NATIONAL REPORT—Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has named Nicolas Kurban as VP, restaurants + bars – East, and Scott Gingerich as VP, restaurant + bars – West.
In these new roles, Kurban and Gingerich will run Kimpton’s locally inspired bars and restaurants in the East and West respectively. They’ll partner with the executive chef and on-property teams to deliver exceptional guest experiences and generate a profitable bottom line for Kimpton’s more than 80 restaurants and bars, according to the brand. Kurban and Gingerich will work closely F&B leadership to develop key food and beverage initiatives and expand Kimpton’s international footprint.
Prior to joining Kimpton, Kurban held the role of COO at Innovative Dining Group, which operates restaurant concepts in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Scottsdale, AZ. Gingerich is no stranger to Kimpton, having previously served as regional VP, restaurants + bars, where he was responsible for overseeing all personnel and systems to develop, renovate, operate and maintain the growing number of restaurants and bars managed by Kimpton in the western half of the U.S.