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Thu, 24 March 2022

Simon Song Returns to Four Seasons as Director of F&B and Culinary Operations in Tianjin

(24 Mar 2022, 11:53 +07)  The Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin has appointed Simon Song as Director of F&B and Culinary Operations.

With almost 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Simon began his journey with Four Seasons in 1996 at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore.

Simon Song. Click to enlarge.
Simon Song

From there he joined Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa as Executive Chef in February 2012, managing six different culinary operations including Italian cuisine, modern bistro and grill, as well as catering for private jets.

In May 2014, Simon transferred to Four Seasons Hotel Beijing as Executive Chef where he managed two Michelin starred restaurants, Mio Italian restaurant and Cai Yi Xuan Chinese restaurant, in addition to the other restaurants and bars at the luxury hotel.

Simon moved to Tianjin with Four Seasons in April 2016 before joining The Ritz-Carlton in Sanya as Executive Chef in August 2017, and then returning briefly to his home city of Singapore in 2019.

He returns to the Four Seasons family from his most recent position as Executive Chef In Charge of Food & Beverage at The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu.

Simon will oversee the F&B and culinary operations of the Four Seasons Hotel Tianjins six dining outlets, in-room dining for all 259 guest rooms and suites; as well as catering that serves 2,943 square metres (31,679 square feet) of event space.

We are delighted to welcome Simon, given his demonstrated professionalism and impactful management with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts for over six years, said Julien Carralero, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin. As Four Seasons Hotel embarks on five years in Tianjin, I believe he will expand upon our legacy of fine dining services and culinary craftsmanship that is cherished by our esteemed guests.

Simon is passionate about travelling and, in addition to experimental cooking, enjoys fishing and reading.

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