Meet the staff

Interview with Tamás Simon, Rickshaw Manager

Tamas_Simon_portrait_v2How long have you worked at Corinthia Hotel Budapest?
Since the opening, that is, 13 years ago. It feels like it was just yesterday…
Which areas have you worked in, and where are you now?
I have worked at Brasserie & Atrium Restaurant, Rickshaw and Le Bar. Now I am working as Rickshaw Manager.
What are your duties?
Managing the restaurant and my team. This involves creating the menu and making sure all our guests are
delighted with the meals, offers and atmosphere. In my job, communication, creativity and understanding
customers’ needs are fundamental elements of success. It is a heart-warming challenge every day and I admit I
simply love it.
If you hadn’t gone into the hotel business, what profession would you have chosen?
I would be a musician, for sure.
What is your favorite place in Budapest?
Definitely the Zoo.
How do you relax?
I spend time with my children, the more the better.
Which achievement in your life are you most pleased about?
I am the proudest father ever.
What hidden talents do you have?
I play the guitar in a rock band. Music plays a great role in my life.
If you won the Euro Jackpot, what would you do with the money?
I would travel with my family all year.
If someone wrote a biography about you, what would the title be?
Still got the blues.
What are the top 3 things on your bucket list?
Visiting New Orleans, a journey to Australia and a 1958 Gibson Les Paul guitar…
If your life had a theme song, what would it be?
Welcome to the jungle.
What would you say is your personal motto?
Don’t panic.

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