Industry Update
Appointment13 February 2020

Khalid Benghallem

Named Executive Chef
At Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites in Orlando - FL, USA

Khalid Benghallem

Khalid Benghallem has been named Executive Chef. He was most recently Executive Sous Chef for the Wyndham Grand Resort Bonnet Creek, where he oversaw the culinary operations of multiple high-volume restaurants and banquets. Benghallem's career spans four continents with Executive Chef roles in Morocco, France and more. When he first arrived in Orlando, he worked as Sous Chef for Emeril's Orlando at Universal CityWalk.

Loews Hotels & Co

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co is a hospitality company rooted in deep heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. The hospitality group encompasses branded independent Loews Hotels, and a solid mix of partner-brand hotels.
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Recent Appointments at Loews

Reggie Dominique - Managing Director

14 October 2020 — In Los Angeles, CA hospitality veteran, Reggie Dominique has been named managing director at Loews Hollywood Hotel. Dominique's 25 years of hospitality experience includes a diverse leadership background in hotel operations and sales, having spent the majority of his career with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC.
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Younes Atallah - General Manager

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Patrick Barrett - General Manager

14 October 2020 — Patrick Barrett has been named general manager, Loews New Orleans Hotel, which is located in the New Orleans Art District. He is a 25 year hospitality veteran and a native New Orleanian, whose career spans across Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Starwood Hotels, Choice Hotels, and independent hotel companies.
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