Gobble Up Thanksgiving Dinner at Mohegan Sun

Restaurants to feature gourmet dishes,
 menu items and specialty desserts.

Mohegan Sun’s culinary staff is preparing an assortment of gourmet dishes this Thanksgiving. Turkey dinners, special menu items, as well as original menu items, will be served throughout the property at Mohegan Sun on Thursday, November 27th.

Mohegan Sun’s original steakhouse, The Longhouse will feature sides of Roasted Vegetables, Haricot Verts, Cranberry Walnut Butter, Candied Yams, Yukon Gold Potato Purée, Giblet Gravy and fresh Cranberry Sauce. The main course will consist of House-Brined & Carved Turkey Chestnut with either Bacon and Apple Stuffing or traditional Stuffing. Dinner will wrap up with a Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream. Each meal will be offered at $28.00 per person. The Longhouse will be open from 12:00pm to 8:00pm.

Italian inspired Pompeii & Caesar will feature a meal made up of Marinated Cauliflower, Olive and Arugula Salad and Pumpkin Ravioli with Broken Gorgonzola Butter. Main courses will be Turkey Stuffed with Sausage coupled with Chestnuts and Prunes with Sweet and Sour Radicchio and Polenta with Bacon and Sage. Dessert will consist of a Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream. Dinner will be priced at $36.00 per person and will be served from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.

Portions of White and Dark Turkey Meat with Apple Craisin Stuffing and Mashed Sweet Potatoes will be featured at Birches Bar & Grill. Each meal will begin with a choice of Soup or Salad as well as a variety of side dishes including Mashed Yukon Golds, two types of Chef’s Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce and Giblet Gravy. A serving of Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream will be offered for dessert. Each meal will be priced at $21.95 per person. Birches will be open from 11:30am to 12:30am.

For a Tuscan spin on the traditional holiday menu, guests can dine at Todd English’s Tuscany. Roasted Beet and Pear Salad with Gorgonzola Walnut Pesto and Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butterwill be offered as appetizers, followed by Turkey Crépinette, Mushroom Bread Pudding, Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Cranberry Port Gelée. A generous portion of Pecan Pie Crème Brûlée will be available for dessert. Each meal will be offered for $36.00 per person. In light of the holiday, Todd English’s Tuscany will be serving dinner throughout the day. The last reservation can be made no later than 9:30pm.

Sunburst and Seasons Buffet will offer a wide selection of dinners and desserts. Each buffet will feature a traditional Turkey dinner with all the fixins and a variety of desserts including Caramel Pumpkin Sheet Cake, Pumpkin Cheesecake Sheet and Cranberry Rice Krispie Treats. Seasons Buffet will be offered at $16.98, plus tax and will be open from 7:30am to 10:00pm. Sunburst Buffet will be offered at $19.81, plus tax and will be open from 11:00am to 9:00pm.

Fidelia’s and Mohegan Sun’s Room Service will offer an Ugly Mud Salad which consists of Seasonal Field Greens, Red Belgian Endive, Grape Tomatoes, Curly Carrots and Sweet Peppers, followed by a traditional Turkey dinner with White and Dark Meat, Herb Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Broccolini, Glazed Carrots, Cranberry Sauce and Giblet Gravy. A Deep Dish Pumpkin Tart in Gingersnap Crust with Spiced Chantilly Cream will be offered for dessert. Each meal will be priced at $20.00 per person until midnight.

In addition, on Thanksgiving morning, Mohegan Sun will be delivering fifty baskets containing Thanksgiving dinner to local charities, churches, the Norwich Soup Kitchen and local families in need. For the past seven years, Mohegan Sun has donated holiday baskets throughout the community on Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.

Janet Jackson Performance at Mohegan Sun Has Been Cancelled

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 30, 2008) – Mohegan Sun regrets to announce that the concert featuring Janet Jackson has been officially cancelled.  There will not be a rescheduled date.

All those who purchased tickets for the Janet Jackson show at The Mohegan Sun Box Office or at a Ticketmaster outlet should return to the point of purchase for refunds.  Those who purchased tickets at ticketmaster.com or via phone will be refunded automatically.

For more information on other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

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Charity Gala Complements SUN WINEFEST 2009

Signature dishes prepared and served by over 20 celebrity chefs make for an unparalleled culinary experience

Guests will marvel at the expertly-prepared feasts served by over 20 celebrity chefs during the charity gala at SUN WINEFEST 2009 on Saturday, January 17th. The event begins at 7:30pm in Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom. 

 

On Saturday evening, the Celebrity Chef Dine Around will offer guests the opportunity to meet world-famous chefs, television celebrities, cookbook authors, celebrated restaurateurs and winemakers.  The Celebrity Chef Dine Around brings together pairings of spectacular wines and exquisite signature dishes prepared by a lineup of culinary masters and followed by an elaborate dessert display, presented by chocolatier Jacques Torres and Mohegan Sun’s Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel.  Celebrity chefs include: Todd English, Jasper White, Michael Luboff, Robert Irvine, Govind Armstrong, Mary Ann Esposito, Jeff Henderson, Elizabeth Falkner, Pichet Ong, Douglas Rodriguez, Susur Lee, Christina Pirello, Lydia Shire, Chris Schlesinger, Michael Ginor, Walter Potenza, Ihsan Gurdal and Loretta Oden. 

 

Tickets for the event are $175.00, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the American Liver Foundation. Tickets to the Celebrity Chef Dine Around are on sale now and are available for purchase at sunwinefest.com or by calling Life Marketing & Events at 860.953.0444 ext. 144.

 

The weekend’s main event during SUN WINEFEST is the Grand Tasting, which will be held in the Convention Center on Saturday, January 17th and Sunday, January 18th, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm each day.  Sample more than 1,000 fine wines and specialty ales provided by international wineries and breweries.  Exhibitors showcasing related services such as wine storage, culinary accessories and specialty foods will also be featured.  Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions, hear commentary from the winemakers and experts and enjoy delicacies from some of the region’s finest restaurants by purchasing tasting portions of signature dishes at a nominal rate.

 

Tickets for the Grand Tasting are $70.00 for a one-day pass and $110.00 for a weekend pass and may be purchased online at ticketmaster.com, over the phone at 860.886.0070, at any Ticketmaster outlet or in-person at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

 

For more information on seminars, special trade rates and hours and area hotel information, visit sunwinefest.com or call Life Marketing & Events at 860.953.0444 ext. 144. 

 

SUN WINEFEST 2009 is a production of Life Marketing and Events, a West Hartford, Connecticut-based, full service firm that specializes in marketing, event management and production, public relations, sponsorship, advertising sales, creative design, promotions, publishing and more.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.