Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel Hires New Managers

WORLEY, Idaho (Nov. 2, 2018) – Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel is proud to announce it has filled two managerial positions. Charles “Chuck” Spahn joins as food and beverage director and Beverly Rihn joins as operations controller.

“Chuck has an amazing resume with extensive experience in the tribal casino food industry,” said, Francis SiJohn, Coeur d’ Alene Casino Resort Hotel, CEO. “We expect great things to come.”

Spahn excelled as a chef in Arizona before returning to Minnesota to raise his two boys and open six restaurants in the Mall of America. He then partnered with a management firm, traveled and consulted with several casinos throughout the Midwest and southern part of the country.

Spahn spent the last 10 years with Snoqualmie Casino in western Washington as food and beverage director.

“I chose to pursue this position with Coeur d’Alene Casino because it’s a great property and I love this area,” said Spahn. “I firmly believe the better we take care of our team members, the better we take care of our guests, the better for the business.”

Beverly Rihn, CPA and certified fraud examiner, brings extensive experience in gaming, auditing and finance. Originally from Texas, she is excited to work for a business that shares her values with an open door policy.

“Not only am I impressed with the value system, I’m excited to work in this beautiful region,” said Rihn. “Its so nice to be around big trees and clean water.”

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About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 million to education in the region since it opened.  Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. The property features 300 rooms and suites, seven distinct restaurants and lounges, 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering more than 1,400 video gaming machines, high stakes bingo and off-track betting, a 15,000 square foot luxury spa voted 1stfor “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by (2012), and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S.  LIKE Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebookand Instagramor follow us on Twitter.  For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit