Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort has promoted Scott Hamilton to resident manager of the property.
Hamilton joined the Hilton Hawaiian Village as food and beverage director in 2014, and was instrumental in driving revenue, improving service and launching new offerings and events, such as the Inaugural Great Waikiki Beer Festival, during his time in that role.
Prior to joining Hilton, Hamilton was vice president of food and beverage at BR Guest Hospitality, a New York-based group with multi-concept restaurants nationwide.
He was responsible for their Mid-Atlantic food and beverage division and spearheaded the opening and operations of multiple restaurants, overseeing development, menu design, budgeting, purchasing, training and marketing. He hired and trained the opening teams for each restaurant concept and was involved in expansion plans for seven new outlets.
Prior to that, he served as the director of food and beverage for the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.