Matt Chapman, Director of Food & Beverage and Executive Chef at the Swiftel Center, is one of five distinguished professionals who have won the Generation Next award granted by Venues Today Magazine.
Chapman, 32, competed along with 31 other young professionals for one of the coveted awards given to individuals for his/her achievement or outstanding service as a young industry leader. The Generation Next Award focuses on honoring young professionals under 35 years old who make a difference in sports, music, conventions, family shows and festivals.
“Coming into a job and becoming the Food & Beverage Manager I never expected to be nominated for such an award.” Chapman said, “I have always come to work every day with the goal of giving out clients and customers the best experience I possibly can.”
“To be recognized for something that you are passionate about and have worked hard to excel at is a truly special feeling.” Chapman said, “I have always thought that any individual award is still a team award, I could not accomplish anything without a great team around me.”
To learn more about the Generation Next award and Venues Today, visit www.venuestoday.com/news/detail/congratulations-2016-generation-next-award-winners
Chapman was featured in the May edition of Venues Today Magazine, along with the other Generation Next award recipients.