Michael Deltette

Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. proudly announces the appointment of Michael Deltette as director of social events for the 335-room hotel located at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. Deltette will spearhead the social events for this historic luxury hotel featuring 22,000 square feet of iconic event space and three unique ballrooms.

Michael brings more than 20 years of catering, event management, and hospitality experience within the top luxury and lifestyle hotels in Washington, D.C. Named the Style Guru (Engaged! Magazine), Washingtonian Style Setter (Washingtonian Magazine), The Party Guru (Washington Weddings), this most celebrated wedding professional will oversee weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other high end social events.

Deltette joins Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. after serving as a director of guest experience and quality assurance, as well as a director of catering sales and events management for one of the prominent luxury hotels in Washington, D.C.

Michael was born and raised in the Philippines, where he received a master's in psychology and management and later went back to school to pursue his passion of becoming a chef. Deltette then assisted in the development and opening of his family's multi-cuisine restaurant. Michael's travels led him to New York City, where he attended The Culinary Institute of America, where he learned both back and front of the house operations.

Michael enjoys painting, cooking and entertaining, traveling, and spending time with his husband, David, and their beagle, Franklin, at their home in upper Washington, D.C.