Hilton Cleveland Downtown Appoints Kevin O’Leary As Director Of Food And Beverage

Hospitality Industry Veteran Brings More Than 29 Years of Experience in Restaurant/Banquet Operations to New Position

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September 10, 2015

CLEVELAND - Hilton Cleveland Downtown today announced the appointment of hospitality veteran, Kevin O'Leary, as director of food and beverage of the 600-room convention-style hotel.

O'Leary brings 29 years of experience to his new role at Hilton Cleveland Downtown. In his previous role as Director of Food and Beverage at Hilton Atlanta Towers, he was responsible for leading a team of 125, developing annual budgets and overseeing multiple restaurant and banquet operations for the 1,242-room convention hotel.

"Under O'Leary's leadership, our guests will experience signature event planning, new twists on American cuisine and hospitality the Hilton way," said Teri Agosta, general manager, Hilton Cleveland Downtown. "We are confident his versatility, passion and world-class experience will bring ongoing innovation and success to our food and beverage operations."

"Cleveland is unique," said O'Leary. "I'm eager to develop the right food and beverage operations to highlight that uniqueness and provide a brilliant experience for our guests."

Prior to his new role at Hilton Cleveland Downtown, O'Leary successfully led and implemented Hilton Breakfast Beta Test Initiative for nine test properties at Hilton Americas-Houston. O'Leary has also held positions with Two Brothers Brewing Company and Marriott.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Cleveland Downtown at www.clevelanddowntown.hilton.com

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Brokaw Inc. (For Hilton Cleveland Downtown)
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Mark Ricci
Hilton Worldwide
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