Auberge Resorts Collection, a portfolio of award-winning hotels, resorts and residences, announced that Michele Evans will join the company as Vice President of Food & Beverage. In her new role, Evans will work closely with general managers, executive chefs and food & beverage teams across the portfolio to enhance the renowned hospitality brand’s culinary offerings and artfully curated wine and cocktail bars.

“We are delighted to welcome Michele to the Auberge Resorts Collection family,” says Craig Reid, president & chief executive officer, Auberge Resorts Collection. “In addition to bringing a wealth of knowledge from her prior role at STARR Restaurants, her impressive background in the upscale restaurant space, esteemed reputation in the industry and contagious, creative energy will lead our team to a new level of epicurean excellence as we continue to conceptualize memorable, one-of-a-kind gastronomic experiences across the globe.”

Evans brings over a decade of exceptional independent restaurant experience to her new role. Most recently, she served as vice president of operations at STARR Restaurants across the east coast. In her role at STARR Restaurants, Evans worked closely with renowned restaurant operator, Stephen Starr, overseeing 19 locations in New York City, Washington D.C. and Miami.

“It is with great excitement that I join the Auberge Resorts Collection team and have the privilege of working with the most unique collection of hotels and resorts,” adds Evans. “Design, taste, touch, and sound – all of it matters – and when the alignment is right, the experience makes memories. Auberge already holds a robust reputation for culinary greatness. I look forward to playing an instrumental role in further enhancing the existing programming, along with advancing new and inspiring restaurants and bars that captivate luxury guests across Auberge’s growing portfolio.”

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