Alexander Schnoeller Appointed Director of Food & Beverage for JW Marriott Nashville
February 5, 2019 10:11pm
NASHVILLE, TN/UNITED STATES — JW Marriott Nashville is pleased to announce the appointment of highly-accomplished hospitality leader, Alexander Schnoeller to Director of Food & Beverage for the 33-story property which opened in June 2018. In this role, Schnoeller oversees the property's food and beverage outlets including Bourbon Steak by Michael Mina, a modern American steakhouse with a twist, Stompin’ Grounds Restaurant & Market featuring locally-inspired cuisine and Cumberland Bar inspired by luxurious hotel bars of the past. He will also manage all banquet and catering services, as well as in-room dining.
"We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Schnoeller to our JW Marriott Nashville team. He brings a wealth of knowledge and international experience with his extensive background working with luxury hotels and resorts" says Lukus Kindlesparker, General Manager of JW Marriott Nashville. "We look forward to working together as we continue to provide a world-class dining experience to our guests."
Most recently, Schnoeller served as the Director of Food & Beverage at Eden Roc Miami where he led a $40 million food and beverage operation for the hotel's 600 rooms and six restaurant outlets as well as all banquet facilities at the convention center. During his time at Eden Roc, Schnoeller oversaw the highly-successful launch of Malibu Farms, the first east coast outlet for the restaurant group. He also served as Vice President of Food & Beverage at Palms Resort and Casino where he rejuvenated the food and beverage nightlife operations. Prior to his role at The Palms, Schnoeller held several positions within the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and worked across many of their properties in Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, and London for 13 years. He devised winning and effective strategies to improve revenue and profitability which landed Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas accolades from the Forbes 5-Star and AAA Five Diamond awards.
"I am truly delighted to join the JW Marriott Nashville team. As one of the true luxury hotels in the city, the property provides first-class service and abides by high-quality standards to offer a warm and personalized luxury experience," says Schnoeller. "I am honored by the opportunity and look forward to maintaining and building the property's superior offerings to ensure continued growth and success."
Schnoeller is a first-time native of Nashville. He is originally from Austria and attended the Hotel School Neusiedl Am See, where he received an Associate of Arts Degree in Hospitality Management. He earned his MBA from the Royal Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. When he is not working, his hobbies include outdoor activities such as mountain biking and running ultra-trail races as well as spending time with his two daughters.
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JW Marriott Nashville, Nashville’s first true luxury hotel brand, offers the ideal location in the heart of downtown, adjacent to the state-of-the-art Music City Center. JW Marriott offers 533 guestrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, inclusive of 37 suites, along with a broad array of amenities, including renowned chef and restaurateur, Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak. Offering a diverse setting for business, meeting and pleasure travel pursuits, the 33-story hotel features 77,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, including a 15,000-sq. ft. Grand Ballroom, and 17,000-sq. ft. event lawn aptly named, The Green at JW. JW Marriott Nashville is conveniently situated within easy walking distance to the Bridgestone Arena, the legendary “Honky-Tonk Highway” on Lower Broadway and the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Owned and operated by Turnberry Associates, the JW Marriott Nashville is located at 201 8th Ave. South, Nashville, TN and officially opened its doors in July of 2018. To learn more, visit the official JW Marriott Nashville website at www.jwmarriottnashville.com or follow the hotel on social media via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Turnberry Associates is one of America's premier real estate development and property management companies. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company’s diverse projects have revolutionized the living, working, leisure and shopping habits of millions of people across the country. Turnberry Associates has to its credit the development of more than $110 billion in commercial and residential property including approximately 20 million square feet of retail space, more than 7,000 apartments and condominium units, 1.5 million square feet of class “AA” office space and over 3,000 hotel and resort rooms. The company's diverse residential, hospitality, retail and commercial projects have received accolades for revolutionizing the living, working, leisure and shopping habits of millions of people across the country. From Turnberry Ocean Colony, Porto Vita, Aventura Mall, Turnberry Ocean Club, Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach and Turnberry Isle Resort in Aventura to signature properties in Las Vegas, Washington D.C. and the Bahamas, Turnberry Associates is known for superb quality and impeccable service.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers seeking The JW Treatment™ – the brand’s philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. JW hotels offer crafted experiences that bring to life the brand’s commitment to highly choreographed, anticipatory service and modern residential design, allowing guests to pursue their passions and leave even more fulfilled than when they arrived. Today there are 80 JW Marriott hotels in nearly 30 countries and territories. JW Marriott is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer.
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