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Executive Chef Dan Moore Appointed as Director of Operations/Catering
at the DoubleTree Hotel Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, N.C. - The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore and catering partner, Dining Innovations, announced today the promotion of Executive Chef Dan Moore to Director of Operations/Catering at the hotel to provide an improved experience to its clients and guests. 
In his new role, Moore will oversee all operations within the catering department, as well as remain in creative control of all menu offerings and event logistics.  Moore brings a breadth of culinary knowledge and global fusion to his role with The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore and Dining Innovations.  He was raised overseas, having lived in Bangkok, Thailand, the Phillippines and Milan, Italy.  Moore earned a B.S. in Food Management and an A.O.S. in Culinary Arts from the prestigious Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I.  He has worked in a variety of culinary capacities throughout the United States, including stints as Executive Chef at Pacific & Vine in Atlanta, Ga., Cino Grille in Charlotte, N.C. and Blue Corn Grill in Harbor Springs, Minn.  Moore has been with Dining Innovations since 2008.
“It is a very exciting time in my career, the opportunity to create all of the foods that I grew up loving and then some, along with the added challenge of overseeing all daily operations for Dining Innovations will truly test and improve my skill set,” stated Moore.
Offering a unique combination, The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore and Dining Innovations fuse together to provide  hotel guests and the Asheville Community flexible menus with amazing flavors for events of all sizes, ranging from business lunches to full-scale weddings and holiday parties.  Dining Innovations also provides hotel guests with a delicious full breakfast each morning, a full-service in-room menu, as-well-as off-site catering options. 
“With this internal change, we are able to mesh our operations to create a better flow, a better advantage and one center point of contact,” stated Dining Innovations co-founder Jim Kammann.  “Dan is a natural fit in the role and it will reflect in an improved service and experience for our clients.”

About DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore ( )
The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore, an Asheville-based Biltmore Farms Hotels property, is a full-service hotel located one block from The Biltmore Estate and within walking distance of the historic Biltmore Village’s quaint shopping and restaurant district.  This 197-room hotel offers guests a distinctive upscale ambience in a relaxing atmosphere, and a complimentary warm fresh-baked DoubleTree cookie upon arrival.  Amenities include an indoor saline pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, an ultra-modern fitness facility and more.  The property’s in-house catering partner, Dining Innovations, offers a variety of culinary and event options, ranging from small corporate meetings to full-scale weddings.  The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore is a drop-off and pick up point for the Historic Asheville Trolley Tours and is only minutes from downtown Asheville, major interstates, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville airport.  For additional information, please visit

Lauren Cooper
(829) 771-2272

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