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Raymond Alexander Named Director of Food and Beverage at the
Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center,
Blacksburg, Virginia
 
BLACKSBURG, Va. (February 1, 2007) Ė Raymond Alexander has been named director of food and beverage at the Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center.
 
Alexander brings to the New River Valley 19 years of international experience in food service, culinary arts and restaurant management. He joins the Inn from the Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Utah, where he was the director of food and beverage for a 331-room hotel, 120-seat restaurant and industry-accredited conference center.
 
Previously, he served as executive chef with the Salt Lake City Hilton hotel and has had experience as executive chef in fine dining operations at various venues in both Utah and his native South Africa. He has served as Chef de Cuisine for the residence of the president of South Africa 
 
In his new role, Alexander will be responsible for food and beverage service throughout the Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, including Prestonís restaurant, banquets and conferences, and room service. 
 
Alexander received a culinary degree and certification from the Royal Culinary Academy in South Africa. He also has a bachelorís degree in business marketing.
 
With 147 beautiful rooms and more than 23,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space, the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is a high-tech, upscale hotel and accredited conference facility fully owned by Virginia Tech and managed by Hilton Hotels in conjunction with the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. To learn more, visit www.innatvirginiatech.com. 
Contact:

 The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
www.innatvirginiatech.com

Thomas Becher
540-772-3942
tbecher@jlapr.com

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Also See: The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center Readies for Dedication / October 2005
Virginia Tech Expands Relationship with Hilton Hotels Corp. to Manage the University's New Hotel, The Inn at Virginia Tech / Sept 2003

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