Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, a premier hotel in Dubai’s prestigious leisure destination, today announced the appointment of Manoli Athanassiou as food and beverage manager.
In this role, Athanassiou will lead the overall operations of the hotel’s 5 dining outlets, including strategic planning, revenue management, budgeting and staff training. He will also work alongside the marketing team to recommend promotions for the restaurants and will ensure high standards of food quality and presentation to help guarantee guest satisfaction.
“We are thrilled to welcome Manoli to our team,” said Alper Can Bulcum, general manager of Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach. “His rich experience in the industry will complement the hotel’s first-rate dining offerings and we look forward to incorporating his talents to our current food and beverage program.”
Athanassiou boasts more than 10 years of experience in the food and beverage sector. Prior to joining Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, he was affiliated with Desert Palm Dubai and various Rotana Hotels where he started as conference and banqueting operations manager and held progressive roles, eventually achieving the post of assistant director of food and beverage. He began his career in 2002 as a management trainee at Le Meridien Dubai. A Greek national, Athanassiou was educated and held various positions in Lebanon before coming to Dubai.
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