SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. – a collection of luxury hotels and resorts – proudly announces the promotion of Chris Schaefer to corporate director of restaurants, responsible for oversight of all food and beverage operations within Noble House's 18-hotel portfolio. With nearly two decades of experience in the food & beverage industry, Chris has a proven track record of providing valuable insight and passion for operating restaurants and developing creative solutions for daily operational issues.
"Chris is seasoned in the restaurant operations, and a dynamic leader and mentor who inspires managers and staff to perform at their highest levels," said Pat Colee, Noble House Founder and Chairman of the Board. "He brings to our team strong leadership and experience that will elevate Noble House's F&B programs."
Prior to his promotion, Chris served as Food & Beverage Director at Riviera Palm Springs, a former Noble House property. Before joining the Noble House team, Chris acted as the Director of Operations for both Earl Enterprises, Inc. and SAIA Restaurant Group, LLC.
Throughout his career, Chris has launched six restaurants from inception through grand opening, dramatically increased revenues of existing restaurants both as a consultant and as a manager and created customizable tracking systems specific to businesses' needs. A highly lauded restaurateur, Chris has been reviewed in over 20 publications including Los Angeles Times, Wine Spectator, LA Weekly, and listed in the "Top Ten Best New Restaurants" list in Los Angeles Magazine.
Chris received a degree of the highest honors at the California School of Culinary Arts in the Le Cordon Bleu Program, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of California at Los Angeles.
With a philosophy that emphasizes "location, distinction and soul," Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality. With 18 distinct and visually captivating properties, Noble House dedicates itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP or visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com.
About Noble House Hotels & Resorts
A privately held company for more than 30 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, transitioning in 1994 to a hotel ownership management company. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., the corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning across the U.S. From luxury resorts in San Diego, Calif. and Seattle, Wash. to Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the Florida Keys, each property maximizes and showcases its physical setting. Noble House is continuously growing, operating more than 40 hotel restaurants, bars and lounges, showcasing local culture and inspiration from local surroundings. With a philosophy that emphasizes "location, distinction and soul," Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance.
For more information, visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.
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