Nenad Stefanovic Becomes Executive Chef of Gun Lake Casino

Award-winning culinary artist, Nenad Stefanovic, officially appointed as the new executive chef of Gun Lake Casino, effective immediately.

Stefanovic joins Gun Lake Casino with a degree in hospitality management and 25 years of knowledge in the world of international cuisine and unforgettable dining experiences. He brings culinary experience from restaurants across the United States and internationally.

Stefanovic began his career in the United States at the Bluezoo Lounge, located at Walt Disney World Swan in Orlando, Florida. From there, Stefanovic accepted a position at InterContinental Mark Hopkins hotel, located in San Francisco. After contributing four years of service for InterContinental, Stefanovic joined a team at Southern California’s award-winning Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, presiding as executive chef over the property’s eleven restaurants and bars.

“During this exciting time of transformation for Gun Lake Casino, I am confident there is no better chef to lead our culinary team than Nenad Stefanovic,” said Jose Flores, vice president and general manager of Gun Lake Casino. “As we prepare for our newest expansion, which includes three additional dining selections, Stefanovic’s passion and expertise will transform our offerings and provide guests with one of the best dining experiences in West Michigan.”

As executive chef, Stefanovic assumes responsibility for operations and oversight of the culinary direction at Gun Lake Casino. He will hold an intrinsic role in the development and creation of menus at all existing restaurants and lead the reveal of Gun Lake Casino’s dining expansion, scheduled to open in 2021.

About Gun Lake Casino

Gun Lake Casino is located off Exit 61 on U.S. 131, halfway between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. The casino features over 2,200 slot machines, 47 table games, a 225-seat café, and a 300-seat buffet, along with bars, lounges, and live entertainment.

Gun Lake Casino is owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi. For more information, visit