The Bowery Hotel Hosts Bash for “The Butler”

Oprah Winfrey Stars in The Butler

Oprah Winfrey Stars in The Butler

Welcoming such celebrities as Oprah Winfrey, Keisha Nash Whitaker and Forest Whitaker, the Bowery Hotel held a gala event in honor of the premier of Director Lee Daniels’ most recent film, “The Butler.”

The film is scheduled to be released to the general public on August 16, and stars David Oyelowo, Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey.

Audrey Laurent Named Sales Director of the Bowery Hotel

Audrey Laurent

Last week Sean MacPherson and Richard Born, the owners of the Bowery Hotel, announced the appointment of Audrey Laurent as the new Director of Sales. Laurent comes on board with over 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including operating several Manhattan boutique hotels.

For the past ten years Laurent was the Operations director for the Mercer Hotel, and before that she managed daily operations at the Ace and Paramount Hotels.

“We are delighted to welcome Audrey to our team. She has a remarkable, comprehensive hospitality background and is dedicated to the hotel’s design, concept and culture.” said General Manager Kirk Wilson.