Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta Appoints Director of Restaurants, Bars & Events and Assistant Director of Food & Beverage
ATLANTA – Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta, an upscale boutique hotel located steps from Lenox Square, has appointed Philipp Martens as director of restaurants, bars & events and Sergii Chepko as assistant director of food and beverage. In their roles, Martens and Chepko will manage the hotel’s food and beverage division including Spaceman, the rooftop bar and lounge, and Three Arches, the hotel’s signature dining experience.
Located on the 15th floor of the hotel, Spaceman features simple, delicious, and shareable dishes along with craft cocktails. The thoughtfully curated space includes an expansive bar in front of floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as two outdoor terraces with lounge seating, yard games, and stunning views of the Atlanta skyline. Three Arches, the recently opened restaurant located on the first floor of the hotel, is named from one of the interior’s focal points, the three arches that reside behind the stunning bar. The restaurant is a celebration of the pan-Mediterranean culinary tradition, embracing fresh ingredients of exceptional quality and bright flavors that allow them to shine.
“We are thrilled to have Philipp Martens and Sergii Chepko join our food and beverage leadership team,” notes Kristi Cotten-Morris, general manager of Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta. “Both are industry veterans with impressive experience, and we are confident their combined expertise will take both Spaceman and Three Arches to the next level.”
Philipp Martens is an accomplished hotelier in the luxury, business and leisure segments. With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Martens has worked at industry-leading hotels. He began his career at Caesar Park Hotel in Panama before moving to New York City to work in luxury hotels including the Hyatt Grand Central New York and then on to the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. Martens obtained a degree in business administration and hospitality management from Glion Institute of Higher Education, known as one of the world’s finest hospitality management schools. His goal for guests visiting Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta is for them to experience Buckhead’s unique, storied legacy and Hyatt’s world-renowned guest service.
Sergii Chepko has worked in the hospitality industry for over 10 years, growing his career with Hyatt hotels at properties including Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas, Hyatt Regency Tashkent and Grand Hyatt Atlanta before joining the Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta team. He began his career as the restaurant and microbrewery director at Pivna Duma, a new concept microbrewery and restaurant in Ukraine. Chepko plans to bring his multicultural and widespread experience to ensure guests receive exceptional service at the hotel’s dining outlets.
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About Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta
Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta, opened December 2021, is an upscale, stylish boutique hotel located along the edge of Lenox Square Shopping Center in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. The property was designed to reflect the history of its location, drawing inspiration from Georgia’s ancient pottery heritage and Buckhead’s evolution as a fashion destination. The 15-story hotel offers 218 guestrooms, 3,702 square feet of meeting and pre-function space, a fully equipped fitness center, an outdoor heated plunge pool, a 15th floor rooftop bar and lounge, Spaceman, which features 270-degree views of the Atlanta skyline, and a first-floor restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. For more information on Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta, visit hyattcentricbuckheadatlanta.com. Follow on social @HyattCentricBuckheadATL on Facebook and Instagram.
About Hyatt Centric
Hyatt Centric is a brand of full-service lifestyle hotels located in prime destinations. Created to connect guests to the heart of the action, Hyatt Centric hotels are thoughtfully designed to enable exploration and discovery so they never miss a moment of adventure. Each hotel offers social spaces to connect with others in the lobby, meanwhile the bar and restaurant are local hot spots where great conversations, locally inspired food and signature cocktails can be enjoyed. Streamlined modern rooms focus on delivering everything guests want and nothing they don’t. A passionately engaged team is there to provide local expertise on the best food, nightlife and activities the destination has to offer. For more information, please visit hyattcentric.com. Follow @HyattCentric on Facebook and Instagram, and tag photos with #HyattCentric.