“They’re going to have such a tremendous array of eating possibilities, that I doubt seriously that they’re going to stop on the way home,” he said.
He described the new casino complex as “a landing place for food,” with plenty of options for diners.
Cincinnati’s first casino was under construction in late September, although neighboring Indiana already has them, said Bill Schuler, president and chief executive officer of the Wilder, Ky.-based Castellini Group.
How the new casino will benefit local produce suppliers depends on how that success is measured, Schuler said.
“Individual companies that service the casinos will get a nice lift, but overall, it hasn’t grown consumption. It has just moved dollars around from other establishments,” he said.