STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading hospitality provider to North America's premier sports and convention centers, announced today the appointment of hospitality industry veteran Michael Dubey to head its operations in Southern California and the Hawaiian Islands. He will be based at Qualcomm Stadium, home of the San Diego Chargers, and have additional senior oversight responsibility for the company's Hawaii locations, including Aloha Stadium, Hilo and Kona Airports, and the Ala Moana Regional Park.
A 30-year industry veteran with experience managing national hospitality operations at the regional and district levels in the Sports and Entertainment segments, Dubey's extensive background in the industry includes tenures as a VP of Food and Beverage for Americrown, overseeing hospitality at eleven NASCAR racetracks; and Regional VP for Aramark, overseeing food service, catering, and retail merchandise services for eight venues. He has established a track record of strong operational performance.
"We are very excited to welcome Mike to our leadership team," said Scott Marshall, Senior Vice President in Sports for Centerplate. "His experience, knowledge, and enthusiasm for our business fits with Centerplate's driving mission to set new standards for the industry. He is a valuable new asset and we are looking forward to working together."
This announcement comes on the heels of other Centerplate news, including hosting their 20th World Series at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, and the opening of the KFC Yum! Center, the nation's newest state of the arena, located in Louisville, Kentucky.
Centerplate crafts and delivers "Craveable Experiences. Raveable Results." in 250 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues across North America—including 21 performing arts centers. Centerplate has provided services to Art Basel Miami Beach, 15 official U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, 12 Super Bowls, 20 World Series, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and the largest plated dinner in history at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Celebration. Visit the company online at www.centerplate.com.