News for the Hospitality Executive
Mark Butcher Appointed Director of Food and Beverage at
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (July 16, 2010) –Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa announces the addition of Mark Butcher as the resort’s director of food and beverage. Butcher oversees the operations of more than six restaurants, lounges and eateries, including the upscale Augustine Grille and V. Kelly’s restaurants.
“Culinary excellence at the Sawgrass Marriott is part of what defines our award-winning resort experience,” said Jeff Mayers, general manager of the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. “We are excited to welcome Mark to our team, and his inspirational leadership complements the distinct tastes, styles and environments at all of our signature restaurants.”
Butcher has more than 30 years of experience in the culinary arts. Before joining the Sawgrass Marriott, he worked at such locations as the AAA Five Diamond-rated restaurant The Oakroom at the Seelbach Hilton, the Eden Roc Renaissance Resort & Spa, the Fort Lauderdale Marina Marriott and the Marco Island Marriott.
As director of food and beverage, Butcher plans to focus on ensuring exceptional guest experiences, leadership development, menu creation and fostering a culture of innovation. Sustainability at the resort’s restaurants, through using local and regional farmers, growers and artisans to supply menu items, is also a priority for Butcher.
For more information about the resort and its restaurants, call (904) 285-7777 or visit online at www.sawgrassmarriott.com.
About Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa
To visit the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, travel J. Turner
Butler Boulevard East to State Road AIA South toward Ponte Vedra/St. Augustine.
Turn right on PGA TOUR Boulevard and turn left into the Sawgrass Marriott
Golf Resort & Spa.
Jeff Mayers, (904) 280-7000
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