The newly created role will see him working with the chefs in each of the group’s hotels to develop new menus focused on locally sourced produce, developing talent and creating a number of destination restaurants.
Zacharia said his goal is “to champion and evolve the hotel group’s food and beverage offering to focus on delivering consistently delicious dishes across the hotel group’s five individual brands and 17 properties”.
Mike Magrane, operations director of GLH Hotels, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Marco into the GLH Hotels family, it’s a milestone moment for the group as we continue to evolve our offering based on our guests’ feedback. Food and beverage is a key focus across all our properties and I can’t wait to see, and taste, what Marco has planned.”
Zacharia added: “My aim is to use my experience from the last four decades to harness and nurture the incredible talent we have in the kitchens and restaurants across the 17 properties driving forward some exciting changes that will deliver delicious dishes for our guests and build a reputation for excellence and innovation in the hospitality sector.”