Friday, April 8, 2016

Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C. Announces Executive Chef

From our friends at the Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C....

Oliver Beckert Announced as Executive Chef at Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Hospitality veteran to oversee all food and beverage operations at world-class hotel

Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C., scheduled to open in September 2016, recently announced hospitality veteran and distinguished culinary artist, Oliver Beckert as Executive Chef. In his new role, Chef Beckert is responsible for overseeing food and beverage operations at the former Old Post Office turned luxury hotel, including in-room dining for 263 guestrooms, along with banquets and catering in over 38,000 square feet of meetings and events space. In his 27 year career, Beckert has worked with many luxury hotels including opening four high-profile projects in top destinations around the world.

“It’s an honor to return to Washington, DC and join the team at what will be, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world,” said Chef Beckert. “This iconic project will set the culinary vision of the entire Capitol region, and through the partnership of local vendors, our team will create an incomparable experience for guests.”

Chef Beckert joins Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C. after developing his international culinary expertise over 20 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Vancouver, London, New York and Washington DC. This will be his fifth hotel opening, having launched some of the world’s most notable luxury properties. Beckert’s approach to developing his culinary programs, lies in his passion for the art of simplicity using only the freshest, locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients in his work. Chef Beckert will partner with local purveyors, to showcase the best local, natural resources offered regionally.

The hotel’s food & beverage leadership also includes Director of Catering David Anderson, who comes to Trump International Hotel D.C. from the Four Seasons Hotel, Washington DC. Together, Anderson and Beckert will prove a dynamic force in the culinary space, as they create memorable experiences for guests and visitors to the hotel and largest luxury ballroom in the District. For more information, visit

Launched in October 2007, Trump Hotels is a family enterprise with an unparalleled history of providing extraordinary customer experiences around the world. Our hallmarks include unique and inspired design at iconic hotels in renowned locations globally, complemented by fully focused and authentic personal service. Founded and led by internationally renowned developer Donald J. Trump and his children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric, the prestigious portfolio includes Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, Trump International Hotel™ Las Vegas, Trump® International Hotel Waikiki, Trump SoHo® New York, Trump® International Hotel & Tower Panama, Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto®, Trump National Doral® Miami, and Trump International Golf Links & Hotel™, Ireland. With a growth strategy to deliver exceptional hotel and resort offerings in key gateway cities and travel destinations around the world, TRUMP HOTELS™ expands to Vancouver, Washington, DC and Rio in 2016, and to Asia for the first time with projects in Lido and Bali, Indonesia. Reservations can be made at or by calling (855) TRUMP-00 (855-878-6700). Connect with TRUMP HOTELS™ on its social media pages.

About Trump Estate Collection:
As part of the Trump Hotels, the Trump Estate Collection is comprised of extraordinary, diverse properties that feature Trump’s signature standard of Five-star hospitality and service excellence to provide the ultimate travel experiences. There are currently two properties within the Estate Collection including Albermarle Estate at Trump Winery in Charlottesville, VA and MacLeod House & Lodge in Aberdeen, Scotland.