• Parasole’s Maite Kuhns Receives Hospitality Hero Award

     
    POSTED April 10, 2018
     

    Photo by Justin Cox

Maite Kuhns, a corporate trainer and recruiter for Parasole restaurants has been named the Hospitality Hero award winner for fourth quarter by 2017 by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. This honor that is nominated by their colleagues, is given quarterly to a member who has made valuable contributions to the image and culture within the Minneapolis hospitality community.

Kuhn’s primary job at Parasole is training new employees who will be working at one of the company’s restaurants. Parasole’s restaurants include Chino Latino, Libertine, and Manny’s Steakhouse. “Maite is a hidden gem in Minneapolis. I wish more people knew about her positivity. She is a great asset to this city,” says Matthew Engel, a former colleague of Maite Kuhns. “Ask any person about Matie and their faces will light up.”

Maite has demonstrated superior hospitality with Parasole restaurants for over eight years. Her contagious positivity has impacted the entire company and this honor is well deserved.

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These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to Megan Gosch

The Albert in Hotel EMC2 recently appointed Larry Feldmeier as its new executive chef. With over 12 years of experience in the industry, Feldmeier will combine technique and style to create a refined, yet innovative menu for the contemporary restaurant.

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to Megan Gosch

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