The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach Names Robin Gutilla as Director of Catering
(Palm Beach, FL – February 27, 2014) Roger Everingham, Vice President and General Manager of The Colony Hotel, today announced that Robin Gutillahas joined the popular boutique hotel as Director of Catering.
Ms. Gutilla comes to The Colony after spending four years at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Executive Meeting Center in Palm Beach Gardens, where she was responsible for all wedding and social business, Prior to that, she spent twenty years at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, where she rose to the position of Executive Meeting Manager.
"At The Colony Hotel, Robin will manage the hotel’s entire catering operations and will oversee all weddings and special events, from social galas to major corporate conferences,”
About The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach:
Host to American Presidents and British Royalty, Movie Stars and Corporate Czars, The Colony has been the center of Palm Beach society for more than 60 years, An intimate, friendly boutique hotel with British Colonial flair, it is just steps away from shopping on world famous Worth Avenue, and about 100 yards from a beautiful Atlantic Ocean beach. This landmark hotel continues an extensive $20+ million renovation by Carleton Varney, one of America’s best-known interior designers, who in his unique and colorful flair is making the hotel more Florida spacious and Palm Beach specific. The Colony offers guests the choice of charming hotel rooms, luxurious suites, spectacular penthouses and spacious two bedroom villas - plus beautiful grounds and Frette linens.
The Colony's popular restaurants include:
+ Polo Steaks and Seafood, which is now Palm Beach's number one steakhouse, offering dining al fresco around the hotel’s unique Florida-shaped swimming pool and in the hotel's luscious and beautiful Palm Court.
+ The Royal Room, which is widely considered to be one of the nation’s premier cabarets.
+ Café 155, which is a petit New York-style deli serving delicious breakfasts and lunches prepared in the hotel’s award-winning kitchen.
Over the last several years The Colony Hotel has won numerous prestigious awards, including:
+ Hotel of the Year Award from the Hotel & Lodging Association of Palm Beach County (2012)
+ The Quintessentially Palm Beach Award from the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce as part of the town’s Centennial Celebration (2011)
+ The Bernays Award for Best Branding Campaign from the Gold Coast PR Council for the 10th anniversary of the Royal Room Supper Club (2011)
+ The Providencia Award from the Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau. South Florida’s most impressive annual honor recognizing excellence within the local hospitality and tourism industry. This was the only time in the 24-year history of the Award that it had gone to a smaller, boutique hotel (2009).
For more information, please call 561.655.5430 or visit www.thecolonypalmbeach.com.
(Photo by Corby Kaye's Studio Palm Beach)