ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 18, 2020) – Resorts Casino Hotel is excited to enter into a partnership with notable restaurateurs, the Dougherty family. The Doughertys have been a staple in Atlantic City’s restaurant industry for over 120 years. In this partnership with Resorts, they will welcome a new dining concept that features a classic steakhouse, raw bar and live entertainment.
“We are thrilled to announce we have partnered with the Dougherty family, owners and operators of Atlantic City’s most legendary and historic restaurants Dock’s Oyster House and The Knife & Fork Inn, to bring an exciting new concept to Resorts Casino Hotel,” said Mark Giannantonio, President and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel. “This concept will provide a dining experience to our valued guests that is very unique from what we currently offer, and will be a perfect addition to Resorts’ winning amenities. The Dougherty family is known for their commitment to quality and service, and operate under the highest standards. Their strong ties in the community and long history in Atlantic City are perfect complements to Resorts, itself one of the most historic properties in the city. We could not be happier to partner with such a well-respected restaurateur and look forward to opening in the spring of 2021.”
“We are excited to embark on this project with Resorts,” said Frank Dougherty. “Resorts shares our commitment to preserving the history and ensuring the success of Atlantic City, and we are looking forward to a successful partnership on this new dining concept.”
The new dining concept brought by the Dougherty family will join fine dining offerings like Capriccio – recently named #1 US Casino Restaurant in USA Today’s 10.Best Readers’ Choice Awards – Mukashi Sushi Bar and EastWind Chinese Restaurant. Additional details are forthcoming. For updates, visit resortsac.com.
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Property, is at the top of its game today, offering world-class casino action in a relaxed environment that keeps the focus on fun. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and recently celebrated a major milestone – their 40th anniversary in May 2018. Winner of 18 Casino Player Magazine 2020 “Best of Gaming Awards,” Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $125 million in renovations, including the all new state-of-the-art Resorts Conference Center, a large $25 million room renovation project, and the $35 million Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville – themed entertainment complex with the only beach bar, Landshark Bar and Grill, on the Atlantic City sand open year – round. In 2018, Resorts also welcomed Draftkings Sportsbook at Resorts, an on-property retail space where guests can enjoy live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 21 acres at the northern end of the gamed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000 square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring six eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit our website or call 1.690.340.6300. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on Youtube.
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