Norwegian Cruise Line Appoints Frank Weber to VP, Product Development

Norwegian Cruise Line announced that Frank Weber rejoined the company as VP, product development. In this new role, Weber will lead various product development and enhancement projects on the hotel operations team, including the development and implementation of new menus, food upgrades, service and culinary training for Norwegian’s complimentary dining venues; development of new restaurant, bar and entertainment concepts; and expansion of existing brand partner relationships.

Weber plans to introduce a variety of new dining concepts, menus and culinary alliances in an effort to enhance the on-board experience and increase guest satisfaction. For the past 10 years, Weber served as VP of food & beverage operations at Royal Caribbean Cruises. In addition, he was responsible for developing many new, innovative dining concepts.

Weber began his cruise line career at Norwegian Cruise Line in 1992, serving shipboard and shore side as executive chef and hotel director, through 1999. From there, he held a variety of hotel operations positions at Radisson Seven Seas and Pan Hotel Services.

Weber has received several awards including the Ivy Award in 2010 and the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) Silver Plate Award in 2012 in the Hotel and Lodging category, the first time that the IFMA recognized a cruise line executive.

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