The Peninsula New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Pradeep Raman as Resident Manager of the Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond property. Pradeep will be responsible for overseeing all operational departments at The Peninsula New York while leading the property in its continued pursuit of the highest quality of service standards and guest satisfaction.
“Pradeep’s dedication and enthusiasm towards maintaining and exceeding five-star standards make him a true asset to our executive team,” says Jonathan Crook, General Manager of The Peninsula New York. “We are very excited to welcome him back into the Peninsula family.”
Pradeep brings 20 years of luxury hotel management experience, most recently serving as Hotel Manager at Montage Beverly Hills, as well as Executive Assistant Manager, Food & Beverage. During this time, he was also appointed team leader in charge of spearheading the opening and launch of The Pendry, San Diego, Montage’s sister brand and the first hotel in the portfolio. Prior to that, he was the opening General Manager for the Hampton’s first Luxury hotel, Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton.
Having also spent seven years on the Food & Beverage team at both The Peninsula Chicago and The Peninsula Hong Kong, Pradeep is no stranger to the high quality of service and standards maintained by the Peninsula hotels worldwide. It was during this time that The Peninsula Chicago’s restaurant was awarded two Michelin stars and the food and beverage offerings, along with The Bar, were named the best in the city.
Furthermore, he has served as Senior Vice President of Fine Dining at the Wynn Las Vegas and General Manager of The Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills. Pradeep has also spent time working with luxury brands such as The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in New York, Palm Springs, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur and St. Louis.
Pradeep is a graduate of Mangalore University in India where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management. He also received a Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Operations Management from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Bluche, Switzerland and completed the Executive Hotel Management Program at Cornell University. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, exploring art and architecture, seeking out new restaurants and supporting the Manchester United Football Club.