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Michael Butler Named Corporate Director of Food and Beverage
for McKibbon Hotel Management


(TAMPA, FL – March 10, 2008) McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc. of Tampa, Florida, is pleased to announce that Michael Butler has joined the company in the newly established Corporate Director of Food and Beverage position.

Michael brings a wealth of experience as an F&B director in the hospitality industry.  He has worked with both select and full service brands in developing exceptional guest experiences, revenue enhancement, menu engineering, vendor relations and leadership development for all food and beverage outlets.

In his new role, Michael will be responsible for the development of the Restaurant/Food and Beverage Division and will work to help McKibbon Hotel Management become recognized as a hospitality industry leader for Food and Beverage as the company expands into the full service hotel market.

Michael Butler holds a degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and also attended Florida International University’s School of Hospitality Management in Miami.  In addition to his extensive experience in the hospitality industry, he also has over ten years of experience in architectural design of kitchens and restaurants.

About McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc.

McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc., based in Tampa, Florida, is a privately owned enterprise that has grown into a premier franchisee for Marriott, Hilton and Starwood hotels.  McKibbon is proud to be a recognized leader for over 82 years in the hospitality industry, and currently operates over 50 mid and upscale brands in 8 states throughout the Southeast.  The company has a rich history and culture that promotes a family oriented environment, while holding true to its core values of honesty, integrity and loyalty.  For more information, visit


Paula MacDonald
Public Relations Director
(813) 472-7390




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