Vice President of Project Administration
Jon Newton comes to Warner Hospitality with 25 years’ experience in the food and beverage industry. Early in his career, Jon held various senior level positions with Brinker International and Planet Hollywood Restaurants. Jon went on to create and operate several restaurants for the Emerging-Brands Division of Carlson Restaurants, as well as participating in dozens of restaurant openings. Later, as VP & General Manager for VV Ventures, he oversaw the creation, development and operations of multiple outlets within the Venetian-Palazzo complex. In addition to holding executive roles with independent operators, Jon most recently served as the Vice President of Food & Beverage at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Newton focusses on implementing procedures, beverage programming, service training programs, kitchen operations and menu development. Jon holds a degree in Graphic Communications from Hawkeye College.
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