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Benchmark Hospitality Appoints Jason Gershon Director of Food & Beverage
at The Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 2010 … Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading US-based hospitality management company, has named Jason Gershon director of food & beverage for The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center, located in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Mike Taylor, Benchmark’s general manager at The Heldrich, made the announcement.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Jason to The Heldrich,” said Mr. Taylor.  “This marks his return to Benchmark Hospitality, having previously served within the company’s food & beverage program at properties in Virginia, North Carolina and New Jersey.  We look forward to his leadership of our entire culinary program here at The Heldrich.”  
Jason Gershon most recently held the position of director of food & beverage and conference services for Dolce Valley Forge, a hotel and conference center located near Philadelphia.  He has been appointed to senior level food and beverage positions for properties in Princeton, New Jersey; Southbury, Connecticut; Bald Head Island, North Carolina and Leesburg, Virginia.  Mr. Gershon has also previously served in top hotel management positions as director of operations and as general manager.
Gershon attended Wagner College and is a graduate of Mercer County Community College.  He is relocating to New Brunswick.
About The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center
The Heldrich is located in the cultural heart of New Jersey in New Brunswick.  The property is situated at 10 Livingston Avenue across from the city’s famed Theatre Row, just west of important US Route 1 and four blocks from the News Brunswick Train Station (serving the Northeast Corridor:  Boston-New York-Philadelphia-Washington, DC) and close to Exit 9 of the NJ Turnpike.  It is 45 minutes outside New York City and has rail service to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).   The Heldrich features a state-of-the-art conference center with 17 meetings rooms, a 248-guestroom luxury hotel, Christopher’s Restaurant, serving freshly prepared specialties created in an exhibition kitchen to delight even the discriminating palate, Christopher’s Bar, and the elegant Livingston Ballroom, ideal for social and corporate gatherings.  For more information on The Heldrich, call 732-729-4670 or visit   The Heldrich is operated by Benchmark Hospitality International.

About Benchmark Hospitality International
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™.  The independent company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  Benchmark Hospitality is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.  Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston.  The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit

Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications 
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax

Also See: Benchmark Names John Hines Director of Sales & Marketing for The Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey / July 2010

Benchmark Hospitality International Appoints John Hines Director of Sales for The Heldrich, New Brunswick, New Jersey / April 2006

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