Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, has announced the appointment of two new members to its executive management team—Todd Baril as director of food & beverage and Jeff Park as director of rooms.
Park is a driven hotelier and strategic leader with 11 years of experience in the hospitality industry. From June 2016, he was director of rooms at the Lexington NYC Hotel (Marriott) Autograph Collection and prior to being in the US, he spent three years with the Sheraton Centre Toronto as director of front office. Park is a graduate of Hotel Management at George Brown College.
An accomplished hospitality professional with expertise in the start-up of food and beverage, Baril came to the Chelsea from the University of Toronto, where he was director of business operations food service. Prior to this, he held senior positions with Princess Cruise Line and in the US with Hotel Shangri-La, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Baril is a graduate of Hospitality Management from New Hampshire Colleage and has a Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism from Southern New Hampshire University.
“We are delighted to welcome Todd and Jeff in their new leadership roles at our hotel,” said Josef Ebner, regional vice-president – Canada & managing director. “Their proven track record for delivering best in-class service with a reputation built on quality will be a tremendous asset to the hotel.”
With 1,590 guestrooms, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, is Canada’s largest hotel. Centrally located in downtown Toronto, the property offers a variety of accommodation options, three restaurants, and separate adult and family recreation areas and pools. The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is an independent property as part of the Langham Hospitality Group’s international portfolio of hotels and resorts.