Hilton New Orleans Riverside announced the appointments of  Sarah Wexler as the new director of events and catering for the 1,622-room property. Wexler joins the hotel’s new Executive Chef Mark Quitney in leading food and beverage services and building on the success of the hotel’s meetings and events program.

Hilton New Orleans Riverside has also tapped Sarah Wexler as director of events and catering, where she will be responsible for overseeing all catering operations on property including event planning and execution.

Wexler brings more than 10 years of event experience with Hilton Worldwide, most recently serving as the complex assistant director of events and catering for Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco. Wexler’s prior experience includes an array of positions in event services at Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego.

“Sarah will play an integral role in expanding Hilton New Orleans Riverside’s presence within New Orleans’s catering and events market,” said David Piscola, general manager at Hilton New Orleans Riverside. “Her extensive experience and passion will bring great value to the events and catering teams as we continue to provide exceptional conferences, meetings and events.”