The Libertine Opens in Las Vegas, Blue Moon Brewing Celebrates Grand Opening, and Much More

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September 22, 2016

Libertine Interior

The Libertine Opens at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

James Beard Award-winning Chef Shawn McClain and chef/partner of Sage at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas teamed up with Studio Munge’s Principal Interior Designer Alessandro Munge and Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim to develop the concept and food and beverage menus for The Libertine, a new, high-end pub inside Mandalay Bay.

The Plamondon Companies Announce New Position

Roy Rogers’ parent The Plamondon Companies has named Joseph Briglia director of real estate and franchise development.


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Micro Matic beer tower

A distinctive custom beer tower from an industry leader in the manufacture of draft beer dispensing systems. Custom shapes and special finishes all with patented Kool-Rite cooling. We provide integrated solutions; we understand the importance of reliable dispensing and the impact on draft beer quality, customer satisfaction, and the bottom line.Micro Matic Logo

Former Trotter Chefs Open Smyth + The Loyalist in Chicago

Former Charlie Trotter Alums and Chefs John and Karen Shields opened their first Chicago restaurant in the West Loop neighborhood. The dual-concept Smyth + The Loyalist features a tasting menu, finer dining restaurant (Smyth) with 40 seats upstairs with a more casual, 80-seat restaurant and bar (The Loyalist) downstairs.

RiNo Brewery Interior

Blue Moon Brewing Co. Celebrates Grand Opening of New RiNo Brewery

Blue Moon Brewing Co. opened its first, flagship brewery in Denver’s River North (RiNo) Art District. The Belgian-style beer was first introduced in 1995 by head brewmaster and founder, Keith Villa at The Sandlot, a brewery at Coors Field.

Disney Vet Joins Ricca Design Studios

Culinary design and consulting firm Ricca Design Studios announced Martin Cowley, a 40-plus-year veteran of the foodservice industry, has joined the firm as executive director, design + technical support.

Jersey Mike's interior

Jersey Mike’s Announces Expansion

Jersey Mike’s continues its expansion with its first Long Island restaurant opening in Commack, NY. This newest location is operated by franchisees John Walsh, Susan Daly and Nikki Gingola.

bite-sized buzz

A round up of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk.

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5Church Interior

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