The Shaw Conference Centre (SCC) announced 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 U.S. Senate and Congressional recognition from former presidents Barack 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, Shaw Conference 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 Shaw Conference 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 Shaw Conference 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 http://bit.ly/2f9OTRJ.