SOURCE: Blue Diamond Resorts

Blue Diamond Resorts

August 11, 2015 12:19 ET

Blue Diamond Resorts Welcomes Canadian Charles Parks as Corporate Chef

PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - August 11, 2015) - Blue Diamond Resorts is pleased to welcome Corporate Chef Charles Parks to the rapidly growing hotel management company.

In this new role, overseeing the culinary development of the resort chain's award winning brands like Memories and Royalton Luxury Resorts, Parks will bring new dish designs by merging his technical experience with local ingredients across all restaurant concepts. Chef Parks' cooking style is defined by his personality: a lover of natural products and ingredients in their original essence. Chef Parks plans to deliver his purely delicious creations across these impressive hotels.

"It is a unique opportunity to incorporate the legacy of each region we're in and combine that with elegance to make culinary works of art," says Chef Charles Parks. "Excellent food is the capstone of an unforgettable experience on holiday, and I'm proud of my role in bringing that to each guest of Blue Diamond Resorts."

Born in Montreal, Chef Parks began exploring his culinary talent at the age of 15. Today, he brings to this position more than 30 years of international experience and technical specialization in a variety of cuisines. From Japan to New York, with Paris, San Francisco and Panama in between Chef Parks is a true conveyor of culinary diversity. His recent experience as Corporate Chef has taken him to the unique island of Cuba, overseeing 26 hotels and 48 Executive Chefs.

"With such vast experience and being the professional he is, Charles will play a strategic role on the Blue Diamond Resorts team," says Jordi Sole, Senior Corporate Director of Operations, Blue Diamond Resorts. "He will be tasked with taking our already formidable culinary offerings to new heights with his fresh perspective."

About Blue Diamond Resorts

Established in 2011, Blue Diamond Resorts has become the Caribbean's fastest growing resort chain, with a 23 property portfolio now exceeding 11,000 rooms in six countries. The innovative hotel management company specializes in delivering high quality vacation experiences in tropical beachfront settings throughout the Caribbean and Mexico. Blue Diamond Resort's diverse portfolio caters to a range of budgets and vacation interests. The award winning All-In Luxury™ Royalton Resorts offer unique services including All-In Connectivity™, an innovative Sports Event Guarantee™, and experience enhancing amenities like the designer DreamBed™. The resort chain also offers two different adults-only concepts; Hideaway at Royalton, a romantic oasis with exclusive dining and lounging options while still providing full access to the services and facilities at an adjacent Royalton Resort, and the energetic All Exclusive™ CHIC by Royalton, where day merges into night and guests can enjoy activities and luxury amenities around the clock. Looking ahead, the Royalton Luxury Resorts portfolio is expanding with Hideaway at Royalton White Sands in late summer 2016, and both the all-new Royalton Negril and Royalton St. Lucia will be unveiled as the year ends. A 500-room resort plus condominium complex in Antigua is slated for completion in 2017 and will further the presence of Royalton Luxury Resorts within the Caribbean's top locations.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Natalie Walsh
    PR Specialist
    Royalton Luxury Resorts
    1-416-620-4955 x 3564