Casino Gaming Executive Search in Food and Beverage
Bristol Associates’ Casino Gaming division recruits for senior and executive management food and beverage positions in the casino industry. Our practice is lead by President Ben Farber and Vice President Steven Kessler.
We have completed searches for a wide array of Casino Gaming industry clients including:
Examples of Completed Searches
Our Casino Gaming Division has placed successful candidates in a variety of key Food and Beverage positions. Our placements include positions such as Food and Beverage Manager, Director of Food and Beverage, Corporate Director of Food and Beverage, Corporate Vice President of Food and Beverage, Executive Chef, and Corporate Executive Chef.
Below is a sampling of completed searches.
Corporate Vice President Food and Beverage
We completed a search for a ten plus casino/hotel operation in the U.S. and Caribbean. The executive we placed acts as the company's internal resource and has oversight of food & beverage. The candidate had 15+ years’ experience supervising multiple property food and beverage operations in the casino/hotel industry.
Vice President Food and Beverage
Our client is a very large and successful casino/resort located in the East. The property produces in excess of $90 million food and beverage revenue annually. The operation includes both company and leased restaurants. They were looking for someone with five years experience as a VP in a very high volume operation with multiple units and/or very large single properties. The placed candidate had experience in high volume, high quality operations, and experience working with a culturally diverse work force. In addition, they report to the COO.
Director of Food and Beverage
We completed a search for a casino located in the Northwest, which currently has three food and beverage outlets. Qualifications required included three to five years’ experience as Director of Casino Food and Beverage (including experience with Food and Beverage revenue of at least $3 million) and strong leadership and management skills. Prior start-up and pre-opening experience was also required. They also reports to the Vice President of Operations. The candidate we placed manages all food and beverage operations, including catering, throughout the casino and hotel. A major responsibility of this executive was managing a planned expansion which includes kitchen design and equipment selection, interviewing and hiring of F&B staff, as well as menu development.
Qualities of a Great Food and Beverage Executive
With over 20 years of experience placing casino food and beverage executives, we know what makes a great leader. Below are some of the qualities and experience we look for:
- Proven experience in the development, management, and communication of brand strategies and tactics
- The ability to anticipate and understand changing customer needs
- Consistent performance in terms of increasing market share and meeting or exceeding revenue objectives
- The ability to work in both corporate and field environments on a concurrent basis
- Proven ability to manage outside advertising agencies, to maintain budgets and achieve timely results
- Experience in developing and managing promotional, public relations, loyalty, and partnership programs
- Demonstrated knowledge of database marketing and analysis strategies
Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current searches.
Why Work With Us?
Bristol Associates has been a leader in executive search nationwide since 1967. Our boutique executive recruiting firm is a family-owned business in its third generation of leadership.
The average tenure of our professional staff at Bristol Associates exceeds 15 years. As experts in their targeted fields, our consultants are knowledgeable about trends in technology, hiring, and compensation in their industries. No one is better suited than our consultants to guide you through the hiring process.
Our firm utilizes a proprietary database with over 170,000 contacts and 100,000 companies, allowing us to find the most successful match for our client companies. Moreover, as experts in recruiting through social media, we have augmented our network of professionals through LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
Perhaps most importantly, we have developed a community of key personal contacts that go beyond online networks.
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Get in Touch
President Benjamin Farber has specialized in the Casino Industry since joining Bristol Associates in 2003. Prior to joining Bristol Associates he earned two BA degrees (Psychology and Communication) from the University of California Santa Barbara. He has the expertise and resources to help your company hire exceptional talent.
Vice President Steven Kessler focuses his practice on the Casino and Restaurant industries. Steven joined Bristol Associates in 2006 after working on projects including research and administration. He is a 2000 graduate of The Concord Academy in Los Angeles.
To learn more about our executive search services please contact Ben Farber at (310) 670-0525 ext. 109 or firstname.lastname@example.org and Steven Kessler at (310) 670-0525 ext. 106 or email@example.com. Employers may also fill out our Employer Inquiry Form.
Professionals looking for new opportunities can get in touch with us through the Submit Your Resume page.