Our Team


The staff at the Palm Beach County Convention Center consists of true professionals, who are at your service to help you plan, coordinate and execute your event.
From your initial contact with our office to the end of your event, our staff cares and works hard to make your job easier and your event a complete success.

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Food & Beverage

Photo Headshot of Vince LaPapa, Food & Beverage Director

Vince LaPapa

Director of Food & Beverage

Phone: 561-366-3031
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Photo Headshot of Paul Bunney, Executive Chef

Paul Bunney

Executive Chef

Phone: 561-366-3059
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Photo headshot of Jacqueline Lovell-Santos, Catering Director

Jacqueline Lovell-Santos

Catering Director

Phone: 561-366-3065
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Photo Headshot of Leyla Metz, Catering Manager

Leyla Metz

Catering Manager

Phone: 561-366-3028
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Photo headshot of Gairat Hoda, Food and Beverage operations manager

Gairat Hoda

Food & Beverage Operations Manager

Phone: 561-366-3027
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Photo headshot of Danica Richardson, office manager

Danica Richardson

Food & Beverage Office Manager

Phone: 561-366-3049
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