Gordon Debus appointed General Manager at Hotel de Rome, a Rocco Forte hotel, in Berlin, Germany - Insights

Gordon Debus appointed General Manager at Hotel de Rome, a Rocco Forte hotel, in Berlin, Germany


Gordon DebusGordon Debus will be taking over management of Hotel de Rome, a Rocco Forte hotel located on Bebelplatz, Berlin in August.

Sir Rocco is delighted to have recruited the experienced Gordon Debus as Peter Kienast’s successor. Mr Debus is a natural born host with experience in some of the world’s most famous establishments and has a long track record of professional success on the international stage.

Born in North Rhein-Westfalia, Mr Debus began his career with an apprenticeship as a chef at the Breidenbacher Hof in DŸsseldorf. He has since held positions at Mandarin Oriental in New York, London, Hawaii and finally in Munich, where he acted as Director of Food & Beverage. Keeping this title, he started at the Ritz Carlton in Wolfsburg, where he later advanced to Director of Operations and assumed responsibility for the smooth running of day-to-day operations.

Most recently, he has worked as the hotel manager of the A-ROSA Sylt since 2011, successfully establishing the resort together with his team of 160 employees. Mr Debus is proud owner of the title ÒHotelier Of The Year 2016Ó awarded by ÒDer gro§e Restaurant & Hotel Guide.Ó

Alongside the administration of day-to-day operations, Mr Debus’ role as Hotel Manager will see him assume responsibility for the strategic orientation of the Hotel de Rome and its 145 rooms and suites, an establishment distinguished by the LA BANCA restaurant & bar, the historic ballroom, the five conference rooms, the rooftop terrace & lounge with a view of Berlin as well as the De Rome spa located in the former jewel vault of the bank, to name but some of its highlights.


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