Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo has appointed Ryan Grande as Resort Manager of the ForbesFive-Star luxury resort that is nestled between two beaches on the 1,400-acre (565 hectare) Peninsula Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica. In his new role, Grande will guide the Resort's exceptional guest experience and oversee day-to-day operations of the award-winning tropical resort. Grande most recently served as the Resort's Director of Room and Residences.
Grande's career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts spans nearly 10 years with positions including Director of Residences at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, Assistant Director of Rooms and Front Office Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Director of Housekeeping at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole. Grande further developed his hospitality expertise and completed task force assignments in destinations including Four Seasons Resorts and Residences Anguilla, Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta and Four Seasons Hotel Austin.
A Toronto native, Grande holds a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from Niagara College and a Master's certificate in the Essentials of Hospitality Management from Cornell University. In his free time, Grande enjoys exploring new destinations, tasting local cuisines and catching every one of his beloved Toronto Raptors' basketball games.
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13 March 2020 — Born in Saint-Etienne, France, Stéphane Gras has a Bachelor's degree in International Hotel Management from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland. Stéphane began his career at the Waldorf Astoria in New York before joining Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in 1999 as Assistant Room Service Manager at Four Seasons Hotel New York.
26 February 2020 — Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces the appointment of Alain Regnault as the new Chef de Cuisine at La Capitale, the first real French brasserie in Jordan.
A seasoned chef with 30 years of experience in Europe and the Middle East, Chef Alain will oversee and lead the culinary operations and share his authentic French flavours and carefully curated menus with his personal favourites.