Hyatt Regency Maui Appoints Cindy Dugan as General Manager of Japengo
23 May 2011 18:02

Hyatt Regency Maui Appoints Cindy Dugan as General Manager of Japengo 

Congratulations is in order for Cindy Dugan. Japengo is exquisite,
destination dining at the Hyatt. She will be busy!

Here are all the details from their press release:


*Hyatt Regency Maui Appoints Cindy Dugan as General Manager of Japengo*

* *

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of
Cindy Dugan as the new general manager of Japengo, the resort’s new Pacific
Rim Restaurant and Sushi Lounge. With more than 10 years of management
experience, Dugan has an extensive background in both hospitality and food
and beverage industries. Prior to her appointment as general manager of
Japengo, Dugan was the food & beverage manager of Hyatt Regency Maui
overseeing operations of breakfast outlets including in-room dining, coffee
bar, Swan Court, and Regency Club.

“Since the opening of the restaurant in Dec. 2010, Japengo has been
well-received by locals and visitors as Maui’s hottest new dining
destination,” said Michael Jokovich, general manager at Hyatt Regency Maui
Resort and Spa. “We are confident that with Cindy’s vast experience in the
hospitality industry and strong food and beverage background, Japengo will
continue as a culinary trendsetter among Maui’s restaurants while providing
the highest quality of service.”

A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Dugan launched her career with
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center in 2004.
There, she held various positions including catering administrative
assistant and meeting concierge & catering/convention service coordinator
before joining Hyatt Regency O’Hare as the convention service manager.

In 2008, Dugan was promoted to catering manager and regional daylight key
operator at Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Two years later, she was promoted to
associate director of convention services, a position she held until 2011.

Dugan has been member of the Professional Convention Manager Association
(PCMA) and has volunteered at several philanthropic organizations including
Colorado Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and Colorado Pro

For more information regarding Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, please
contact the resort by phone at (808) 661-1234 or visit the resort website:


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