Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group announced the appointment of Jeff Lee as Director of Food & Beverage. Lee will assist with the overall direction of food and beverage for the company and its brands: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal, and Unscripted Hotels, working on the various restaurant and bar concepts within the hotels and strengthening culinary partnerships across all four brands.
His key areas of focus include concept and menu development, kitchen design based on elevated functionality and cleanliness, and attaining sales and profitability goals for each concept. Lee will also be responsible for identifying, hiring and training senior food and beverage positions for all properties worldwide, in addition to performing regular site visits to ensure the highest level of operating standards are met.
Lee brings nearly 20 years of experience as a chef and culinary executive to Dream Hotel Group. Most recently, he worked for the acclaimed Hillstone Restaurant Group where he held various senior management positions, including Executive Chef for nearly fifteen years, and played a key role in restaurant design and construction with a focus on kitchen design for multiple location in the United States.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeff Lee to the team as Director of Food & Beverage,” says Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our culinary concepts and will play a key part in our growth and development in new markets by providing guests with authentic local dining experiences.”
“Dream Hotel Group is celebrated for its highly activated and thoughtful dining and nightlife programming,” says Jeff Lee, director of food & beverage, Dream Hotel Group. “I’m honored to be part of the team bringing the best of the best experience to its guests across the globe.”
Dream Hotel Group recently announced $1.5 billion in new hotel development with ten hotels opening in new destinations worldwide by 2020, including Dream Hollywood, Unscripted Durham, Dream Oceanami Villas & Spa, Unscripted Cocobay Danang, Dream Nashville, Dream Dallas, Dream Palm Springs, The Chatwal Maaga Maldives, Dream Gasveli Maldives and Dream Doha. The company plans to sign more than 150 hotels and resorts across all its brands over the next four years, continuing to solidify its burgeoning global portfolio.