The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale Names Master Chef Fabien Gnemmi as Food & Beverage Director

Fort Lauderdale, FL. February 07, 2018 -  

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale brings a new energy to its culinary team with the recent appointment of Master Chef Fabien Gnemmi as the food and beverage director.

“The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is thrilled to have such an incredibly knowledgeable and skilled team on board to elevate the entire food and beverage experience,” said General Manager Greg Cook. “We feel confident that this team will keep us in the forefront of the culinary space with their innovation and passion.”

Master Chef Gnemmi will now oversee all culinary operations on property, guiding the team to use their individual strengths in a cohesive manner. With more than 15 years in The Ritz-Carlton family, Gnemmi will ensure the quality the brand is known for remains, all the while also encouraging innovation to continually progress the culinary experience at the hotel. 

Always evolving, The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale now has its strongest culinary team yet, making its status as a culinary destination for guests and locals alike even more prominent.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is the premiere destination for sophisticated luxury in Fort Lauderdale. The 24-story dramatically tiered and glass-walled structure has sweeping curves that are reminiscent of a luxury liner. In 2015, the property underwent renovations, which included an all-new restaurant and bar, transformation of the lobby, new retail outlets, and a spa makeover. The property features 192 guest rooms and suites, a 2,200 square foot Club Lounge, 24,000 square feet of light-filled meeting space, a 29,000 square foot oceanfront sundeck with an infinity pool and private cabanas, a new destination Spa with an organic and botanical treatment menu, and a water-view fitness center. The new daily marketplace cafe and Island Company retail store provides guests with casual offerings to be enjoyed at leisure, adding to the relaxed, chic ambiance of the resort and destination. Burlock Coast, the new oceanfront restaurant to the resort seeks to welcome hotel guests, visitors of Fort Lauderdale and locals to a modern, chic and relaxed dining destination with an indoor/outdoor bar, fresh seafood and unique beverage experiences. The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is located at One North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304.

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