The Borgata Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ has enlisted nationally known celebrity chefs to provide some of the best fine dining opportunities on the east coast.
Culinary legend Wolfgang Puck brings his innovative California cuisine to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa with his namesake Wolfgang Puck American Grille. Offering contemporary American cuisine in an upscale setting designed by preeminent hospitality designer Tony Chi, the restaurant is Chef Puck's first east coast venture.
The Wolfgang Puck American Grille offers two distinctive dining experiences ranging from casual and relaxed to elegant and upscale, each with a different menu and price point. Guests enter the restaurant upon an elevated terrace that overlooks Borgata's pedestrian walkway creating a great place to people watch in an informal setting. The main dining room provides guests with a sophisticated and refined dining experience featuring a cozy fireplace and "Wolfgang's Kitchen Table," a private space providing an up close and personal experience of the celebrity chef's kitchen. Guests can dine on the master chef's signature cuisine while watching the culinary masterpieces come to life right before their eyes
In June 2008 Michael Schulson opened the new Izakaya Modern Japanese Pub at the Borgata. His innovative restaurant concept is designed to allow guests to indulge their appetites for Japanese food and style in a unique way.
Michael Schulson's experience as a chef includes stops at the Waldorf Astoria,
Le Bec Fin and the Four Seasons and
Spago in Tokyo. Before coming to the Borgata he was the executive chef at the Buddakan in New York City. He maybe best known as the star of Style Networks TV show, Pantry Raid.
Modern Japanese Pub
Izakaya is both a restaurant and a lounge. It has seating for 180 The kitchen has an open area where you can watch chefs cooking over the Robatayaki and making sushi.
The Izakaya menu includes more than 125 items, many of which feature carefully prepared fresh seafood.
The Izakaya is an especially neat place to catch a late night snack, like Japanese
At Bobby Flay Steak at the Borgata, Bobby Flay creates a menu that honors the traditions of classic steakhouse fare and that incorporates New Jersey's fresh produce.
Bobby Flay is an accomplished chef. In 1992 his Mesa Grill restaurant won the award for best Mesa Grill by New York magazine. In 2004 Bobby opened a Mesa Grill restaurant at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Bobby now brings his own style of American Southwest cooking to the Borgata.
Bobby Flay Steak
Designer David Rockwell collaborated with Bobby Flay to create a chic, comfortable steakhouse that compliments the exciting backdrop of the Borgata casino. The entry way is lined, floor-to-ceiling, in red leather and opens into a lounge where a plush horseshoe couch awaits.
The dining room features four towering wine displays, lobster tanks and a ceiling of inviting wood panels.
The Borgata recently opened a new Italian restaurant called Fornelletto. It replaces, and uses the same floorspace, as the OMBRA. Fornelletto is a casual fine dining concept run by celebrated chef Stephen Kalt, that offers guests an experience that's both warm and inviting with the comfort and culinary pleasures found in the Southern regions of Italy.
Chef Stephen Kaltís menu at Fornelletto is inspired by his time living in and traveling throughout Italy, with an emphasis on Neopolitan Cuisine. Stephen Kalt was previously Executive Chef at the Wynn Las Vegas restaurant, Corsa Cucina where he received much acclaim for his Mediterranean style modern Italian menu.
The Sous Chef at the Fornelletto is the winner of the recent Hell's Kitchen TV show competion, Danny Veltri.
The Borgata also has the Old Homestead Steak House which features domestically raised, hand massaged Kobe Beef.
Water Club hotel guests utilize the fine restaurants at the adjacent Borgata described above.
The Water Club also has the Sunroom, a unique and relaxing lounge/restaurant that is also open to non-hotel guests. Fine dining in your room is available at the Water Club from a kitchen supervised by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian.
The 5th season of the Fox Networks TV show, Hell's Kitchen, was filmed at the Borgata. To see more about "Hell's Kitchen", follow this Link: Hell's Kitchen.