The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island has announced the promotion of Greg Cook to general manager. Cook was formerly an area general manager, with oversight of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island included in his leadership portfolio.
In his new role, Cook will manage all aspects of the resort. His vision and acumen have been tapped for major projects on-site, including the design and launch of Coquina, an al fresco restaurant inspired by the island’s Spanish Colonial period, as well as a planned renovation of the hotel’s guestrooms and suites. At a time when public health and safety are paramount, Cook will also oversee enhanced cleanliness protocols at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
Cook most recently served as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, where he led the luxury service experience and oversaw substantial enhancements to the property. His projects there include the $17 million renovation of the hotel’s guestrooms and Club Lounge, along with the launch of Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits. Prior to his time there, Cook was the general manager of Eden Roc Renaissance, where he aided in repositioning the lifestyle property following a $230 million renovation.
Cook’s involvement in the community is extensive, The Ritz-Carlton says, as he has served as a board member and/or co-chair for the Broward Workshop Top 105 CEO’s of Broward County; Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association; City of Fort Lauderdale Chamber “Economic Advisory Council;” City of Fort Lauderdale Business Improvement District; and Broward Tourism Coalition in the past. In keeping with community even closer to home, Cook led The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale to earn the Community Footprints Award of the Year, an award presented by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company focused on social and environmental responsibility.