The Westin Perth has appointed Nicholas Chapple as the new director of food and beverage to further enhance The Westin’s food and beverage positioning and expanding recognition in Western Australia. A seasoned food and beverage expert, Nicholas joins the team with over 18 years industry experience.
Starting his career in Sydney, New South Wales he has progressed quickly over the years and gained invaluable experience during his time spent at some of the most iconic hotels in Australia as well as years spent working overseas. Chapple joins The Westin Perth following his most recent role as Food & Beverage Manager at the Sofitel Gold Coast. Prior to this he was Director of Food & Beverage at the Grand Mercure Beijing Dongcheng where he was responsible for 200 rooms and lead a team of 60 employees as well as assisting in the pre-opening of the hotel.
Already familiar with the Westin brand, Chapple built a strong operational background in the food and beverage sector holding positions at Westin Sydney in his earlier career. Starting out as Assistant Banquet Manager in July 2012, he was quickly promoted to the position of Banquet Manager the following year where he and his team received praise for outstanding service under his leadership.
With strong industry experience, Chapple will leverage his knowledge of the hospitality business to oversee the day-to-day operations and success of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets, which include Haven Lounge, Garum by Guy Grossi, the Rooftop Pool Terrace as well as in-room dining, banquets and catering operations.