Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse is proud to announce the appointment of Rob Hinkle as General Manager. Hinkle’s efforts will focus on all aspects of operations strategy to generate revenue for the destination.
With extensive experience in the entertainment, event and hospitality industry, Hinkle brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse.
Most recently serving as the Vice President of Operations for the World Equestrian Games (WEG), Hinkle has spent the past 20 years honing his skills in various positions with prominent employers.
Hinkle joined the Kentucky Horse Park, as Director of Operation in 1999 and later was promoted to Vice President of Operations (WEG). Over his 12 years with the property, he played a key role in the development and implementation of strategic business plans that led to substantial profit growth. Prior to his time at the Kentucky Horse Park, he had 4 years of experience with Walt Disney World.
“I look forward to this new opportunity and leading this talented team to future success,” said Hinkle.
Hinkle attended Miami University and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He recently moved to Arizona from Kentucky with his wife Barbara and their two daughters, Jacqueline (16) and Danica (13) and dog Bella. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family. .
About Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse
The Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse, located on the Gila River Indian Community, is Arizona’s largest 1880’s western-themed family entertainment venue and steak house. Rawhide Western Town is located just south of Phoenix, is 20 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at 5700 W. North Loop Rd., in Chandler, AZ. Admission & Parking is FREE (excluding special events). For more information visit us on line at www.rawhide.com or call (480) 502-5600, and Like us on Facebook.