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Director of Catering & Events

posted September 19, 2019

C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton
Houston, TX
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Description

Bold, locally connected, and soulful, C. Baldwin, Curio
Collection by Hilton delivers a special hotel experience in the heart of
Houston's financial district. Named after the 'mother of Houston,' Charlotte Baldwin,
our hotel is a destination for those who seek out individuality in themselves
and in their lives. This groundbreaking hotel is conveniently connected to the
Allen Center and Heritage Plaza, and places you within walking distance or a
short drive from the city's richest cultural attractions, including downtown,
Montrose, The Heights and Buffalo Bayou Park. We operate a complimentary
shuttle within the immediate downtown area.


Our 354 room hotel boasts a boldly stylish décor,
floor-to-ceiling windows, glamorous textures and 55-inch multimedia TVs.
Premium rooms and suites provide enhanced views of the city. A special
collection of 14 corner guest rooms have been curated to feature Peloton bikes
for those looking to enjoy a workout in the privacy of their room.


Opening September 2019, we invite guests to experience
unforgettable dining with a social, irreverent vibe in our restaurant with a
celebrity chef at its helm. Sip handcrafted cocktails in our glamorous lobby
bar. Work out in the well-equipped fitness center or stroll through the social
green space. C. Baldwin will offer a luxurious nail salon, Paloma, and a
lifestyle boutique, sloan/hall, in September 2019. With 14,000 sq. ft. of
flexible meeting space accommodating up to 650 guests, our hotel is
perfect for elegant gatherings, signature weddings, private dining events, and
executive board meetings.


What will I be doing?

As Director of Catering and Events, you would be responsible for directing and administering catering operations in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Direct and administer all catering operations to include, but not limited to, guest service, soliciting new accounts, negotiating contracts, merchandising and marketing, planning, event execution, cost control implementation, systems management, budget and forecasting, department management, adherence to federal, state and local standards and meeting participation and facilitation
  • Develop market segments, solicit new customers, negotiate contracts and maintain relationships with current customers
  • Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counselling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
  • Recruit, interview and train team members
  • Communicate with and provide direction and supervision to team members to execute catering events

Requirements

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



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About This Employer

C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton

400 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002-4703

(713) 759-0202

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At A Glance

Bold, locally connected, and soulful, C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton delivers a special hotel experience in the heart of Houston's financial district. Named after the 'mother of Houston,' Charlotte Baldwin, our hotel is a destination for those who seek out individuality in themselves and in their lives. This groundbreaking hotel is conveniently connected to the Allen Center and Heritage Plaza, and places you within walking distance or a short drive from the city's richest cultural attractions, including downtown, Montrose, The Heights and Buffalo Bayou Park. We operate a complimentary shuttle within the immediate downtown area.

Our accommodations offer a boldly stylish décor, floor-to-ceiling windows, glamorous textures and 55-inch multimedia TVs. Premium rooms and suites provide enhanced views of the city. A special collection of 14 corner guest rooms have been curated to feature Peloton bikes for those looking to enjoy a workout in the privacy of their room.

Experience unforgettable dining with a social, irreverent vibe in our restaurant with a celebrity chef at its helm. Sip handcrafted cocktails in our glamorous speakeasy meticulously hidden amid the lobby. Work out in the well-equipped fitness center or stroll through the social green space. C. Baldwin will offer a luxurious nail salon, Paloma, and a lifestyle boutique, sloan/hall in September 2019 and 14,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space to accommodate up to 650 guests, perfect for elegant gatherings, signature weddings, private dining events and executive board meetings.