Josh Glkey Named New Food and Beverage Director

PRESS RELEASE – General Manager Dave Echols has announced the hiring of Josh Gilkey as the Charleston RiverDogs new Director of Food & Beverage.

Gilkey is experienced in the field having served as the Senior Area Supervisor for Food & Beverage at Cedar Fair’s Kings Dominion Amusement Park in Doswell, Va., since 2003.  There, he was responsible for generating more than 50 percent of the park’s food budget.

“We feel that we’ve brought aboard another quality individual to join the RiverDogs staff,” said Echols.  “Food & Beverage is a huge part of the RiverDogs’ experience and I’m confident that Josh will be among the best we’ve ever had here at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.  We’re excited to
have him join us.”

Gilkey is a 2007 graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA where he majored in history. He also worked Mariner’s Landing Resort and Conference Center and served as the general manager of Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Company at Cedar Fair’s Kings Dominion.

Gilkey began his new responsibilities on Jan. 4.

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