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Rotana has appointed Jarrett Beaulieu as its corporate vice president - food and beverage operations.

With his extensive background and expertise in food and beverage strategy, development and openings, Beaulieu will be at the helm of the organisation-wide efforts aimed at enhancing Rotana’s restaurants portfolio in the region.

A Canadian national, Beaulieu joins Rotana from Hilton where he held, since 2010, various positions including senior corporate F&B roles. Most recently, he served as director of food and beverage development and openings EMEA, covering the regional pipeline portfolio and successfully opening 24 properties.

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He previously also served as executive chef at a number of hotel brands.

Rotana acting CEO Guy Hutchinson said in a statement: "Beaulieu’s appointment comes at a time when Rotana is pushing ahead with its rapid expansion and development plans. It also represents a major step forward in our efforts focused on further enhancing guest experiences across our portfolio of hotels and resorts as well as our over 300 F&B venues – many of which have been conceptualised and created by Rotana itself. Beaulieu carries an extensive experience in culinary operations, deep understanding of the food and beverage business strategy and development, and strong leadership credentials, and we are excited to have him on board."