Appointed Corporate Director Of Food & Beverage
At Louis T Collection in Thailand
Examples of the group's next steps include forbidding suppliers to deliver produce in single-use plastics, reducing overall food wastage by coming up with creative solutions to use food that may otherwise be disposed of, and implementing procedures for energy and water savings in the kitchens. At Quay Perth they're starting a program to donate excess food to a local food bank.
The Belgium national brings a wealth of experience from around Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Cuypers' most recent role was with Accor Thailand in 2019, where he was director of food & beverage for Novotel Hua Hin and Novotel Surin Beach and was in charge of their 18 dining outlets. He held the same role at H Hotel Dubai from 2017 - 2018 where he managed operations of the property's award winning restaurants.
He also lived and worked in Dubai's neighbor to the west, Southern Sun Hotel Abu Dhabi, where he was assistant director of food and beverage for a year. Cuypers has held the positions of outlet manager, restaurant manager, and bar manager since he began his career over 15 years ago.
Quay Perth operates a popular rooftop bar & restaurant called HQ that will become the group's signature venue under his direction.