Michael Lamey Named Director of F&B at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
November 29, 2017 12:08pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (NOVEMBER 29, 2017) – Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa announces the appointment of Michael Lamey as director of food and beverage. With more than 10 years of culinary experience, Lamey will be responsible for overseeing the food and beverage operations of the 650-room iconic hotel.
The property features four dining options including 3030 Ocean, a seafood restaurant that utilizes fresh, local ingredients; Sea Level, a beachfront eatery overlooking the Atlantic Ocean; Riva, offering a full-service menu for guests of all tastes with al fresco or indoor dining options; Barefoot Dining, providing guests with an intimate four-course dinner on the beach with wine selected by the property’s sommelier; as well as the resort’s expansive banquet and catering.
“A proven and dynamic leader, Michael’s vast knowledge will help elevate our resort’s culinary experience to new heights,” said Karen Chastain, general manager.
Lamey joins the refined oceanfront resort from JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa where he served as the director of restaurant operations. He was instrumental in the success of the property’s dining experiences, particularly Meritage Restaurant and Just-a-Splash, as well as the completion of the resort’s cabana cottages.
Prior to his position at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Lamey was the senior sous chef at Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa. Prior experience includes serving as the culinary supervisor at Eden Roc Beach Resort & Spa and lead cook at JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Grand Lakes Orlando.
Originally from New Jersey, Lamey realized his passion for culinary from a young age and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Service Management at Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island.
To stay up to date on the latest news and happenings, please visit www.harborbeachmarriott.com and follow the resort on Twitter at @HBMarriottFL and Facebook at www.facebook.com/HarborBeachMarriott. For resort information and reservations, please call (954) 525-4000.
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Set on 16 acres on South Florida's largest private beach, Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is an iconic property boasting a lively experience with amenities for a wide range of guests from families to corporate groups. The resort is home to three restaurants including the upscale 3030 Ocean Restaurant providing modern American seafood. A wellness haven for travelers, the resort features an advanced fitness center and 22,000-square-foot spa that offers a variety of rejuvenating treatments and private pool. Guests can dive into the tropical lagoon pool or enjoy a variety of water sports and children's recreation activities. Featuring over 100,000 total square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, the resort is a favorite among intimate and large-scale meetings and celebrations. Located near the area's most popular attractions, Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa is minutes from Las Olas Boulevard and the Beach Promenade.
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