Emirates Grand Hotel welcomes new Food and Beverage Manager
Darryl Lobo will supervise operations of the hotels four dining outlets
Dubai, UAE (February 17, 2015) – Emirates Grand Hotel, a 47-storey tower conveniently located in the heart of Dubai’s business and commercial district, announces the appointment of Darryl Lobo as Food and Beverage Manager.
In his role, Lobo will lead the overall operations of the hotel’s four dining outlets, including strategic planning, revenue management, budgeting and staff training. He will also work alongside the marketing team to recommend promotions for the restaurants and will ensure high standards of food quality and presentation to help guarantee guest satisfaction.
Tarek Aouini, Hotel Manager, Emirates Grand Hotel, said: “We are extremely glad to appoint a consummate hotelier to our team. Darryl’s rich experience in the industry will benefit the hotel’s ambition to exceed standard expectations and we look forward to incorporating his talents to our current food and beverage programs.”
Lobo boasts more than 13 years of experience in the food and beverage sector. Prior to joining Emirates Grand Hotel, he was affiliated with Seamen’s Club in Abu Dhabi and various Habtoor Hospitality where he started as restaurant supervisor and held progressive roles, eventually achieving the post of club manager. He began his career in 2002 as an industrial trainee at Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. An Indian national, Lobo completed a post-graduate diploma in hospitality management and held various positions in India before coming to Dubai.
About Emirates Grand Hotel:
Beckoning from the sidewalk of Sheikh Zayed Road stands the majestic Emirates Grand Hotel - brightly lit and surrounded by the twinkling stars of Dubai’s skyline. The property which has been designed to cater to frequent business and leisure travelers stands tall as an icon of warm Arabian hospitality well equipped with the most modern comforts and chic interiors. The property is generously proportioned and features all the modern amenities including tennis court, wellness center, swimming pool & Jacuzzi, meeting rooms and a business centre. The elegant property has 430 rooms comprising deluxe, one bedroom, one bedroom premium and two bedroom units. The all-day dining Panorama Restaurant on 43rd floor gives guests innumerable gastronomic choices and the Emirates Grand Lounge offers them a relaxing and soothing experience. The Spa is home to a splendid range of treatments and consists of 13 luxurious treatment rooms, imbued with contemporary splendor and serenity to complement the authentic spa experience! Emirates Grand Hotel is positioned as extremely affordable; offering outstanding value for money to the business, corporate and leisure markets setting a new hospitality and offering comfort and style rooms. Ideally situated, Emirates Grand Hotel is a short drive to Dubai Mall , offers quick access to the DIFC and Exhibition Centre, operates runs to Jumeirah Beach in just fifteen minutes and is only five minutes away from the City Centre, and walking to the DIFC metro station all the benefits of Dubai’s top retail and entertainment destinations.