Industry Update
Appointment22 July 2019

Chans Rock

Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At Carté® Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton - CA, USA

Chans Rock

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.


Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history.
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