Industry Update
Appointment26 March 2021

Anthony Berkau

Named General Manager
At Willows Lodge in Woodinville - WA, USA

Anthony Berkau

BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Anthony Berkau general manager for Willows Lodge, a Gemstone Collection property located in Woodinville, Washington State's renowned wine country. Greg Champion, Benchmark's president & COO, made the announcement.

Anthony Berkau comes to his new role at Willows Lodge with two decades of distinguished hospitality industry experience. He previously held the position of lodge manager for Willows Lodge. Prior to this he served as the property's director of food and beverage, leading an award-winning culinary and wine program. Mr. Berkau originally joined Willows Lodge as the hotel's wine director. He resides in Snohomish, Washington, with his family.


BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’s established, iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the newly-branded Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly select and preferred destinations.
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