Catering Sales Manager
The Kitano New York
Melissa Paston is catering sales manager for The Kitano New York Hotelís food and beverage operations and the hotelís new full-service restaurant and performance venue, JAZZ at KITANO. Paston brings 15 years of hotel catering sales experience to New Yorkís only Japanese-owned, boutique property with an array of event and meetings capabilities that effortlessly blend gracious Japanese hospitality with one of New York Cityís most vibrant locations.
MS. Paston, who began her career at The Kitano, returned to oversee the selling and planning of corporate meetings, social events, weddings and celebrations in the propertyís diverse function spaces. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Paston took on her first role as catering sales manager at The Kitano in 1997 as a fitting combination for her interests in marketing, sales, culinary operations and customer service. She has also held positions at the W New York, W New York Ė The Court and Hilton Times Square.
Ms. Paston can be contacted at 212-885-7017 or email@example.com