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The Shores Resort & Spa Welcomes Donna Crane as New Catering Manager

The Shores Resort & Spa Welcomes Donna Crane as New Catering Manager

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, FL. - 2019 - The Shores Resort & Spa is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Crane as the new Catering Manager. In her role, she will focus on weddings and social catering events. Located in the quiet, upscale area of Daytona Beach Shores, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, The Shores Resort & Spa is an idyllic location to hold every bride's dream wedding. A Certified Wedding Consultant, Crane adds over a decade's experience in event and wedding planning, as well as her dedication to the wedding industry, to the elegant resort's wedding operations.

Crane has most recently served the wedding industry in her role as CEO at Knottical Weddings, LLC- a premier wedding consulting company that offers preferred wedding event planning and coordination for several local Daytona prestigious hotels and resorts. Having orchestrated over 1,500 events for Knottical Weddings, large and small, Crane shared her gift for seamlessly planning, designing and executing elegant weddings that put her soon to be brides and grooms at ease. Her events are flawless in execution and delight both wedding parties and guests with a memorable experience that is perfectly catered and entertaining while bringing the bride's concept to life.

"From the first consultation with her, I felt that she really cared about my wedding and making sure it ran smoothly," stated Erica D, a satisfied bridal client, "She was a dream come true to work with."

Crane will lead the resort's catering operations, including planning, coordinating and executing every bride's dream day. She enhances The Shores wedding department by bringing her key partnerships with vendors in the Daytona area that allow her to make any wedding design and concept come to life. Her attention to detail is unparalleled, and her impressive event executions have earned her over 200 five-star ratings for client satisfaction.

Crane has proudly been awarded Best in Weddings, 2018 & 2019, from The Knot, as well as Couple's Choice Awards, 2018 and Bride's Choice Awards, 2010. 2011 & 2012 from The Wire. Dedicated to the wedding industry, Crane has also actively served professionally as a Member of the South Daytona, Port Orange Chamber of Commerce, Wedding Professionals of Volusia County (Vice President 2016-2017) and as Producer of Best of the Bridal Show, 2016-2017.

The Shores Resort & Spa is looking forward to Crane adding her event expertise to their wedding packages. The All-Inclusive Intimate Wedding Package includes the ceremony and reception all in one place for up to 50 guests:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Complimentary ceremony set up (restrictions apply)
  • Table linen/napkins (your choice of color)
  • Chiavari Chairs (color choices available)
  • Menu options (costs vary depending on choice)

Leave all the planning to Crane as she breathes life into an unforgettable celebration when she coordinates and plans the perfect ceremony and reception setup- from the tablecloths to the napkins to the style of chairs, no detail is left undone! All while taking the pressure off the newlyweds-to-be and providing a wedding that feels effortless to everyone involved.

The Shores Resort & Spa is Daytona Beach's premier resort that is uniquely equipped to provide local and destination couples with an atmosphere that is both elegant and relaxed. Couples are invited to enhance their special day at The Shores Resort & Spa and include additional wedding services to create a magical event their guests will remember for years to come. Whether the event is casual or formal, intimate or extravagant, The Shores Resort & Spa will exceed all expectations with beautiful indoor or outdoor event spaces and hand-crafted menus created by award-winning chefs.

For the perfect wedding, contact Donna Crane, wedding specialist, at The Shores Resort & Spa at 386.322.7248 and visit

For more information about The Shores Resort & Spa or to make reservations, visit or call (866) 934-Shores.