Fairmont Hotel Vancouver gets new GM

Andre Zotoff, a 35-year veteran in the hotel industry, has been appointed the new general manager at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. A native of Munich, Germany, Zotoff began his career in hospitality as a culinary apprentice in 1977 working for top toques in Munich, Germany. Following his apprenticeship, he joined the Inter-Continental Hotels kitchen brigade as Sous Chef at the Hotel InterContinental in Berlin, Germany. In 1990, Andre headed to Canada as Executive Chef of the InterContinental, Toronto. It was then into the United States as Regional Director, Food & Beverage for InterContinental Hotels where he oversaw the five properties in New York City. In 2001, Zotoff joined Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in Chicago as Director, Food & Beverage. His international hotel experience, dedication and drive for success made for a quick and easy transition into his next role as Hotel Manager, where he managed all the day-to-day operations of the hotel. In 2007, Andre was appointed as General Manager, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park.