MGM Grand Detroit announced May 13 that James Reyes has been appointed the new vice president of hospitality. He will assume leadership over the property’s food and beverage operations including D. PRIME Steakhouse, TAP Sports Bar, Axis Lounge, BetMGM Sports Lounge, Breeze Dining Court, and The Roasted Bean. Reyes will also have oversight of hotel and spa operations, retail, wardrobe, and public area departments.
Reyes joined the company in 2018, serving as regional vice president of events and nightlife, where he directed the company’s nightlife strategy across all MGM resorts in the U.S. He has served in leadership roles for over 25 years, including managing partner of Clique Hospitality and Macro Management Group and director of operations & VIP services for Wynn Resorts.
“We are confident that James’ strong leadership, marketing, hospitality and operations background will serve him well as he assumes his new role” said David Tsai, president of Midwest Group, MGM Resorts International. “Bringing his experience in other markets here to Detroit will lead to exciting new programming and future nightlife initiatives at MGM Grand Detroit.”