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Boston’s great hotelier retires

S erge Denis knows he is a stereotype, and he relishes it.

He is a Frenchman who only drinks champagne — no beer, no wine, not even champagne-y sparkling wine. He eats cheeseburgers with a fork and knife. He is a gentleman’s gentleman — a jack of all trades who commands followers, but does so with a servant’s heart.

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