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Rene Clemente Named As Food And Beverage Director To Gateway Canyons Resort

SEATTLE, Wash. – April 30, 2015 – Noble House Hotels & Resorts – a collection of luxury hotels and resorts – is thrilled to announce the appointment of Rene Clemente as Food and Beverage Director at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, located in the majestic red rock canyons of western Colorado. With an extensive background in hospitality, Clemente brings more than 10 years of experience with some of the finest restaurants, hotels and resorts across the country. In this role, he will oversee all food and beverage operations of the resort’s guest rooms and casitas, on-site dining venues and group events including banquets, weddings and catered meetings.

“Rene brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position, and we look forward to his contributions as we continue to enhance our resort’s offerings and services,” says Rudy Sharp, Vice President and Managing Director of Gateway Canyons Resort. “We are confident that he will embrace the property’s vision to become the ultimate culinary retreat and oversee a program that both local and visiting guests will enjoy.”

Prior to joining the Gateway team, Clemente served as the Banquet Manager and Food and Beverage Manager at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel for six years, where he was accountable for leading the banquet department with revenues of more than $20 million, 80,000 square feet of event space and developing creative packages to enhance guests’ experiences. Clemente’s growth escalated in banquet managing roles at The Claremont Resort and Spa and Campton Place Hotel, leading him to his most recent position as Director of Banquets for the St. Regis Hotel and Residences in Atlanta, overseeing the $7.5 million banquet operations for the AAA Five Diamond hotel and increasing the efficiency and success of the weddings, galas and event department.

Created by John Hendricks, Founder and Former Chairman of the Discovery Channel and Discovery Communications, Gateway Canyons Resort is dedicated to nurturing guests’ minds and spirits through lifelong learning programs and adventures within an inspiring natural environment. Gateway Canyons Resort is an independently-owned destination resort property managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts.

With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts reflects the importance of individuality. Identifying each property for its culture and appeal, Noble House is unwavering in its dedication to create and manage unique, quality properties that reflect and make profound contributions to their communities, staying true to the local history, culture and ambiance that defines each region.

For more information, call Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa at 1-866-671-4733 or visit Gateway Canyons is located at 43200 Hwy 141, Gateway, Colo. 81522.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts
Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee. This Seattle, Wash. based corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 17 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the four coastal corners of America with the newly refurbished Kona Kai Resort & Marina and Riviera Palm Springs in Calif., Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys, and The Edgewater in Seattle, Wash., and recently entered the international segment with the May 2014 acquisition of Belize Ocean Club & Resort, located on Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, stay true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.