eric copeland 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/23/13) – Global Spectrum, the management company of the Owensboro Convention Center, has announced that Eric Copeland is the newest member to join its team as the Director of Food & Beverage.
 
Copeland has over 12 years of culinary experience. His successful culinary career started in Las Vegas where he was able to study under some of the great chefs in the Las Vegas region. In 2002, Copeland returned to his hometown of Pueblo, Colo., where he assumed many positions in the culinary industry, including becoming a chef at several local gourmet restaurants.
 
His professional culinary skills blossomed during his tenure at the Pueblo Country Club, where he worked his way from Head Line Chef, to Sous Chef, and to ultimately becoming the Head Chef in 2006.
 
In 2008, he became the Executive Chef at the Pueblo Convention Center. After several successful years as Executive Chef, he was promoted to Director of Food and Beverage and retained the title of Executive Chef, giving him an important dual role at the Pueblo Convention Center.
 
During his time in Pueblo, Copeland not only mastered his culinary skills and the complexities of managing food for events, he also acted as an Intermediate Cookery Instructor at Pueblo Community College.
 
"We are extremely excited to have Eric on our team. Having worked with Eric at the Pueblo Convention Center, I personally know how talented and dedicated Eric is to his profession. His drive and passion for the perfect food experience is second to none," said Dean Dennis, Owensboro Convention Center General Manager.
 
Copeland enjoys many outdoor activities, cooking delicious meals for his friends and family, and is a big Boston Red Sox fan.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Madison Strobel

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6165

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 4860

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 4094

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 16, 2015 3348

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 11, 2015 2971

Juvenile Injured When Struck by Vehicle

by Madisonville Police

Most Read This Month

March 18, 2015 10051

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
April 02, 2015 8437

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 4094

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 2454

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 17, 2015 1117

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 17, 2015 1071

Two Charged in Connection with Powderly Firearms…

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 952

Police Officers Building Up Community by Helping…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 856

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 590

'The Bidding is On' at Annual Library Auction

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 531

Free Seedling Plantings Available While Supplies…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 517

Brown Pitches Baseball to Series Opener over…

by UK Athletics