Aloft Greenville Downtown Announces Melissa Haines as Director of Food and Beverage

Melissa Haines, Aloft Greenville Downtown Director of Food and Beverage

Greenville, S.C. (August 9, 2017) – Aloft Greenville Downtown announced today that it has hired Melissa Haines as its Director of Food and Beverage. In her new role, Haines will oversee the food and beverage offering for the hotel’s W XYZ® bar, which offers small plates, signature cocktails, and a selection of local beer and wine. She will also manage the hotel’s catering menus and breakfast offerings.

“We are pleased to welcome Melissa to our team, and I am confident that her culinary expertise will help further elevate the food and beverage offerings at Aloft,” said Jonathan Brashier, general manager, Aloft Greenville Downtown. “Melissa’s vast experience and passion for food service strongly align with our commitment to providing an outstanding dining experience to hotel guests and locals.”

Prior to joining the Aloft team, Haines previously held food and beverage leadership roles at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta and the Hyatt Regency Greenville. She graduated from Johnson & Wales with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA in Hospitality.

Located in Greenville’s ONE City Plaza, Aloft Greenville Downtown sits atop a 474-space public parking garage and features 144 spacious, loft-like rooms, leading-edge technology and a lively, social atmosphere. The hotel includes an outdoor level on the sixth floor with cabana rooms, a fire pit, dog walk and sun-filled outdoor pool elevated for views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Aloft brand’s signature W XYZ® bar sits on the fourth floor and opens to The Ledge overlooking the plaza.

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