Industry Update
Appointment 5 October 2021

Patrick Pollak

Appointed General Manager
At Four Seasons Hotel Toronto - ON, Canada

Patrick Pollak

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto introduces Patrick Pollak as General Manager as he ushers the Hotel into its exciting new chapter. Pollak joins the brand's global flagship property from Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou and brings an impressive 25-year tenure with Four Seasons.

Originally from France, Patrick studied Hotel and Restaurant Management at the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon. This specialty education led to a robust career with Four Seasons beginning in 1996 as Bar Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City, where he spent much of his upbringing. Patrick's dedicated and hardworking nature led to the pursuit of further management opportunities with Four Seasons in Chicago, later ascending to Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita. With an extensive culinary background, Patrick will work closely with the Toronto Hotel's renowned dining outlets Café Boulud, d|bar and d|azur outdoor patio.

Continuing with a genuine talent for hospitality, Pollak returned to his beloved Mexico City in 2007 as Hotel Manager. He was then appointed as Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Resort Dallas in 2011 before joining the team at the oceanfront oasis at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in 2016 as Resort Manager.

As a devoted soccer fan and former rally car driver, Patrick is excited to attend Toronto Football Club matches at BMO Field and the annual Honda Indy Grand Prix with his wife, Paola, their daughter Gaelle and son Matthis.

With global experience and expertise, Patrick will also bring the ability to communicate in fluent French, Spanish and English, allowing him to make genuine and long-lasting connections with the Hotel's local and international guests alike.

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Institut Paul Bocuse

Patrick Pollak (Class of 1996) is a graduate of Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon-Ecully Cedex - France
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