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Ovolo Hotels Set for Future Growth With the Appointment of Group Director F&B

February 19, 2019 Appointments / Movers & Shakers No Comments Email Email

Designer hotel collection, Ovolo Group today announced the appointment of their new Group Director Food and Beverage, Vincent Lombino who will oversee the restaurant & bars across both Ovolo Hotels and micro-hotel concept Mojo Nomad.

Vincent will work with the restaurant’s Collaborating Culinary Partners which include renowned chefs Justin North, Ian Curley & Hetty McKinnon, Executive chefs and Bar Managers to curate exciting and innovative menus that reflect Ovolo’s philosophy and offering. He will also focus on new developments across the hotels, creating vibrant new concepts and implementing the highest standard.

With over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry, Vincent brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. His role as Group Director Food & Beverage has seen him working at organisations globally including Noble House Hotels & Resorts in Seattle, Urban Purveyor Group and Australia’s Event Hospitality Group as Group Food and Beverage Director focusing on development and implementation of their food and beverage concepts across QT Hotels and Event Cinemas.

Speaking about his appointment at Ovolo Hotels, Vincent said ‘I have been watching their growth for years and I’m very excited to be joining.  I love the direction Ovolo is moving in and their passion in elevating the Food & Beverage experiences across the group.

Each of their Restaurants & Bars rival the best each city has to offer but with a point of difference unique to their brands and I can’t wait to take this to the next level.’

COO of Ovolo Group Australia, Dave Baswal says, “Ovolo is all about disrupting the status quo and in 2018 we’ve done just that with the launch of five restaurant concepts across our Australian and Hong Kong hotels.

Our growth story has included collaborations with a number of creative culinary partners including acclaimed chefs Matthew Kenney, Justin North, Ian Curley and Hetty McKinnon which has helped us achieve the high standards we have set for ourselves.

The appointment of Vincent will allow us to continue to push the boundaries, improve on existing concepts, and launch our new ventures at Ovolo The Valley in Brisbane, and a new opportunity in South Melbourne. Watch this space for more to come.”

Vincent will commence his role on Monday 18th February 2019.

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