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Argonaut Hotel appoints new Director of Food and Beverage Outlets

Argonaut Hotel appoints new Director of Food and Beverage Outlets

Argonaut Hotel, a boutique hotel on San Francisco’s waterfront, today announced the appointment of Irfan Mohamed as director of food & beverage outlets. Bringing more than a decade of hospitality expertise, extreme attention to detail, and a deep passion for the restaurant industry to this role, Mohamed will oversee food and beverage efforts for the hotel, focusing on the signature Blue Mermaid Restaurant.

“Irfan joins our team at an exciting time as we continue to enhance and expand our culinary services,” said Stefan Muhle, area managing director of Argonaut Hotel. “With his background and passion for the industry, we are confident he will build upon the success of Argonaut Hotel and Blue Mermaid Restaurant and elevate the hotel’s culinary capabilities and visibility in our community and beyond.”

Before joining Argonaut Hotel, Mohamed’s most recent role as general manager of restaurant & bar at Michael Symon Restaurant & Bar, Tap House & Kitchen focused on creative initiatives across sales and marketing, daily operations, event planning, and revenue management.

For seven years, Mohamed worked with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in the Pittsburgh, San Jose, Hawaii, and San Francisco locations as director of beverage and banquet operations, where he served various United States presidents, world leaders, and celebrities. Previously, Mohamed was the director of banquets at the iconic Fairmont Hotel and Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar in San Francisco, where he managed all high-end gala events, community fundraisers, and black tie dinners. Before that role, he served two years as director of banquets for The Westin San Francisco and three years as banquet & restaurant manager at The Hotel Vitale San Francisco. In these leadership roles, he contributed to the strategic implementation of the Fairmont Hotel’s industry-leading sustainability program, creative initiatives, food and beverage standards, event planning, revenue management, and daily operations.

Mohamed received a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from Southern Cross University in Australia and completed a Hospitality Management program at the Canberra Institute of Technology. In his free time, he volunteers with the American Red Cross and the Citizen Fire Academy. He is also a member of the United States Bartenders Guild. He resides in Burlingame, California with his wife and two children and enjoys road trips with his family and trying new restaurants.

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