Edmonton Convention Centre Dessert

March 14, 2017

Edmonton Convention Centre Continues to Attract Top Culinary Talent

The Edmonton Convention CentreThomas Trevethan is pleased to announce the addition of internationally renowned culinary expert Thomas Trevethan as Food & Beverage Director. In his new role, he will oversee the culinary, banquet and purchasing departments at Edmonton’s premier convention centre.

Trevethan brings 15 years of leadership with luxury brands such as the Ritz Carlton, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Marriott Autograph Collection, Caesars Entertainment and the Paris Casino and Resort. He has received US Senate and Congressional recognition from former presidents Barrack Obama, George W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, and was invited to the White House by first lady Michelle Obama in 2010.

“We are thrilled to have a professional of Thomas’ calibre come to Edmonton to join our team,” says Lisanne Lewis, General Manager, Edmonton Convention Centre. “His proven expertise in managing large-scale food and beverage operations will elevate our award-winning food, service and guest experience to even higher, world-class levels.”

With Executive Chef Serge Belair and Executive Pastry Chef Jason Wang now in place, Trevethan joins one of Canada’s top culinary teams. His unique combination of international culinary and management experience will strengthen the city’s brand and reputation by continuing to position Edmonton as a premier meetings and events destination.

“I’m very excited to join the Edmonton community and Edmonton Convention Centre team,” says Trevethan. “I look forward to working with everyone to build on the continued excellence of managing one of the city’s iconic assets, and delivering best in class experiences to our guests.”

Featuring Canada’s premier culinary team and led by Executive Chef Serge Belair, Edmonton’s Edmonton Convention Centre serves 250,000 meals annually for regional, national and international guests. For more information on the convention centre’s award-winning culinary program visit https://www.edmontonconventioncentre.com/planning-event/catering-menus/

About The Edmonton Convention Centre
Managed by Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre is an iconic venue featuring North America’s largest back yard. From hosting 75,000 guests for Red Bull Crashed Ice to the world’s top conventions, there’s nothing that can’t happen at Edmonton’s premier convention centre. As a preferred meetings, conventions and events destination, our team of event experts is ready to work with you. Contact us today by visiting ShawConferenceCentre.com.

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