Meet the team

The Drisco Hotel Tel Aviv recognizes that its team members are the most significant asset to the business.
Our colleagues are the expression of our values and service culture.

The professionals selected are driven by passion and have a natural talent for fine hospitality,
matching the legacy of The Leading Hotels of the World brand.

The leadership team associates are veteran industry experts, with impressive international experience.
True motivation and an uncompromising strive for excellence has earned The Drisco Hotel Tel Aviv multiple accolades,
awards, exposure and recognition in the media, international hospitality community, and among our guests.

Mr. Avi Zak

Mr. Avi Zak
Managing Partner
Avi Zak has held multiple roles within the field of hospitality management since 1997, including working as managing director of three boutique hotels in central London during the early 2000s. He has served as the founder and managing partner of two boutique hotels in Tel Aviv since 2004, and also as the founder and managing partner of the luxury, five-star superior, The Drisco Hotel since 2014, as well as the hotel’s George & John restaurant from 2019. Currently in the works is Avi’s fourth hotel, a 160 room, centrally located property in Tel Aviv, opening in 2022. Avi was born in Israel and currently lives in Tel Aviv with his wife and three children.

avi@thedrisco.com

Adi Nevo

Adi Nevo
General Manager
Holding an MBA in finance, has extensive experience in senior management positions within some of Israel finest hotels. He started his career as a Front Office Manager before moving onto Assistant General Manager and Director of Rooms roles. On the national front, he was part of The Ritz Carlton in Herzliya’s core opening team, and later become the Hotel Manager at The David Citadel in Jerusalem. Adi is extremely proud to lead The Drisco Hotel Tel Aviv team. Adi was born in Israel and is married with three children.

adi@thedrisco.com

Tomer Tal

Tomer Tal
Hotel and George & John Restaurant Chef
Chef Tomer Tal, who has a decade of experience working in some of Tel Aviv’s top restaurant, leads the culinary team at The Drisco Hotel Tel Aviv. Tomer is one of the most promising young chefs in Israel, introduces to George & John a menu based on unique cooking and smoking methods, using local herbs and quality sustainable ingredients. His original culinary language stands out from crowd and demonstrates exclusivity. Tomer draws inspiration from local, multi cultural traditions, standing out from the crowd with an original culinary language, demonstrates exclusivity in his presentation of Israeli-modern cuisine. Tomer was born in Israel and is married with two children.

tomer@thedrisco.com

Ms. Maya Yeshaiyo

Ms. Maya Yeshaiyo
Front-Desk and Concierge Manager
After pursuing a BA and MBA in Hotel Management at SHMS Hotelier Business School in Switzerland, Maya Yeshaiyo moved to North Carolina in the US where she began her career in the hospitality industry, working as an event seller for the Old Edward Inn. In this position, Maya was immersed in the field of sales and event production. In her next career step, Maya moved back to her home country of Israel to work as a hotel concierge, where she rose through the ranks to become head concierge and supervisor at local luxury hotels. Maya joined The Drisco Hotel team in 2020.

Maya@thedrisco.com

Nataly Nichitina

Nataly Nichitina
Reservations Manager
After obtaining a degree in interior design at the Technical University of Moldova, Nataly followed her heart and relocated to Israel. Here, she was exposed to and immediately captured by the travel and hospitality industry. Now a veteran of the hotel business for more than eight years, her passion and enjoyment of the industry is continuously expending. Nataly was born in Moldova.

Nataly@thedrisco.com