The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Appoints New Leadership to Food & Beverage Division

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The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr. Vadim Morozov to the role of Executive Assistant Manager of Food, Beverage & Culinary. Morozov, a seasoned hospitality professional with over a decade of luxury experience, will oversee all culinary and beverage programs, striving to further elevate the guest experience at the esteemed four-star hotel through innovation in offerings, exceptional service standards, and proven track record of effective leadership capabilities.

Morozov brings with him a wealth of knowledge and pedigree in his accomplishments at luxury properties across markets in the U.S., with prestigious roles held within The Ritz-Carlton and St. Regis hotel brands. In his most recent role as Director of Restaurants and Bars at The St. Regis Washington, D.C., Morozov’s operational expertise successfully relaunched the hotel’s signature restaurant in 2023, resulting in accolades and inclusion in D.C.’s Best New Restaurants list while simultaneously achieving year-to-year growth and profitability across the hotel’s dining outlets. Before his tenure at The St. Regis Washington, D.C., Morozov held roles such as Food and Beverage Operations Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour, Miami; Food and Beverage Manager at The St. Regis New York; and Banquet Operations Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

“With Vadim’s demonstrated leadership and impressive performance history, our entire team is confident he will provide immense opportunities for the overall growth and culinary evolution of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis,” said Bosther Kusich, General Manager. “As we embark on a new chapter of our hotel with the completion of the Lobby reimagination this Fall, we are confident in his ability to offer excellence in all aspects of our guest’s experience.”

Throughout his professional career, Morozov has built motivated teams and utilizes a shared vision of success to optimize performance. Equipped with experience in all facets of operations, Morozov is a certified Mezcal sommelier and a WSET Level 2 wine specialist.

“St. Louis is a dynamic destination with an outstanding culinary reputation within the region,” said Vadim Morozov. “I’m honored to take on this new role and collaborate with our leaders across the property that will further demonstrate our commitment in providing extraordinary offerings.”

In addition to his passion for hospitality, Morozov is an enthusiastic connoisseur of food, wine, and cocktails. In his leisure time, he enjoys traveling with his partner Chris, exploring exciting destinations through a cultural lens. He is always keen to discuss topics ranging from cold brew tastings to foreign films and looks forward to starting his next chapter in the St. Louis community.

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