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Kevin Stuessi to Head Food & Beverage at W Las Vegas

Veteran hospitality executive Kevin Stuessi has joined the Edge Resorts team, which is developing the recently announced W Las Vegas Hotel, Casino and Residences in partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. As Senior Vice President of Food & Beverage and Strategic Development he will be responsible for designing the US$1.7 billion property’s dining and nightlife venues.“Kevin brings a level of expertise and credibility that perfectly matches the status and style of the destination we are creating here in Las Vegas,” says Reagan Silber, a principal with Edge Resorts.

Stuessi will oversee all aspects of the food and beverage operations for W Las Vegas, which opens in 2008. The project will boast a mix of more than 20 unique restaurant, lounge and nightclub outlets.

Stuessi will create and implement a culinary program showcasing an impressive array of high profile restaurateurs, chefs and nightlife operators throughout the hotel and residences.