Palm Springs, CA (October 7, 2014) – Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs proudly announces hospitality veteran Stan Kantowski as General Manager.  Serving in leadership roles at a variety of luxury resorts, such as the five-diamond Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado, Kantowski brings an invaluable skill set to Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. Kantowski is an industry veteran whose expertise lies in creating outstanding experiences for each and every guest.

“Stan’s ability to lead a team focused on the highest levels of customer service is exactly what we were looking for. We know his skill set and experience can take us to the next level, as we continue to expand our resort,” says Andy Carpiac, owner of Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs.

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs opened just one year ago in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. The resort offers 163 stylish rooms with balconies, and amenities such as a Rock Spa, Rock Shop, Body Rock Fitness Center, and 30,000 square feet of unique and flexible meeting and events space.

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs also recently opened Simon Kitchen + Bar, the latest restaurant from Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon. The menu at Simon Kitchen + Bar complements the establishment’s welcoming and social environment, featuring shared plates, sandwiches, entrées and stone-oven flatbreads. Social plates include tempura green beans made with pepper jelly and cream cheese; bacon jam served with baked brie and toasted baguette; and Simon’s award-winning Iron Chef Burger served with red onion jam and sharp cheddar cheese.

For more information, please visit HRHPalmSprings.com or call 800-280-2971.

About Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is a luxury 163-room resort located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, California. This beautiful, music-inspired hotel offers comfort, style, and sophistication in an atmosphere that is anything but uptight. Its location just two hours from Los Angeles makes it the perfect getaway, with year-round sunshine, a Rock Spa, fitness center, shimmering pool with cabanas, plus the Simon Kitchen + Bar, the latest restaurant from celebrity chef Kerry Simon, offering delicious cuisine served with a cool, laid back vibe. Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is owned by Kittridge Hotels & Resorts, LLC. For more information visit www.HRHPalmSprings.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 190 venues in 58 countries, including 144 cafes, 21 hotels and 10 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Biloxi, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, San Diego and Singapore. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Seoul, San Juan and Marseille. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Los Cabos, Abu Dhabi and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.


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