Appointment14 January 2020
Appointed General Manager
At Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt, Germany
Reporting to Frank Heller, Regional Director of Germany for Rocco Forte Hotels, Steinmaier joins Villa Kennedy from Roomers Hotel in Munich where he was the Hotel Manager and part of the opening team. Prior to this he was Director of Food & Beverage at Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich.
A native German, Steinmaier started his career at the Mandarian Oriental, Munich in 2000 where he trained as a hotel specialist. He studied at Les Roches School of International Hotel Management in Switzerland where he received a Bachelor's in Business Administration in International Hotel.
Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a collection of 13 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations.
Recent Appointments at Rocco Forte Collection
2 December 2019 — Headquartered in Frankfurt, Arnold will lead a team of 24 regional sales managers in 12 countries in Europe, the Middle East, America and China. He will be a member of the executive committee of Rocco Forte Hotels, under the responsibility of the director of operations, Maurizio Saccani.
16 May 2019 — Berlin - The Rocco Forte Hotel de Rome has a new chef: Davide Mazzarella, 31, is responsible for the culinary concept of the five-star superior hotel at Bebelplatz and the in-house restaurant LA BLANCA.
29 March 2019 — Rocco Forte Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Franco Girasoli as General Manager of Masseria Torre Maizza set to open May 1 in Puglia.
An Italian native, Girasoli brings 30 years of hospitality experience to the new Apulian resort and has excelled at building strong relationships with an international clientele from key markets such as the United States, the UK, Russia, Japan, France and Germany.