Industry Update
Appointment10 December 2020

Daniel Rivera

Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At Radisson Blu Anaheim - CA, USA

Daniel Rivera

Director of Food and Beverage Daniel Rivera knows how to develop and implement one of a kind hotel dining experiences, crafting crave-able dishes for Radisson Blu's dining concepts through curation of the best California ingredients from land and sea. In his new role, he oversees the day-to-day operations of all of Radisson Blu Anaehim's food and beverage concepts, including the hotel's in-room dining, banquets, and catering programs. While senior food & beverage manager / general manager of restaurants for The Mansion on Turtlecreek—the first Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Property—the restaurant and bar received numerous accolades including Texas lifestyle magazine D Magazine's "Distinguished Drinker" award, D Magazine's "Best Hotel Bar" 5, and received a nomination by the James Beard Foundation for "Outstanding Service." Upon transitioning to operations manager for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in 2015, Rivera led the re-conceptualization and renovation of all restaurants, bars and banquets and catering for the Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, NM. In 2018, Rivera established and led O&A Hospitality Group for Two Michelin Star Chef Josiah Citrin as director of operations. He oversaw the full transition of The LINE Hotel (LA) in Koreatown's food and beverage partnership from 10K Hospitality by Chef Roy Choi and led the re-concept & renovation for all restaurants, bars, and banquets and catering on property. Prior to the transition he also served as director of operations for 10K Hospitality Group. As the Managing Partner for K2 Restaurant Group in 2019, Rivera launched and opened Social Eats, a next generation food hall with a collection of nine unique food & beverage concepts that features celebrity and rising star chefs, such as David Chang, Graham Elliot, Michael & Bryan Voltaggio.

Radisson Hotel Group (RHG)

Radisson Hotel Group (formerly Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group) is one of the world's largest hotel groups with eight distinctive hotel brands, more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development around the world.
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