Celebrated chefs to lead National Harbor culinary program


MGM National Harbor will feature an impressive lineup of celebrity chef restaurants when it opens during the second half of 2016.

MGM NATIONAL HARBOR – Something’s cooking just outside of Washington, D.C.

MGM National Harbor announced this week the lineup of celebrated chefs – including José Andrés, Marcus Samuelsson, and Bryan and Michael Voltaggio – to lead its culinary program when the resort opens next year. Each new concept, exclusive to the resort, has been carefully created to pay homage to the culture and influence of the region’s culinary landscape.  READ MORE

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Company recognized for Board-level diversity

Forum-NY_webLAS VEGAS – With women holding nearly a third of the seats on its Board of Directors, MGM Resorts has been recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York for promoting gender parity in the corporate boardroom.

The organization’s recent Breakfast of Corporate Champions honored progressive companies, including MGM Resorts, that have achieved at least 20 percent female representation on their boards.

“We are proud to be named among other companies leading the way in boardroom diversity, and make a commitment that we will not rest on our laurels,” said Chairman and CEO Jim Murren. READ MORE

Shop til you drop! Company-owned stores offer increased discount

insider-holiday-discount(web)LAS VEGAS – Ready or not, it’s the holiday shopping season. If you have any shopping-list items (or money) left after Black Friday, you might consider checking out what’s available at Company retail stores, where employees get a 25 percent discount through Dec. 30.

The standard 20 percent Insider retail discount is once again being bumped up to 25 percent Dec. 1-30. The exclusive holiday offer applies to most merchandise at more than 100 stores and outlets operated by MGM Resorts, shops like ARIA’s Radiance, Bellagio’s Capri and MGM Grand Las Vegas’ Company Store.

Find a full list of participating shops, stores and outlets here. Happy holidays and happy shopping!

Big Top serves big Thanksgiving to homeless, hungry

CIRCUS CIRCUS LAS VEGAS – No matter how much food you prepared this Thanksgiving, you’ve got nothing on the team from the Big Top.

Executive Chef Bob O’Brien and his kitchen colleagues cooked 600 pounds of turkey, 225 pounds of mashed potatoes, 250 pounds of cornbread stuffing and 120 pumpkin pies. And then they gave it all away.

This marked 25 years that Circus Circus Las Vegas has prepared and served a Thanksgiving dinner to the hungry and homeless at the downtown Las Vegas Salvation Army dining hall.

“They’ve been doing this for 25 years, and I’ve been here for 18 of them,” Chef O’Brien said. “I wouldn’t miss it. For me, this is the official start of the holiday season.” READ MORE