Kevin J. Peterson is the new hotel manager at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. Peterson will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the luxury resort, including six dining options, the Ritz-Carlton Spa, Kapalua and Jean-Michael Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program.
Peterson brings a lifetime of experience and passion for hotels to the Ritz. He grew up working for his family’s river rafting company based out of Vail, Colorado. After graduating from The University of California, Irvine, Peterson moved to Hawaii, where he worked with the Grand Wailea Resort as Director of Food and Beverage for more than seven years. He has also held positions with Hilton Anaheim & Towers, Sandy Lane Hotel and Spa, and Pebble Beach Company at The Inn and Links at Spanish Bay; Peterson most recently worked with the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Resort.
“We’re excited to welcome Kevin Peterson to our talented team here at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua,” said General Manager Mike Kass. “His expert hospitality experience and understanding of our local Hawaiian culture makes him an ideal asset and we look forward to welcoming him to the family.”
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