Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco has named Joerg Rodig as its general manager. Most recently, he served as GM of Four Seasons Resort Whistler; Rodig brings more than 20 years of global hospitality, food and beverage, and finance experience to the property.
Rodig will lead all aspects of the recently redesigned hotel operation, as well as stakeholder and community relationships. The $20 million renovation includes all 277 guestrooms and 46 suites, as well as the 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The accommodations, located on Floors 6 through 17 of the 42-story building, have shades of blue with steel tones that complement the brass and gold accents. The marble bathrooms have with deep soaking bathtubs and separate glass enclosed showers. Nespresso machines, outlets and USB ports, Bose speakers that can pair with smartphones, and large flat-screen televisions with DVR and casting capabilities were also added.
In addition, the hotel offers California cuisine at MKT Restaurant-Bar, complimentary access to its fitness club, Equinox, and a central location from which to explore the city.
At the Four Seasons Resort Whistler, Rodig hosted events with culinary stars from Four Seasons Lanai, Maui, Vail, Jackson Hole, Westlake and San Francisco for Bici Gusti Culinary Cycling Celebration, Cornucopia Food & Wine Festival and a festive pop-up restaurant, The Cabin.
Rodig began his career in the industry as a room service assistant manager in Boston, which progressed into positions in finance departments at Four Seasons properties in Nevis, Austin and Palo Alto before moving to Vancouver as director of finance in 2009. In 2014, Rodig was promoted to hotel manager in Vancouver, where he was prior to Four Seasons Resort Whistler.
Born and raised in Germany, Rodig grew up in food and beverage, with parents and grandparents in the restaurant business. He knew as early as age 10 that it was something he wanted to pursue.