The Maidstone East Hampton

The Maidstone East Hampton

Partners & Alchemy was retained to collaborate with hotel owners Jenny and Jonathan Baker to update and reimagine the iconic Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton, New York. The hotel closed for a two month renovation of all the public areas, the creation of a new restaurant concept and a refresh of the guest rooms and reopened mid May. 

Mexico City Boutique Hotel

Mexico City Boutique Hotel

Partners & Alchemy is currently concepting a 48-room lifestyle hotel and a rooftop restaurant and lounge in Mexico City's most historic square.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Faena Hotel Miami Beach

In the role of CEO of Faena Hotels, led concept concepting and execution with Alan Faena, area program, space planning, back of house programming for the renovation of the historic Saxony Hotel into the Faena Hotel Miami Beach. 168 luxury guestrooms and suites, 20,000 sq. ft. of F&B, a Cabaret Theatre and 10,000 sq. ft. of Spa space. The hotel opened in December 2015.

Casa Claridge Miami Beach

Casa Claridge Miami Beach

In the role of CEO of Faena Hotels, coordinated due diligence, acquisition, concepting and full renovation and rebranding, of a 50-room three-star hotel into a boutique guesthouse. Concept, design and branding developed with in-house design team. Coordinated selection and purchasing of all FF&E, OSE, IT Systems, and development of operational procedures. Creation of small bar and café. Operational oversight of entire operation. The repositioned hotel opened in the fall of 2014.

Faena Hotel Buenos Aires

Faena Hotel Buenos Aires

In the role of CEO of Faena Hotels, operational oversight, budgeting, Capex planning at this 79-room luxury hotel located in the exclusive Puerto Madero neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Focused on re-engneering the food & beverage operation. Oversaw full renovation of all guestrooms.

Chiltern Firehouse London

Chiltern Firehouse London

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, coordinated back of house and front of house operational adjacencies, space planning, and programming with in-house design teams and project architects. Developed Pre-Opening budgets, OS&E budgets, systems budgets and rooms matrixes. Prepared Five Year operating Pro-Formas.

(Hotel) The Mercer New York

(Hotel) The Mercer New York

Operational oversight of iconic 75-room Soho Landmark. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing.

Chateau Marmont West Hollywood

Chateau Marmont West Hollywood

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, full operational oversight of iconic 63-room Hollywood Landmark. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing at both the Chateau and Bar Marmont.

Sunset Beach - Shelter Island, New York

Sunset Beach - Shelter Island, New York

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, full operational oversight of this renowned Hamptons seasonal 20-room beachfront escape, which opened every May and was fully shuttered in September for the season. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing.

Standard High Line New York

Standard High Line New York

As Managing Director and Vice President of Operation of Hotels AB, developed full pre-opening planning including all operational logistics planning (back of house planning, flow, storage, etc) for iconic 337-room hotel on the High Line in New York’s Meatpacking District. Developed all Pre-Opening, OS&E, Technology and Operating budgets. Developed Sales & Marketing Plans, staffing plans and provided support for the operations of six restaurants and bars. Hotel opened to critical acclaim with unprecedented positive operational results.

Standard Spa Miami Beach

Standard Spa Miami Beach

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, full operational oversight of this unique 105-room Spa Hotel. Repositioned hotel as a “Spa Hotel” with full emphasis on wellness and community building based on bathing and wellness cultures. Sourced appropriate management team to lead this unique operation. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing.

Standard Hollywood

Standard Hollywood

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, full operational oversight of this 139-room Sunset Strip icon. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing.

Standard Downtown Los Angeles

Standard Downtown Los Angeles

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, full operational oversight of 207-room Downtown LA hotspot. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing.

The Raleigh Miami Beach

The Raleigh Miami Beach

As Vice-President of Operations at Hotels AB, full operational oversight of landmark 104-room Miami Beach Art Deco Gem. Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans, Capex planning and maintenance of cultural tone relating to service standards, market mix and staffing. Coordinated final sale and transition of Hotel to new ownership in 2009. 

Soho Grand Hotel

Soho Grand Hotel

In the role of Area General Manager, full operational oversight for this 353-room Soho hotel.  Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans as well as a full renovation of all guest rooms and public areas.

Tribeca Grand Hotel

Tribeca Grand Hotel

In the role of Area General Manager, full operational oversight for this 201-room Tribeca hotel.  Responsible for operational results, annual budgets, annual sales plans as well as a full renovation of all guestrooms and public areas.

