BIO: Managing Director Giovanni Beretta

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts appointed Giovanni Beretta as Managing Director of The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York in 2012. As Managing Director, Beretta oversees all areas of the legendary Upper East Side hotel including The Carlyle Restaurant, Bemelmans Bar, Café Carlyle and Sense spa®.

A native of Italy with over 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Beretta joins The Carlyle after most recently working at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in San Francisco and Miami. In both cities, he spearheaded complete guest room renovations and he helped re-launch the hotel’s new restaurant and bar in Miami. Previously, Beretta worked for InterContinental Hotel Group for more than 13 years.

A graduate of Ecôle Hôtelière de Lausanne with a strong Food & Beverage background, Beretta has overseen multiple hotel renovations and the opening or revamping of eight different food and beverage outlets. His experience includes both business and resort properties, as well as luxury hotels with a private residences component in several cities across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the United States.

Beretta is fluent in five languages including French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian and is passionate about Italian motorcycles and fine wine. On weekends, he enjoys making pasta and risotto, which reminds him of growing up.