Patrick Parkes, Corporate Director for PRIME Business Dining, joined Mazzone Hospitality in 2012. A native of the east coast, Patrick moved to central Florida for an internship with the Walt Disney Company, then attended Starwood University as a food and beverage candidate and graduated as a Beverage and Food Talent Coach for W Hotels Worldwide. Having worked his way up from server, bartender, and banquets to manager with prior employers including: W Hotels, Gaylord Palms Convention Center, Hilton Hotels, Sodexho, Compass Group NAD, and Walt Disney World. Patrick has had the pleasure of serving, royalty, members of the presidential cabinet, sports and entertainment stars as well as an endless number of corporate and social clients. Mr. Hospitality, as his co-workers refer to him, has great passion for creating a connection with people through food. Patrick comes from a large family and when not tending to the needs of our guests he can be found surrounded by his nieces, nephews and siblings enjoying their time and always a good meal.