Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Names New VP of Food & Beverage, Director of Food & Beverage, Executive Chef

Media Contacts:
Lindsey Lorelei, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, (954) 283-2746, [email protected]
Chris Dirato, Bitner Group, (954) 703-7938, [email protected]


COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (July 16, 2021) – Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has announced a new Vice President of Food & Beverage, Director of Food & Beverage and Executive Chef.

With 25 years of hospitality experience, Brent Cook joins the property as its Vice President of Food & Beverage. He will provide leadership and strategic development to the food and beverage operation, while reporting to President Larry Buck.

Cook most recently served as Vice President of Food and Beverage at New York-New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. He also spent 19 years with Caesars Entertainment working at Paris, Bally’s, and Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, as well as at the Reno Hilton and Flamingo Hilton in Laughlin, Nevada.

Jason Stephens has taken over as Seminole Casino Coconut Creek’s Director of Food and Beverage. He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and comes from employment stops in Las Vegas at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and MGM Grand where he was Director of Food and Beverage.

Chef James McNulty has been appointed the new Executive Chef. He has extensive casino experience after culinary stints at the Monte Carlo, Treasure Island, Bellagio, and Venetian, all in Las Vegas. Additionally, he was the Assistant Executive Chef at the Ameristar Kansas City and helped open the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas as Executive Chef.

About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers an energized and upscale local’s casino experience featuring over 2,000 Las Vegas-style slot machines and over 65 live Table Games with real dealers and real cards, including Blackjack, Baccarat, 3-card Poker and more, along with over 20 tables of live Poker. For guests who prefer a non-smoking environment, level2, located just an elevator ride away, features smoke-free slots and live Table Games. High Limit areas offer over 130 slots and over 10 live Table Games for guests who prefer an elite gaming experience. The casino offers world-class dining, including its award-winning steakhouse, NYY Steak, as well as a variety of other dining options, such as the New York-style 1st Street Deli and The BOL, serving authentic Asian cuisine. The Pavilion, Coco’s large-capacity entertainment venue, has been home to acts such as Wayne Newton, Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield, Sophia Loren and many more. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road in Coconut Creek, Florida. For more information, call (954) 977-6700 or visit CasinoCoco.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek, follow us on Twitter @CasinoCoco and Instagram @seminolecasinococonutcreek, and subscribe to our YouTube channel at youtube.com/SeminoleCasinoCC.

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