Kathryn Day Joins PUBLIC Chicago as General Manager
NEW YORK (September 11, 2013)?- PUBLIC Chicago, the first hotel opened under Ian Schrager’s evolutionary brand, welcomes Kathryn Day as new General Manager effective today. Mrs. Day joins PUBLIC Chicago with a wealth of experience in the luxury sector, previously holding the position of Director of Hotel Services at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.
During her tenure at the Waldorf Astoria, Mrs. Day was instrumental in achieving several prestigious accolades including the property’s Five Diamonds Luxury rating, World’s Best Service and World’s Best Hotel by Travel + Leisure, and Best Hotel in the USA by Cond? Nast Traveler, among others. Prior to joining Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Ms. Day was the Director of Rooms for Four Seasons Hotels Philadelphia, Mansion of Forsyth Park in Savannah Georgia, Conrad and Hilton Hotels in China, Malaysia and Maldives. She is a native of Sydney, Australia and holds Bachelors of Commerce and Law with first class honors including Business Law, Marketing and Hospitality Management.
PUBLIC Chicago is the first hotel in Ian’s PUBLIC brand. With this property, he set out to create a new era of chic boutique hotels focusing on inclusivity, style and the consumer experience, combining personalized service with affordable prices. The re-imagined Pump Room restaurant with menus by the award-winning Jean Georges Vongerichten has been the talk of the town since its opening in October 2011 and the property has since become one of Chicago’s hottest hotels.