Hudson Hotel New York

Hudson Hotel New York

As General Manager, responsible for pre-opening planning and operational development for this iconic 1000-room hotel, the largest property in Ian Schrager’s groundbreaking hotel portfolio. Developed preopening, OS&E, Technology and Operating budgets. Developed Sales & Marketing Plans, provided support for the operations of three third-party restaurants and fully outsourced Catering And Events business.

Cafe Clover

Cafe Clover

As a partner in Cafe Clover, we spearheaded the conceptualization, creative direction, menu development, and marketing efforts for this West Village restaurant. 

Margaux

Margaux

As an advisor to hotelier Sean MacPherson, we helped launch Margaux, the all-day dining destination at The Marlton. 

Cole's

Cole's

As a partner in the West Village restaurant, Cole's, worked with designer Steven Gambrel to conceptualize a 1950's inspired, American bistro. 

Lambs Club

Lambs Club

As an advisor to restaurateur David Rabin, brought in high profile events and strategic partnerships to inject new life into the Midtown power lunch establishment.

Bar Náná

Bar Náná

As a partner in Meatpacking District lounge, Bar Nana, conceptualized an 'adult' alternative to the nightlife offerings of the area. The Zola-inspired bar played host to some of the most exclusive events in New York and was covered by publications including Vogue, the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and more.

Standard Biergarten

Standard Biergarten

As Sr. VP of Operations for HotelsAB and Managing Director of the Standard Highline, executed André Balazs' vision of a Beer Garden by recruiting noted restaurateur Kurt Gutenbrunner to collaborate on the concept and operations strategy. The Beer Garden was an instant success

Standard Grill

Standard Grill

As Sr. VP of Operations for HotelsAB and Managing Director of the Standard Highline, involved in all aspects of opening and positioning what is a now a neighborhood staple.

Top of the Standard

Top of the Standard

As Sr. VP of Operations for HotelsAB and Managing Director of the Standard Highline, responsible for opening and executing service concept at this now iconic New York space.

Faena District Miami Beach

Faena District Miami Beach

In the role of CEO of Faena Hotels, assisted in planning operational activities for seven projects in the new Faena District on Collins Avenue from 32nd to 36th Street. Specific focus on Faena Hotel planning, back of house support for Faena House Residences, concepting and repositioning of Claridge Hotel, operational planning for Faena Forum, and traffic, noise and security planning for the "District".

Faena Forum Miami Beach

Faena Forum Miami Beach

In the role of CEO of Faena Hotels, coordinated front of house programming, space planning, back of house programming, technical requirements, operating budgets and five-year financial projections for this 50,000 Sq. Ft. Arts and Events center. Architecture by Rem Koolhaas/OMA.

Faena Art Center Buenos Aires

Faena Art Center Buenos Aires

In the role of CEO of Faena Hotels, provided Pre-opening services, sales and marketing planning and ongoing operational support for this 13,500 sq. ft. Arts and Events Center.

Clover Grocery

Clover Grocery

The team behind the popular West Village, health-focused Cafe Clover opens Clover Grocery, a design-forward grocery store and private event space that offers fresh products from the kitchen at Cafe Clover along with specialty beverages and a curated selection of wellness-minded products made by top purveyors from around the world. Located a few doors down from Cafe Clover, Clover Grocery is the second project from partners David Rabin of The Lambs Club, Kyle Hotchkiss Carone, Jeff Kadish and Cafe Clover executive chef David Standridge. 

Curated and concepted by Cafe Clover partner Kyle Hotchkiss Carone, Clover Grocery brings together the best of health, wellness and design. The grocery will carry a large selection of items made on premises by Chef Standridge in the Cafe Clover kitchen and packaged for purchase at the grocery. This includes a Café Clover line of fresh pastas such as quinoa tagliatelle, chickpea spaghetti, and teff pappardelle; sauces such as cumin maple barbecue, green coconut curry and a no-sugar marinara; spreads such as sweet potato guacamole and chickpea pistachio hummus; all natural sweeteners such as date sugar and blackstrap molasses; and other snacks such as Cafe Clover’s popular seed crisps. Soups, salads, sandwiches, and other all-day dining options will be available to enjoy to-go or at the 4-seat bar counter that overlooks Sixth Avenue.