Wharf Hotels has appointed Randal Linhart as
Group Director of Restaurants, Bars and Events, reporting to the
hospitality management company’s Vice President, Operations,
A seasoned hotelier, Randal has over 25 years of
experience in hospitality, having held senior positions with
luxury hotel groups including Rosewood and Shangri-La in 14 cities throughout Asia, Australia, the
Caribbean, Europe and North America.
With expertise in designing and developing
new restaurant concepts, Randal has spearheaded over 80 hotel
projects including over 200 hotel restaurants.
new role, Randal will lead sustainable efforts for the group
including sourcing sustainable food suppliers and lead the
elimination of plastic consumption across the group.
he will drive food and beverage marketing initiatives and new
signatures for the group’s brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels.
“We are proud to have Randal lead our global
restaurants, bars and events team by redefining the objectives and
strategies while rolling out new concepts and initiatives. At the
same time, in order as to enhance the hotel asset values, our
leadership teams have adopted the retail business model for
returns on square feet for our restaurants and bars,” said Mr
Thomas Salg, Vice President, Operations, Wharf Hotels. “With his
proven record of driving performance across all operating
departments and a strong background in corporate and leadership
roles at hotels, I am confident that Randal will bring our
culinary and banqueting scene to the next level, further driving
incremental revenue to the hotels and the group as a whole.”
A graduate of Hospitality Administration from
Vancouver Community College, Canada, Randal completed his
professional training in HACCP, ISO 22001 and ISO 9002.
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