With over 24 years of exceptional experience in the food and beverage industry, Kimberley Lay has joined the Boulud Sud Miami team as General Manager. In her new position, Kimberley will oversee restaurant operations, manage internal team development and curate all aspects of the guest experience for Chef Daniel Boulud's Mediterranean outpost. Born and raised in Oxfordshire, Kimberley and her three sisters were fortunate to enjoy their formative years with a mother who loved baking and a father who enjoyed gardening, to which she credits her passion for the business.
A recognized managerial professional, Kimberley has successfully led the teams at several of Miami's prestigious restaurants, most recently as the Restaurant Director for Quinto La Huella at EAST Miami. Previously she was the Restaurant Manager of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and award winning restaurant Azul at Mandarin Oriental, Miami.
Kimberley brings her world-class customer service talents and abundant food and wine knowledge to the team at Boulud Sud Miami. When Kimberley is not mingling with restaurant patrons, she can be found at the gym, beach or cooking at home.
Recent Appointments at Marriott
9 December 2019 — Hoehn joins The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal with more than 23 years of experience within hospitality. At his most recent position as general manager for the W Paris, he led the team to great success, significantly increasing the hotel's revenue and occupancy rates in less than two years.
9 December 2019 — An experienced culinary professional in the field of Bakery and Confectionery, Jitender Awasthi has been appointed as the Junior Sous Chefat The Westin Mumbai Garden City. In his new role, he will primarily assist in the planning and innovation of menus, ensure quality services, train associates, manage budgets, amongst others.
6 December 2019 — Northwest Florida's most celebrated resort, Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort (formerly known as Sheraton Bay Point Resort), proudly introduces David Griffin as its new director of sales & marketing, selected to lead all sales and marketing efforts as the iconic destination unveils a complete restoration and new name following the October 2018 impact of Hurricane Michael.