|Cincinnati, OH &
Buffalo, NY – May 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Delaware
North Sportservice has announced Manny Slomovitz as its new executive chef
at Great American Ball Park, home to Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati
Manny, who has more than two decades of culinary experience at highly visible
restaurants, luxury resorts and properties around the world, will be responsible
for overseeing all aspects of the food and beverage operation at the ballpark
- including menu development and service for concession stands, clubs,
catering and suites.
Prior to joining Delaware North, Chef Manny was the corporate director of food and beverage for Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Resort and Spa, where he managed culinary operations at four luxury resort properties in the Dominican Republic and five resort properties in Mexico. His duties consisted of overseeing more than 45 restaurant and food outlets, 60 bars, service to 1,500 guest rooms and supervising a staff of 1,200 team members. Additionally, he opened eight new restaurant concepts and he and his team won two first-place awards at the Punta Cana 2016 Food & Wine Festival.
“There’s nothing quite like the atmosphere of a Major League Baseball game, especially when it comes to Reds fans at Great American Ball Park,” said Chef Manny. “Food is my passion and I’m looking forward to creating an exceptional food experience for Reds fans when they come to the ballpark for a game.”
Other international experience for Chef Manny includes serving as a personal executive chef on more than 120 privately charted yacht expeditions throughout the Caribbean and Europe and as executive chef at luxury resorts in the Bahamas. He began his career by gaining experience in a variety of kitchen roles with stops at NOBU in New York City, The Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Fla. and The Harbor View Hotel Wyndham in Edgartown, Md.
Chef Manny earned degrees from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., where he also served as vice president of the school’s Gourmet Society.