Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013
The Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center is excited to announce the most recent additions to its well-reputed catering/event planning team, Janet Hoskins and Rachel Van Liew.
Hoskins comes to Sheraton Roanoke as a catering manager after years of experience with management, team building, menu planning, event management and sales. She received her B.S. in Political Science from Bridgewater College in Virginia and her Associate of Science in Culinary Arts from the Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, NC. From there, Hoskins went on to work in the service department at the Charlotte Country Club, as a chef at the Aramark at the University of Virginia, as a catering manager with the Shebeen Catering Outfit and a special events catering sales manager with the Aramark at James Madison University, among others. She is thrilled to share her knowledge of the culinary arts and catering with the team at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center.
Van Liew hails from Ann Arbor, MI and also joins the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center staff as a catering manager. She received her formal education in nutrition and event planning from Eastern Michigan University, Penn Foster Career School and Correlations, LLC. Van Liew has over nine years of extensive experience in customer service, event planning and catering, working as the sales and conference services manager at the Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites. She looks forward to being a contributing member of the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center team.
The Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center is located just minutes from Downtown Roanoke at the base of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Guests enjoy easy access to Roanoke attractions like Virginia Tech, River’s Edge Sports Complex, Roanoke Civic Center, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke College, Hollins University, Valley View Mall and a variety of local shopping and dining. The hotel offers generous amenities such as free high-speed Internet access, plush Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Beds, in-room free Starbucks® Coffee, a free airport shuttle to and from the Roanoke Airport (ROA), 17,000 sq. ft. of versatile meeting space ideal for weddings and special events and an in-house dining experience, Shula’s 347 Grill. At our hotel, Sheraton Club Members enjoy breakfast, afternoon appetizers and choice of beverages at no extra charge. The Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center is proudly managed by Stonebridge Companies in Denver, CO.
Founded in 1991 by Navin C. Dimond, Stonebridge Companies is a privately owned, innovative hotel owner, operator and developer headquartered near Denver, Colorado. The company’s current portfolio entails 45 hotels with over 7,000 rooms nationwide. This diverse listing of properties includes select-service, extended-stay, mid-scale and full-service hotels in markets throughout the U.S. For detailed information, visit our website at http://www.SBCOS.com.