Tony Martinez Hired As Food And Beverage Director Of The RockResorts Vail Collection
Vail, Colo. (January 25, 2010) – Tony Martinez has been appointed Food and Beverage Director of the RockResorts Vail Collection, a group that includes The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail, both RockResorts. In his new position, Martinez will oversee all culinary operations at these properties, which consists of the new pub-style venue Tavern on the Square
and European-inspired restaurant Centre V
at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, and Cucina Rustica and the eclectic-American restaurant The Wildflower
at The Lodge at Vail.
Prior to joining the RockResorts Vail Collection, Martinez was the executive director of product development for the restaurant chain Tazinos Inc. in Wisconsin, where he was in charge of store development, openings and training general managers. Before his tenure at Tazinos Inc., Martinez held several positions in the Vail Valley area, including executive chef and assistant food and beverage director at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Beaver Creek, Colorado. He also worked for Vail Resorts (the parent company of RockResorts) as on-mountain dining operations manager, and was the executive sous chef at Beaver Creek Country Club and executive sous-chef at Beanos’s Cabin in Beaver Creek.
“We are happy to welcome Tony to the RockResorts Vail Collection leadership team,” said Bryan Austin, Vice President and Area General Manager. “His directorial expertise and experience in the Vail Valley will be invaluable as he oversees our culinary operations, one of our company’s major areas of focus.”
The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort renowned for relaxed luxury and impeccable personal service, is situated in Vail Village with 165 rooms and suites. The Arrabelle at Vail Square features 36 rooms and 66 condos. It offers guests a magnificent hotel experience that combines Old World charm and the timeless elegance of Europe’s grand resorts with the romance and world-class style of the region’s alpine heritage. Both offer RockResorts SpasÒand fine dining options.
For more information about RockResorts, please call 866-614-ROCK (7625) or visit WWW.ROCKRESORTS.COM
, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, owns and operates luxury resorts that offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas, renowned golf courses, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colo.; The Osprey at Beaver Creek and The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo.; and Half Moon in Rose Hall, Jamaica. www.rockresorts.com
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com
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