LAS VEGAS - June 20, 2018 - Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN) has appointed dining industry veteran, Bart Mahoney, as the company's corporate vice president of food and beverage operations.
'The food and beverage offerings at Golden Entertainment are at the core of the guest experience at our casinos and taverns,' said Steve Arcana, chief operating officer for Golden Entertainment, Inc. 'With this expanded culinary focus, we have comprised a team of high-energy, talented professionals, who are all leaders in their fields. The final addition to that team is Bart Mahoney, whose expertise in this industry is unmatched.'
With nearly three decades of experience in dining operations working with some of Las Vegas' top resorts and restaurants, Mahoney is highly regarded as one of the top food and beverage professionals in the city. In his new position with Golden Entertainment, he now oversees the overall direction of the culinary department.
Among his responsibilities are the development of the company's restaurants at its eight casino-hotel properties, including Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower; and PT's Entertainment Group, Nevada's largest tavern operator. Mahoney will also head up the recruiting and training of new and existing culinary talent.
'Golden Entertainment is a fast-growing company with ambitious plans for its food and beverage operations,' said Mahoney. 'I'm excited to join this energetic team in bringing innovation to their wide-ranging culinary offerings as well as collaborating in the development of exciting new dining concepts.'
Mahoney has served in leadership roles for several Las Vegas Strip properties and fine dining groups, including Wynn Las Vegas, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, Bellagio Resort & Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Thomas Keller Restaurant Group and Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group. Prior to launching his career in the food and beverage industry, Mahoney served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions - resort and casino operations and distributed gaming. The Company operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 team members. Golden Entertainment owns eight casino resorts - seven in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns nearly 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. The Company is licensed in Illinois to operate video gaming terminals. Golden Entertainment is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio by leveraging its scale, leadership position and proven management capabilities across its two divisions. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
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