Maryland Live! Casino has added an addition of two key executives to its Food & Beverage management team. Kevin Wills, a 30-year veteran of the international hospitality and gaming industry, joins the team as Director of Food & Beverage; and Kevin Sterling, who has held executive F&B positions in the Las Vegas and Atlantic City gaming markets, has been named Asst. Director of Food & Beverage.
This seasoned team of hospitality professionals are responsible for the day-to-day management and direction of all aspects of the food and beverage operations at Maryland Live!, including quality assurance, staff training and guest service programs. They will also oversee development of the property’s new Asian restaurant concept to be located in the center of the casino floor.
Kevin Wills brings a wealth of world-class hospitality and gaming industry experience, both domestic and international, to his new position at Maryland Live! Casino. He most recently served in Food & Beverage Operations for Marriott International, based at the Middle East Flagship property, JW Marriott Dubai. Prior, Mr. Wills held various Director of F&B and Director of Resort Operations positions with the Marriott Wailea Resort and Spa, and the Marriott Waikoloa Resort and Spa in Hawaii. He also spent nine years with Hyatt Hotels, spending much of that time in Asia Pacific, where he opened the Grand Hyatt Wailea, Maui, among others. Mr. Wills also held executive food & beverage positions at the Hyatt Regency Guadalajara; and the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi.
Kevin Sterling began his career in the gaming industry more than 20 years ago, working for a small Indian tribe at a Connecticut Bingo Hall, which grew to become Foxwoods Resort and Casino, one of the largest casinos in the country. Mr. Sterling was also on the opening team for Paris Resort and Casino in Las Vegas as Food and Beverage Director; and most recently served as Vice President of Food & Beverage at Showboat in Atlantic City, NJ.
Maryland Live! Casino is conveniently located at the Arundel Mills Mall, halfway between Baltimore and Washington, directly off the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Arundel Mills Blvd. and Route 100 in Hanover, MD (Anne Arundel County), with easy access off I-95 at Route 100. Open 24/7, the $500+ million Maryland Live! Casino is one of the largest commercial casinos in the country with 174 live action table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, and a new Poker Room; more than 4,300 of the latest slot machines; and two High Limit rooms. A variety of irresistible dining options, such as Bobby’s Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay; The Cheesecake Factory®; Phillips® Seafood; the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; the multi-station Live! Buffet; and Noodles, an Asian wok and noodle bar; along with a sizzling nightlife, including live entertainment at Rams Head Center Stage and the unique, interactive R Bar, completes the world-class gaming and entertainment experience. Other first-class amenities include the Shop Live! retail store; a bus lounge, and a secure covered 5,000-space parking garage with valet service, free self-parking and direct elevator access to the casino floor.