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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 one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, with 250 North American sports, entertainment and convention venues. We are the largest food service provider for the NFL, a major provider to professional baseball, and we partner with six of the top ten most active convention centers. No stranger to marquee events, we've hosted countless landmark occasions, including 12 Super Bowls, 20 World Series, 15 official U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, more than 100 major College Bowl Games and the largest plated dinner in history at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Celebration.

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

Sabrina Rinaldo, CMP, MBA

Director of Sales and Operations

Holly Coriell

Office Manager

Desiree Neal

Executive Chef

Amanda Pratt

Catering Sales Manager

Donna Sublett

Operations Manager

Dee Forbes

Banquet Manager