ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 26, 2011) – Each year, Taste of the Quarter is known for giving guests a “taste” of excellent restaurants located throughout The Quarter and Tropicana. This year Tropicana is taking it to the next level and tantalizing all of your senses at its 5th annual Taste of the Quarter event on Monday August 27th from 6-9pm benefiting United Way of Atlantic County.
Filled with an array of delectable dishes and delightful aromas from Tropicana and The Quarter’s fine restaurants, the three hour event is sure to tempt any palate. Feel the rhythm and hear the beats of WAYV’s best DJ’s that will keep the party going as well as the addition of a beer garden at the newly renovated Tango’s.
Participating outlets currently include FIN – A Seafood Experience, Il Verdi, Carmine’s, The Palm, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Red Square, P. F. Chang’s China Bistro, Ri-Ra Irish Pub, A Time for Wine, A Dam Good Sports Bar, Starbucks, Zeytina, Mrs. Fields, James’ Candies, Old Farmer’s Almanac and Tango’s. Additional participants will be announced at a later date.
“Each year, this event grows in popularity. This year we are going bigger and better than ever adding even more samplings” said Tony Rodio, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana. “More importantly we are supporting a worthwhile cause in the community by fundraising for the United Way.”
One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Taste of the Quarter benefit the United Way of Atlantic County funding 60 local programs aimed at improving lives of AtlanticCounty residents. These programs provide services such as adult literacy education; emergency assistance for food, clothing and shelter; after school programming and pediatric free health services.
With such a wide variety of food, drink, and entertainment, Taste of the Quarter is the perfect showcase of the diverse dining, shopping and entertainment offered at Tropicana. Tickets are on sale for $25 in advance/$30 day of and are expected to sell out. Purchase them at the IMAX Box Office, located on the third floor of The Quarter in addition to www.Ticketmaster.com, via phone at1.800.745.3000 or the
United Wayoffice. Guests for Taste of The Quarter must be 21 or older.
Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,078 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With more than 20 restaurants, 20 shops, 14 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as the “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. For more information, visit the official Web site atwww.tropicana.net.
About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (“Tropicana Entertainment”) owns and operates 8 casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, and New Jersey. In addition, the Company owns a development property in Aruba. Tropicana Entertainment properties collectively have 5,750 rooms, 8,300 slot positions and 240 table games.