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Trader Vic’s London says Aloha! as it appoints Andras Lakezi as General Manager

Andras Lakezi hired to lead the team at the Tiki haven in Mayfair

Trader Vic’s London, has announced the appointment of Andras Lakezi as general manager of the Tiki restaurant and bar situated within the iconic London Hilton on Park Lane. Andras’ role will be to lead and inspire his team to deliver exceptional service to guests and visitors to transport them to paradise.

Andras has been working in hospitality for 10 years and has been with Hilton Worldwide for three years, having worked in Greece, Cyprus and Budapest before moving to London. He has worked his way up from back of house to front of house roles working in both restaurants and bars.

During his three years with Hilton, Andras has worked in several Food & Beverage outlets of the Hotel including Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows, leading to Andras winning the Rising Star of the Year Award at London Hilton on Park Lane.

On his new role at Trader Vic’s, general manager Andras Lakezi said, “I am delighted to have been appointed general manager at Trader Vic’s London, an internationally recognised brand offering an eclectic collection of global cuisines. I’m looking forward to welcoming guests from all over the world who visit the bar to experience global inspired cuisine and delicacies cooked using our Chinese Wood-fired Ovens.

Lakezi continued, “I’m particularly excited about the offering at Trader Vic’s. We offer a tropical escape and an exotic atmosphere on even the dreariest day. I’ve already started sampling some of the signature cocktails which really do pack a punch. I invite guests to feel the sting of our Scorpion Bowl or try a spicy Middle East favourite, the Tiki Puka Puka.”

Eve Bergeron, public relations and marketing manager at Trader Vic’s Worldwide said, “Andras is a great addition to the team at Trader Vic’s London bringing with him a wealth of hospitality experience. We have some exciting plans for the year ahead which we look forward to putting into place.”

In his spare time, Andras likes to watch and take part in motorsports, exploring exciting Restaurant & Bar concepts and cook some delicious meals for his loved ones.

Home of the Original Mai Tai®, Trader Vic’s, a Polynesian style restaurant and bar bedecked with authentic artefacts and trappings from around the world, treats guests to an island getaway in the heart of London. Diners are treated to Chinese and contemporary cuisine alongside a choice of over 200 signature cocktails, designed using quality ingredients and served in Trader Vic’s own oversized vessels, mugs, and glassware.

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