FRASER SUITES DOHA APPOINTS NEW FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER
FRASER SUITES DOHA APPOINTS NEW FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER
Doha Qatar, 9th April, 2012 – Fraser Suites Doha has announced the appointment of Fadi Waked as its new food and beverage manager. The appointment came as the Hotel’s only restaurant; ‘The Dining Room’ reaches its last phase of pre-opening operations.
A Lebanese national, Fadi will be responsible for implementing regular on-the-job trainings in line with Fraser Suites guidelines or policies. He will also take responsibility for managing food & beverage costs, analyzing budgets, controlling profit & loss variances, planning marketing campaigns and dealing with suppliers and contractors for the hotel.
Announcing Fadi’s appointment as the food and beverage manager for the restaurant, Mustapha Henini, General Manager of Fraser Suites Doha said, “His wide-range of experiences in food and beverage operations coupled with his excellent customer service skills are a great advantage to the hotel. With his expertise, we can ensure a professional, friendly and courteous service to all our guests.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Waked added: “This is an exciting opportunity for me to work together with accomplished hoteliers. I look forward to the huge learning opportunity this position is bound to represent.”
Fadi’s hospitality career began in 2000 as a captain waiter at the Mzaar Intercontinental Hotel in Faraya Lebanon. He joined the Le Royal Hotel in Dbayeh, Lebanon in 2003 as restaurant & banqueting supervisor where he functioned as an active pre-opening staff. He was involved in staff training, setting up for wedding events and conferences for the hotel.
Determined to take his career to the next level, Mr. Waked moved to Doha in 2006 to work with Wataniya restaurant (a Lebanese Mediterranean concept) as a Restaurant Manager. Here, he managed to install several control measures including food & beverage controls, cost & purchasing controls. He led a successful marketing campaign that resulted in about 3 per cent increased sales revenue for the restaurant. This achievement earned him a promotion to the position of Operations Manager in 2010.
Fadi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Hospitality Management and Tourism from Notre Dame University in Loueize, Lebanon. He speaks four languages including Arabic, English, French and Spanish and enjoys travelling, music and sports at his spare time.
About Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd
Frasers Hospitality, the hospitality arm of Frasers Centrepoint Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraser and Neave, Limited, is a global serviced residence owner and management company with Gold-Standard residences across Europe, North Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and Australia.
Conceived with the lifestyle preferences of today’s discerning extended-stay executive travellers in mind, Frasers Hospitality commits to “meeting the unique needs of executive travellers through continuous innovation”, and providing its customers with the space, family and community away from home.
Frasers Hospitality has three brand offerings – Fraser Suites, Fraser Place and Fraser Residence. A second brand, Modena, which targets the professional who spends the majority of his or her time travelling, was established under the Frasers Hospitality umbrella in July 2009. For more information on Frasers Hospitality, please visit www.frasershospitality.com
Modena was developed under the Frasers Hospitality umbrella as its second brand to address the needs of the emerging ‘road warrior’, the professional who spends the majority of his or her time travelling, whose business and leisure hours have merged, creating the need for a style of serviced residences that specifically focuses on their lifestyle requirements.
About Frasers Centrepoint Limited
Frasers Centrepoint Limited (FCL), the wholly-owned property arm of Singapore-listed consumer group Fraser and Neave, Limited, is one of Singapore’s top property companies, with total assets close to S$9.7 billion. To date, the company has a combined global land bank in excess of 30 million sq ft.
From owning just a single shopping mall in 1983, Frasers Centrepoint has since grown to become an integrated real estate company with a portfolio of residential, commercial and serviced residences spanning 20 countries across Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Middle-East. Its serviced residences management company, Frasers Hospitality, has award-winning Gold-Standard serviced residences in 29 gateway cities. Frasers Property, FCL’s international property arm, develops world-class projects in UK, Australia, New Zealand, China, Thailand and Vietnam.
FCL’s listed entities comprise Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT, a retail trust), Frasers Commercial Trust (FCOT, an office/business space trust) and Frasers Property China Limited (FPCL).
As a testament to its excellent service standards, best practices and support of the environment, the company is the proud recipient of numerous awards and accolades both locally and abroad.
About Fraser and Neave, Limited
Established in 1883, Fraser and Neave Limited (F&NL) is a leading Asia Pacific Consumer Group with expertise and prominent standing in the Food & Beverage, Property and Publishing & Printing industries.
Leveraging its strengths in marketing and distribution, research and development, brands and financial management, as well as years of acquisition experience, F&NL provides key resources and sets strategic directions for its subsidiary companies across all three industries.
Listed on the Singapore stock exchange, F&NL ranks as one of the most established and successful companies in the region, with an impressive array of renowned brands that enjoy strong market leadership. It has shareholders’ funds and total assets employed of S$8 billion and S$14 billion, respectively. F&NL is present in over 20 countries spanning Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs over 17,000 people worldwide.
For more information on F&NL, please visit www.fraserandneave.com