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Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 238: Hotel History: The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco
Stanley Turkel | October 13, 2020
by Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA (592 rooms) The luxurious Grande Dame atop Nob Hill in San Francisco was named after U.S. Senator James Graham Fair (1834-1894) by his daughters, Theresa Fair Oelrichs and Virginia Fair Vanderbilt. When the silver king James Fair purchased the site back in the late 1800s, his interest was to build the largest mansion in the neighborhood. However, when he died in 1894, the lot was still undeveloped until 1907 when his daughters commissioned the architectural and engineering firm of Reid & Reid to design a large hotel in Italian Renaissance style. The Reid br...
Fairmont San Francisco Appoints Jacco van Teeffelen as Hotel Manager
Fairmont San Francisco | October 8, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, October 8, 2018 – Fairmont San Francisco is pleased to announce that Jacco van Teeffelen has been named hotel manager of the iconic property atop Nob Hill. Jacco arrived from the San Diego area, where he most recently served as the Hotel Manager at the luxurious Fairmont Grand Del Mar resort property. He brings multiple years of progressive leadership experience within the hospitality industry to this exciting, active role. In 2007 he joined Jumby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, as Executive Assistant Manager in charge of Food and Beverage. In 2010, Jacco was appointed Resort Manager, Soneva Gili Resort, a Six Senses Resort...
Fairmont San Francisco Appoints Sion Edwards as Director of Sales & Marketing and Darren Matsumoto as Director of Conference Services
Fairmont San Francisco | September 4, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, September 2018 – Summer has brought new additions to key roles at the iconic Fairmont San Francisco with the appointment of Sion Edwards as Director of Sales & Marketing and Darren Matsumoto as Director of Conference Services. Sion Edwards, Fairmont San Francisco Director of Sales & Marketing Sion began his Fairmont Hotels & Resorts career in 2000 as an Assistant Reception Manager at Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, ON. He soon transitioned to the Conference Services team at the hotel, where he held several positions including Conference Concierge Manager, Executive Meetings Manager and Conference Service...
Fairmont San Francisco Names Oscar Gonzalez as Executive Chef
Fairmont San Francisco | November 4, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, November 2016 – Fairmont San Francisco has appointed Executive Chef Oscar Gonzalez to head the landmark hotel's culinary operations, including its signature Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar and Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar as well as its banquets and catering departments. Prior to joining Fairmont San Francisco, Gonzalez served as Executive Sous Chef at Pelican Hill Resort, Newport Beach, California where was responsible for overseeing the culinary operation, including five restaurants and banquets. "Chef Gonzalez is an exciting addition to our iconic property and presents a genuine passion for all things culinar...
Fairmont San Francisco Hotel Interests Sold to Mirae Asset Global Investments for $450 Million
Oaktree | November 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO--November 25, 2015--The companies that own world renowned Fairmont San Francisco Hotel atop Nob Hill were sold today for $450 million by a partnership between funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. ("Oaktree") and real estate investor Michael Rosenfeld's Woodridge Capital Partners LLC. Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) was also part of the selling group. The buyer is comprised of affiliated companies of Mirae Asset Global Investments, a large financial services company based in Seoul, Korea. Mirae is a pioneering financial services company that introduced the first mutual funds to Korea in 1998. Fairmont Hotels &...
Fairmont San Francisco Appoints William Fong Hotel Manager
Fairmont San Francisco | November 3, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, California – November 3, 2015 - Fairmont San Francisco is proud to announce the appointment of William Fong as Hotel Manager. Fong, who brings over 25 years of hospitality experience to the position, officially began his new appointment on October 26, 2015. During his most recent tenure as Hotel Manager at Westin Maui, Hawaii, William oversaw the performance and operations of the 760 room resort. Prior, he served in several senior positions at St. Francis and St. Regis Hotels, San Francisco, California. He left St. Regis as Hotel Manager in 2014. "It is a great pleasure to welcome William back to Northern California...
Nob Hill Hotels and The Masonic Center to Form the Nob Hill Connection
Nob Hill Connection | June 17, 2015
This Unique Collaboration Offers an Alternative Convention Center with Hotel Accommodations and Meeting Spaces all within Walking Distance of Each Other SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2015 -- Five of San Francisco's finest luxury hotels – the InterContinental Mark Hopkins, Fairmont San Francisco, Stanford Court, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco and The Scarlet Huntington have come together in conjunction with The Masonic to form the Nob Hill Connection. This unique partnership offers meeting planners the opportunity to seamlessly plan meetings and conventions in one of America's most celebrated and breathtaking neighborhoods with the best ser...
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