As the Founder and Managing Partner of Harvest Cotton Tale and former Chief Executive Officer of OB Hotels & Restaurants, Baaghil’s parameter of expertise includes holding Executive positions up to General Manager in some of the industry’s luxury hotels around the globe, he also gained integral experience from working with some of the industry’s most renowned chefs and hoteliers. Abdul began his career with the Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in San Francisco, upon succeeding he moved on to becoming the Opening Director of Restaurants at the Luxury Park Hyatt, Los Angeles, General Manager at Picasso room, Bellagio,Las Vegas, Director of Food & Beverage at St. Regis, New York and EAM (Executive Assistant Manager – F&B) at the Ritz-CarltonHotel Company. During his tenure, Baaghil was appointed a Senior Member of Food and Beverage Advisory Board for The Ritz –Carlton Hotel Company in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. Baaghil also moved onto becoming the Hotel Manager of the Ritz-Carlton Financial Street, Beijing and the General Manager Fairmont Nile City in Cairo. In his position as the Managing Director of The Crystal Group in Beirut, Baaghil gained a thorough understanding of the region with boutique hotel properties in Beirut and restaurants in Dubai. Abdul Baaghil is Les Roches alumnus class of 1991 and graduated from the European University in Montreux Switzerland.