Whether you desire an intimate ceremony for 50 guests or a reception for a few hundred, our experienced and passionate team of professionals will personally attend to every detail. Every wedding can be customized to suit your wedding dreams and even inspire some new ideas.
Gary Baumann, CPCE, Director of Catering and Convention Services
Years in Hospitality: 36
What I love about this property: Its diverse meeting and event spaces' ability to create memorable events.
Fun Fact: I am a “Titaniac” – Anything that deals with the Titanic and its history.
Words I live by: “It’s all in the details.”
Favorite part of the Wedding Day: The satisfaction in helping to create the couple’s first family memories that will last a lifetime.
Georgia Graugnard, Director of Special Events
Years in Hospitality: 32 Years
What I love about this property: I love the feeling, it's like being in a resort in the city!
Fun Fact: I am a native Houstonian.
Words I live by: If you can dream it! We can do it
Favorite Part of a Wedding Day: When the Bride says you have made all my Dreams come true!
Desiree Tapping, Catering Manager
Years in Hospitality: 12
What I love about this property: The property is like no other in Houston. It is truly an urban oasis with rich history of unforgettable events spanning over 35 years. We are the only hotel in Houston with a “nightclub,” The Black Swan.
Fun Fact: I fell in love with the hotel as a little girl in the 1980s when visiting with my Grandmother for Sunday Brunch.
Words I live by: “Appreciation is a wonderful thing, it makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” - Voltaire
Favorite Part of a Wedding Day: Father/daughter dance and seeing the look of joy and happiness on the faces of all who attend the event.