HOTEL DE ROME NAMED HOTEL OF THE YEAR 2019
At Hotel de Rome
The Hotel de Rome, a Rocco Forte Hotel, was honoured with two awards at the 21st Busche Gala Awards: The five-star superior hotel on Berlin’s Bebelplatz received the award "Hotel of the Year 2019" and General Manager Gordon Debus received the award "Hotel Manager of the Year 2019". Renowned speakers such as TV presenter Ulrich Wickert, former Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit and Dr. Dominik Pförringer presented the awards.
Every year, the editorial offices of the Busche publications “Schlemmer Atlas” and “Schlummer Atlas” honour outstanding personalities for their achievements, including chefs, hosts and connoisseurs. This year, 45 prize winners were chosen in the four categories of gastronomy, hotel business, life's work and epicure.
RTL presenter Frauke Ludowig hosted the award ceremony in the Apollosaal of the Berlin Opera “Staatsoper Unter den Linden”.
Afterwards, 400 invited guests from the industry as well as prominent guests and representatives from culture, politics and business celebrated at the Hotel de Rome and enjoyed the after-show party "Diamonds Night". VIP Guests were among others: Charles Forte, actress Iris Berben and actor Benno Fürmann, tv-chef Tim Mälzer, King of Food Michael Käfer, Michelin star chefs Heinz Winkler and Christian Bau.