Town & Country Resort in Mission Valley, a San Diego icon since 1953, announces the appointment of Carlo de Leon as Director of Food and Beverage. In his role Leon will oversee the 671-room resort’s five signature dining outlets – from the signature destination restaurant, ARLO, to the poolside eatery, Lapper Kitchen + Tap, and vibrant Monkey Bar, serving craft cocktails and wood-fired pizzas.
Leon brings over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry to the property, most recently serving as the Director of Food and Beverage for Red Rock Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, NV. Leon has held Director of Food and Beverage positions at properties across the U.S., including La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX, Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, CA, The Embassy Row Hotel in Washington D.C., and Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA. Leon also served as the Director of Restaurants at Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, CA, during the resort’s opening. Leon earned his Bachelor of Business, Hotel and Resort Management from Le Cordon Blue Adelaide and an Associate Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts from California Culinary Academy.