BENCHMARK® Names Reginald Campbell Director of Food & Beverage for Villas of Grand Cypress
March 14, 2019 10:46am
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, March 2019 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Reginald Campbell director of food & beverage for Villas of Grand Cypress, a Gemstone Collection property located in Orlando, Florida. Mark Cox, BENCHMARK's general manager at the resort, made the announcement.
“I am very pleased to welcome Reginald to his new position here at Villas of Grand Cypress, and to our leadership team,” said Mr. Cox. “He comes to his new role with a solid background in food and beverage operations gained over many years, as well as a keen understanding of the Orlando resort market. We look forward to his continued contributions to our resort’s food and beverage team and to our guests’ culinary experience.”
This appointment represents a promotion for Reginald Campbell, who previously served as director of outlets at Villas of Grand Cypress. Prior to joining Benchmark, Mr. Campbell invested 24 years of his hospitality career with Walt Disney World, serving in food and beverage positions of increasing responsibility within the theme parks, hotels, and Disney’s Pleasure Island. While with Disney, Mr. Campbell helped open Disney Hollywood Studios and Disneyland Paris.
Reginald Campbell is a graduate of the University of Central Florida where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is the recipient of the Walt Disney World Certificate of Sommelier and the Walt Disney World’s Partner in Excellence award. While with Villas of Grand Cypress, he received the Exceptional Manager award on more than one occasion. He is active in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, and resides in Apopka, Florida.
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A hidden oasis tucked away in Orlando's Lake Buena Vista neighborhood (adjacent to Walt Disney World®), Villas of Grand Cypress presents a luxury experience unique to the area. Tree lined roads weave through this 1,500-acre retreat that offers 146 elegantly appointed guest suites and villas framing 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf. Accommodations at the Villas of Grand Cypress range from oversized suites to 2,800 square-foot four-bedroom villas, complete with full kitchens, living and dining areas, fireplaces, and extended patios for lounging and grilling. A strong emphasis on luxury service culture adds to a comprehensive roster of amenities that rival that of a large-scale resort: golf enthusiasts can perfect their swing with state-of-the-art learning technologies at the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf while non-golfers explore an abundance of other offerings, including on-site dining, in-room spa services, a swimming pool, bicycle rentals, fitness center, fishing, and access to the Grand Cypress Racquet Club, jogging and walking trails, and watersports on Lake Windsong. www.grandcypress.com
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