The Grand Brighton has appointed Riaan Stiglingh to the position of director of operations and Travis Powell as food and beverage manager, further strengthening its management team.
Stiglingh brings a wealth of experience to the role. Since moving to the UK from South Africa, he has developed a strong hospitality background, having worked at Hilton Hotels since 2009 in a variety of roles, including his most recent role as director of operations.
In his new position at The Grand Brighton, he will be responsible for improving guest satisfaction at the hotel, reviewing and evaluating the business and ensuring all departments are running smoothly.
New food and beverage manager Powell begun his career in the hospitality industry at Langshott Manor Hotel in 2009 as a commis waiter before rising through the ranks to his most recent position as operations manager.
As The Grand Brighton’s new food and beverage manager, he will work closely with executive head chef, Alan White, to proactively increase revenue and customer satisfaction levels across The Grand Brighton’s food and beverage facilities including 2 AA rosette GB1 seafood restaurant and the recently refurbished Victoria Terrace, Lounge and Bar.
Andrew Mosley, general manager at The Grand Brighton adds: “I am delighted to welcome Riaan and Travis to the team. Both join with fantastic experience and with a fresh and varied outlook. With the festive season around the corner it is great to have them on board, strengthening our already exceptional team and continuing to develop our offering.”