Starting October 8, Belosic will replace former executive chef, Paul Carter who will be working as the director of culinary operations for Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ North America Division. In addition to overseeing dining operations, Belosic will also organize a staff of 150 individuals and direct the hotel’s in-room dining as well as bakeshop, butcher shop, pasta shop, and garde manger operations. Managing Director Mark Vinciguerra said of Belosic, “His inventive style, a unique blend of palatable exuberance and contemporary sophistication, is matched by his dedication to sustainability and to the local product. We look forward to the experiences that will await our guests as he continues to make his mark on the culinary scene.”
The Ohio native has been honored for his work in the culinary industry, having received a gold medal for outstanding performance in French classical cuisine from Johnson and Wales University in 1998. In addition to the hotel’s fine reputation in gastronomy, The Phoenician also provides an elegant boutique-style stay with 250 acres of beautiful views at the base of the Camelback Mountain, 11 tennis courts, nine swimming pools and a salon complex.
Sara graduated from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia with a degree in creative writing. As a military child she spent her childhood living and travelling overseas which shaped her passion for travel, language, food, and intercultural exchange. She has recently joined the JustLuxe editorial team....(Read More)