Juergen Purgstaller

Freiberuflich / Selbstständig, Freelance hospitality consultant, webdesign and photography, Hospitality-mentors

Wien, Österreich


Vast knowledge regarding the F&B department and contacts from the Far East to the Americas.
Hotel Management


Professional experience for Juergen Purgstaller

  • Current , since May 2014


    Viking cruises

    Leading the Team of river longship with 95 comfortable outside staterooms (2 Explorer Suites, 7 Veranda Suites). Fully in charge of Hoteloperation

  • Current , since Feb 2014

    Freelance hospitality consultant, webdesign and photography


    Using the knowledge I gained over the last decades I want to help the newcomers as well as investors to realize their dreams. Since 2013 I also design and host websites. Photography is since 3 decades very important for me.

  • 7 months, Jun 2013 - Dec 2013


    Bio Vital Hotel Weissenseerhof

    Together with the team taking care of 30 rooms @ the Bio Vital Hotel as well as 28 bedrooms througout 14 appartments @ the Family & More Hotel

  • 8 months, Oct 2012 - May 2013


    Emporio hotels and resorts

    Together with HOD's fully in charge of the hotel operation

  • 1 year and 1 month, Sep 2011 - Sep 2012

    Director Food and Beverage

    The Ritz Carlton Wolfsburg

  • 2 years and 2 months, Jun 2009 - Jul 2011

    Director Food and Beverage

    Kilimanjaro Hotel Kempinski

  • 3 months, Apr 2009 - Jun 2009

    Director Food and Beverage

    Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay Egypt

  • 1 year and 3 months, Feb 2008 - Apr 2009

    Food and Beverage Manager

    Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains

  • 5 months, Oct 2007 - Feb 2008

    FF&E manager

    Kudat riviera

  • 7 months, Apr 2007 - Oct 2007

    Director Food and Beverage

    Sutera Harbour resort

    Fully in charge of the Food and Beverage department

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jan 2006 - Apr 2007

    Franchise Manager

    Testa Rossa Caffe

    Fully in charge of the development of Testa Rossa Caffe in the Middle East

  • 1 year and 2 months, Sep 2004 - Oct 2005

    Asst. Dir. Food and Beverage

    Moevenpick Hotel & Resorts

    Fully in charge of the Operational part of the F&B department

  • 10 months, Dec 2003 - Sep 2004

    Operations Manager Spectrum on One

    Fairmont Hotel Dubai

    Fully in charge of the Signature Restaurant Spectrum on One

  • 5 months, May 1985 - Sep 1985

    Commis de bar

    Grand Hotel de l´Europe

    preparing the hotel and casino bar for operation and assist the Bar manager

Educational background for Juergen Purgstaller

  • 2 years and 10 months, Sep 1983 - Jun 1986

    Hotel Management

    Hotelfachschule Bad Gleichenberg


  • English


  • German

    First language


cutting edge ideas of any kind (preferred Hotel related)
to hear about new things before they happen.


Hotel related news from all over the world as well as all this crazy things designers come up with
which nobody needs but
are still so cool to have and of course my family.

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