Carlo’s Bakery Coming to Mohegan Sun

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Famed bakery as seen on TLC’s Cake Boss to debut first Northeast location this February inside Mohegan Sun

Uncasville, CT (December 18, 2014) – Things are getting sweeter as Buddy Valastro, the star of the hit TLC series Cake Boss and Next Great Baker, announces his ninth location, opening at Mohegan Sun’s flagship property in Connecticut in February 2015.

The new bakery will be the first New England location for Carlo’s Bakery, which currently has seven other active locations including its flagship bakery in Hoboken, NJ; locations in Ridgewood, NJ; Westfield, NJ; Red Bank, NJ; Morristown, NJ; Las Vegas, NV and Marlton, NJ.

“I’m thrilled to bring Carlo’s Bakery to Mohegan Sun,” said Buddy Valastro, owner of Carlo’s Bakery. “This is a destination for fun and food and we can’t wait to be a part of the famiglia!”

“We are excited to welcome Buddy and the whole Carlo’s Bakery team to our Mohegan Sun family,” said Bobby Soper, President and CEO for Mohegan Sun. “We have worked with Buddy a number of times at our various properties and cannot wait to have this up and running.”

The bakery will be located in the Winter section of the Casino of the Earth, be roughly 3,200 square feet and will offer all the same famous Italian pastries and specialty cakes that originated in Hoboken.

About Carlo’s Bakery
Opened in 1910, Carlo’s Bakery is renowned for its delicious creations, hardworking staff, and family atmosphere. Carlo’s has spearheaded the recent custom cake craze and has garnered attention from a variety of media outlets including Brides, Rachel Ray Show, Huffington Post and Good Morning America Most recently, Carlo’s has been showcased as the setting for TLC’s hit shows Cake Boss and Next Great Baker.

About Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200-room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram and view us on YouTube.

Seth Meyers Live At Mohegan Sun Arena

Late Night with Seth Meyers host to perform stand-up at Mohegan Sun on May 2nd; Tickets on sale Friday, December 12thMohegan-Sun-Arena-Welcomes-Seth-Meyers-May-2nd

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 8, 2014) — Mohegan Sun is excited to announce that Emmy winner Seth Meyers is scheduled to play the Arena on Saturday, May 2nd for a stand-up comedy performance at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $49.50 and go on sale Friday, December 12th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s  national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, December 13th, subject to availability.

Meyers began his TV career with Saturday Night Live in 2001. He completed his 13th season on the legendary sketch comedy program in December 2013 where he served as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight seasons. Viewers recognized Meyers for his sharp wit, satirical commentary on topical events and newsmakers, and hilarious interactions with the wide array of guests that visit the “Weekend Update” desk.

A graduate of Northwestern University, Meyers studied and performed at ImprovOlympic before moving on to the Boom Chicago Theater in Amsterdam, Holland. His acclaimed show “Pick-ups and Hiccups” with partner Jill Benjamin toured Europe and eventually caught the eye of SNL. Meyers also lends his voice to Hulu’s animated superhero show The Awesomes, which he co-created with Mike Shoemaker. The show premiered August 2013 and quickly became a runaway hit before being picked up for a second season. Meyers hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards on ESPN and headlined the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner to rave reviews. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for “Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics” for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue, and has also garnered ten additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.

Meyers currently resides in New York City with his wife, Alexi, and their dog, Frisbee. His birthday is December 28th.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Christmas & New Year’s Specials At Mohegan Sun

Guests can enjoy dining and shopping deals during the Holidays.

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 4, 2014) – Celebrate the Holidays with Mohegan Sun and take advantage of all the dining and shopping deals during Christmas and New Year’s!

Todd English’s Tuscany invites guests to spend the Holidays dining on some of their finest meals including a Christmas Day Chef’s Tasting. The $60.00 per person ($90.00 per person with wine pairings) dinner features four courses including a porcini onion soup, braised rabbit ravioli, cider-brined pork tenderloin and tiramisu eggnog truffle. On New Year’s Eve, Todd English’s Tuscany is offering a $75.00 per person Surf & Turf dinner from 5:00pm to Midnight. On New Year’s Day, they are serving up a special brunch from 10:00am – 2:00pm.

Beginning Christmas Eve through New Year’s Eve, BALLO Italian Restaurant will feature a $58.00 per person Surf and Turf dish. The plate will include a 14 oz. New York strip, a 6 oz. Maine lobster tail and Brussels sprouts topped with pancetta and honey.

On Mondays and Tuesdays in December, Geno’s Bagels, Sweets & Subs will offer a chicken nugget lunch special from Noon to 2:00pm and 10% off the pulled pork meal from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 10:00am – Noon all breakfast sandwiches will be 10% off.

On Mondays and Tuesdays in December, Wok-On by Geno’s Fast Break will offer 10% off all lunch combos from Noon – 2:00pm and 10% off all dinner specials from 5:00 – 7:00pm. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day all combos will be buy one get one at half price.

Hash House A Go Go will serve a Christmas dinner featuring prime rib, shrimp pasta, soup du jour and wedge salad. Also featured are drink specials and a pumpkin bread pudding for dessert.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville invites guests to do their holiday shopping at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville’s Smuggler’s Hold. On Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve take $5.00 off any purchase of $25.00 or more, plus 30% off all Margaritaville Lifestyle Apparel.

The deals keep rolling right up to 2015! Cyber Quest makes New Year’s Eve fun for the whole family with a Speedway Challenge and Skee-Ball Shoot Out. Galina’s will offer a free gift with any $35.00 purchase from December 15th until January 1st. Landau will feature the Atwood Collection at $19.95 for each piece while supplies last. On Christmas Day Sunglasses USA will give a free gift with any purchase over $50.00.

Unwind before the New Year at Elemis Spa where guests will receive a $50.00 retail credit to their bill after booking a service of $149.00 or more. The credit is good for Elemis, Mandara, Bliss and Steiner products only.

For more information on Christmas and New Year’s specials at Mohegan Sun, please visit mohegansun.com.

About Mohegan Sun:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200-room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.