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  • 1/24/18 11:30 am PST

    Votta brings more than 10 years of experience to Willows Hotel & Spa’s culinary destinations

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort has announced Antonio Votta as Executive Chef of Willows Hotel & Spa’s new restaurants Locale and Ginger Noodle Bar. His focus in this new role will be highlighting the very best locally sourced bounties for the farm-to-table inspired menus. “Antonio’s creativity and innovative ideas will be a game changer for our new restaurants,” said Viejas Vice President of Food and Beverage, David Duran. “He’smore...
  • 12/18/17 2:15 pm PST

    The newly revealed 159 all-suite luxury tower features adults-only offerings

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Forbes Travel Guide 4 Star rated, AAA 4 Diamond rated Viejas Casino & Resort will open a new luxury tower in February 2018 as the third phase of its latest development plans. The newly unveiled tower Willows Hotel & Spa is designed as a resort within a resort, where a holistic approach to the guest experience will be customized to promote wellness. The 159 all-suite tower will be an adults-only, tranquil retreat featuring the finestmore...
  • 6/2/17 5:07 pm PDT

    Tweet it: WATCH: @ViejasCasino hosts topping-off ceremony and unveils amenities to be featured in new tower. http://tinyurl.com/y9d8lfq3

    ALPINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Viejas Casino & Resort, a Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond rated property, welcomed tribal council and members, hotel executives and San Diego community leaders to commemorate a milestone in the construction of the property’s most recent expansion. The afternoon event, which included a range of speakers and a ceremonial signing of a steel construction beam, toasted to the next era for the long-standing establishment andmore...
  • 11/1/16 9:26 am PDT
    ALPINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chairman Robert Welch of Viejas Band of The Kumeyaay Indians today announced the hiring of Thomas McCartney in the role of President and General Manager of Viejas Casino and Resort. The veteran casino and gaming executive will begin his new position November 1, 2016. “We are excited that Tom has decided to join our team,” said Chairman Welch. “He has been a dynamic force within the gaming industry for years, and he has producedmore...
  • 8/24/16 4:17 pm PDT

    Widows & Orphans Fund to receive $50,000 from Viejas Tribe

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At 12:30 PM, August 29, 2016, The Viejas Tribe, represented by Tribal Chairman Robert Welch Jr., will present a $50,000 donation to the San Diego Police Officers Association. Brian Marvel, President of the Police Officers Association, will receive the donation and will be accompanied by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman. The donation, specifically focused towards the Widows and Orphans Fundmore...
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