ANAHEIM, Calif. – August 8, 2012 – Accomplished hotel events professional, Paula Ramirez was recently appointed director of catering at Hilton Anaheim, Orange County’s largest property with 140,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and 1,572 rooms for guests visiting Southern California.
Ramirez will only have to walk a few doors down the hallway to find her new office as she has been part of the Hilton Anaheim family for the last six years holding the title of senior events manager and honing her skills in creatively designing, planning and executing events ranging from 20 to 6000 attendees. Additionally, Ramirez excelled in menu design, contract negotiation, and managed department budget analysis and expenditures.
“We are so proud to promote one of our own team members into the director’s chair,” said , Shaun Robinson, general manager, Hilton Anaheim. “Paula has not only taken everything that her mentors have shown her and applied it to her day-today flawlessly, but she has also demonstrated that she is incredibly capable to take on this new role and we are certain that she will exceed all expectations.”
Ramirez will report to Michael Mustafa, director of sales and marketing, and will oversee a multi-million dollar department as well as direct the department to exceed sales goals during forecast periods by contracting new business and maintaining and nurturing existing relationships.
“I am incredibly proud to be joining the directive team of such a prestigious property,” said Ramirez. “I look forward to implementing new ideas and strategies that will enhance the already established and respected catering department.”
Born and raised in Orange County, outside of her life at Hilton Anaheim, Paula is mother to two adorable children, Samantha and Adrian and spends most of her free time keeping her children busy. When she is not being “super mommy,” Paula loves to relax with a good book or will go camping, hiking, or picnics at the park.
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