Foxwoods Resort Casino, Big Night Entertainment Group (BNEG) and Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri announced the opening of Guy Fieri’s Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, November 25 at 11 a.m.
This fall, chef, restaurateur, author and host of Food Network’s top-rated show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, is bringing his love affair with food to BNEG’s impressive roster of award-winning dining and entertainment venues which include GEM Italian Kitchen, Nightclub & Lounge, Red Lantern Boston, Red Lantern Foxwoods, Scorpion Bar Patriot Place, Scorpion Bar Foxwoods, High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Lounge, Shrine, and Empire Asian Restaurant & Lounge. The new restaurant is located on the casino level of the Grand Pequot Tower.
The aesthetic of the 9,800-square-foot venue is conceived by Peter Niemitz of Niemitz Design Group and is guaranteed to wow guests with its’ open kitchen with large wood ceiling beams, floor to ceiling windows, custom furniture in brown leathers and suedes, and hand-made metal iron chandeliers which create a modern rustic feel. A 42-foot wooden top bar designed with tempered glass overlooks the casino and two 90” television screens sit above the bar for guests to view their favorite sporting events. A symbolic Eagle presides over the restaurant’s center banquette and an eight-top chef’s table located next to the kitchen provides for an all-encompassing dining experience.
“We are thrilled to welcome Guy and his incredible team to the Foxwoods and Big Night families,” says Ed Kane, principal of Big Night Entertainment Group. “His culinary expertise combined with the full flavor profiles of his signature dishes are unlike anything offered throughout the area.”
Chef Fieri brings his signature American-style cuisine to the people of Foxwoods featuring robust, bold flavors with menu highlights like his Insta-famous Trash Can Nachos, BBQ Bahn Mi, Bacon Mac-N-Cheese Burger, and Lobster Agra Diavolo, as well as a hearty selection of signature sandwiches, burgers, fork + knife entrees and mouthwatering desserts like the Seven-Layer Dark Chocolate Whiskey Cake.
Additionally, the 258-seat restaurant features a full premium bar with an extensive selection of liquors, wines, bottled and draft beers. Chef Fieri’s creative cocktail menu includes house made syrups and craft cocktails featuring daring flavors and signature drinks like the Caliente Margarita, the Tattooed Mojito and Guido’s Freaky Tiki.
“Bringing my restaurant to Foxwoods is a huge opportunity for me,” says Chef Fieri. “Working with Big Night Entertainment, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, and the Foxwoods team has been exciting because these are folks who know how to bring a big time experience to their guests. At Guy’s, we’re all about scratch-made food, killer cocktails, and a good time.”
Guy Fieri’s Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar is located at 350 Trolley Line Boulevard in Mashantucket, Connecticut.