Dream Hotel Group appointed Dimitri Mitropoulos as VP of food and beverage, overseeing the delivery of all F&B operations at Dream Hotel Group properties worldwide.
Mitropoulos is based in New York City and brings more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry to the role. He be responsible for providing strategic leadership, guidance and direction on all new and existing concepts and initiatives. He will also lead the charge in the creation, implementation and daily monitoring of standard operating procedures and structure for all food-and-beverage outlets at Dream Hotel Group.
“With Dream Hotel Group’s strong emphasis on lifestyle, dining and nightlife, we found a strong anchor in Dimitri to help deliver our company’s food-and-beverage operations to the highest standard,” Jay Stein, CEO of Dream Hotel Group, said in a statement. “We look forward to Dimitri being a strong team player and helping assist in the growth and success of the company.”
A graduate of Arizona State University, Mitropoulos began his career in 2003 as co-founder, owner and managing partner of several independent restaurants and nightclubs in Arizona and Detroit, before joining hospitality and nightlife company Tao Group in Las Vegas in 2011, where he held multiple leadership positions, including GM for the Marquee Day Club, Tao and Lavo. He joined sbe Hospitality Group as director of operations in 2014, and was responsible for the restructuring of sbe’s dining and nightlife venues in Miami, including Hyde Beach, Hyde Lounge, Hyde American Airline Arena, SLS Pool and Beach Front Property. Mitropoulos returned to Tao Group in 2016, where he most recently served as director of operations, overseeing the preopening development and launch of Avenue, The Highlight Room and Luchini Pizzeria & Bar, as well as the hotel lobby bar and in-room dining operations at Dream Hollywood.
Mitropoulos also has expertise in developing large events and VIP activations at Miami Music Week, Sundance Film Festival and Electric Daisy Carnival, as well as The Chelsea Ballroom, a 40,000-square-foot concert and events venue at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
“I’ve worked closely with Dream Hotel Group in my prior role at TAO Group, and I’ve always been impressed with the brand and its management,” Mitropoulos said in a statement. “I’m passionate about the hospitality industry and honored to be doing what I love in this next chapter with the Dream Hotel Group.”