Darienne Key

Marketing, Communications, Public Relations Manager

  • Location:

  • Long Beach, California

Darienne Key joined KBK Enterprises in 2019 and works out of Long Beach, California but frequently travels to the Pittsburgh and Columbus corporate offices. In her current position as the Marketing, Communications, Public Relations Manager, she works with KBK Enterprises and all related entities to strengthen and maintain the KBK brand. In this position Darienne is responsible for communication which includes developing, promoting, executing and maintaining a strong brand message.

Prior to joining KBK Enterprises, Darienne worked for MGM Resorts International is Las Vegas, Nevada where she began her career with MGM Resorts in their prestigious Management Associate Program: Food & Beverage. Shortly after joining the program she was quickly promoted to managing a portfolio of fine dining and celebrity chef restaurants. Most notably: Fleur by Hubert Keller, Libertine Social by Shawn McClain, Strip Steak by Michael Mina, and a few others.

Aside from the extensive experience Darienne gained when she lived in Vegas, she has planned, coordinated, and executed large non-profit and fundraising events in several communities with the intent to impact the lives of those living there. A Columbus, Ohio native, Darienne received an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC.

Outside of working for KBK Enterprises, Darienne is a freelance private chef in southern California. She also enjoys traveling, the beach, art, and music.