The luxury Italian gourmet restaurant, Roberto’s, recently appointed Andrea Zampolini as general manager for the Middle East. Roberto’s team is filled with talented and hardworking people, and no one but Zampolini would have been a great match for the job. The native of Italy has an impressive experience of several years in the hospitality industry in the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
Prior to her lead role at Roberto’s, Andrea worked with several brands such as the prestigious Jumeirah Hotels Group, the renowned Meraas F&B Concept, and worked with the distinguished chain Park Hyatt in Dubai, Fairmont Hotel Singapore, Dorchester Collection Milan, Dolce & Gabbana Milan and Radisson Edwardian Hotels London.
His previous accomplishments include successfully creating F&B concepts and managing pre-openings by leveraging excellent financial management skills and creating mentoring and professional development initiatives for staff. Along with his vast knowledge and experience, Zampolini is an expert in dealing with high-end clientele.
About her new role, Andrea commented: “I am thrilled to realize and grow my passion for hospitality at the award-winning Roberto’s restaurant. I enjoy working with the team members every day and taking the brand to the next level it truly deserves. My background and my experience will certainly add value to my new role at Roberto and I look forward to seeing Roberto’s brilliance in the spotlight.”
Amin Kadrie commented: “In Andrea’s short time with us, he has proven his leadership skills and understanding of Roberto’s unique business model and culture. With Roberto’s major expansion into Jordan, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia, Andrea is uniquely qualified to take the Roberto’s brand to the next level with our partners. Additionally, Andrea’s passion and enthusiasm are addictive, and he has made a difference when it comes to the culture of the organization and the incredible customer experience. I am confident in Andrea’s success and in her ability to build Roberto’s into a successful global brand and business! “.
Andrea has played a key role in the success of the restaurant since 2021, where he has continuously immersed himself in driving the business to the next phase