Pietro Giardini

General Manager, Tides Folly Beach


Pietro Giardini is from Rome, Italy and has lived in Charleston since 2007. Pietro graduated from ITC Toscanelli – Uinvesita’ La Sapienza in Rome with a degree in Accounting/Business Administration.

He has spent his entire life in the hospitality industry, his family has a hotel where he began washing dishes at the age of 10. Pietro has worked at Walt Disney World, The Ritz-Carlton and Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

He has been with Avocet since 2014. Pietro is also a sommelier, so when he is not working you can find him doing “research” on the latest wines.

Discover AVOCET Hospitality Executive Team

Jon Weitz

Founder & CEO

Ken Merkel

General Manager, The Read House

Dale Huggins

Chief Financial Officer

Rod Gerber

Director of Development, Construction & Design

Wesley Bloomfield Sang

Director of Strategic Planning 

Kris Altman
Kris Altman

Chief Marketing Officer

Stay up to date with Avocet

Avocet Hospitality Group

174 East Bay Street • Suite 202 • SC • 29401

(843) 577-2525