Cupid’s Arrow Aims Towards Mohegan Sun

2012-01-27

A variety of dining, shopping, hotel & spa specials and entertainment  highlight Valentine’s Day weekend at Mohegan Sun
  Romance is in the air with Valentine’s Day approaching and Mohegan Sun is spreading the love with exclusive dining options, hotel & Elemis Spa specials, discounts at The Shops at Mohegan Sun and great entertainment.
DINING OFFERINGS
It’s Valentine’s Day for two at Todd English’s Tuscany with a 4-course meal, starting with the choice of a Caesar or Bibb Salad, followed by an Appetizer or Flatbread to share.  Choose Spaghetti and Meatballs, 6-ounce Filet Mignon, Crispy Skin Salmon or Chicken Parmesan for the third course and an individual Petit Fallen Chocolate Cake for dessert. This special can be purchased for $90.00 per couple on February 11th-14th.
Birches Bar & Grill will feature a Valentine’s Day meal that includes Soup Du Jour or House Salad as an appetizer, a choice of Baked Stuffed Salmon with Crabmeat Stuffing and Sherry Lobster Cream Sauce, Sautéed Green Beans Provençal and Wild Rice Pilaf, or Twin Tornadoes of Beef with a Teriyaki Glaze, Asparagus Spears and Garlic Mashed Potatoes as an entrée, followed by the Chef’s Dessert Selection. This special can be purchased for $35.00 per person, February 11th – 13th. 
Big Bubba’s BBQ will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a dinner special from February 11th – 14th. The meal starts with a Korbel Champagne toast and includes a Garden Salad and Filet Mignon with Sautéed Shrimp, Vegetables & Potatoes as well as a Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce for dessert. This dinner can be purchased at $49.95 per person.
Lucky’s Lounge & The Dubliner will feature a $40.00 4-course dinner for two over Valentine’s Day weekend which includes a choice of Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with Fire-Roasted Red Pepper Aioli or Sausage & Gorgonzola Stuffed Portabella Mushroom Caps topped with Wilted Baby Spinach and a Balsamic Glaze for an appetizer, a choice of Oven Roasted Herbed Chicken with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Glazed Carrots, Coffee Rubbed Skirt Steak with Horseradish Red Bliss Smashed Potatoes and Steamed Broccoli or Baked Atlantic Cod with Buttery Ritz Crumbs, Jasmine Rice and Spring Greens topped with Lemon Buerre Blanc as an entrée and either Apple Crumb Cake or Chocolate Truffle Cake to round out the meal.
Michael Jordan’s Steak House will be offering a special Valentine’s Day meal from February 10th – 14th which includes a 8-ounce Filet Mignon with a Cabernet Sauvignon Demi Glaze and a Butter Poached Lobster Tail, all resting on a beautiful Potato Nest for the price of $55.00 per person.
Over at Michael Jordan’s 23.sportcafe, the Valentine’s Day celebration will also last all weekend long from February 10th – 14th. The restaurant will feature a 12-ounce Grilled New York Strip with three Shrimp Fritters, Sweet Chili & Ginger Aioli and a Watercress Purée, all for $36.00 per person.  A dessert featuring Raspberry Chocolate Lava Cake, Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream and a glass of J. Roget Champagne can also be purchased for $8.00. 
SolToro Tequila Grill will be offering a “Mar y Tierra” entrée which includes a Grilled Filet Mignon with an Ancho Pepper-Infused Red Wine Reduction, Roasted Spiny Lobster Tail with a Garlic Tomatillo Salsa, Caramelized Shallots, Brussel Sprouts and a Chorizo-Stuffed Piquillo Pepper.  This special can be purchased for $35.00 From February 10th – 14th.
Ballo Italian Restaurant will also be “dishing” out the love with a 4-course Surf & Turf dinner. Guests will start out with Ballo Caprese with Burrata, Roasted Tomato and Pesto then serving Crispy Artichokes with Arugula and Lemon.  The main course will feature a Filet Mignon & Maine Lobster Tail and Homemade Chocolate Buddino will be offered for dessert. This special can be purchased for $68.00 per person from February 10th – 15th.
For all of the singles looking for the sexiest party, Ballo Social Club will be featuring “The Lonely Hearts Valentine’s Affair” on February 11th from 10pm – 2am. Ladies who wear a red dress will receive a complimentary cocktail & DJ Getdown will be spinning the hottest tracks.  As always, there is no cover and guests are asked to dress to impress. For VIP/bottle service reservations, please visit balloitalian.com or call 860.862.1100. 
For more complete information on Mohegan Sun’s restaurants, visit mohegansun.com and click on the “dining” link or call 1.888.226.7711. 
THE SHOPS AT MOHEGAN SUN
Ben & Jerry’s will have the sweetest deal to conquer any sweet tooth. Guests who purchase any heart-shaped Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Cake will receive $3.00 off.
Galina’s European Boutique is also celebrating the holiday by offering a free gift with any store purchase of $50.00 or more on February 14th.
HOTEL & SPA SPECIALS
For guests who are looking for something a bit more intimate, Mohegan Sun continues to offer the special “Get Lucky” hotel package.  Perfect for lovers on Valentine’s Day, this package features plush king size room accommodations for a one night stay, an  intimacy kit including oils, massaging relaxation tools and more.  In addition, guests get a cozy meal for two at Lucky’s Lounge which includes a gourmet pizza and two domestic beers of their choice and a $10.00 free bet voucher, per person.  The rate for this special starts at $229.00. Couples looking to book should mention code PTGLK.
 For questions regarding Mohegan Sun’s hotel packages, please call 1.888.777.7922.
Elemis Spa will feature a special 50–minute Couples Massage for a discounted rate of $280 from now until February 28th and The Ceremony of the Strawberry Moon package which includes a couples massage lesson, a Jasmine Bath for two, and a bottle of champagne with chocolate-covered strawberries served during bath time for the price of $480.00. For details on these specials and more, please call 1.866.877.MOHEGAN.
ENTERTAINMENT
Valentine’s Day Weekend is packing a one-two punch on Friday, February 10th when Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing returns to Mohegan Sun Arena with a hard hitting double-header of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights.  On the softer side of entertainment, the arena will present Concierto Del Amor featuring Olga Tanon, Hector Acosta “El Torito” and Charlie Zaa on Saturday, February 11th.
 On Saturday, February 11th, couples can laugh the night away at Mohegan Sun’s Cabaret Theatre for Treehouse Comedy Productions. At 8:00pm, stand-up comic Angel Salazar will take the stage featuring Warren Holstein and special guests John Iavarone and Darren Discenzo.  At 10:15pm, guests can enjoy the comedy styling of Colin Kane featuring Stephanie Peters with special guest Cipha Sounds.
Couples who are looking for great music at no cost can head over to the Wolf Den for free performances including the romantic Pop duo, He Is We at 8:00pm on Friday, February 10th. Also, guests will “have the time of their lives” with blue-eyed Soul singer Bill Medley at 8:00pm on Saturday, February 11th and rock the hits with the Journey tribute band, The Great Escape at 7:00pm on Sunday, February 12th. Finally onValentine’s Day, Dr. K’s Motown Revue will take the stage at 7:00pm.  Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
On Friday, February 10th, the ladies will swoon when Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings presents the music of Mark Ballas of Dancing With The Stars for a free live acoustic performance and signing at 7:00pm in The Shops at Mohegan Sun.
Also on Saturday, February 11th, the patio at Todd English’s Tuscany transforms into the hottest night club when musical cupid, DJ Valentina spins all the dance favorites to get guests pumped up during the Valentine’s Day celebration.
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.