- Luke SomersetVice President of Operations and General Manager
Luke Somerset brings more than 15 years of hospitality industry experience to his role as Vice President of Operations and General Manager of Bread & Salt Hospitality, with an extensive background managing Hotel and Property Operations. Luke’s passion has been in Lifestyle and Boutique Hotel brands like The Standard, Proper, Pailhouse and Hotel Figueroa after his formal beginnings in Resort and 5-star hotel properties. Born in Milton Keynes, England, Luke moved to the United States at the age of seven and spent the bulk of his childhood in Southern California. He studied graphics and new media at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, but soon found his calling in the hospitality industry after realizing what he really enjoys is connecting with people in a dynamic environment. Known for developing high-performing teams, Luke focuses on making the on-property experience of each guest and resident effortless, so that each hotel or extended stay feels like home and family.
- Patrycia CanatanDirector of Sales and Marketing
Patrycia brings to her work more than 17+ years of experience in business development, corporate sales, marketing, strategic sales and initiatives, partnership, market development, and relocation. Her successful career in the hospitality industry started as a famous Hotel St. Moritz, now known as The Ritz-Carlton New York. She held this position with several major hotel chains and in 2006 transitioned to corporate housing industry as a Corporate Sales Manager at Furnished Quarters, globally one of the largest corporate housing companies one of the leading providers of corporate housing and temporary short-term apartments on the East Coast. This position enabled her to make long-lasting relationships in many industries including Digital Media, Entertainment, Productions, Fashion, Creative Agencies, Missions and Embassy as well as a Group Business. In 2013, Patrycia and her husband moved to sunny Los Angles, where she worked as SYNERGY Global Housing, LEVEL Furnished Living (pre-opening team), PC Housing as a Business Development Manager and Hollywood PROPER Residences as the Director of Sales & Leasing. Patrycia joined the Bread & Salt Hospitality in the fall of 2018 as the Director of Sales & Marketing. In her role she focuses primarily on new client acquisition and Strategic Partnership. Patrycia is able to navigate various social and professional settings with ease and proficiency. She embraces all people – those from other cultures, as well as individuals from various social and economic backgrounds. Her knowledge of several languages is an added bonus when she meets people from different countries. She often throws in phrases in Polish, Italian and Russian but her favorite language of all is that of a simple smile. She prides herself on the strong relationships she has built among her clients both on the East and West Coast. Her knowledge of cultural differences coupled makes her a great addition to our team at Bread & Salt Hospitality.