The London West Hollywood has appointed Carrie Gayle as director of catering for the hotel, a luxury property in the Hollywood Hills. Gayle will oversee catering and operations for all of the property’s meetings and events spaces in addition to managing budgets, property staff, and banquet organization.
“We are ecstatic to have Carrie join The London West Hollywood team,” said Jeff Kulek, general manager, The London West Hollywood. “With her extensive experience in the hospitality industry, we’re confident that she will continue to help grow and expand the property’s event services and highlight its culinary expertise and excellence.”
Gayle brings a wealth of industry expertise to The London West Hollywood specializing in event services and catering throughout her extensive career. Most recently, Gayle served as the senior catering manager at The New York Palace in New York City, where she increased event profitability by compiling data on food, beverage, labor, and implementing new initiatives for success based on reports. Having held this position since 2007, she also developed a training schedule for the catering team for multi-platform training purposes in addition to successfully maintaining and growing relationships with key food and beverage accounts.
Gayle graduated in 1998 from York Technical Institute with a degree specializing in travel and hospitality, including a three-year stint in the United States Navy from 1993 to 1996. In her spare time, Gayle enjoys cooking, traveling, and dining out. She currently resides in Culver City.