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Sun WineFest 2012 Announces Celebrity Chefs And Winemakers Featuring Bobby Flay, Todd English, Jasper White, Robert Irvine, Ben Ford And Donatella Arpaia

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Weekend filled with spectacular culinary events and celebrity chef appearances

 Sun WineFest 2012’s lineup of celebrity chefs and winemakers will feature top personalities in both industries at Mohegan Sun on Friday, January 27th ; Saturday, January 28th; and Sunday, January 29th. Celebrity chefs in attendance will include Bobby Flay of Bar Americain and Bobby’s Burger Palace, Todd English of Todd English’s Tuscany and Jasper White of Jasper White’s Summer Shack and Summer Shack Express, all located at Mohegan Sun, along with chefs Govind Armstrong, Donatella Arpaia, Kim Canteenwalla, Mary Ann Esposito, Elizabeth Falkner, Ben Ford, Marc Forgione, Larry Forgione, Bryan Forgione, Betty Fraser, Michael Ginor, Ihsan Gurdal, Andy Husbands, Robert Irvine, Susur Lee, Emily Luchetti, Daisy Martinez, Douglas Rodriguez, Jason Santos, Jacques Torres and Marcela Valladolid as well as winemakers Neil Bernardi, Jim Bernau, Aurélie Botton, Nicoletta Canella, Bob Iantosca, Kate MacMurray, Derek Rohlffs and Greg Winter.  The lineup will also include spirit and beer producers Bernie Lubbers, Fergal Murray and Hugh Sisson.

Mohegan Sun Executive Pastry Chef and Guinness World Record Holder for “World’s Largest Wedding Cake” Lynn Mansel and his exceptional culinary team will also take part in the weekend events.  

Chefs Bobby Flay, Todd English, Marc Forgione, Donatella Arpaia and Robert Irvine will participate in live demonstrations throughout the day during the Grand Tasting on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm as well as in the Celebrity Chef Dine Around presented by Moët & Chandon on Saturday at 8:00pm where they will be joined by the full lineup of celebrity chefs.

The Celebrity Chef Dine Around features an unrivaled epicurean feast prepared by world-renowned chefs and accompanied by superb libations including fine wines and smooth spirits.  Guests will have the opportunity to meet the chefs, winemakers and spirit producers.  Elaborate dessert displays presented by Chocolatier Jacques Torres, Emily Luchetti, recognized around the world for her award-winning sweet creations and the author of five cookbooks and Mohegan Sun’s Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel will be complemented with the exceptional collection of Hennessy Cognacs.

Tickets may be purchased online at ticketmaster.com, sunwinefest.com, over the phone at 1.800.745.3000 or in-person at Mohegan Sun’s Box Office. 

For more information on Sun WineFest 2012 events, featured personalities and hours and area hotel information, visit sunwinefest.com or Facebook and Twitter at facebook.com/sunwinefest and twitter.com/sunwinefest.

Sun WineFest 2012 is a production of Cirilli Associates LLC, a Connecticut-based marketing firm that specializes in event concepts, event production, and customized marketing and sponsorship programs.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 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.

Mohegan Sun Brings Back Restaurant Week

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Dining deals throughout property January 8 – 13, 2012

Mohegan Sun introduced its first ever Restaurant Week this past summer; coming this January, the deals are back!  From January 8th through the 13th, several restaurants at Mohegan Sun will be offering a 20% discount including: Seasons Buffet, Birches Bar & Grill, Todd English’s Tuscany, Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain and Bobby’s Burger Palace. (Discount is applied to food purchase only.)

In addition, several other restaurants at Mohegan Sun will be offering select specials including:

Big Bubba’s BBQ is set to offer an all-you-can eat special for $25.00 Monday through Friday (January 9th – 13th).  This includes a House Salad, Chicken & Ribs with Cornbread and a choice of two sides.  Big Bubba’s BBQ is open from 11:30am – 10:00pm on Sunday through Thursday.  Friday and Saturday hours are from 11:30am – Midnight.

At Lucky’s Lounge and The Dubliner, three course lunch specials will be offered from a separate menu that will also include a choice of soda, coffee or tea.  This lunch special is priced at $15.00 and cannot be combined with any other offers.  Guests can take advantage of this offer from 11:30am to 4:00pm during Restaurant Week.  In addition to the above, both Lucky’s and The Dubliner will also be offering a “Fixed Friday” special where couples or friends can get one appetizer, two entrées and one dessert to share all for $40.00 on

Friday, January 13th. Regular hours for both Lucky’s Lounge and The Dubliner are  11:30am through 1:00am on Sunday through Thursday.  Friday and Saturday hours are 11:30am through 2:00am.

