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Jean-Claude Plihon Announced as New Director of Culinary and Food & Beverage Operations for Park Hyatt Washington, D.C.

Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. | December 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2019) – Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. General Manager Terry Dunbar is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Claude Plihon as the hotel’s new director of culinary and food & beverage operations.  Plihon will oversee all culinary operations for the award-winning Blue Duck Tavern, 24-hour room service, and banquet operations of the landmark award-winning hotel, which is situated in the heart of the nation’s capital.  Plihon joins the Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. team from Dallas where he served for 10 years as executive chef of the AAA four-diamond Grand Hyatt DFW.  Under his leadership, Grand Hyatt ...

Castlerock Asset Management Appoints Thomas Roman as Corporate Director of Food & Beverage

Castlerock Asset Management | November 20, 2019

NASHVILLE, TENN. (Nov. 20, 2019) – Castlerock Asset Management, an acclaimed, Nashville-based hospitality ownership and management group, today announced the appointment of Thomas Roman as its corporate director of food & beverage. Roman will oversee development and execution of food and beverage strategy and operations for the group’s hotel properties including Nashville’s award-winning Bobby Hotel; The Westin Tampa Bay and The Westin Nashville. “Thomas’ experience is a perfect fit for this role,” said Kevin Fee, managing director at Castlerock Asset Management. He is a firm believer that success is not only about the ‘k...

Sonesta Silicon Valley Appoints Pooya Banifazl as New Director of Food & Beverage

Sonesta Silicon Valley | October 25, 2019

Sonesta Silicon Valley, in the heart of the tech industry, is pleased to announce that they have appointed Pooya Banifazl as their new Director of Food and Beverage. Pooya is charged with launching the hotel’s new California Table and Bar, Manzanita (scheduled to open in November), as well as the introduction of the Sonesta Event Center in December. Prior to coming to Sonesta Silicon Valley, Banifazl was Director of Outlets at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel in San Francisco. He has been in the food and beverage industry for more than 15 years, working with both freestanding restaurants and hotels, including extensive experience with PF...

The Resort at Pelican Hill Appoints Clayton van Hooijdonk As Director of Food & Beverage

The Resort at Pelican Hill | October 21, 2019

Newport Beach, California (October 21, 2019)- The Resort at Pelican Hill today announced the  appointment of Clayton van Hooijdonk as Director of Food & Beverage, overseeing all restaurant, in-room dining and beverage operations at the luxury 504-acre Newport Beach property. “Van Hooijdonk brings over 25 years of hospitality industry experience to us at Pelican Hill “ said Managing Director, Tom Donovan. “We are looking forward to tapping into van Hooijdonk’s expertise and we welcome a new perspective, fresh ideas and contributions to our property. We continue to strive to develop unique menu concepts and dishes that will elev...

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina Welcomes Daniel Echasseriau as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina | September 30, 2019

October 2019 -- Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on the Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, has appointed Daniel Echasseriau as Director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation at the stunning property. Mr. Echasseriau, who comes to Saint Lucia from St Peter’s Bay Resort & Residences and Port Ferdinand Marina & Residences in Barbados, brings over 26 years of experience to his position having enjoyed a distinguished career in the kitchen as an Executive Chef and in the last five years as Director of Food and Beverage at some of the best restaurants and hotels around the world. A native of Brittany, France, and the youngest of fiv...

Mauna Kea Resort Names Todd Oldham Director of Food & Beverage

Prince Resorts Hawaii Inc. | July 19, 2019

KOHALA COAST, HI (July 19, 2019) – Mauna Kea Resort, comprised of iconic properties Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, proudly announces the appointment of Todd Oldham as Director of Food & Beverage. In this role, Oldham will oversee all food and beverage operations at the eight bars and restaurants across both Big Island properties, including elegant bay-view restaurant Manta, craft cocktail favorite Copper Bar and the Mediterranean-inspired Meridia that recently opened following a $46 million renovation to Westin Hapuna Beach Resort in Summer 2018. “The new go-to for all culinary programming, Todd’s str...

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa Appoints Key Culinary Executives

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa | June 12, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas (June 12, 2019) – Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa announces several new appointments to their food and beverage team as the resort celebrates a Grand Reopening this month following a nearly two-year, $150 million transformation and expansion. This talented group of associates joining the culinary team bring a wealth of knowledge and unique insight, creating inspired menus bringing exceptional culinary experiences to life. The resort’s new hires and promotions include: Tobias Cox, Director of Food & Beverage With a 25-year career in hospitality, Tobias Cox brings extensive expertise to Omni Barton Creek Resort &...

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center Appoints George Bargisen as Director of Food & Beverage

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center | April 11, 2019

AURORA, Colo. (April 2019) – Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, the recently-opened largest combined resort and convention center in Colorado, is pleased to welcome George Bargisen to lead its food & beverage and culinary teams as the property's new director of food & beverage. "George comes to us with years of experience in the hospitality industry and we're thrilled to have him join our exceptional team here at Gaylord Rockies," said Rick Medwedeff, general manager for Gaylord Rockies Resorts & Convention Center. "We're confident that his expertise will help to establish the resort as a dining destinatio...

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