The Fairmont San Jose Hotel in San Jose, Calif., has named Christopher Pageaud as food and beverage director. Call 408/998-1900 …

The National Trust, the largest conservation charity in Europe, has entered into a partnership with British-based caterer Rhubarb—included on the latest Special Events' "25 Great, Big Caterers" list—to produce special events in some of the U.K.'s most prestigious venues to help raise money for the restoration and preservation of the historic landmarks. Venues including Osterley Park and House, Petworth House, Stowe Landscape Gardens, Ham House, Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens, Basildon Park, The Vyne, Claydon, Hughenden Manor, Fenton House and Garden, and Leith Hill Place will each have a dedicated Rhubarb event planner to oversee all aspects of the event, from the custom menu to liaising with the property's general managers to ensure that all operations run smoothly. Call 020 8812 3216 …

Nestor Marchand has been named food and beverage director of the Turnberry Isle Miami, located in Aventura, Fla. Call 866/612-7739 …

CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings, which offers furniture, lighting and accessories across the U.S., has announced the hiring of Felisha Cook as a district account executive in the north Florida district. Call 404/867-3391 …

Aoife Delaney, director of global sales for Ovation Global DMC, based in Dublin, on the latest Special Events' "25 Top DMCs" list, has been elected vice president of the Site board of directors for 2013. Call 353 1 2802641 …

RCano Events, a full-service catering and event planning company based in Long Island City, N.Y., will become the first off-premise catering facility to become HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) certified in New York. This certification will allow RCano to prepare dishes “sous vide” style (also known as under vacuum seal), a scientific cooking method that has made its way from the lab to the kitchen. Call 718/937-6622 …

Kareena Bakhsh has been named sales and marketing director at Atlanta-based Active Production and Design. Call 404/633-3527 …

Jim Schultenover, formerly president of Krisam Group, has been named president of Orlando, Fla.-based Associated Luxury Hotels International. Call 866/303-ALHI (2544) …

The Homer Laughlin China Co., based in Newell, W.V., has announced the return of former Western regional sales manager Mary Ellen Drake. Call 800/452-4462 …

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