Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Strengthens Its Food and Beverage Team
Barbara Fernandez appointed to head food and beverage operations at the hotel
October 2013 (Dubai, UAE) – Kempinski Hotel Mall of The Emirates appoints Barbara Fernandez to Food and Beverage Manager.
Prior to joining Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Fernandez served as Executive Assistant Manager Food and Beverage at the exclusive Hotel Las Amèricas Resort in Columbia, where she oversaw a team of 250 staff members. Fernandez started her career in the food and beverage industry in 1995 and since then has worked for some of the most prestigious hotels in the world, including InterContinental Hotels Group in Spain, Oman and France. Fernandez has also overseen operations for a number of Michelin-starred restaurants, reaching exceptional guest satisfaction scores and developing unique concepts to improve guest experience.
Fernandez holds a degree in Business Administration and Hotel Management from Centro Superior de Hosteleria de Galicia in Spain, which is certified by L’école Hôtelière de Lausanne. A Spanish national, Fernandez is fluent in English, Portuguese and French, in addition to her mother tongue.
About Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates:
Priding itself on offering guests innovative experiences, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has some of the most unique and stylish room products in the region. Fifteen stunning Ski Chalets marry sand and snow, and offer views of the Arabian Gulf on one side and ski slopes on the other. The über-sleek Executive Tower Suites and the luxurious Presidential Suite are an exercise in modern elegance, providing an exclusive haven for discerning guests. Each of the hotel’s 393 deluxe rooms and suites is equipped with a large plasma flat-screen TV with access to 80 international satellite channels, as well as a DVD and multi-media player. In addition, all rooms have fully furnished dining areas, as well as stylish and well-appointed marble bathrooms.
About Kempinski Hotels:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 74 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio includes historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.
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