About Legacy

Legacy is a hospitality consulting company that focuses on operational excellence specializing in recruiting, training, concept design, menu planning, beverage, and upselling for all catering positions as well as servers, increasing their average check. Legacy works with the independent restaurant as well as the corporate arena.

About Tony Porcellini

With 20+ years of strategic, high-performing, award-winning food and beverage experience in Big Box resorts, Tony is a passionate, enthusiastic and industry-connected Senior Food & Beverage Executive. Tony is a passionate teacher that adds humor to all his classes, making them fun and engaging for social events, corporate parties, or staff training, where everybody learns in an interactive environment.

Tony Porcellini

Senior Food & Beverage Executive

Professional Experience

Tony worked for Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort for 14 years as the Food & Beverage Director. Before Disney, Tony worked at Marriott Orlando World Center and the Westin Hotels in Indianapolis, Indiana and Stamford, Connecticut. To see his full resume, click here.

Industry/Career Honors and Accolades

  • National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) Orlando Guest Speaker

  • Named "Caterer of the Year" by National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)

  • Johnson and Wales Alumni Judge

  • Pre-opening Team, Westin Diplomatm Ft, Lauderdale, FL

  • Pre-opening Team, Westin Times Square, New York, NY

  • Pre-opening Team, Chicago Sheraton Towers, Chicago, IL

  • Conversion Team, Westin/Sheraton Our Lucaya, Bahamas

  • Facilitator, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, F&B University

  • Member, Westin's Imported Core Wine Tasting

  • Instructor, Westin's Wine Program

  • Member, Regional Food and Beverage Council, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  • Speaker at Catersource, Las Vegas, NV

  • Sommelier/Director of Wine & Education, Carrera Wine Cellar, St. Augustine, FL