MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2016--
Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel management
company and division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced leadership
appointments including the addition of Susan Terry as Vice President of
Culinary and Food & Beverage Operations.
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Ms. Terry will oversee the company’s food and beverage operations
including catering, banquets and more than 40 signature restaurants,
bars and lounges across 19 properties. She will be responsible for
strategic planning, financial performance, operations, talent
development, and restaurant design and concepting.
Prior to joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Ms. Terry served as vice
president of culinary operations for Hyatt Hotels Corporation,
overseeing culinary as well as food and beverage operations for the
Americas region. She began her 25-year career with Hyatt at the Hyatt
Regency Suites on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, eventually moving to the
Park Hyatt Century City. She rose to senior executive chef at the Grand
Hyatt Washington before being appointed corporate director of culinary
operations for Hyatt in 2006. Susan was promoted again in 2008 to vice
president of culinary operations for the Americas.
During her tenure at Hyatt, Ms. Terry oversaw the creation of a global
food and beverage operating initiative, with the guiding operating
philosophy: healthy people, healthy planet and healthy communities.
Building on this theme, she launched an innovative kid’s menu program,
offering the Hyatt’s youngest guests more nutritious, fresh and
interactive offerings. She was also deeply involved with the food and
beverage components during the launch of four new brands: the
all-inclusive concepts - Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara, as well as the
lifestyle brand Hyatt Centric and the boutique-inspired Hyatt Andaz.
In related news, Marcus Hotels & Resorts also announced the promotion of
Mark Weber to director of culinary operations for Marcus Hotels &
Weber joined Marcus Hotels & Resorts in 2005 as executive chef of Mason
Street Grill. He served as one of the masterminds behind the creation
and development of the award-winning restaurant, which opened in 2006 as
a classic, American grill serving wood-grilled steaks, fresh
seafood and creative, regional American cooking. Weber has been
instrumental in developing many menu concepts under Marcus Hotels &
Resorts and further enhancing the food and beverage experience. Prior to
joining Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Weber made his mark in the Milwaukee
dining scene working for Bartolotta Restaurant Group as corporate chef
and as owner/operator of his own restaurant, WaterMark Seafood. Weber is
a graduate from the Culinary Institute of America.
“Marcus Hotels & Resorts and Marcus Restaurants have a history of
culinary excellence. With the addition of Susan and added
responsibilities for Mark, we will be able to take the guest culinary
experience to new heights, and will provide outstanding leadership for
our properties nationwide,” said Joseph Khairallah, chief operating
officer of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
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Hotels & Resorts, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com.
About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 19 hotels,
resorts and other properties in the U.S. A leader in the hospitality
industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for
hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and
product repositioning, including hotel food and beverage concepts
developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group. The company’s distinctive
portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic
properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging
brands. For more information, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com
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