Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, the recently-opened largest combined resort and convention center in Colorado, has named George Bargisen its new director of food and beverage.
“George comes to us with years of experience in the hospitality industry and we’re thrilled to have him join our exceptional team here at Gaylord Rockies,” said Rick Medwedeff, general manager for Gaylord Rockies Resorts & Convention Center. “We’re confident that his expertise will help to establish the resort as a dining destination offering diverse, authentic and exceptional cuisine, and we’re excited to see the impact his leadership will have on our new property.”
In his new role, George will function as the strategic business leader of the property’s food and beverage operation, including restaurants/bars, room service and banquets/catering. Most recently, George served as hotel manager of the JW Marriott, Indianapolis.
Located just minutes from Denver International Airport, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center features an array of dining options, including the brand’s signature Old Hickory Steakhouse, Vista Montagne (Italian cuisine) and Mountain Pass Sports Bar.
The resort features has 1,501 guest rooms, including 114 suites, and more than 486,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space.
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