Whether you desire an intimate ceremony or a grand, lavish reception, our talented and passionate team of professionals will work closely with you to attend to every detail. Every wedding can be customized to suit your wedding dreams and even inspire some new ideas.
Lora Peluso, Director of Catering
Lora has been a Director of Catering, Convention Services or both since 1992, starting her career in Pittsburgh, then on to Baltimore, Washington DC and Chicago. Like most native Pittsburghers she returned home to raise her children in the city that she loves. The Omni William Penn Hotel has always been the Grand Dame of Pittsburgh and directing this catering team of great professionals for the past 15 years has been her dream.
Corey Makrush, Catering Manager
Corey has been a Catering Sales Manager for 23 years of his career at the Omni William Penn Hotel. In that time, he has worked with countless brides making their wedding dreams come true including many sibling and same-family brides. In his free time, Corey enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and expanding his knowledge on wines.
Erin Rose, Catering Manager
Erin joined the Omni William Penn Catering Team in 2016. With over 10 years of event experience spanning from Indianapolis, Washington D.C and St. Louis; Erin’s passion for her clients and eye for detail provides an easy and fun planning experience for your big day. Outside of work, you can often find Erin running, traveling or spending time with her dog, Wrigley.
Darlene Coons, Catering Manager
Darlene has been at the Omni William Penn Hotel for 37 years. She started as the Marketing Administrative Assistant. Only after a year, Darlene was then promoted to Catering Sales Manager where she continues to work on countless weddings, proms and special events. In Darlene’s free time she enjoys cooking, good wine and going to the gym.
Day of Pampering
Brides and grooms can spend the day getting pampered and prepped with our friends at Izzazu Salon, located just a few blocks from the hotel.
Perfect for all pre and post wedding celebrations, bridal brunches and bridal party events, enjoy the Spirited Tea Experience. Our Chef has created dainty delicacies and the experts at Wigle Whiskey have paired spirited cocktails for each course.
Be our guest for bridal showers and brunches, rehearsal dinners, teas, anniversary parties and more. Our planners will pay the same close attention to every detail of every loving event you care to have.