Coronado, CA– Andre Zotoff has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of Hotel del Coronado. With over 35 years of experience, Andre has built an international career having served with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts for the past 12 years, most recently as the General Manager at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Previously, he was General Manager at the Fairmont Chicago for five years, and Hotel Manager and Director of Food & Beverage for the preceding six years.
“Andre has a strong background managing prestigious properties,” said Scott Dalecio, President and CEO of KSL Resorts. “He is the perfect individual to build upon the legendary success of The Del and ensure its continued high standard of customer service and amenities.”
A native of Munich, Germany, Andre began his career in hospitality as a culinary apprentice in 1977 working for top toques in Munich, Germany. Following his apprenticeship, Andre joined the Inter-Continental Hotels kitchen brigade as Sous Chef at the Hotel InterContinental in Berlin, Germany. In 1990, Andre headed to the Great White North as Executive Chef of the InterContinental, Toronto. Then into the United States as Regional Director, Food & Beverage for InterContinental Hotels where he oversaw the five properties in New York City.
Andre’s love for the outdoors and ocean made the move to Coronado a natural transition. “I am thrilled to be representing such an iconic hotel,” says Zotoff. “I’m looking forward to strengthening The Del’s legacy and being a part of its future.”
When not at work, Andre loves hitting the slopes, enjoying a very active outdoor lifestyle including biking, running and yoga; and most importantly, being surrounded by good company.