Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston promotes Executive Chef to Director of Food & Beverage

The Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston has announced the promotion of Executive Chef Brian Dandro to the position Director of Food & Beverage/Executive ChefIn this role, Chef Dandro will oversee banquets, the culinary team, the pastry shop, ArtBar restaurant and patio, and in-room dining for the property, along with the opening of two new outlets; a lobby lounge and coffee shop. “Chef is a mentor to his team, raising the bar in the Food and Beverage Division”, said Hotel General Manager Michael Medeiros. “Every one of Chef’s cutting edge presentations is a masterpiece; he has set the bar in the “Food is art” concept embraced by Sonesta Hotels.” Chef Dandro has been Executive Chef at the Hotel since 2011. Prior to joining Sonesta, Chef Dandro spent three years with the Hilton Corporation as the Executive Sous Chef in Hilton Cambridge and the Resort Chef at Hilton Fort Lauderdale.  Chef Dandro also worked at the Seaport Hotel as the Culinary Supervisor.  About the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston Located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River, the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston is a AAA approved Four Diamond upscale hotel offering guests spectacular city views, luxury accommodations,  regional cuisine and contemporary art. For the traveler looking to experience the best Boston has to offer, there are many shops, museums and historical sites conveniently located to the Royal Sonesta Hotel Boston, known as one of the best Boston luxury hotels. The hotel also offers a daily courtesy SUV service to the Cambridge area. For more information, please visit

Located on the Cambridge side of the Charles River overlooking the Boston skyline, the newly renovated Royal Sonesta Boston is a AAA approved Four Diamond upscale hotel and winner of a 2014 Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meeting Facility. Guest amenities in this 400 room hotel include 24-hour fitness center, atrium-style indoor swimming pool, and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. The hotel restaurant, ArtBar, is a warm, intimate retreat for food and art lovers - featuring innovative seasonal American cuisine designed for discovery and for sharing, communal tables and seasonal outdoor patio. Studio, the hotel's coffee shop, is ideal for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and house-made pastries, while Motif, the cocktail lounge, is a gathering place with small plates and a martini cart. The hotel is also home to Restaurant dante – where owner/chef Dante DeMagistris presents fresh and creative cuisine with modern Italian influences. The hotel is conveniently located across the street from the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall with over 120 shops including Gap, Banana Republic, Macy’s and the Apple Store, and next door to the Museum of Science. For more information about the Royal Sonesta Boston visit and join the conversation at or

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