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David Nicola has been appointed Director of Food and Beverage  of  Lansdowne Resort located in Leesburg, Virginia. Nicola is an accomplished hospitality executive with a successful history of leading profitable Food & Beverage operations in large hotels, inclusive outlets and meeting space.

Nicola comes to Lansdowne most recently from the Washington Golf & Country Club where he was in charge of seven outlets featuring upscale and elegant dining experiences.  Previously he worked with several high level Hyatt Hotels including Hyatt Regency Washington, Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Hyatt Regency Boston and Hyatt Regency Cambridge. 

"We are so happy to welcome David to Lansdowne Resort,'' said Executive Director Kevin Carter. "His food and beverage experience will be integral in supporting all of the resort's outlets as well as supporting our culinary team." 

"I am thrilled to join the team of Lansdowne Resort, '' said Nicola. "Lansdowne has a high level reputation in the community and I look forward to supporting our team and creating amazing experiences for our members and guests."

Nicola holds a Hospitality and Tourism management certificate from FAU, CIA Culinary Immersion Certificate as well as Business Management degree from Laney College. 

Nicola currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and two sons.


About Lansdowne Resort 

Lansdowne Resort is a coveted wellness destination with environments created to promote the synergy of Mind, Body and Spirit. Nestled into 500 bucolic acres overlooking the picturesque Potomac River, guests are invited to disconnect from the world and reconnect with themselves through experiences that encourage self-discovery. Players find their haven on 45 holes of challenging championship golf designed by Greg Norman and Robert Trent Jones Jr. Travelers enjoy an idyllic escape in the AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort's myriad outdoor activities and state-of-the-art spa. Groups discover an oasis for productive meetings with innovative conference facilities and world-class dining and amenities. Located 30 miles outside Washington, D.C. and 12 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport. For more information visit