Mr Paunescu joins Bavaria City Suites Doha with an impressive background of over seven years in the management of various food and beverage operations in Qatar. His most recent position was as Main Media Centre Head of Catering for the Doha Asian Games Organising Committee where he held the responsibility for the strategic and overall operational planning, management and logistics for the venue.
Bavaria City Suites Doha restaurants feature Terrasso with European and International cuisine plus specialty theme evenings; Garden Grill with Mediterranean and Oriental specialties served from a show kitchen; Café Haus, live the European coffee tradition and the West Bay Lounge offering breathtaking views of the Corniche and the Arabian Gulf. The hotel enjoyed a soft opening for long stay residential guests in March 2007, and is scheduled to be fully operational by late 2007.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Thomas Gertz, CEO, says:
'With several years' running restaurants in Qatar and his native Romania, plus seven years in Doha, Mr Paunescu brings to his new role of Food & Beverage Manager a multi cultural team approach together with an invaluable knowledge of the local market. We consider ourselves fortunate to be welcoming such an experienced professional to our executive team.'