Hollywood, Fla. – Victor Tiffany has been named Senior Vice President of Hospitality for Gaming Operations of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The newly-created position puts Tiffany in charge of operations at all food and beverage outlets, nightclubs and hotels of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla. He also oversees food and beverage operations and entertainment venues at the five Seminole Tribe casinos in Hollywood, Coconut Creek, in Immokalee near Naples, on the Brighton Seminole Reservation north of Lake Okeechobee and on the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation south of Lake Okeechobee.
Through a strong focus on new product development and customer service, Tiffany will be responsible for leisure and entertainment operations including the development of new restaurants, hotels, nightclubs and retail at all seven Seminole casinos. He will report to Larry Mullin, Seminole Gaming COO.
Tiffany comes to Seminole Gaming from Echo Entertainment Group in Sydney, Australia, where he was head of hospitality, overseeing all casino leisure and entertainment operations at the casinos since 2009. His recent Sydney, Australia project, The Star, included the development of the Marquee Sydney nightclub with the Strategic Group, along with The Darling, a new 5-star boutique hotel, and Australia’s 2012 best new restaurant, Momofuku Seiobo with chef David Chang.
Prior to his assignment in Australia, Tiffany worked with the Nobu Group, where he opened several restaurants including the first Nobu on Hudson Street in New York City and at the Shore Club on Miami Beach. He also worked with Tarsadia Hotels and oversaw the development and launch of the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, Calif. From 2002 to 2007, he served as the vice president of food and beverage for the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., where he was a member of the opening team. He also launched its nightclubs, bars and restaurants with chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay and Michael Mina.
Tiffany is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
About Seminole Gaming
With more than 13,000 slot machines and live table games, the Seminole Tribe operates the largest gaming enterprise in Florida and one of the top gaming entities in the country. Seminole Gaming employs more than 10,000 people and generates a multi-billion dollar annual economic impact. The Seminole Tribe has long been recognized for innovation in its gaming and other businesses. It opened the first high-stakes bingo hall and casino in the United States in 1979. That facility was the forerunner of the Indian Gaming movement throughout North America.