An accomplished and enthusiastic operations leader, Chans Rock brings more than 25 years of food and beverage experience to his role as opening director of food and beverage operations at Carté Hotel. Rock will lead the culinary and front of house teams at the property's three on-site dining venues including Watercolors, Above Ash Social and Fonte di Vino. Before joining the Carté team, Rock served as general manager of the iconic Hotel Erwin and successfully opened the luxury Vintage House and Villagio Hotel in beautiful Napa Valley. Rock's outstanding service is widely recognized by his peers and the hospitality industry and he has received various accolades, including four gold medals from Hilton Worldwide and Manager of the Year at Marriott International.
Rock has held other executive management roles at notable properties including The Estate Yountville, The London West Hollywood, Hilton Worldwide and Marriot International. Rock received his bachelor's degree in business management from Western Governors University and is currently working towards his MBA.
Recent Appointments at Hilton
13 November 2019 — In his new role, Clark will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the 164 all-suite property including guest services, hotel administration and marketing efforts.
A 13-year hospitality veteran and team member with Hilton, most recently Clark held the role of director of operations at The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel, where he oversaw all aspects of hotel operations including rooms and food and beverage.
11 November 2019 — The Hampton Inn New Smyrna Beach (214 Flagler Avenue) has announced Lilli Sheller as Director of Sales. In this role, Sheller is responsible for overseeing and managing the meetings market and group travel to the property, as well as total hotel revenue.
11 November 2019 — Somerset Hills Hotel, a Tapestry Collection by Hilton™ property, set to re-open doors in January 2020, announced today the appointment of Paul Marsico as director of sales and marketing. In his new role, Marsico will spearhead the sales organization, creating and implementing innovative sales and marketing initiatives for the 118-room boutique hotel and events venue.