John Drugan Appointed as New Director of Food & Beverage of Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John Drugan has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage of Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts, effective immediately. In his position, Drugan is responsible for the direction, planning and development of food and beverage operations at the 12 dining and lounge outlets at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and Ponte Vedra Lodge & Club.

With over ten years in the industry, Drugan brings with him experience in senior management positions, including the prestigious Breakers Palm Beach and Four Seasons resorts throughout Florida. Most recently, Drugan headed a team taskforce to open Four Seasons Palm Beach's newest fine dining restaurant. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Drugan holds degrees in Food & Beverage Management and Culinary Arts. Drugan is also Court of Master Sommelier Level II certified.

Drugan was recently chosen to judge at the 2015 Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc. Convention, which took place early April in Grande Lakes Orlando, Florida. WSWA Convention is the premier event for new and innovative beverage products and services to enhance internal operations.

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About Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts:

Since 1928, the Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts have retained their status as the premiere family-friendly oceanfront resorts and county clubs of North Florida. Set on miles of uninterrupted beach, the Inn & Club and the Lodge & Club continue to receive the highest praise and most distinguished awards from the nation's leading travel publications, including the prestigious AAA Five-Diamond Award, TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence Award and Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards, among others. Together, the Inn & Club and Lodge & Club boast 316 elegantly appointed oversized guest rooms and suits, most featuring oceanfront patios and balconies. Ranging from gourmet to casual, the Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts feature 12 restaurants, bars and lounges. The family-friendly resorts also offers two picturesque 18-hole golf courses, 15 Har-Tru hydro tennis courts, six pools, two state-of-the-art gyms, and a 30,000 square foot luxury spa. Comprising over 37,000 square feet of indoor meeting and exhibit space designed with comfort and elegance in mind, the two ballrooms and 23 meeting rooms cater to every meetings and incentives need.

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CONTACT: Megan Sterritt Hospitality Marketing +1 954-213-6669 msterritt@h-mllc.comSource:Ponte Vedra Beach Resorts