- Director of Sales
I joined Red Carnation Hotels in 2007 as a Sales Executive at the Montague on the Gardens Hotel. I had previously worked in Events in London for 18 months and prior to this I worked in Christchurch, New Zealand in Food & Beverage and Events. During my five years at The Montague I became Director of Sales for corporate business, where I was responsible for the Conference & Events teams. Now, as Director of Sales, Meetings and Events for the Red Carnation Hotels collection, I am combining my experience in both Sales and Events. The thing I most enjoy about working for Red Carnation is the people I work with and the fact top quality service and our guests experiences are of the utmost importance to all our teams.
T: +44 (0)7974 015 460
Hilario VA Pinto
- The Duke of Richmond - Conference and Banqueting Sales Manager
During my 20 years at The Duke of Richmond Hotel, I have progressed in my career and developed my knowledge and skills. The hotel is a great and friendly place to work and I continue to enjoy working there. I worked in several positions including, as a hall porter, receptionist, reservations coordinator, before being promoted to Conference and Banqueting Manager. As part of my role, I work closely with our clients to ensure that their every need is met when organising a meeting or function.
T: +44 (0) 1481 740 860 / (0) 1481 726221
- Wedding and Marketing Coordinator
I joined the Ashford team in 2012 where I began my career in hospitality with the reception team. Following my goal to one day work in the wedding department. I returned to college and completed a degree in Event Management and Public Relations. I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity to work as a Wedding and Marketing Coordinator in such a wonderful property. The Red Carnation Hotel Group are such a fantastic company to work for with amply opportunity’s for progression available to all staff members.
- Chesterfield Palm Beach - Director of Catering
I worked for the Crowne Plaza in West Palm Beach for 11 years, where I started as a server and eventually became Director of Food & Beverage. I was next employed at Trump International Golf Course and had occasion to stay as a guest at The Chesterfield Palm Beach. I was so impressed with the intimate size, personal touches, and attention to detail I experienced as a guest that I accepted a position here in April 2005. I have been serving as Director of Catering since October 2006 and challenge myself and our team to anticipate our guests’ needs and give the attention to detail that has become the hallmark of Red Carnation Hotels.
T: +1 (561) 659-5800, ext. 105
- The Oyster Box - Senior Banqueting Co-ordinator
I have spent the last 7 years honing my skills as a banqueting co-ordinator, some of which were spent on cruise ships including the Queen Mary 2. I have also spent a some time in hospitality recruitment, which has deepened my understanding of the industry at every level.
Most recently I was events & operations manager at Suncoast Events, before joining The Oyster Box as their senior banqueting co-ordinator. My previous experiences have helped me refine my ability to provide the most memorable occasions for our guests.
T: +27 31 514 5014
- Hotel d'Angleterre - Conference & Banquet Manager
Hotel d'Angleterre is the perfect place to organise an event or meeting. I have 5+ years of international experience as an Event Manager in large properties in Brussels and Vancouver. I joined the team in 2017 and I am a proud team member of this beautiful boutique hotel. I am fully committed to our clients needs and will ensure that their event is extraordinary.
T: +41 22 906 55 32
- Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa - Groups and Events Manager
I started at what is now 12A in August 1998 during my 15 years I have worked in various departments within the Hotel including Reception, Food and Beverage and housekeeping, but have found my passion to be in groups and incentives!
T:+ 27 (0)21 437 9028
- Director of Sales
Having started my career as a waitress at Red Carnation's bbar at the age of 18, I then went on to complete my BA in Art History from the University of Bristol. I re-joined Red Carnation Hotels as a Sales Executive at the Chesterfield Mayfair where I remained for the next 3.5 years after which I then became National Accounts Manager for M&E. Three years later I was promoted to Director of Sales for the Americas focusing on the Midwest and Canada in luxury sales. I now spend my time supporting all of our magnificent 17 properties world-wide in various ways always looking out for our clients best interests. In my spare time, I am patron of the TG Foundation, I enjoy the country side and taking in the latest art show.
Tel: +44 (0)7715 996 283/ +1 (561) 714 6093
- Conference and Events Sales Manager -
The Montague on the Gardens
My passion for hospitality started at a young age, when I began working at a guest house in the Lake District. I graduated Sheffield Hallam University with a First Class degree in Hospitality Business Management with Conference and Events. I joined the Management Programme at Red Carnation Hotels in 2015, and worked in various different departments. At The Montague, I began the role of Conference and Events Sales Manager in 2017. I feel honoured and proud to be apart of such a dedicated and creative team. We have been recognised for our success within the industry; in 2019 we were awarded “Conference and Banqueting Team of the Year” at the Hotel Cateys. I look forward to welcoming you to The Montague and creating a memorable event for you.
T: +44 (0) 20 7612 8411
- Ashford Castle - Events Manager
I have 10 years operations and sales experience at Ashford Castle. I have held numerous positions in many of the departments. Understanding my guests' dream celebrations and helping them to achieve them is something I love about my role. Ashford Castle is such a unique destination and our staff are welcoming, caring and passionate about their roles. The beauty of the estate landscape and the Castle feels magical for our guests.
T: + 353-94-95-46003
- Summer Lodge - Events Co-ordinator
I have been working in the hospitality industry since a very young age in my parents' hotel in France and this is where my passion for this industry started. I feel very lucky to have joined the Summer Lodge team in August 2004 after spending seven years working in various roles in England and Scotland (Winchester, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Stamford in Lincolnshire and Edinburgh). Coming in to work with this wonderful team and amazing location in the most beautiful property is always a daily joy! I look after events and banqueting for as few as nine people. No matter what your requests are we will treat them individually and professionally with the expertise of our team here. Our motto is "No request too large, no detail too small" and this is exactly what we are about. We look forward to welcoming you to our Dorset oasis very soon.
T: +44 (0) 1935 482 036
- Wedding Coordinator
I recently joined The Lodge at Ashford Castle and I am delighted to be part of this fantastic team - as well as the Red Carnation Hotel Group. I have a wealth of event planning experience having previously worked in the charity sector as Fundraising Events Manager. I am excited to work with our future Bride’s and Groom’s to help them create the most special day of their lives!
- Old Government House - Events Sales Manager
After finishing university with a degree in Hospitality Management I joined Red Carnation on its Management Programme in 2014. After working in various hotel departments in our Guernsey and London hotels I took on the role of Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at The OGH in late 2016. I then had the fantastic opportunity to take on this role, with my operations experience ensuring I can offer our clients the excellent delivery of service from the booking stage to the event itself. Being part the OGH team I am able to engage with our guests and ensure we meet every guest’s expectations every time. My team and I look forward to welcoming you to and making sure that all of your event and function needs are met.
T: +44 (0) 1481 738 504