Novotel Dubai Al Barsha Expands Management Team with Food & Beverage Director Appointment
Timothy Jay to Oversee All Operations at Novotel and Aparthotel Adagio Premium, Dubai Al Barsha and Ibis, Dubai, Al Barsha Properties
Dubai, April, 2015 – Luxury four-star hotel, operator, Novotel has announced the appointment of Timothy Jay as Food & Beverage (F&B) Director to oversee all F&B operations at the group’s three Dubai Al Barsha properties including, Novotel and Aparthotel Adagio Premium and Ibis Dubai, Al Barsha. A highly experienced industry veteran Jay’s in depth skill set will strengthen the hotels’ existing premiere offerings.
With a diversified background in both front of house (FOH) and back of house (BOH) operations, Jay who also holds a B.S. in business management, from National Louis University, Chicago, USA, brings with him a vast expertise in restaurant operations across both international restaurant chains and local start up operations.
Applying a 24-year plus career in restaurant and kitchen management and food preparation in the U.S. and regionally, Jay’s knowledge and expertise will be deployed in overseeing food and beverages services at three large-scale properties with multiple outlets.
In his new role, Jay will be focusing on implementing optimum strategies to ensure top and bottom line profitability, with a key emphasis on strengthening key outlets and developing future concepts.
In speaking to his new role, Timothy Jay, said, “I am thrilled to be joining an international, reputable and accomplished team at the three establish hospitality properties. With Dubai becoming a holiday destination of choice by travellers all of the world and the city’s reputation as an international business centre point, food and beverage offerings at hotels have never been more evaluated than now.”
“We want to offer best in class dining and drinking options to guests, so there their needs are met within the property as well as attract local residents, a key target consumer,” continued Jay.
Novotel Dubai and Aparthotel Adagio Premium, Al Barsha as well as Ibis, Dubai, Al Barsha are located within walking distance of Sharaf DG Metro Station and has an inventory guest rooms, serviced apartments, meeting rooms, F&B outlets and health and fitness facilities. Close to the Mall of the Emirates, it provides easy access to major business hubs and popular tourist attractions within Dubai.
Novotel is a mid-scale hotel of Accor Group, the first hotel operator worldwide, with around 3,500 hotels and 160,000 employees in 92 countries.
Novotel’s consistently high standard of service contributes to the well-being of both business and leisure travellers: think spacious, modular-design guest rooms, balanced cuisine available 24/7, excellent meeting facilities, attentive staff, dedicated children’s areas and rejuvenating health and fitness facilities.
With PLANET 21, Accor’s sustainable development programme, Novotel commits itself to the planet. To meet today’s challenging environmental and social issues, the brand has chosen to rely on world-renowned environmental certification, ISO 14001. Novotel offers close to 400 hotels and resorts in 60 countries, situated in the center of major international cities close to business districts and tourist attractions.
About Aparthotel Adagio Premium Dubai Al Barsha
Aparthotel Adagio Premium Dubai Al Barsha, part of the Accor Group, is the first property of it's kind in the UAE and only the second in the world. It has 198 upmarket serviced apartments across 41 floors, with 72 one-bedroom, 76 two-bedroom, 35 three-bedroom and 15 four-bedroom apartments.
Located in close proximity to the Novotel Dubai Al Barsha, the property offers easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road and is walking distance to the Dubai Metro. Guests not only benefit from a central location and fast transit across the city, but from beautifully appointed apartments that provide the lavish furnishings of a hotel, with the privacy and comfort of home.
Guests at Aparthotel Adagio Premium Dubai Al Barsha have access to an array of amenities, including the InBalance Spa – Technogym, and F&B outlets Cravin’ Cajun, 365, Bubbles Bar, Deck Seven and Café Java. The property also features nine meeting rooms and each apartment comes with WiFi connection.
About Ibis Dubai Al Barsha
Located in the heart of Dubai, between The Marina and Downtown Dubai, where the famous Burj Khalifa landmark is situated, the hotel is in the Al Barsha area alongside the popular Sheikh Zayed road.
Enjoy connectivity during your stay with the Free WIFI in the hotel and explore the surroundings with one of the great tours to Abu Dhabi or take in a Desert Safari to fully appreciate Dubai.
The hotel rooms are fully air-conditioned and feature convenient tea and coffee amenities, as well as an in-room min fridge. On-site F&B offerings include: one restaurant and two bars.