Food & Beverage

Mohegan Sun Opens Up New Blackjack Lounge Featuring ‘Couples’ Seating

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Located in Casino of the Wind and open every Friday and Saturday, DUO Blackjack Lounge is now live, hosting up to 40 people

New to Mohegan Sun gaming offerings in 2017, is a very welcomed addition to Casino of the Wind. Already home to poker, 500 slot machines, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and MIST night club, comes DUO Blackjack Lounge, allowing for friends and couples to sit together and enjoy one of the most popular table games there is, all in a high-energy atmosphere with a DJ setting the vibe.  The new gaming lounge features plush double benches as well as table side hand-crafted cocktails!

With the ever-evolving landscape of casino gaming, Mohegan Sun is looking to provide the most attractive, fun, friendly and hassle free gaming experience possible. The new DUO Blackjack Lounge in Casino of the Wind, certainly covers those bases with the option to share a comfortable seat right next to a friend or significant other, all in the midst of one of the most captivating weekend destinations inside Mohegan Sun.

Mohegan Sun has also updated the “Table Games 101” video series that can be found on Mohegansun.com, in addition to Facebook and YouTube channels and throughout the property. The latest piece showcases a brief instructional ‘how to’ video on blackjack: Blackjack 101.  A craps 101 video is also available for viewing at this page, with more to come.

For more information on DUO Blackjack Lounge and other great games at Mohegan Sun, visit: Playing

*DUO Blackjack Lounge is located near MIST in Casino of the Wind and has $25.00 minimum bets, every Friday & Saturday evening, from 8:00pm to close.

About Mohegan Sun:

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun 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 two tower, 1,600 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 80 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.com/mohegansun, follow us ontwitter.com/mohegansun, Instagram @mohegansun, view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Restaurant Week Returns to Mohegan Sun

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

January 22 – 26, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 15, 2016) – Enjoy a week of chef demos, specialty menus and dining deals during Restaurant Week at Mohegan Sun. Many of the restaurants at Mohegan Sun have prepared exciting courses paired with great deals in celebration of Restaurant Week.

Chef Demos
Chef demos heat up The Shops concourse at Mohegan Sun during Restaurant Week. All week long chefs take over to show off their culinary skills. Don’t miss Todd English of Todd English’s Tuscany, Mohegan Sun’s Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel, Shaun Golan of BALLO Italian Restaurant, Chip Miller of Michael Jordan’s and SolToro and more! For complete information and demo dates, please visit our website.

Unbeatable Specials
From January 22nd through January 26th, guests can take advantage of 20% off food purchases at Bobby’s Burger Palace and Seasons Buffet! Snag 50% off craft beer flights at COMIX and enjoy free soda at The Original SoupMan and Chief’s Deli with purchases over $15.00 and $20.00.

Todd English’s Tuscany
During Restaurant Week, Todd English’s Tuscany impresses with a 3-course prix fixe menu for $35.00 per person! To start, choose from the Tuscan salad or the grilled chicken caesar salad. For the main course, make the tough decision between crispy skin salmon that’s pan-roasted with wild mushrooms, butter braised brussels petals and parmesan polenta, the spaghetti polpettine made “Brooklyn-style” with hand-crafted meatballs, basil, roasted tomato sauce and Parmigiano-Reggiano or the chicken parmesan. For dessert enjoy the fallen chocolate cake or the classic tiramisu!

Bar Americain
Bar Americain features a $35.00 3-course prix fixe menu with wine pairing in honor of Mohegan Sun’s Restaurant Week. Kick off the meal with a heartland chopped salad accompanied by Sauvignon Blanc, 13o Celsius 2015, Marlborough or the pumpkin soup with cranberry maple crème fraiche and toasted pumpkin seeds paired with Petit Syrah, Carmen “Grand Reserva” 2012, Maipo. The choices continue for the main course with options that include mussels, pork chops and mushroom butternut squash crepes- all joined by a complementary glass of wine. Top off the meal with either the banana crème pie with hazelnut crunch crust paired with Late Harvest Chardonnay, “Dearest” 2010, Carneros or the vanilla bean profiterole with cognac caramel sauce with Pierre Ferrand 1st Cru Reserve Cognac for dessert!

