Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection Appoints Patrick Davila As General Manager
ASPEN, COLO. (February 8, 2021) – Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection, Aspen’s luxurious mountainside retreat and most storied hotel, is delighted to welcome Patrick Davila as general manager. Davila’s extraordinary background includes over twenty years in luxury hospitality and prolific excellence in theater and film. As general manager, he will lead operations, guests services and innovative programs to convey an authentic Aspen experience that blends Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection’s rich history and modern spirit.
“We are very fortunate to have Patrick join the Auberge family and the team at Hotel Jerome,” said Craig Reid, president & chief executive officer, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Patrick’s distinctive background, clear vision and impressive leadership skills will play a vital role in the continued success of the hotel and the Auberge collection.”
Davila has a deep love for history, the arts, travel and adventure that began at a young age. Originally from Mexico City and raised by archeologist parents, his early years were filled with visits to dig sites, museums, theaters and galleries. Today, he is an inspired patron of the arts, having previously been involved with the production of three Broadway shows and the Napa Valley Film Festival, where he served as chairman. Providing others with a well-thought, imaginative experience is second nature to Davila. Also an avid skier and mountain biker, he brings a passion to provide travelers and the local community with a taste of artful mountain living.
“I am truly delighted to join Auberge Resorts Collection and the iconic Hotel Jerome,” said Davila. “It is an honor to work alongside this talented team to create an enhanced experience that allows guests and locals to continue to create memories in a world-class environment. I look forward to elevating the unique personality of Hotel Jerome by highlighting Aspen’s glorious surroundings and happenings.”
Davila joins one of the world’s most celebrated properties directly from another. He was most recently the director of operations and served as interim general manager at Meadowood in Napa Valley, Calif. During this tenure, he served on the advisory board of the Napa Valley Vintners. Prior to his time in Northern California, Davila held leadership positions with Alden Hotels in Houston, Patina Group in Los Angeles, Postrio in San Francisco and Restaurant Daniel and Café Boulud in New York.
Davila holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico.
About Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection
Located in the heart of Aspen, the 99-room Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection, is one of the great hotels of the American West. The 131-year-old historic landmark, which is part of the National Register of Historic Places, boasts luxurious, contemporary accommodations and modern amenities that honor the property’s iconic mountain spirit. The hotel’s two luxurious Residential Penthouses offer everything from private elevator entrance to spectacular mountain views. Sophisticated amenities include the legendary J-Bar, which is lauded as an Aspen institution; Prospect, an American bistro; après-ski favorite – the Living Room bar and lounge; sultry underground bar Bad Harriet; the award-winning spa; state-of-the-art fitness facilities; ski concierge; outdoor pool and hot tub.
For more information: aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome
About Auberge Resorts Collection
Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a crafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the locale to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, innovative spas and gracious yet unobtrusive service. With 19 hotels and resorts across three continents and eight new hotels under development, Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations.
For more information: aubergeresorts.com
About The Friedkin Group
The Friedkin Group is a privately-held consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, sports and adventure companies. These organizations include: Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, AS Roma, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. The Friedkin Group is led by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin. For more information, visit www.friedkin.com.
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