Jason Strickland has accepted the new position of ‘Resident Manager – Food & Beverage’ for Pacific Resort Aitutaki

We are delighted to announce that as of July 1st 2012, Jason Strickland has accepted the new position of ‘Resident Manager – Food & Beverage’ for Pacific Resort Aitutaki.

We are thrilled with his promotion and acknowledge that since joining the Pacific Resort Family in 2011, Jason has actively and successfully worked to evolve the Food & Beverage operation of Pacific Resort Aitutaki with improved quality ratings under his guidance. His efforts and the support of his team has enabled him to address a number of service and cost related issues with which the resort had been challenged with.

In his new role Jason will be assisting General Manager – Julian Moore, in overseeing and driving the future direction for all operational elements of Food and Beverage within the resort while ensuring consistency of vision and delivery of financial and service goals. Jason will also be the direct person to report to for all resort personnel in Julian’s absence.

Jason has 25 years experience in the hospitality industry, having worked in both the front of house and back of house areas of hotels, resorts and restaurants across the globe. His career began with a Front of House position with the Regent, Sydney. After his time with the Regent, he was inspired to pursue a career in the culinary arts and moved to San Francisco to attend California’s Culinary Academy enabling him to work in some of the countries top kitchens including Jeramiah Towers "Stars" and Michael Minas "Aqua". Upon return to Australia with his new found skills Jason went on to work in Sydney’s Catalina restaurant as Sous Chef and rounded off his chefing career on Hayman Island as Chef de Cuisine . At this point he decided it was time to learn more about the operational side of hotels and obtained a Bachelor of Business enabling him to re-enter the industry in Management with stints in Fiji, Tanzania and Qatar before joining the team in Aitutaki at the Pacific Resort as Food and Beverage Manager.

Congratulations Jason….we dance in celebration and wish you every success in your new role.

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