Emanuele Manfroi has been appointed General
Manager of Belmond Villa San Michele in Florence, Italy.
born Emanuele graduated with a BA in Business Administration
followed by a Masters in International Tourism Management.
to joining Belmond in 2012, Emanuele built his career in
hospitality within luxury hotels around the world including the
Park Hyatt Milano, Park Hyatt Sydney, and Four Seasons Milan as
well as pursuing his passion for culinary excellence.
Hotel Manager at sister hotel, Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice,
Emanuele takes up the new role ahead of the new season opening on
8 April 2016.
Born into a family of hoteliers, Emanuele was
regularly found in the kitchens of the hotels run by his family –
developing his interest and passion for Italian cuisine and
hospitality at a young age.
In addition to his love of fine
dining, Emanuele is a wine expert and passionate skier.
A former 15th century monastery, Belmond Vila
San Michele, is nestled on a hilltop with views over
With original Frescoes, ancient carvings and a façade
attributed to Michelangelo, the hotel is itself a work of art.
The hotel features a cookery school, lush
gardens and a large open air pool with panoramic views of the Arno
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