Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco announces that Stéphane Gras will head up the team at the 277-room luxury Hotel in the heart of the Yerba Buena Arts District on Market Street. A graduate of the famous Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland, Gras is known for crafting unparalleled guest experiences all over the world.
A seasoned hotelier, Gras has held roles in five different countries. His new role as General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco marks his return to the United States where his career began in 1999 at Four Seasons Hotel New York.
He has since held roles at Waldorf Astoria, New York, Four Seasons Hotel Austin, Four Seasons Newport Beach (formerly a Four Seasons hotel), Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Four Seasons Hotel Prague, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence, Four Seasons Hotel Baku and most recently, Four Seasons Hotel Megève in France.
Over the past three years, Gras and his team positioned the unique collection of two hotels and nine restaurants as one of the most acclaimed European ski destinations.
“It is an incredible honour to join the team in San Francisco,” says Gras. “This city possesses a beautiful and unique history and I am delighted to welcome guests to experience this special place, anchored by a stay at our stunning Hotel.”