Over at Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana get two fountain sodas, two salads and one 16” medium pizza with one topping all for $25.00, tax included. This special is good for all toppings excluding chicken or seafood and additional toppings are available for additional cost. Pepe’s Pizza is open from 11:00am through Midnight, Sunday through Thursday.  Friday and Saturday hours are 11:00am through 2:00am.

At Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, guests can get a double dozen doughnuts and two small Signature House Blend coffees for $14.99. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

And finally, Jasper White’s Summer Shack will be offering a Restaurant Week tasting menu all for $25.00.  It will include Cherrystone Ceviche (two shells, crushed ice, lemon and lime zest). Julianne Salad with Pears and three Fritters consisting of Endive, Romaine lettuce, Purple Cabbage, Lemony Vinaigrette dressing, Corn Fritter, ½ Crab Cake rolled into a cylinder and one top Lobster Fritter.  A delicious Butter Poached Lobster with Mussels and Calamari are also a part of this tasting menu.  The dessert will be Apple Raisin Strudel with Vanilla Ice Cream. Jasper White’s Summer Shack is open from 11:30am through 11:00pm on Sunday through Thursday.  Friday and Saturday hours are 11:30am to 1:00am.

For more information visit mohegansun.com/dining.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 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.

Mohegan Sun Serves Up Delicious Thanksgiving Dining Specials

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Mohegan Sun will provide a cornucopia of specials this Thanksgiving with delectable entrées and decadent desserts on Thursday, November 24th.

Todd English’s Tuscany will showcase a Sage–Brined Turkey along with Sausage Stuffing, Roasted Root Vegetables, Turkey Gravy, Grappa Cranberry Sauce and a Grilled Housemade Kielbasa. It will be paired with an Apple Pear Crisp with Cinnamon Gelato and a warm Caramel Sauce for dessert.  This meal will be offered at $32.00 per person.  Todd English’s Tuscany will serve a dinner menu throughout the day in lieu of their Tuscan Table and lunch menus from 1:00pm to 10:00pm.

Birches Bar & Grill will offer a customary Thanksgiving dinner that starts out with a choice of Soup Du Jour, Birches House Salad or a Classic Caesar Salad.  The main course includes a Traditional Turkey Dinner consisting of white and dark meat, Apple Craisin Stuffing, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Chef’s Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce and Giblet Gravy.   Dessert will feature a Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake with Cranberry Wine Compote and Spiced Whipped Cream.  This meal is priced at $22.95 per person.  Birches Bar & Grill will be open from 11:00am to 10:00pm. 

 Seasons Buffet will offer a variety of choices for Thanksgiving.  Guests can start off their holiday meal with a creamy Butternut & Apple Bisque. Then feast on special dinner selections including Oven Roasted Dark Meat Turkey, Roasted Turkey Breast and Smoked Pork Loin.  Featured sides include Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Orange Glazed Carrots, Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables, Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Sweet Potato Brûlée, Vegetable Rice Pilaf, Peas, Carrots and Pearl Onion Medley, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions and a Turkey Gravy.   Guests can find a variety of desserts available such as Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, Scooped Pumpkin Cheesecake and Hot Orange Rolls.  Seasons Buffet will be offered at $21.00 per person for lunch and $25.00 per person for dinner, tax included. They will be serving these Thanksgiving dinner selections from 11:00am to 10:00pm.

Michael Jordan’s Steak House and Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe will prepare a Slow Oven Roasted Turkey Breast paired with Ginger Gold Apple-Duck Sausage Stuffing, Turkey Giblet Gravy, Spiced Sweet Potato Mash, Chipotle-Roasted Corn-off-the-Cob and Housemade Cranberry Relish. Dessert will consist of a Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Southern Comfort Praline Sauce. The meal will be offered at $28.00 per person, tax and gratuity not included.  Michael Jordan’s Steak House will serve dinner from 5:00pm to Midnight and Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe will serve dinner from 5:00pm to 11:00pm.

Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain has a Thanksgiving special that includes a Maple-Glazed Roasted Turkey along with Cornbread, Wild Mushroom and Bacon Stuffing, Cranberry, Fig & Pinot Noir Chutney and Creamed Kale. This special is priced at $39.00 per person and will be available from 5:00pm – 10:00pm.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 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.