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The InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco Names
Joseph Ferragamo Food & Beverage Manager

(San Francisco, CA) – May 26, 2011 – The InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Ferragamo as its new Food & Beverage Manager. Ferragamo will be responsible for the full food and beverage operation of the 380-room hotel, including the Top of the Mark lounge.
A Massachusetts native, Ferragamo brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience to the InterContinental San Francisco. Ferragamo worked in a number of banquet roles at hotels in Boston including Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers, Le Meridien Hotel and the Boston Harbor Hotel before joining the opening team at the InterContinental Boston as Director of Banquets in 2006. His extensive food and beverage knowledge in banquets, restaurants and operations planning allowed Ferragamo to maintain superb customer service and enhance the overall InterContinental Boston guest experience. As Director of Banquets for the InterContinental Boston, Ferragamo was responsible for creating and maintaining department standards and managing budget, training and staffing. The InterContinental Mark Hopkins looks forward to Ferragamo’s continued leadership and expertise at the San Francisco property.
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About InterContinental Mark Hopkins
Located on the top of prestigious Nob Hill at the intersection of California and Mason Streets, the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, an historic landmark, is a regular stop on the California Street cable car line.  Just minutes away from the financial and theatre districts as well as Union Square and Chinatown, this four-star, four-diamond hotel is also home to the Top of the Mark, the world-renowned 19th floor skylounge that offers panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay Area.  For more information and to make reservations, contact the Mark Hopkins, Number One Nob Hill, San Francisco, Calif. 94108, at 415.392.3434 or 800.NOB HILL (662-4455), or by visiting

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, over 4,500 hotels and more than 650,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well-recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. We also manage the world’s largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with 52 million members worldwide.
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Also See: The InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco Promotes Mark Oza to Director of Food & Beverage / April 2010

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