Born in Hong Kong and raised in Singapore, Grand Hyatt Singapore’s Director of Food & Beverage, Sebastian Kern, is of German heritage who can speak perfect Singlish and live life with the ‘try everything’ attitude. Fascinated by the hotel business at a young age, he decided to expand his knowledge in Switzerland completing a dual Bachelor's degree at Glion Institute of Higher Education (BBA) and Les Roches-Gruyère University of Applied Sciences (BSc). Sebastian started his Hyatt journey 9 years ago as a Food & Beverage trainee at Park Hyatt Zurich, before joining the Grand Hyatt Singapore team as a Corporate Leadership Trainee.
Taking on the leadership role within the Food and Beverage division in 2019, Sebastian has piloted numerous sustainability projects ensuring the hotel runs the greenest Food and Beverage operations in Singapore. As a leader in his field, Sebastian encourages his associates to challenge the status quo in ensuring that all initiatives play an essential role in protecting our environment for the future generation, including the impact it has on our key stakeholders; our owners, guests, community and associates.