Albert Rothman joins AJ Capital Partners as Senior Director of Food & Beverage

/Albert Rothman joins AJ Capital Partners as Senior Director of Food & Beverage

Albert Rothman joins AJ Capital Partners as Senior Director of Food & Beverage

|2017-04-28T12:37:23+00:00April 28th, 2017|

Chicago, Ill. – AJ Capital Partners announced today the hire of a new member to its team. Albert Rothman joins as Senior Director of Food & Beverage, overseeing all food & beverage concepting and partnerships for AJ Capital Partners and specifically the Graduate Hotels portfolio – a hotel collection targeting university-anchored markets across the country that celebrates each town’s unique local culture and history.

“Albert brings a level of expertise that is extremely valuable for the execution of our business plan, which focuses heavily the creation of an exciting environment for our hotel guests and locals alike,” said Eric Hassberger, COO of AJ Capital Partners. “Albert’s background and experience executing high-quality, locally-crafted, food and beverage programming in the hotel space is a tremendous addition to our asset management and Graduate Hotels brand teams.”

Most recently, Albert was the Corporate Director of Food and Beverage of Northwood Hospitality, overseeing the management of food and beverage operations in nine hotels located in New York, Boston, Florida and California. Prior to Northwood Hospitality, he managed food and beverage operations for the Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Montage Beverly Hills, Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire, the Peninsula Beverly Hills and the Thompson hotel in Soho, New York. Additionally, Albert brings a variety of experience to AJ Capital Partners from independent restaurants including concepting, raising capital and operational execution.

About AJ Capital Partners

Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners, based in Chicago, is an accomplished team of hospitality and real estate investors whose innate passion is to create a one-of-a kind portfolio of timeless assets. The counter-culture investors acquire, design and develop transformative real estate throughout the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. In fall 2014, AJ Capital Partners launched the Graduate Hotels brand. AJ Capital Partners continues to grow its portfolio of lodging investments, firmly establishing the group as visionary leaders in the lifestyle-driven investment industry. For more information on AJ Capital Partners, please visit

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