The iconic InterContinental® Doha Hotel & Residences announced the appointment of Michael Frydas as its new Food and Beverage Director. He will oversee the hotel’s diverse food and beverage operation, spanning across thirteen restaurants and bars, including the banqueting and catering services.

IHG Michael FrydasFrydas is bringing his invaluable experience from global luxury brands such as Marriott, Starwood and Kempinski prior to joining the InterContinental family. He spent the past year and eleven months as Cluster Director of Food and Beverage at Marsa Malaz Kempinski and Kempinski Residences in Doha.

Andreas Pfister, Director of Operations for IHG® Northern Gulf and General Manager of InterContinental Doha said that Michael’s passion for luxury, strategic leadership and understanding of operational excellence will make him a key player in the continuous success of InterContinental Doha’s restaurants and bars.

Michael hails from Cyprus and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management and Tourism from Glion Institute of Higher Education in Montreux, Switzerland. He started his hospitality career in Hotel Principe di Savoia as an F&B Trainee in Milan, Italy.

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