Epicurean Hotel recently announced the promotions of Vicente Lavayen to Director of Food & Beverage of the 137-room boutique hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa.
Recently promoted to Director of Food & Beverage, Vicente Lavayen oversees day-to-day operations of Epicurean's food and beverage outlets - Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar and EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge - as well as catering for meetings and events. Lavayen was most recently the Restaurant General Manager for Élevage and has been instrumental in the success of Epicurean's outlets, even assisting with beverage programs for Mainsail Lodging & Development's sister hotel openings in other cities. Lavayen is a former managing partner with South Tampa's On Swann, where he developed the beverage program for it and another new restaurant, Oak & Ola. A former General Manager for TAPS Restaurant Bar & Lounge in Tampa, his other industry experience includes Hudson at Waterway East, JB's on the Beach, and the Boca Raton Resort & Club. A native of Miami, Lavayen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Johnson & Wales University and is a certified specialist in wines and spirits, and a platinum level certified mixologist.
Recent Appointments at Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC
14 October 2021 — Florida-based Mainsail Lodging & Development and IDP Properties have announced the appointment of Jimmy Teixeira as Director of Sales of Hotel Forty Five, a 94-room boutique hotel, opening in downtown Macon, Georgia, in early 2022.
9 September 2021 — Epicurean Hotel recently announced Fatima Del Carmen has joined the team as Event Manager of the 137-room boutique hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa.
With 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Fatima Del Carmen was recently hired as the event manager, where she will oversee the planning and execution of Epicurean's events.
9 September 2021 — Epicurean Hotel recently announced the promotions of Audrey Greminger to Director of Sales of the 137-room boutique hotel located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa.
As Director of Sales, Audrey Greminger will handle training and supervision of the sales and event planning team to generate and execute meeting business in the corporate, government, sports, and social market segments.