Monday, March 28, 2016

Vernon Downs to hold open interviews at upcoming job fair

Racino hiring for positions in food and beverage

Vernon, N.Y. - March 25, 2016 - Vernon Downs is looking to add to its food and beverage staff at its special "Recipe for Success" job fair next week. The racino is hoping to fill a variety of full time, part time and seasonal positions through the event Wednesday, March 30 and Thursday, March 31 from 10am - 4pm both days at the hotel convention center.

Everyone who visits the job fair will have an opportunity to interview for a position with the chance of being hired on the spot.

Included among the open positions are bartender, sous chef and a variety of other kitchen functions. For a complete list of open positions in food and beverage and across the property, visit Those interested may also apply online to work at Vernon.

The seasonal positions will remain filled throughout harness racing, which officially opens Friday, April 17 with a post time of 6:45 pm and runs through late fall. Opening Night includes the traditional race date T-shirt and schedule magnet giveaway and a spectacular fireworks show following the night’s last race.

In addition to its video gaming machines, Vernon Downs offers live harness racing, concerts and other entertainment. Jeff Gural owns Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY and Tioga Downs in Nichols, NY.  In the last decade, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have created more than 700 family-sustaining jobs. For more information on Vernon Downs, please visit