Conrad New York Appoints Max Harris as Director of Food & Beverage
Harris To Bring A Wealth of Creative Culinary and Operational Experience
NEW YORK, NY - Conrad New York announces the appointment of Max Harris as Director of Food & Beverage. In his new role, Harris will provide strategic leadership and execution for the hotel's food and beverage concepts, including ATRIO Wine Bar and Restaurant, and Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar. Harris has nearly 10 years of experience to guide Conrad New York's unique culinary programs, centered on creativity, innovation, and guest satisfaction.
Prior to this role, Harris spent three years as Conrad New York's Director of Banquets, where he successfully oversaw all facets of front and back of house operations in tandem with the hotel's exclusive banquet and catering partner, Union Square Events (USE). Harris began his career as Assistant Banquet Manager for the Crowne Plaza Times Square in 2006 before moving on to manage the daily operations at Joël Robuchon's L'Atelier and Ty Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel as Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. After gaining experience at Crowne Plaza and the historic Plaza Hotel from 2009 to 2012 as Assistant Director of Banquets at both properties, Harris joined the Conrad New York team in October of 2012 where he has served as Director of Banquets.
"Max's background, credentials, leadership and way of thinking distinguish him in the field," said Robert Rechtermann, General Manager, Conrad New York. "With his strategic guidance, we are excited about the future, promoting an optimal food and beverage experience, pushing innovation, driving profitability and excellence in service."
Harris hails from New York and holds his Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island where he graduated with honors.
Conrad New York offers the popular Conrad Concierge mobile app, which gives global luxury travelers the ability to customize details of their hotel stay before, during, and after each visit via a smartphone or tablet. Whether it's pre-selecting bath amenities or checking-in while in-transit from the airport, guests can access a variety of features by using the app.
Conrad New York participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest loyalty program where guests who book directly through www.conradhotels.com have access to benefits including the digital Conrad Concierge app and complimentary Wi-Fi at 24 Conrad Hotels.
To learn more about or connect with Conrad New York, please visit www.conradhotels.com/newyork.
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Located in the heart of lower Manhattan's Battery Park City, Conrad New York is a contemporary luxury hotel which was recently awarded with prestigious LEED Gold for New Construction Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institution (USGBI). With magnificent views of the Hudson River, this exceptional 463 all-suite hotel is adjacent to Hudson River Park, and in close proximity to many of the city's important and historic landmarks and prominent neighborhoods, including TriBeCa and SoHo. Conrad New York offers a new standard of luxury, featuring spacious guestrooms that average over 430 square feet, each outfitted with integrated technology, flat-screen televisions and individual climate control, as well other unparalleled in-room amenities. Sixteen stories above street level, the hotel's seasonal "green roof" features a striking rooftop bar with endless views of the New York Harbor and Manhattan. The hotel boasts over 30,000 square feet of adaptable meeting space, including the 6,200 square-foot Gallery Ballroom; Union Square Events (USE) is the exclusive caterer. Follow Conrad New York on social media pages: @ConradNewYork.
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