Hilton Orlando Strengthens Management Team With Two New Appointments
New Hotel Manager Joe Cardone and Food and Beverage Director Justin Garner Bring a Combined 42 Years of Experience to Leadership Team
ORLANDO, Fla. - The AAA Four Diamond Hilton Orlando is proud to announce the appointment of Joe Cardone as the new hotel manager and Justin Garner as food and beverage director. The two new appointments combine more than four decades of hotel industry experience to the 1,417-room convention resort.
Bringing more than 28 years of hospitality expertise to Hilton Orlando, Joe Cardone previously held a myriad of positions at properties from the Waldorf Astoria in New York City to The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington D.C. Most recently he acted as the resident manager at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
"Rejuvenating our leadership team, these two new faces will bring an air of strategic innovation to the hotel," said General Manager Chris Mueller. "We are eager to watch them evolve our award-winning traditions."
In his new role, Cardone will oversee revenue and guest satisfaction targets, deliver direction for capital projects, oversee customer service, provide positive and effective leadership, and oversee general strategic development for the hotel.
Driving the hotel's culinary scene forward Justin Garner brings more than 14 years of experience to his new role as food and beverage director. This multi-faceted position encompasses managing of all food and beverage operations throughout the hotel's seven dining options including five full-service restaurants, a marketplace, lobby bar, in-room dining, and the property's extensive meetings and events spaces.
Prior to joining the Hilton Orlando team, Garner worked as director of food and beverage at the Hilton Austin Convention Center and the director of restaurants at Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort and Spa.
For more information about Hilton Orlando, visit www.thehiltonorlando.com or call +1 407 313 8400.
About Hilton Orlando
Central to every major destination Orlando, Florida has to offer, the award-winning Hilton Orlando offers upscale, resort-style accommodations that are equal parts business and pleasure. With a modern design and being one of the newest big box hotels in Orlando, the resort boasts seven creative dining options, five acres of recreational playground (including two pools and a lazy river) and 1,417 guestrooms including 53 suites, offering an ideal retreat groups, families, couples and business travelers alike. Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando, FL 32819. Website:www.thehiltonorlando.com.
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