Not Everyone is Happy About the Huge Resort Project on Tiny Bimini; the $850 million Project Will Include a 250 room Conrad Hotel, Golf Course, Casino / August 2006

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