Jeffrey Klein has been named the new vice president and managing director at Turnberry Isle Miami.
Klein, an almost eight-year Turnberry Associates executive who was serving as vice president of operations at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, has nearly 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
In his new expanded role, Klein will be responsible for managing all aspects of the 300-acre resort, including Turnberry’s two championship golf courses, the Spa & Fitness Center, on-property meetings and conventions, and food and beverage operations which include celebrity chef restaurants Corsair by Scott Conant and Bourbon Steak by Michael Mina. Klein will work closely with the resort’s senior executive team to oversee day-to-day operations and drive the property’s continued growth, supporting Turnberry’s long-term goals.
Prior to joining Turnberry Isle Miami, Klein was part of the executive team that relaunched the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. He played an integral role in developing the hotel’s dollar food and beverage operation, which includes several prominent restaurants such as Scarpetta, Hakkasan, StripSteak by Michael Mina and Michael Mina 74, and building a team of more than 1,200 employees. Prior to Fontainebleau, he spent seven years with Loews Hotels, holding leadership roles such as director of food and beverage, restaurant manager, banquet manager and director of guest services.
Klein earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from Indiana University.