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  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Hay-Adams, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, is pleased to announce that Julien Surget has joined the team as Director of Food & Beverage. In this role, the international hospitality professional will oversee the daily operations of the hotel’s food and beverage division, as well as participate in the hotel’s continued success through promotional events, community outreach, and enrichment of The Hay-Adams’ dining experiences in general in the Washington, DC market and beyond.


    Surget comes to The Hay-Adams from Miami where he was Director of Food & Beverage for Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, a five-star luxury beachfront resort, internationally acclaimed as one of the best in the country. During Surget’s tenure at Acqualina, the resort received the Forbes Travel Guide 5-Star Award, a recertification of the AAA 5 Diamond Award, and a Leading Hotels of the World LQA Regional Quality Award.


    Previously, Surget held senior management roles at Bucuti Beach Resort in Aruba, The Mayfair Hotel and Spa in Miami, and The Ritz-Carlton Club in Abaco, Bahamas. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Restaurant and Hospitality from the Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland, where he grew up.


    “The Hay-Adams defines luxury with its personalized exclusivity and a sense of magic created by the staff,” Surget says. “I’m honored to be part of the team that creates the ultimate experience for guests at one of the best hotels in the world.”


     “We’re delighted to welcome Julien to The Hay-Adams team,” says Hans Bruland, Vice President and General Manager of The Hay-Adams. “He brings a wealth of experience to the food and beverage side of the hotel, and reinforces the team’s strong international background, which serves our guests well.”


    About The Hay-Adams

    Located at Sixteenth and H Streets at Lafayette Park across from the White House, The Hay-Adams is Washington’s finest luxury hotel and one of the most historic and celebrated properties in the world. The Hotel offers 145 rooms and suites, many with White House views. It has won numerous awards for its impeccable service and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, an exclusive group of discriminating luxury hotels worldwide. For more information, visit www.hayadams.com and follow The Hay-Adams on Facebook www.facebook.com/TheHayAdams and Twitter @HayAdamsHotel.