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Paul J. Altobelli

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Paul J. Altobelli


Paul Altobelli has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality, large airline commissary and food and beverage industries. He joined Preferred Meals in 2004, and over the past 16 years has held operations leadership roles focused on continuous process improvement and increased focus on safety, while reducing costs and expanding the business.

As Managing Director of Prepared Meals Company, Paul has led the transformation of Elior North America’s manufacturing and distribution business – which served the packaged food product needs of several of the company’s brands – to a standalone company that also serves its own growing client base, including retail and governmental agencies.

Before joining Preferred Meals/Elior North America, Paul spent seven years with LSG Sky Chefs in New York as well as 15 years in other hospitality and in-flight catering organizations.

He studied architecture at The State University of New York at Delhi and earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Villanova University.

Paul J. Altobelli