Mon, 18 September 2023
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain has appointed William Fily as its new Food and Beverage Director. With his wealth of expertise and passion for the industry, the hotel is confident that he will make a significant contribution to the luxury property.
In his role, Mr Fily will oversee all aspects of food and beverage operations. This includes maintaining exceptional standards of service, and collaborating with the hotel’s talented culinary team to provide an unforgettable dining experience for guests.
William’s impressive career is rooted in working with renowned celebrities including Alain Ducasse, one of the world’s most decorated chefs, Paul Bocuse, also known as the Pope of Gastronomy, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, an ingenious chef and restaurateur, and Andreas Mavrommatis, Michelin-starred chef. These industry titans taught him the significance of never settling for mediocrity and inspired him to strive for excellence in everything he does.
A seasoned food and beverage professional, William brings a wealth of experience and innovation to the team from various hotels and internationally acclaimed resorts including St. Regis Bora-Bora, Hawaii, and Hong Kong, Nihi Sumba in Indonesia, Carlisle Bay Resort in Antigua, Le Bristol Palace in Paris and most recently, the opulent Rosewood Le Guanahani in St. Barth. With his extensive background in the food and beverage industry, he has successfully led and managed various establishments including Michelin-starred restaurants over the course of his incredible career.
“I am both honoured and delighted to embark on this new journey with The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain,” Mr Fily explained. I am humbled by the extraordinary opportunity to lead an exceptional team and collaborate with them to redefine excellence and personalised service. Together, we will continue the hotel's legacy, while pushing boundaries and setting new standards through immersive dining experiences.”
Bernard de Villele, General Manager, says: “I am extremely excited about the future of our food and beverage department under William’s leadership. He has a keen eye for detail and an exceptional ability to increase guest satisfaction and financial performance. I am confident that he will bring positive changes and enhancements to our offerings and with his passion for innovation, we will be embarking on a journey of creativity and success.”
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