Delta Hotels Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites, opening in November 2020, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Dubel as Executive Chef and Director of Outlets.  

In his new role, Chef Dubel will oversee all food and beverage venues at the new hotel, including the soon-to-open all day restaurant Tin Cup Kitchen + Oyster Bar, the 56-seat alfresco lounge, Tin Cup Conservatory, and the Grab ‘N Go called Café 2800. Chef Dubel will also develop and manage in-room dining services, lead menu development, oversee sustainable kitchen practices, supervise culinary presentations and protocols, and manage all catering operations for meetings and events.  

“I am equally honored and excited to join the opening team and introduce a fresh, new waterfront restaurant to Virginia Beach,” said Kevin Dubel, Executive Chef, Delta Hotels Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites. “We are working with the best fisherman, farmers and suppliers in the region to guide our sustainable practices, develop seasonal dishes for our restaurants, in-room dining and catering menus, and create a true dining destination on the bay that evokes a sense of place and time.” 

Chef Dubel is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of hospitality experience. Most recently, he severed as Chef De Cuisine at The Cavalier Hotel, where he also had the opportunity to cook for the James Beard House. He has held positions at notable Virginia Beach restaurants such as Terrapin, Zoe’s and Eurasia. Chef Dubel holds a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and has lived in Virginia Beach for 12 years.   

“Chef Kevin Dubel is already proving to be an invaluable addition to the leadership team at Delta Hotels Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites,” said Meredith Bottenfield, General Manager at Delta Hotels Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites. “His strong leadership skills, dedication to the Virginia Beach community, passion and fresh approach to seasonal cuisine will be a driving force as we establish the hotel as a renowned hotel and dining destination on the Chesapeake Bay.”  

Delta Hotels Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites will open as the first hotel with its own private beach on the Chesapeake Bay. True to the Simple Made Perfect® Delta Suites by Marriott brand, Delta Hotels Virginia Beach will feature 295 spacious one- and two-bedroom suites, simple and sleek design, and amenities such as an outdoor pool and lounge, kayak and bike rentals, and a 24-7 ultra-modern fitness center. The hotel will be home to an all-day American eatery with coastal influence named Tin Cup Kitchen + Oyster Bar, which will serve fresh, locally sourced oysters, fish and coastal cuisine, along with craft cocktails and a rotating wine and beer list and a Grab ‘N Go called Café 2800, featuring Starbucks coffee, specialty drinks, and a variety of freshly made donuts and sandwiches.  

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