THE TOWNSEND HOTEL AGAIN NAMED FOUR-STAR PROPERTY BY FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE IN OFFICIAL 2016 STAR RATING ANNOUNCEMENT...

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Luxury Hotel Receives Prestigious Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

 

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – March 3, 2016 – Forbes Travel Guide recently unveiled its annual Star Rating list, once again naming Birmingham, Mich.’s The Townsend Hotel a Four-Star property for the fourth consecutive year.  The Townsend, known for its exceptional service and amenities, is one of only two Michigan hotels to receive the 2016 Four-Star Rating, and will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com.

 

According to Forbes Travel Guide, only properties that meet its hospitality standards – the most stringent in the industry – achieve a Five Star, Four Star or Recommended rating.  Forbes Travel Guide’s professional inspectors check into every property it regularly rates, evaluating more than 500 criteria to determine a Star Rating.

 

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Published: January 20, 2016

 

The Townsend Hotel, a luxury hotel in Birmingham, has added three new managers to its operating team. They are: Daniel Colangelo as food and beverage manager, Ana-Lisa Cervantez as banquet manager, and Kori Reeves as assistant front office manager.

Colangelo, who has more than 10-year working in restaurants, is responsible for the daily operations of the Rugby Grille, The Townsend’s award-winning fine dining restaurant. Previously, Colangelo served as operations manager at Eddie Merlot’s in Bloomfield Hills. Before that, he worked as assistant general manager of Buca Di Beppo in Utica, and was assistant manager at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Southfield. He is a member of the National Restaurant Association.

Colangelo, of Waterford, earned dual associate degrees from Oakland Community College in liberal arts and criminal justice.

As banquet manager, Cervantez brings more than 10 years of hospitality experience and is responsible for executing [...]

The Townsend Hotel Welcomes Three New Associates...

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Luxury Property Adds New Managers to Front Office, Food & Beverage and Banquet Depts.

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Dec. 28, 2015 – The Townsend Hotel, a AAA 4-Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star and Travel + Leisure 500-rated luxury property known for its exceptional service and amenities, today announced the addition of three new managers to its operating team – Daniel Colangelo as food and beverage manager, Ana-Lisa Cervantez as banquet manager and Kori Reeves as assistant front office manager. The new staff announcement was made by Steven Kalczynski, The Townsend’s managing director. ​“Guests of The Townsend Hotel have come to expect the very best in customer service because we consistently expect the very best work performance from every one of our associates,” said Kalczynski. “Daniel, Ana-Lisa and Kori have joined The Townsend team because they personify that passion for customer service, and I look forward to watching them exceed our guests’ expectations.”

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The Townsend Hotel Adds New Management to Catering Team...

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The Townsend Hotel Adds New Management to Catering Team

 

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Sept. 9, 2015 – The Townsend Hotel, a AAA 4-Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star and Travel + Leisure 500-rated luxury property known for its exceptional service and amenities, today announced the addition of two new managers to its catering sales team – Maria Finateri as corporate catering sales manager, and Annie Whalen as catering sales event service manager.  The announcement was made by Steven Kalczynski, The Townsend’s managing director.

 

“The Townsend Hotel enjoys a hard-earned reputation as one of the best places in the area for hosting special events, both business and personal, and that takes the behind-the-scenes work of some highly specialized service industry leaders like Maria and Annie,” said Kalczynski.  “They embody the passion for excellence and commitment to service that is paramount to The Townsend guest experience.”

 

As corporate catering sales manager, Finateri – [...]

The Townsend Hotel’s Rugby Grille Welcomes New Chef de Cuisine...

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The Townsend Hotel’s Rugby Grille Welcomes New Chef de Cuisine

Award-Winning Fine Dining Restaurant Adds Michigan Native Culinarian to Team

 

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – August 25, 2015 – The Townsend Hotel, a AAA 4-Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star and Travel + Leisure 500-rated luxury property known for its exceptional service and amenities, today announced the addition of Damian Yopek to its team in the role of Rugby Grille chef de cuisine.  The Rugby Grille is the luxury property’s award-winning fine-dining restaurant.  The announcement was made by Steven Kalczynski, The Townsend’s managing director.

 

As chef de cuisine, Yopek will be responsible for working closely with The Townsend Hotel’s executive chef on the Rugby Grille’s menu concepts and development, as well as ensuring consistent quality in the daily preparation of all menu items.  The Rugby Grille is the only Forbes Travel Guide “recommended” restaurant in all of Michigan, and also received 2015 [...]