Simon Antoine discovered his roots at Accor, the place he started his profession in 1985, becoming a member of Sofitel New York as the brand new managing director. The skilled hotelier brings over 30 years of management expertise to the Midtown Manhattan luxurious lodge, in addition to a wealth of information within the restaurant trade. His new place follows a two-year time period as Govt Director of the InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf.
"We’re delighted to welcome Simon again to Accor," mentioned George Terpilowski, regional vice chairman of Accor for the Northeast area of the US. "I’m assured that his management and experience will flourish at Sofitel New York, permitting one in all our flagship motels to achieve new heights.
Antoine joined Accor in 1985 and has held numerous positions in the US, Nice Britain, France and Côte d'Ivoire during the last 14 years. He then joined InterContinental Inns in 1998 the place he held the place of Meals and Beverage Supervisor at The Ivory, Abidjan, Côte-d'Ivoire. In 2000, he moved to London as a Meals and Beverage Supervisor at InterContinental Park Lane. Then, in 2004, Antoine returned to the US and performed his position on the InterContinental Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia. Antoine accepted his first common supervisor place in 2011 at InterContinental Toronto, Yorkville and, in 2015, he returned to New York as Basic Supervisor of InterContinental Occasions Sq., the place he beforehand occupied the place of lodge supervisor.
Antoine's executives have been rewarded with a number of profession achievements, together with the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Selection Award because the primary lodge in Washington, DC in 2018. The identical lodge has additionally been awarded the Information meals Michelin 2019. Antoine is a member of the International Hoteliers Membership; Knight of the Maître Fromager de France; Vice-culinary advisor, press officer and lodge supervisor of the chain of roasters in New York; and member of the Metropolis of the Gastronomes Assembly in London.