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DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE, MARCO FANELLIMarco Fanelli is the Director of Food & Beverage at the Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa. He has 15 years of hospitality experience, ranging from fine dining to independent restaurants. 

Born and raised in Long Island, New York, Marco’s love for restaurants started at an early age in his family’s restaurant, where, over the years, he worked his way up the ranks. While in school for Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida, he kick started his hotel career with an internship at the J.W. Marriott, Orlando Grande Lakes. Upon graduation, he cut his teeth with stints in New Orleans, Dallas & Denver at prestigious hotel brands such as The Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons Hotels. With robust experience in banquets, fine dining and hotel operations under his belt, he moved to Vero Beach in November of 2018, where joined Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and he oversees the daily food & beverage operations at the beautiful beachfront resort.

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