Celebrated hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Marc Marrone as Culinary Consultant at the highly anticipated Dream Hotel & Residences in Doha, Qatar opening early 2022. Marrone will oversee menu development, concepting and execution of Dream Doha's soon to be announced signature restaurant and culinary centerpiece anchoring the boutique property's fantastical dining and nightlife program.
Tapping into nearly 15 years of experience earned at world-class restaurants across the country, Chef Marrone brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Dream Doha.
Cooking since the age of 15, Marc Marrone was first inspired by the treasured recipes handed down in his New York Italian family. He started his impressive career with training at the French Culinary Institute and spent his early years learning and drawing career inspiration from industry leading chefs like Daniel Boulud, Dan Barber and Jacque Pepin before starting his near 20-year career with TAO Group as Chef at TAO Restaurant in New York City. He was appointed Executive Sous Chef at TAO Las Vegas shortly thereafter and worked his way up to West Coast Corporate Executive Chef of TAO Group in 2010, leading star-studded dining and nightlife brands TAO, Beauty & Essex, LAVO, Marquee Day Club, The Highlight Room and Luchini Pizzeria & Bar in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, as well as LAVO atop the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Young, eager and inspired, Marrone left TAO Group in 2018 and set out to build a restaurant empire of his own. In 2019, he successfully launched three of his own original concepts Graffiti Bao and Gemma Gemma Pizza in Las Vegas and HallPass food hall in Salt Lake City, and plans to expand these concepts, along with his other restaurant brands SkinnyFATS and Italian Graffiti, nationwide.
Recent Appointments at Dream Hotel Group
13 July 2021 — Renowned hotel brand and management company, Dream Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Weylan Rhame as General Manager of Unscripted Durham in North Carolina.
Tapping into more than 35 years of hospitality experience, including leadership positions for full-service hotels and resorts with Hilton, Marriott and Sheraton, as well as five-star timeshare resorts in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Rhame brings strategic leadership, attention to detail and in-depth experience to Unscripted Durham which will prove vital in the continued success of the brand's flagship location.
13 April 2021 — Renowned hotel brand and management company, Dream Hotel Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Genell Parker as Vice President of Human Resources. Parker will be responsible for developing, delivering and promoting best practices in human resource management for Dream Hotel Group and its portfolio of lifestyle brands: Dream Hotels, The Chatwal, Unscripted Hotels and new By Dream Hotel Group collection of independent boutique hotels.
15 March 2021 — Celebrated hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Francis as Corporate Director of Food and Beverage, overseeing all Dream Hotel Group-managed executive chefs and culinary teams, providing strategic leadership, guidance and direction on all food and beverage concepts, initiatives and operational decisions portfolio-wide.