Waldorf Astoria Key West has named David Ferrier as director of food and beverage for Casa Marina and The Reach Resorts. With more than 16 years of hospitality experience, Ferrier manages the culinary program for each resort, including 15,000 square feet of event and banquet space, Casa Marina’s Sun Sun, RUMba rum bar, and Spencer’s by the Sea at The Reach.
“David’s experience in simultaneously managing successful venues makes him a valued addition to our team,” says John Trovato, managing director for Casa Marina and The Reach.
“His talent for high quality service further solidifies Waldorf Astoria’s legacy as Key West’s premier dining destination.”
Most recently, Ferrier served as the director of restaurants overseeing the management, hiring, and training of four food and beverage outlets at ARRIVE Palm Springs in California. Previously, he spent six years as corporate director of new property openings and training as well as general manager of multiple restaurants with BR Guest Hospitality in New York City and Philadelphia.
Situated on more than 1,100 feet of beachfront with 311 guestrooms, Casa Marina embraces its old Key West ambiance with the largest private beach on the island, oceanfront dining, and unrivaled event venues. The Reach, just yards away, is a sophisticated haven showcasing 150 guestrooms and Key West’s only natural beach.