Nicolas Vienne has been appointed Head of Food & Beverage at the Ritz-Carlton, Astana
The imposing geographical diversity of the regions in which Nicolas has worked is proof of his experience and knowledge in the world of gastronomy – from his country of origin, France to the United States, to the islands of the South Pacific, to passing through China, Mauritius and Saudi Arabia, passing by restaurants classified in the Michelin guide. . Nicolas Vienne worked for several years as a chef and from 2007 to 2015, Nicolas held management positions at Sofitel in Asia, then held the position of F&B director at the Four Seasons Mauritius, Anahita and at the Four Seasons Riyadh at the Kingdom Center .
Always focused on the end result, throughout his ten year career, Nicolas has gained a deep knowledge and understanding of catering systems management, revenue improvement and budgeting, coupled with his skills in recruitment, training, staff motivation and team leadership, leading to the best possible results.
Nicolas is the author of several cooking books that feature the best and most unique recipes from kitchens around the world.
Rajesh Khubchandani – Managing Director
September 24, 2021 – The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, a luxury landmark on Florida’s central Gulf Coast, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rajesh (Raj) Khubchandani as the Resort’s General Manager. Khubchandani will oversee all resort, residence, beach club and golf club operations, while also reinforcing the most iconic beloved traditions of the iconic property which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.