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Executive Director of Food & Beverage Operations - Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

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Executive Director of Food & Beverage Operations


Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise


Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
United States

Date Posted:

Dec 06, 2017

Ending Date:

Dec 18, 2018

Type of Position:

Full Time


Food and Beverage

Job Description
Position Summary:
The Executive Director of Food & Beverage Operations is responsible for overseeing the operations of all Food and Beverage department operations across multiple facilities,  while providing strategic leadership, guidance and direction on Food & Beverage concepts, initiatives and operational decision. 

Ensures that all food and beverage operations are executed to achieve established quality, service, safety and financial goals and objectives and in accordance with all applicable established laws and regulations.  Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Restaurant, Hotel or Institutional Management or related field plus ten (10) or more years management experience in food and beverage operations with at least five (5) years experience in a leadership position, to include 4-Star hotel/resort company experience, and multi-property experience.
  • Five years working with financial documents including budgeting, food cost analysis, and labor cost analysis. 
  • Ability to travel approximately 20-25% of the time. 
  • Food and beverage experience in a casino or casino resort operation preferred.
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.   
  • Valid driver’s license. 
  • No felony, theft or stealing convictions.  
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain gaming license. 
  • Navajo preference.
Additional Information
We offer a highly competitive salary and benefit package
  • An engaged operations leader with a hands-on style that reinforces our company objectives adding to our reputation of best in class.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices within the food and beverage/hospitality industries.
  • Knowledge of food service quality and safety standards.
  • Knowledge of the cost analysis techniques, principles and practices of management accounting, finance, and business administration.
  • Knowledge of the development, preparation, and control of budgets.
  • Skill in preparing, reviewing, and analyzing operational and financial reports.
  • Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
  • Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise
P.O. Box 38, Church Rock, NM 87311
Phone: (505) 905-7146 Fax: (505) 905-7197

Fire Rock Casino
PO Box 38, Church Rock, NM 87311
Phone: (505) 905-7146 Fax: (505) 905-7197

Northern Edge Casino and Flowing Water Casino
PO Box 4500 Farmington, NM 87499
Phone: (505) 960-7001 Fax: (505) 960-7209

Twin Arrows Casino Resort
22181 Resort Boulevard, Exit 219, I-40; Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
Phone: (928) 856-7160 Fax: (928) 856-7607

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is a Navajo Nation wholly-owned entity created by the Navajo Nation in September 2006. The Enterprise develops and operates Navajo casinos in accordance with federal and Navajo Nation laws, and applicable Arizona and New Mexico compacts. Since 2008, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise has developed four gaming properties at these following locations. 

Twin Arrows Casino Resort in Leupp Chapter (near Flagstaff, AZ) opened on May 24, 2013. The $175 million casino has 1,100-slots, table games and a 200-room hotel.  This property is positioned as a 4-star/4-diamond, Green Globe full service destination casino resort, and is like no other hospitality entity in Northern Arizona.

Northern Edge Casino in Upper Fruitland Chapter (near Farmington, NM) opened January 2012. This 86,000 square foot full service casino features 750 slot machines, poker room, 10 table games, Cedar Bow Restaurant and Bar, and Food Court.

Fire Rock Casino in Church Rock Chapter, (near Gallup, NM) opened November 2008 and has grown to 733 slots, a 300 seat Bingo Hall and 8 table games (blackjack, and poker). In addition, the facility has a full service Cheii Grill and Bar, and Food Court.

Flowing Water Casino in Tsé Daak’áán Chapter, (near Shiprock, NM) opened in October 2010 featuring 120 Class II gaming machines and a Food Court.
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