HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO SIOUX CITY ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (December 28, 2015) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City is pleased to announce longtime industry veteran, Rick Washburn, has officially joined the local entertainment destination’s leadership team as Director of Food and Beverage.
“Rick’s years in the bar and restaurant industry make him a valuable asset to our team,” said Hard Rock Hotel & Casino General Manager Todd Moyer. “We’re really excited to have him on board and know he’ll fit right into our rock star atmosphere.”
Washburn began his career in the food and beverage industry fifteen years ago in Central Illinois and brings an impressive track record of success to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City. His recent experiences include overseeing the award-winning Kahill’s Steak-Fish Chophouse as well as ensuring all guests’ culinary needs were satisfied at the Marina Inn Hotel and Conference Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska as their director of food and beverages. Prior to joining the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City team, Washburn also worked as the Regional Operations Manager for Lunchtime Solutions.
“It’s an honor to join the amazing team and culinary professionals at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City,” said Washburn. “Their dining destinations were very quickly established as standouts in greater Siouxland, and I’m looking forward to continuing their pattern of excellence and creativity.”
Washburn will remain committed to providing guests with seasonal options and the Farm to Table concept for the entertainment destination’s dining facilities. “The Farm to Table concept is important for us,” Washburn said. “We’re proud to support local farmers by purchasing fresh produce from the Sioux City Farmer’s Market, and access to this locally grown food undoubtedly makes our dishes better.”