Fox Theatre Announces Marquee Club Hires

Fox Theatre Announces Marquee Club HiresThe Fox Theatre is pleased to announce the Marquee Club presented by Lexus appointments of Executive Chef Marquee Club Alfredo Rodriguez and Marquee Club Manager Paul Delgado, effective immediately. Slated to open fall 2017, the Marquee Club will be a premier membership club with over 10,000 square feet of premium space, which is accessible only for ticketed guests of Fox Theatre events with an annual membership or a single-event pass. The Marquee Club will be open before and during Fox Theatre events, as well as immediately after select events.

"Hiring strong leaders is an exciting milestone for the Marquee Club," said Fox Theatre President and CEO, Allan Vella. "To have an extraordinary experience, you must have extraordinary service, and both Alfredo and Paul bring immense talent to the table. Chef Alfredo's passion for food and Paul's vast knowledge of the hospitality industry will deliver the world-class experience as promised to our guests."

Executive Chef Alfredo Rodriguez will oversee the Marquee Club's menu development and food and beverage operations for the 250 plus events housed at the Fox Theatre. Rodriguez brings nearly 20 years of eclectic culinary experience including positions at high volume destinations such as Walt Disney World Resorts and California Center for the Arts. Most recently, Rodriguez was the Chef at Emilio and Gloria Estefan's restaurant Oriente at the Cardozo Hotel in Miami, FL. A native of Puerto Rico, Rodriguez graduated from the New England Culinary Institute with a Bachelor in Culinary Arts. His extensive travels throughout the United States, most notably both on the East and West coasts, drive his food perspective for seasonal and sustainable ingredients.

"Great food pairs beautifully with great entertainment," said Chef Rodriguez. "I'm delighted to be a part of the history of the Fox Theatre and the Marquee Club as we create an exciting menu that caters to the Mediterranean aesthetic of the Fox while keeping current to fresh ingredients and local partners."

Joining Chef Rodriguez at the Marquee Club will be Manager Paul Delgado. As manager, Delgado will oversee all Marquee Club operations, including hiring and training staff, coordinating vendors, and managing budgets. With nearly 20 years of hospitality experience on his resume, Delgado's varied history includes time with Walt Disney World Resort's Magic Kingdom Theme Park and Ruth's Chris Steak House at both Harrah's Casino in NC and Atlanta's Centennial Park location. Delgado lives in Woodstock, GA with his wife of 23 years and two daughters.

"The Fox Theatre is an iconic landmark and signifies the best in performing arts and entertainment," said Delgado. "The guests who come to the Fox Theatre want to see a show and the Marquee Club will serve as an extension of the theatre-going experience, but with exquisite food and drink options and top notch service. I'm proud to be a part of the team to bring the Marquee Club to the public."

Upon its completion, the Marquee Club will include multi-level interior and climate controlled exterior environments. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy enhanced food and beverage service within the club's five stationary bars with passed and displayed hors d'oeuvres located throughout. Overlooking Atlanta's famed Peachtree Street, the rooftop terrace will allow public access to the Fox Theatre's roof for the first time in decades.

Guests may enter the club before events, during intermission, and after select events. Additional amenities will include priority pre-sale ticketing notifications, private restrooms, dedicated lobby elevator, concierge guest services and self-parking access to an adjacent lot. At intermission, guests will have access to pre-ordered drinks, dessert and coffee offerings. For more information, please call Fox Theatre's Corporate Partnership, Premium Seating Office at (404) 881-2127 or visit

The Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta's premiere venues for live entertainment and declared a Top Stop of the Decade by Venues Today Magazine and the #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine. In April 2013, Rolling Stone Magazine announced that the Fox Theatre was one of "The Best Big Rooms in America" as part of their "Venues That Rock" series. In addition, the Fox Theatre was nominated for Theatre of the Year by Billboard and Pollstar Magazines, and awarded the Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year award in 2011 by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, the Fox Theatre has been consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today. The Fox Theatre has the #1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America, for any venue between 2,000 and 5,000 seats, and for any Georgia venue according to the Social Media Power 100 compiled by Venues Today Magazine. The Fox's 4,665 seat theatre hosts 250 performances a year. An impressive range of events from rock concerts to Broadway, ballets, comedy and movies continue to attract more than 500,000 visitors per year. In addition, the Fox is host to wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 88th year. The Fox Theatre proudly acknowledges our partners for their generous support: Coca-Cola, Lexus, Georgian Terrace Hotel, Georgia Natural Gas, Atlanta Beverage- Budweiser, Regions, Grady Health Systems, and Whole Foods Market. Tickets for all events are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at, or toll free at 855-285-8499. For group sales information contact the Fox Theatre at (404) 881-2000, or visit The Fox Theatre website at Please stay connected with the Fox Theatre on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

About the Marquee Club

The Marquee Club presented by Lexus is a premium club slated to open in the fall of 2017. Adjacent to the Fox Theatre, the membership-based Moroccan-style club will feature 10,000 square feet of interior and exterior premium space; five stationary bars; three rooftop options to include multi-level interior and climate-controlled exterior environments. Open only during events at the Fox Theatre, the Marquee Club will be open to members pre-show and during intermission, as well as post-show for select events. Additional amenities include priority pre-sale ticketing notifications, access to private restrooms, concierge guest services, and self-parking access to an adjacent lot for some memberships. Single-show access will also be available for select performances. For more information on premium club access or to purchase a membership, please call Fox Theatre's Corporate Partnership, Premium Seating Office at (404) 881-2127 or visit

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