Ballo Italian Restaurant
Throughout Restaurant Week, BALLO Italian Restaurant will be featuring a three-course dinner for just $29.95 from 4:00pm to close. The signature meal includes your choice of antipasti from their Classic Caesar Salad, Arugula Salad with shaved parmigiano, pine nuts and lemon or the meatballs with pomodoro and ricotta. For secondi, choose from Chicken Parmigiana in a house pomodoro topped with mozzarella and basil, Salmon accompanied by roasted corn, soppressata, cherry tomato and spinach, or Skirt Steak paired with butternut squash, caramelized shallots and fregola ($10.00 supplement). Finish the unforgettable meal off with BALLO’s delicious Kahlua and Dark Chocolate Espresso Cannoli.

Tom’s Urban
Tom’s Urban pulls out all the stops on Restaurant Week, offering a $37.00 per person, three course meal paired with a drink! Choose from a list of signature cocktails, a glass of wine or pint of draught beer to sip and start with a kale romaine side salad. For the main course choose from a large list of offerings including the XL Pickle Brined Crispy Chicken, Half-Rack “Big & Sticky” Ribs, Prime Rib Philly Cheesesteak Dip- to name a few. Pair your choice with one of Tom’s signature side dishes and wrap the meal up with a tough choice between four amazing desserts!

Hash House A Go Go
Hash House A Go Go celebrates Restaurant Week at Mohegan Sun by taking an additional $5.00 off Blue Plate Special dinners. This offer is available starting at 5:00pm when mentioning “Restaurant Week.”

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Krispy Kreme sweetens up Restaurant Week by offering a free small soda or drip coffee with purchase of any dozen doughnuts.

The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House
Stop by The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House during Restaurant Week for their deliciously indulgent Loaded Tater Tots! The house-made tater tots tossed with corned beef and Swiss cheese are topped with sour cream, bacon and scallions for just $12.00.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville
In celebration of Restaurant Week, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hosts a 5’o clock Somewhere Celebration! Food and drink specials are up for grabs including a $5.00 Who’s to Blame margarita, $5.00 pretzel sticks, $6.00 Lava Lava Shrimp and more! A 15% military discount will also be available for all military personnel.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House
Michael Jordan’s Steak House is serving a slam dunk meal in honor of Restaurant Week. The $49.00 per person, featured meal begins with guest’s selection of either a Classic Caesar Salad or New England Clam Chowder with black pepper saltine and bacon chip. For the main course, choose from a Petite Filet Mignon with smoked gouda mashed potatoes, a Salt Block Chicken Breast with creamy polenta and parmesan jus or an  Organic Black Pearl Salmon with apple soy glaze, cilantro pesto and baby bok choy.

Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe
During Restaurant Week Michael Jordan’s 23.sports Café will be serving up 23 Barbecue all day! For just $23.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity enjoy a ½ rack of ribs, ½ roasted chicken, coleslaw, mashed, cornbread and chef’s choice of dessert!

SolToro Tequila Grill
The deals continue at SolToro Tequila Grill, where a $21.00 per person, specialty meal is being offered. Choose from the delicious Mexican Wontons with chorizo and chipotle avocado cream or the tasty Chicken Taquitos with queso fresco, Guacamole and pico de gallo. The main course is diner’s choice of one of SolToro’s famous street taco entrées served with rice and beans.

Jasper White’s Summer Shack
Jasper White’s Summer Shack will be offering a complimentary dessert with the purchase of an entrée from 4:00pm to close during Restaurant Week.

About Mohegan Sun:
Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun 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 two tower, 1,600 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 80 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.com/mohegansun, follow us ontwitter.com/mohegansun, Instagram @mohegansun, view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Sun Wine & Food Fest Tickets Go On Sale For 2017

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Tickets for Sun Wine & Food Fest are on sale now!
Download the Sun WFF app for up to date chefs & events!

Uncasville, CT (September 21, 2016) – This year, our premier event has even more to indulge in! Join us for a world-class celebration of food and drink –The 14th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest, January 27th – 29th inside the Uncas Ballroom. Discover a feast for all of your senses showcasing over 20 celebrity chefs and winemakers as well as 1,000 wines, craft beers, select spirits and signature dishes from New England’s finest restaurants.  Attend high-end events including the Celebrity Chef Dine Around featuring Chef Roblé Ali and Todd English, Elite Cru & Bourbon Tastings as well as the Grand Tasting on Saturday and two brand new events!

