New Food & Beverage Manager at Lodge on the Desert

TUCSON, AZ. May 15, 2017 – Lodge on the Desert is pleased to announce Justin Fitzsimons as the new Food and Beverage Manager. Fitzsimons comes to Lodge on the Desert with years of restaurant experience.

His experience has led him to positions as Head Chef, General Manager, and Chef de Partier in restaurants in Oregon, California, and Arizona. Now, his culinary journey has taken him to Lodge on the Desert, where he serves as Food and Beverage Manager.

Fitzsimons earned certification in Culinary Arts from the Apicius Culinary Institute in Florence, Italy, in 2005. Since then Fitzsimons’ life has been devoted to fine dining. Whether improving the overall guest experience as a general manager; creating menus, procedures, promotions, and hiring and training staff as a consultant for start-up restaurants; or preparing a range of dishes from French-inspired Italian cuisine to gourmet pizza, every aspect of Justin’s career has been focused on ensuring restaurant patrons enjoy exquisite food and a superlative dining experience.

About Lodge on the Desert
An Arizona landmark and Tucson tradition since 1931, Lodge on the Desert is a 100-room boutique hotel appealing to leisure and business travelers alike. Situated on five acres in mid-town Tucson, AZ, against the majestic backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains, its charming hacienda-style accommodations and layout confirm that it is Tucson’s urban oasis and an Old Pueblo masterpiece.

Taylor Bentall
O: (520) 882-6262
M: (603) 801-9398

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