Hotel Executive Chef Recognized with 2011 Hospitality Leadership Award

The Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove is pleased to announce the recognition of Executive Chef Christopher Cramer as 2011 Culinary Manager of the Year.  The award was presented by the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) at their December 12th event. 

“This award is so well deserved, Chef Cramer has been a true leader in the industry,” said Curtis Crider, General Manager at Sonesta Bayfront Hotel Coconut Grove.  “From his support of the next generation of culinary talent at both Johnson & Wales and Le Cordon Bleu, to the annual awards garnered by Panorama Restaurant, Chef Cramer sets a great example of giving back.”

According to the GMBHA guidelines, the Culinary Manager of the Year Award is awarded to the person who represents leadership and responsibility; follows policies and procedures of the hotel. This person takes initiative, depicts creativity, and ensures 100% employee relations and costumer satisfaction.

Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami is a green-friendly, 22-story boutique-style hotel, known for its chic and contemporary allure befitting Coconut Grove’s trendy vibe. It is located at 2889 McFarlane Road and just across the street from CocoWalk and only steps from lively sidewalk cafés, stylish boutiques, Coconut Grove shopping, modern art galleries and sizzling nightlife. We are located minutes from downtown Miami’s Business District (Brickell Avenue), Port of Miami, South Beach, Coral Gables, University of Miami, and the beaches of Key Biscayne. The hotel is a member of the State of Florida’s Green Lodging Program. It offers 196 generously sized guest rooms and suites showcasing sweeping vistas of Biscayne Bay or Coconut Grove, stylish décor, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel is also home to the award-winning Panorama Restaurant & Sky Lounge, known for its Latin inspired cuisine.

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