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Resort executive

Toby Allen, American resort executive. Certified hotel administrator. Recipient Vanencia Award Sherry Shippers Association, 1961; Trust House award, 1961. President Student's Union. Westminster College, London, 1960-1961. Served with United States Army, 1963-1965. Member Food and Cookery Association Great Britain, Hotel and Catering Institute Great Britain.

Background

Allen, Toby was born on April 3, 1941 in Saffron Walden, Essex, England. Son of John Piers and Modwena Margaret (Sedgwick) Allen.

Education

Student, Friends' School, Saffron Walden, 1952-1958;Bachelor of Arts Hotel/Restaurant Mgmt, Westminster College, London, 1961.

Career

Management trainee, Claridge's Hotel, London, England., 1960;maitre d'hotel, Monte-Carlo Palace Hotel, Monte-Carlo, 1961-1962;food and beverage manager, Fred Harvey, Inc., Napa, California, 1967-1970;general manager, Esso Hotel, Maidenhead, Berkshire., England, 1973-1974;general manager, Pheasant Run Lodge, St. Charles, Illinois, 1974-1976;general manager, Fred Harvey-Amfac, Furnace Creek Inn and Ranch Resort, Death Valley, California, 1976-1980;general manager, Fred Harvey-Amfac/Grand Canyon, Arizona, 1980-1984;vice president operations, Fred Harvey/Amfac Resorts, Inc.,, 1985-1990;general manager, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Dallas, 1990-1991;general manager, Mayfair Hotel, Los Angeles, 1991-1993;general manager, Warner Center Hilton and Towers, Woodland Hills, California, 1993;general manager, Concord (California) Hilton, 1994-1995;general manager, Dulles Hilton, Washington, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified hotel administrator.

Membership

President Student's Union. Westminster College, London, 1960-1961. Served with United States Army, 1963-1965.

Member Food and Cookery Association Great Britain, Hotel and Catering Institute Great Britain.

Connections

father:
John Piers Allen

mother:
Modwena Margaret (Sedgwick) Allen