Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf Appoints Pascal Forotti As General Manager

Forotti to Lead Pendry Hotels & Resorts’ New Hotel in the Nation’s Capital 

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIF. (January 5, 2022)Pendry Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the appointment of Pascal Forotti as general manager of Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf, scheduled to open late 2022. Located in Washington’s striking new waterfront harbor destination, the hotel will feature 131 guestrooms, including 34 suites, three signature dining and bar concepts, including a rooftop lounge with panoramic views, a state-of-the-art Spa Pendry, and 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.

Forotti joins the Pendry Hotels & Resorts family with more than 25 years of luxury hospitality experience having worked globally from the United States to Costa Rica, England, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, and Canada. In his new role as General Manager, Forotti will oversee all aspects of hotel operations at Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf.

“We are delighted to bring the Pendry brand to the nation’s capital,” said Alan Fuerstman, founder, chairman and CEO of Montage International. “With its stunning architecture and exceptional culinary and entertainment offerings, Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf will bring a new era of hospitality to this dynamic city, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have Pascal lead the team.”

Most recently, Forotti served as managing director of The Watergate Hotel in Washington DC. Prior to this, he served in numerous leadership roles including managing director at Rosewood Hotel Washington DC, where he led the transition of the hotel’s rebrand from Capella to Rosewood. Additional experience includes working with Intercontinental Hotel Group for 16 years as well as Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts for more than seven years, serving as general manager of the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, amongst other roles.

Forotti was born and raised in Luxembourg and graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Ceria with a degree in hotel management.

For more information on Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf, please visit or follow @pendryhotels and @pendrywharfdc.


About Pendry Hotels & Resorts
Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a new luxury hospitality brand from Montage International. Pendry combines inspired design with a celebration of culture and authentic service tailored to today’s cultured world traveler. Founders Alan J. Fuerstman and Michael Fuerstman’s well-seasoned experience in the hospitality industry serves as the foundation for the brand. Each property is injected with a unique perspective on contemporary style, and an emphasis on the arts and local community in the city it calls home. The portfolio of hotels includes Pendry San Diego Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Pendry West Hollywood, Pendry Chicago and Pendry Manhattan West. Opening in 2022 is Pendry Park City and Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf. Opening in 2023 is Pendry Natirar. Pendry Hotels & Resorts is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. For more information on Pendry Hotels & Resorts, follow @pendryhotels or visit

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