Industry Update
Appointment12 June 2020

Don Falgoust

Appointed Vice President of Food & Beverage Strategy Execution
At Remington Hotel Corp. in Dallas - TX, USA

Don Falgoust

Remington Hotels announced today the appointment of Don Falgoust as Vice President of Food & Beverage Strategy Execution, who will lead all F&B initiatives for Remington Hotels' 87 properties.

Bringing close to 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry to the role, Falgoust will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, guidance and direction for all new and existing concepts and initiatives, collaborating with the Remington Hotels development team and hotel owners on F&B ideation and operations for new build and conversion hotels and working alongside operations and sales leaders to ensure the highest standards and efficiency for all F&B outlets, catering and banquets. For the last 12 years Falgoust served first as Vice President of Food & Beverage at FelCor and then at RLJ Lodging Trust after the company acquired FelCor two years ago. RLJ is a publicly traded real estate investment trust focused on owning premium-branded, focused-service and compact full-service hotels. In his role, he oversaw all aspects of food and beverage operations for up to 158 hotels, focusing on revenue generation, profitability, training and service delivery. During his tenure he also developed over 15 unique restaurant and bar concepts, including Oak Long Bar & Kitchen at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston and St. Cloud Rooftop bar at The Knickerbocker Hotel in New York City. Falgoust began his hospitality career serving in a variety of roles, including Corporate Director of Food & Beverage and Area Director of Food & Beverage for companies including Hyatt Hotels, Wyndham Hotels and Westin Hotels, as well as a number of leading independent restaurants.

Remington Hotel Corp.

Remington is a dynamic and growing hotel management company providing top quality service and expertise in property management. Founded in 1968, the hospitality group has grown into a strong, industry-leading service provider and today manages 86 hotels in 26 states across 17 brands, including 12 independent and boutique properties.
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