Press Release – August 18, 2010
PORTLAND’S HOTEL FIFTY NAMES KAIROS CUILANN DES ROSIERS DIRECTOR OF WINE & SPIRITS
PORTLAND, Ore. – (Aug. 18, 2010) – Hotel Fifty, a distinctive boutique hotel located in Portland where downtown meets the river, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kairos Cuilann des Rosiers as director of wine & spirits.
“Kairos’ diverse background and extensive wine knowledge will increase the level of service we can provide our guests,” said Nick Yanes, executive chef of Hotel Fifty. “His skills and experience make him an asset to Hotel Fifty and H5O bistro & bar.”
Prior to joining Hotel Fifty, des Rosiers was hired by Chef Terrance Brennan of New York’s Artisanal and Picholine as the wine director for his two Seattle-area outposts in 2009, and was previously the wine director of Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago. Previously, des Rosiers was hired by French Master Chef Jean Joho to replace Master Sommelier Alpana Singh at his flagship restaurant Everest in Chicago.
Des Rosiers has received several “Best of Excellence” awards from Wine Spectator for his work, and his wine commentaries have been featured in the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times, among others.
For more information about Hotel Fifty, visit http://www.HotelFifty.com.
About Hotel Fifty
Hotel Fifty, located at 50 Southwest Morrison Street in downtown Portland, Ore., offers high-end accommodations for business and leisure travelers. Hotel Fifty is the gateway to the city, conveniently located across the Morrison Street Bridge and close to downtown businesses. Offering the best of both urban and scenic settings, Hotel Fifty is situated directly across the street from Tom McCall Waterfront Park, providing popular running path and relaxing waterfront views. Hotel Fifty is a member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 237-6775. Contact Hotel Fifty directly at (503) 221-0711 or visit the Web site at http://www.HotelFifty.com.
About Coastal Hotel Group
Coastal Hotel Group is a privately held, Seattle-based hotel hospitality management company specializing in distinctive luxury hotels, resorts, inns, and lodges. Established in 1987, Coastal Hotel Group has earned a reputation for providing remarkable lodging choices for the discerning traveler. Coastal Hotel Group is a founding member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based program that allows guests at independent hotels across the country to quickly earn free nights at any participating property. For more information about Coastal Hotel Group, visit http://www.CoastalHotels.com.