Yitian will oversee the resort's food and beverage operations ensuring that the highest quality produce and outstanding service are delivered to every guest. With more than ten years of experience in high-end hospitality, he brings extensive knowledge and international experience to this role.
After finishing a master's degree in nutrition and food at University of Bretagne Octantal, Yitian advanced his industry knowledge by completing a master's degree in hotel management, food and beverage at University of Toulouse. Yitian later became chef de partie at the Michelin Guide listed restaurant St-Sernin and Michelin two-star restaurant Michel Sarran in Toulouse, France.
Yitian worked as a chef at a number of prestigious hospitality brands including Sofitel Centre Hotel Toulouse in France, Hilton Bonaventure Montreal in Canada. He served as the director of food and beverage at Holiday Inn Montreal Centreville, Canada. In addition, he was a member of Quebec's association of chefs, cooks and pastry.
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 11 resorts and 29 spas in 20 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. Aggressive development plans will triple the portfolio over the next five years with resort, hotel and spa openings underway in Austria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and United States.
Recent Appointments at Six Senses
9 September 2019 — Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has tapped Manish Puri as the general manager for its upcoming property, Six Senses Shaharut, Israel, scheduled to open in early 2020.
Manish joins Six Senses Shaharut following a stint as general manager of Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali.
22 August 2019 — Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Gaehler as the general manager of Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali.A seasoned professional, Michael brings more than 33 years of experience within the high-end hospitality sector, having recently completed a stint as general manager of the Oriental Residences Bangkok.