Guy G. Kirtley
President/Founder – Kirtley Hospitality Solutions, LLC
KHS is a solutions based company focused on Restaurants, Bars, Hotels and Casino’s.
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Kirtley Hospitality Solutions LLC
June 2016 – Present
KHS is a solutions based company focused on Restaurants, Bars, Hotels and Casino’s. Sourcing food and beverage products, restaurant bar equipment, table top china, point of systems and loss prevention, locating and placing talent and supplying all cleaning needs. We also provide a major emphasis on consulting where ever assistance is needed
Corporate Director of F&B Development
December 2004 – September 2015 Boyd Gaming Corporate
Hired as a Director of Food and Beverage Services at the Stardust Hotel & Casino to close the property and get it ready for the development of the Echelon Project. Upon, closure, I was moved into a corporate position, eventually assisting 22 properties across the country. I assisted the property General Managers/Corporate Human Resources on locating and hiring talent, writing policies and procedures and negotiations. I worked very closely with the Corporate Construction on all (new construction and remodel projects). I also worked with Corporate Purchasing on sourcing products and contracts. I pulled all permits and licences for the Nevada Properties. I handled all Southern Nevada Health Department related business for the local Boyd properties. I worked closely with all F&B Directors and Executive chefs on menu designed and all other related issues
Director of Hospitality
Caesars Entertainment Corporation
September 2003 – November 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Caesars Entertainment bought the Horseshoe Hotel/Casino in order to acquire the World Series of Poker with the intention of selling the property. I was hired as the Hotel and F&B Director, on a one year contract until the property was sold. I assisted in the cleaning up, repair, staffing and aligning the hotel, restaurants and bars on the property for grand opening and a future sale.
Kirtley Marketing Group LLC
December 2000 – January 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Consulted for Boyd Gaming in Las Vegas and for their properties in their Southern region, assisted with menu development, cost control, staffing, training, and design of new restaurants and bars.
The Caterer’s of Las Vegas INC.
January 1999 – February 2003 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
We Catered many of the local hotel casino picnics, off premise VIP casino events, Wet N Wild Events, Bonnie Springs outdoor theater events. We rented major off premise propane fired restaurant equipment, refrigeration equipment, made box lunches for the Sands Expo, the Thomas and Mack and convention center when they did not have the staff, they were short of time or volume was too large. We owned Cafe America in the old Paradise Spa on Las Vegas Blvd South at the same time
Vice President Administration
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
December 2000 – January 2002 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Hired by Tony Marnell and Jay Barrett a VP, in order to Oversee F&B services, Maintenance and Facilities, Catering/Convention Services and new Construction. We added 100,000 sq. ft. of banquet space, a Noodle restaurant and re-modeled the Beach Cafe to the San Paulo Cafe and pool bar.
Executive Vice President & General Manager
Aladdin Hotel & Casino
June 1992 – July 1998 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
I was one of five individuals of JMJ INC. brought in to take the old, tired, worn out Aladdin Hotel & Casino out of bankruptcy. Originally, I was the Vice President of Food and Beverage Services when our company was formed. All five of our team had their expertise in a certain segment of the hotel, casino and gaming industry. Upon the accidental death of our CEO and General Manager in 1993, I accepted the position of General Manager.
Director Of Food and Beverage
May 1987 – May 1992 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
While at the Stardust (over a two year period) we closed 4 existing restaurants and opened six new concepts and 35,000 sq. ft. of state of the art banquet facility. we re-modeled our showroom, casino and added a new hotel tower. During a period of approximately eight months, I had the duties of both Director F&B and Executive Chef
The Caterer’s of Las Vegas
February 1986 – May 1987 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Oversaw all local bars and restaurants, training, staffing, implementing new menus and marketing. We had TK Christie’s Bar and Restaurant (downtown ) in the Valley Bank building, Cohen and Kelly’s restaurant as well as the bars and coffee shop in Vegas World Casino. County and City jail feeding as well as the Mental Health center feeding, The Caterer’s Deli, local movies and Nevada Forestry Service and local Catering.
Director Food and Beverage
Maxim Hotel & Casino
December 1983 – January 1985 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Re-directed a broken food and beverage department. Opened our own bakery, butcher shop, and made all fresh soups, sauces, gravies and entrees. Worked with the Marketing department to attain business form desired local zip codes, tourists and industry employees to our big loser into a consistent winner.
July 1982 – November 1983 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
We serviced the television, Motion Picture & Division of Forestry Service Industries. We fed the stars and crews on numerous television programs and mini series as well as major motion pictures all over the country. A partial list (Air Wolf, Winds of War, War and Remembrance, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Smokey and the Bandit, Swing Shift, Sting and more). We also fed firefighters on some of the largest fires in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and Washington, three meals a day, seven days a week: Sometimes tens of thusands of meals a day in extremely adverse conditions.
The Station House Hotel and Casino
June 1981 – June 1982
Was hired to assist in opening the properties food and beverage, bar and restaurant. I was asked to stay on and became General Manager. Handled all aspects of gaming, hotel, food and beverage, publicity, entertainment and gaming control issues.
Director F&B/Executive Chef
Maxim Hotel and Casino
May 1977 – June 1981 Las Vegas, Nevada Area
In May of 77, I was hired as a room chef at the DeVinci Steak House, A year later I was promoted to an executive chef position and in November of 78 I was offered the Director’s position
E5 Petty Officer Second Class
May 1972 – April 1976 (4 years)
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Southern Nevada Vocational Technical center
Chef and Bakers Culinary
Volunteer Experience & Causes
Calvary Chapel Downtown Outreach
January 2000 Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
Feed and clothe the homeless and in need families
Chaplain at Spring Valley Hospital
Hope Chaplains of Nevada
April 2012 Health
Hospital Chaplain visiting the sick and offering prayer
Causes Guy cares about:
Orphans and Widows
Inner City At Risk Youth
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Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Las Vegas, NV 89103