Culinary expert Thomas Trevethan has been named food & beverage director at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. In his new role, Trevathan will oversee the culinary, banquet and purchasing departments at the convention centre.
Trevethan brings 15 years of international culinary and management experience and leadership to the job. He has worked with luxury brands such as the Ritz Carlton, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Marriott Autograph Collection, Caesars Entertainment and the Paris Casino and Resort. In addition, he has received US Senate and Congressional recognition from former presidents Barrack 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.
“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.”