News for the Hospitality Executive
|LAS VEGAS, Aug. 13, 2009 - The sixth season of
the No. 1 food show on
cable, Bravo's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series returns when
"Top Chef: Las Vegas" premieres Wednesday, August 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
The M Resort Spa Casino, the newest resort in Las Vegas, served as the
official production location for the show. Chef'testants competed
throughout the property, during the filming process, stirring up amazing food and fierce competition to become Top Chef.
"We opened the resort talking about our fresh approach to casino dining and the importance we place on food. Having the No. 1 food show on cable film at our resort affirms our commitment to creating an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience and developing chef talent in our cooking studio and in our restaurants," said Anthony A. Marnell III, Chairman and CEO of the M Resort.
No stranger to fostering talent and introducing unique culinary concepts to the city, the Marnell family is credited with bringing many
innovations to the Las Vegas market while owning and operating the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from 1992 to 2001. Many of the innovations are still widely used today.
Dining and Drinking
At The M Resort
"Food and beverage is not an afterthought at the M Resort. It is our centerpiece and we believe it will be one of the many reasons our guests visit us again and again," said John Lipkowitz, Executive Vice President and General Manager, M Resort. Lipkowitz has been influential in the conceptualization of many Vegas firsts by using his extensive culinary background and operational expertise to bring the first James Beard Out of House events to a Las Vegas resort in 1995.
Each restaurant was developed to allow for innovative social environments and the majority feature outdoor dining terraces with paramount views of the Las Vegas Strip. The dining line-up includes:
M Resort takes great care in preparing dishes to ensure they are made from fresh, quality ingredients, some of which are homegrown and all are hand-picked and made-from-scratch. Terzetto will include a reserve list of prime cuts of beef from the Marnell family ranch and Marinelli's will feature selections from the Marnell family recipe book as well as a selection of wines from the Marnell private label.
About M Resort, Spa and Casino
M Resort Spa Casino is located on over 90 acres at 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. S. on the southeast corner of St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard. Situated higher in elevation than other resort-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, the M Resort provides optimal views of the world-famous Las Vegas skyline from its guest rooms, suites, conference center and restaurants. The resort offers 390 guest rooms and suites, over 92,000 square feet of gaming, nine restaurants and five destination bars, more than 60,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center and a 100,000 square foot events piazza. Future developments for M Resort will bring up to one million square feet of retail in a partnership with Taubman Centers Inc. and a 14-screen digital movie entertainment complex. For more information, visit www.theMresort.com.
M Resort Spa Casino
Resort Spa Casino, the Newest $1 billion Resort in Las Vegas, Opens
/ March 2009
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