A New Zealand national, Brendon has a lifetime of experience in the international hospitality industry, including more than 15 years spent with the Marriott International family. Having initially joined the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Australia, in 2003, he then relocated to Thailand in 2005 to join the culinary team at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.
Brendon’s career took him to China in 2007 as he became Executive Chef at a succession of Marriott properties, including Sanya Marriott Yalong Bay Resort & Spa and Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. He then joined JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi in 2013, to lead the newly-opened luxury hotel’s culinary team.
During his impressive career, Brendon has welcomed and cooked for several world leaders, including Barack Obama, the Former U.S. President; Xi Jinping, President of PR China; and Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Brendon Partridge to Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park as our new Director of Food & Beverage,” commented Mr. Bob Fabiano, the hotel’s General Manager. “His résumé speaks for itself; a talented chef and highly-skilled hospitality professional, Brendon has an in-depth, intuitive knowledge of how to successfully manage hotel F&B operations.”
“I have already been impressed by Brendon’s business acumen, leadership qualities and marketing skills, and look forward to seeing the new approach he brings to our nine restaurants and bars. Guests and diners can expect to enjoy some exciting new ideas and concepts in future,” he added.
Brendon now brings his extensive experience and talent to guests at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Bangkok’s largest hotel and the only Marriott Marquis hotel in the Asia Pacific region.