Bourbon Tasting
Get your weekend started early and warm your palate during Bourbon Tasting inside the Uncas Ballroom. The tasting, which runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm invites guests to mix and mingle while getting a taste of the finest bourbon from Jim Beam, cigars and  delectable food selections from Bear’s Smokehouse.

Tickets to the Bourbon Tasting are $90.00 per person.

Aarón Sánchez’s Mexican Night Market
Fiesta your way into the weekend at Sun Wine & Food Fest’s Mexican Night Market with award-winning chef and TV personality, Aarón Sánchez. The Mexican Night Market takes place inside the Uncas Ballroom on Friday, January 27th from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. Aarón’s traditional and trendy recipes are on the menu for a night full of sampling, socializing and tequila cocktails!

Tickets for Aarón Sánchez’s Mexican Night Market are $90.00 per person.

The Grand Tasting
Sample over 1,000 varieties of wine and beer during the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting on Saturday, January 28th! Sip some of the best in wine and beer, plus an array of specialty spirits, inside the Convention Center. Foodies can sample signature dishes from the region’s most highly-rated restaurants. The Main Culinary Stage features a day full of celebrity chef demonstrations from Aarón Sánchez, Michele Ragussis and more!

Tickets to the Saturday Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting are $99.00. The event runs from Noon to 5:00pm.

Elite Cru Tasting
Taste “the-best-of-the-best” vintages and get one-on-ones with the winemakers during the Sun Wine & Food Fest Elite Cru Tasting. On Saturday, learn the principals behind their craft and get a closer look into some of the finer wines Sun Wine & Food Fest has to offer. This event runs from 3:00pm to 5:00pm inside The Cabaret Theatre.

Tickets to Elite Cru Tasting are $210.00 each. The ticket price includes the Elite Cru Tasting as well as entry into the Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting and a $50.00 iGourmet gift card.

Celebrity Chef Dine Around
On Saturday, January 28th guests are invited to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around to watch the masters at work. Celebrity chefs such as Govind Armstrong, Rocco Dispirito and Manouschka Guerrier will be on-hand serving up their best recipes at several live cooking stations. Enjoy the pairing of fine wine or premium beer to match each signature dish.

The Celebrity Chef Dine Around will take place inside the Uncas Ballroom from 8:00pm to 10:30pm. Tickets are $199.00 each.

Brunch with Batali
Wind down the weekend at the Sun Wine & Food Fest by attending an exclusive brunch hosted by Mario Batali! The brunch includes all food and beverages, a copy of the Mario Batali BIG American Cookbook and the chance to have it autographed.

Brunch with Batali is $90.00 per person and runs 11:00am to 2:00pm inside the Uncas Ballroom.

Sun Wine & Food Fest Ticket Packages
Gain entry into the Friday night Bourbon Tasting and the Saturday Sun Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting with the Grain & Grapes Ticket Package. The package is $150.00 and includes entry into both events.

Enjoy Aarón Sánchez’s Mexican Night Market and the Grand Tasting on Saturday with the Aarón Sánchez Double Feature Package. This package is $150.00 and includes entry into both events.

The Saturday Wine and Food Package is a perfect choice for guests interested in the Grand Tasting and the Celebrity Chef Dine Around. The package is $250.00 and includes entry into both events.

Guests looking to experience a little bit of everything are able to purchase the Wine and Food Weekend Package which includes entry into the Grand Tasting, the Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Brunch with Batali. This package is $325.00 per person.

The Premium Wine and Food Weekend Package is the all-encompassing Sun Wine & Food Fest package. The package is $450.00 and includes entry into the Grand Tasting, Elite Cru, Celebrity Chef Dine Around and Brunch with Batali.

For more information about all Sun Wine & Food Fest 2017 events, featured personalities, packages, hours and area hotel information, download the Sun Wine & Food Fest app or visit our website.

About Mohegan Sun
Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun 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.com/mohegansun, follow us ontwitter.com/mohegansun, Instagram @mohegansun, view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.