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Distinctive Gourmet

Exclusive Onsite Caterer of the Virginia Beach Convention Center

Distinctive Gourmet is a division of Centerplate, one of the nation's leading providers of food, beverage and merchandise for sports, convention and entertainment centers.

Centerplate is a leader in live event hospitality, "Making It Better To Be There®️" for more than 115 million guests each year at more than 200 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues. From hosting VIPs at the Super Bowl to super heroes at Comic Con, the company provides hospitality services to North America's premier events. A Sodexo company, Centerplate creates unique, locally-inspired menus, best-in-class guest service, and one-of-a-kind experiences backed by world-class design and insights teams. Visit the company online at, connect via Twitter @centerplate, Instagram @Centerplate_ or

We cater and service the following events and much more: banquets, bar services, boxed lunches, breakfasts, coffee and refreshment breaks, trade show lunches and receptions, formal dining, in-booth catering, luncheons and receptions.


1000 19th Street Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Main Phone: (757) 385-2010 Fax: (757) 437-2080


Distinctive Gourmet

Beth Williamson, MBA

District Manager

Holly Coriell

Office Manager

Desiree Neal

Executive Chef

Amanda Pratt

Catering Sales Manager

Dee Forbes

Banquet Manager