Director of Food & Beverage

You could say Melanie Eldridge was cut out for the food and beverage industry. What started as a server position has evolved into a career of twenty years in the industry.

Melanie began her career as a server for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. These humble beginnings led the way for something much bigger. Through her hard work, she was promoted to Assistant Catering Manager for the Buccaneers. She would continue to advance in the industry and was named the Director of Premium Services for the inaugural year of the Memphis Grizzlies at the iconic Pyramid Arena.

Her career would then take her to Pittsburgh where she became the Premium Director for the Pittsburgh Penguins. During her time, she supported the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Melanie is currently celebrating 10 years within the NASCAR industry. She began her tenure in the sport as the Catering Manager at Daytona International Speedway. She is currently the Director of Food and Beverage for Richmond Raceway.

Melanie has worked many marquee events during her career, including the Tyson-Lewis Heavyweight Championship Bouts, the 2006 MLB All-Star Game, and Super Bowl XXXV.