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Anthony Olheiser Named as Director of Food and Beverage
for the
123-key Ritz Carlton, Los Angeles and the
878-room JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

(LOS ANGELES, CA; January 23, 2013)
– The Ritz Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE are pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Olheiser as Director of Food and Beverage for the L.A. LIVE adjacent properties. With a vast knowledge of the hospitality industry and experience within the Las Vegas hotel and restaurant sectors, Olheiser is excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of the downtown L.A. and L.A. LIVE areas as food and beverage destinations.

“I am thrilled to join the team at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE and continue the success of the award-winning food and beverage outlets,” says Olheiser. “I look forward to this opportunity to further develop L.A. LIVE as a premier culinary destination in Southern California.”

Olheiser brings with him an extensive background in hospitality, in which he has experience directing and managing major food and beverage programs at several noteworthy hotels and resorts in Las Vegas. Olheiser’s career began in 2003 at Fusia Restaurant at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, where he served as General Manager. He then had the opportunity to work as the Ultra Lounge Operations Manager of Food and Beverage at Mix at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. In 2005, Olheiser was named Assistant General Manager at Tao at the Venetian Resort and Casino. Since 2006, Olheiser served as the Director of Entertainment and Development at the MGM Grand Resort and Casino.

Along with his impressive background and vast knowledge, Olheiser offers enthusiasm and unparalleled insight into the development of successful food and beverage programs.

“We are excited to welcome Olheiser to our team,” says Javier Cano, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. “We have no doubt that he will do an outstanding job at his new role here.”

The JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles L.A. LIVE is located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles and serves as the focal point of the L.A. LIVE sports, residential, and entertainment district, offering sophisticated travelers a front seat to the emerging world-class entertainment, sports, and dining development, along with the approachable luxury for which the brand has long been known. With its 878 well-appointed guest rooms, nine treatment room spa, full-service fitness center and outdoor pool, diverse dining options, including celebrity chef Kerry Simon’s LA Market, and 100,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE has become a vibrant center of life in the city. For additional information on the hotel, please call 213.765.8600 or visit

A landmark of the downtown skyline, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is a sophisticated haven at the vibrant center of the city. The hotel features 123 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, an expansive Club Lounge on the 23rd floor, luxury spa, exclusive rooftop pool and bar on the 26th floor, and more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The hotel is also home to WP24 Restaurant and Lounge featuring award-winning dining from Chef Wolfgang Puck. For more information, please visit


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