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Appointment23 February 2021

Christian Clair

Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club - FL, USA

Christian Clair

In this role, Clair will oversee the historic resort's robust food and beverage program, which includes catering for meetings + events and four on-property restaurants: the waterfront Paul's Landing, The Vinoy Club Grill, the Promenade Bar & Lounge, and the Veranda Café.

Clair brings more than 30 years of fine dining experience to The Vinoy. He kicked off his career as a culinary apprentice in his native France, learning the fundamentals of haute French cuisine, which he then brought to his culinary positions at hotels in France, the U.K. and the United States, including Sofitel Chicago Water Tower; The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel; and The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale. Most recently, Clair served as the executive chef of Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico, where he was part of the pre-opening team and led all aspects of the resort's luxury food and beverage concepts.

Marriott International, Inc.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,600 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 133 countries and territories.
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