The Boulders names new food, beverage director

John Maskovich

John Maskovich (submitted photo)

Howard Harris, general manager for the Boulders Resort and Spa, announces the appointment of John Maskovich as director of food and beverage.

In his new role, he will be overseeing six onsite restaurants including the Palo Verde, the Spotted Donkey Cantina, the Spa Café, the Grill Kitchen and Bar, the Bakery Café, Discovery Lounge, Room Service and the Catering/Banquet staff.

“John is an excellent addition to our management team,” stated Mr. Harris in a press release.  “His culinary expertise and extensive industry knowledge will further improve our commitment to world class resort service.”

Mr. Maskovich joins the Boulders from Durango Colorado, where he served as director of food and beverage at the Sky Ute Resort and Casino from 2010-15.  Earlier, he held the position of general manager for the Westin Canal Place Hotel, New Orleans from 2008-10.

A seasoned veteran of the restaurant industry, Mr. Maskovich’s love for the food and beverage industry began when he was only 15 years old where he learned the culinary trades as a cook, the release stated. Since then he has opened and developed 42 restaurants for several companies throughout the U.S.

The Boulders is located 34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., in Carefree. For more information visit

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