Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Honors 2019 Caesars Award of Excellence Winners, Employees recognized for outstanding service and leadership

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(MARICOPA, Ariz. – May 28, 2019) – Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is pleased to announce its 2019 Caesars Award of Excellence recipients, a distinction given to employees who consistently provide best-in-class service to guests, coworkers and the community, all while serving as role models and demonstrating an exemplary commitment to the Harrah’s brand.

“The Caesars Award of Excellence is one of the highest honors our employees can achieve,” said Robert Livingston.  “This year’s winners demonstrate on a daily basis Caesars’ commitment to customer service, internal service, innovation, community volunteerism and leadership.”

This year’s winners are:

Leadership: April Stovall, Facilities and Surveillance (85138)

Leadership: Gwendolyn Perrin, Housekeeping (85139)

Superior Guest Service: Mario Cardenas, Casino Host (85249)

Superior Internal Service: Chris Pablo, Warehouse (85139)

Superior Internal Service: Christopher Walker, Facilities (85138)

Innovation: Brian Pape, Facilities (85139)

Community Service: Christi Montes, Executive Office (85139)

Suggest: Linda Hunter, Gift Shop (85138)

(For more information on the winners and photos. Photo credit: Mike Eller): https://bit.ly/2JyyhWi)

Each of the eight award winners are honored at a celebration banquet with a commemorative gift and a dedicated parking space for the entire year. They are also now eligible for the Regional Caesars Award of Excellence and ultimately the companywide Caesars Award of Excellence.

About Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino: 

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino just completed a multi-million dollar renovation that included a new lobby, a 12-story, 229-guestroom tower, spa, expanded gaming space, new restaurants, the Events Center at Harrah’s Ak-Chin, parking garage, a new Bingo hall and a newly renamed Laurel Lounge for Caesars Rewards members.

In addition, enhancements were made to pool-side rooms that overlook the newly renovated pool area with swim-up bar.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner.

In addition to its slot machines, video poker, video Keno, statewide progressives and live action poker and Black Jack, Harrah’s boasts the only BINGO hall in the Caesars organization. Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino guests can also enjoy a variety of dining options, including the Chop, Block & Brew, Oak & Fork, Agave’s Restaurant, Copper Cactus Grill, The Buffet and Dunkin Donuts®.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 529 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms, spa and fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin has been named a Most Admired Company by Arizona Business Magazine and Best Companies AZ, and Phoenix Business Journal has named the property one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” four consecutive years. Harrah’s Ak-Chin was also awarded a Volunteer Service Award from the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

For more information, please visit www.harrahsakchin.com.


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