Dream Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Jason Francis as corporate director of food and beverage. He will oversee 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.
His key areas of responsibility include concept and menu development and kitchen design with a focus on maximizing profitability for each concept. He will play an active role in managing front-of-house operations teams, including the creation, implementation, and monitoring of concepts and operating procedures for all Dream Hotel Group-managed food and beverage outlets.
Most immediately, Francis will be focused on process and culinary consistency at Stateside Kitchen at Dream Nashville with a simultaneous focus on Dream Doha, Qatar’s nine dining and nightlife venues opening in late 2021.
Francis brings nearly 15 years of experience as a chef and culinary executive to Dream Hotel Group. Most recently, he worked for the acclaimed Hillstone Restaurant Group, where he spent the last five of his near 10-year tenure as head chef and culinary manager of Hillstone’s highest grossing restaurant Palm Beach Grill and Honor Bar in Palm Beach, Florida.
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