Hilton Short Hills Names Duygu Magnisalis Director of Catering and Events
Seasoned hospitality and special events professional to oversee weddings, mitzvahs and social events
SHORT HILLS, NJ - Hilton Short Hills today appointed Duygu Magnisalis as Director of Catering and Events, where she will oversee the planning and highly detailed execution of weddings, mitzvahs and social events. Magnisalis most recently served as Senior Catering Sales Manager of The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester.
“I believe in creating unique and personalized experiences. We understand the vision and needs of each of our guests in order to create one-of-a-kind experiences,” said Duygu Magnisalis, Director of Catering and Events, Hilton Short Hills. “Whether you are a bride or a meeting planner, from the moment you arrive your VIP experience starts with a warm welcome and continues with our team anticipating and executing your every wish. Hilton Short Hills is committed to providing our guests with the utmost care and attention at every step.”
A 24-year hospitality veteran, Duygu Magnisalis began her career with DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose as a Catering Coordinator, where she advanced to Catering Sales Manager in just three short months. From there, Magnisalis held management positions at The New York Marriott East Side and The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester.
Hilton Short Hills, a newly redesigned property, provides guests with a complement of elevated services and amenities, including 314 fashionable guest rooms and suites and 19 meeting spaces with more than 15,000 versatile square feet of events space, featuring a grand ballroom. The Balcony, an all-new open-air rooftop sets the tone for outdoor weddings with strung garden lights and fire pits surrounded by serene woodlands. Guests enjoy indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a rooftop lounge with daily happy hour, along with two on-site restaurants, 24-hour fitness and business centers, on-site tennis courts and more.
Hilton Short Hills is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.
Hilton Short Hills is located at 41 John F. Kennedy Parkway, Short Hills, NJ 07078. For reservations, visit Hilton Short Hills at http://www.HiltonShortHills.com or call (973) 379-0100.
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