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Raymond Alexander, director of food and beverage at Chisholm's

Ray Alexander, Director of Food and Beverage
Raymond Alexander is the Director of Food and Beverage for the Doubletree Wichita Airport and an integral part of Chisholm’s . He is a graduate of SAAF Culinary Academy and BYU with over 25 years in the industry. Raymond’s background spans from time as Executive Chef, having honed his skill with industry leaders in his native land of South Africa. Raymond has held a plethora of positions in the hotel industry including Assistant General Manager of Operations, Director of Food and Beverage, and Executive Chef with hotel leaders such as Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and RL Hotels. Raymond has been recognized through his career for food quality excellence, presentation and his creativity in pairing wine with specialty dishes. Raymond’s commitment and desire to provide the ultimate customer experience is marked through his training skills, giving each property he touches a competitive edge within each market.

Raymond is married with four children. His wife is also a hotel industry leader. They are both very excited to be here in Wichita and to be a part of such a great community.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salvatore Marciano, restaurant manager at Chisholm's
Salvatore Marciano, Restaurant Manager
Salvatore has worked in the food and hospitality industry for over 35 years. He started his restaurant career in his native country of Italy. After gaining years of experience working at several well-known restaurants in his home city of Naples, he moved to the United Kingdom to manage restaurants there. After 10 years of working for companies such as Pizza Express, Chibo, Chit Chat and Gee’s, he was offered a position with Starbucks where he managed one of the top 10 busiest stores in the entire company. Salvatore always sets a high service standard wherever he goes and always achieves superior results because of it. In 2006 he won Store Manager of the Year for U.K. and Ireland, which he describes as, “one of the greatest moments in his career.” Salvatore attributes his success to teamwork. Salvatore is a new resident of Wichita, KS, having recently moved from Oxford, UK. He is married and has three children.

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