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Tropicana Announces 7th Annual Taste of the Quarter Benefitting United Way August 18th

 

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 25, 2014) — Tropicana Casino & Resort encourages you to bring your family and your appetite for this year’s 7th Annual Taste of the Quarter event Monday, August 18, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. Over twenty restaurants, bars and eateries have teamed up for this signature event benefitting United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) in Atlantic County.

DJ’s from 95.1 WAYV and 100.7 WZXL will keep the party going, and look for special guest appearances from your favorite local celebrities.

“We look forward to this event every year,” said Steve Callender, General Manager for Tropicana, and 2013 United Way General Campaign Chair in Atlantic County. “All participating restaurants donate their time and resources for the event and we even invite local celebrities to help serve our guests as ‘celebrity chefs.’ It’s great to see so many people in the community pitch in for such a wonderful cause.”

“Taste of the Quarter exemplifies that we do more, together”, said John Emge, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s Executive Director in Atlantic and Cape May Counties. “The support we receive from Tropicana, its vendors, guests, and the community for this event goes a long way in advancing our work to improve Education, Income and Health in Atlantic County. We are incredibly grateful for the hard work and dedication of our committed community partners.”

The menu for Taste of the Quarter 2014 has been announced as follows:

A DAM GOOD SPORTS BAR: Enjoy an all-you-can-eat taco bar. Located in The Quarter.

BROADWAY BURGER BAR: Sink your teeth into beef sliders and mac & cheesey. Located in The Quarter.

CARMINE’S: Savor the flavor of authentic penne alla vodka. Located in The Quarter.

CASA TACO & TEQUILA BAR: Scoop up their signature guacamole with handmade tortilla chips and sample a refreshing non-alcoholic watermelon margarita. Located at the Marketplace.

CHICKIE’S & PETE’S CRAB HOUSE AND SPORTS BAR: This hot spot will feature both Mussels Red and Mussels White, two of the restaurant’s most requested items. Located at the Restaurant and Marketplace levels.

CLASSIC CAKES: Satisfy your sweet tooth with an assortment of delicious desserts. Located in The Quarter.

CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT: Add some Latin flavor to your night with Ropa Vieja: Classic Cuban shredded beef brisket stewed with tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and red wine. Maduros and steamed white rice. Located in The Quarter.

FARMERS ALMANAC: Get snack-a-lacking with delicious dips and assorted baked goods. Located in The Quarter.

FIN: Dishing up delicious bowls of their signature lobster bique. Located near Tango’s Lounge

GOYOGO Frozen Yogurt: Sample frozen yogurt from Tropicana’s newest and sweetest addition. Located in The Quarter.

HOOTERS: Look for the Hooters girls serving boneless wings located in the Marketplace.

IL VERDI: Enjoy the art of perfectly-prepared pasta with a taste of cavatelli with crabmeat. Located near Tango’s Lounge

JAMES CANDY: Savor samples of Atlantic City’s legendary salt water taffy. Located at the Marketplace.

MARKET PLACE EXPRESS: Pretzel bites with fresh squeezed lemonade. Located in the Marketplace.

MRS. FIELDS COOKIES: Follow your nose to the aroma to fresh baked chocolate chip cookies. Located near Tango’s Lounge.

PERRY’S PIZZA: Serving up bite-size portions of their authentic Sicilian pizza.

PF CHANG’S: Relish the taste of Korean BBQ Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice. Located in The Quarter.

Rí Rá IRISH PUB: Satisfy your cravings with Miniature Irish Potato Cakes with Savoury Sour Cream and Balsamic Reduction. Finish with The Trinity: Bailey’s Chocolate Mousse, Jameson whipped Cream and Guinness Chocolate Sauce. Located in The Quarter.

TONY LUKE’S: Enjoy an authentic taste of Philly with mini Italian pork sandwhiches. Located at the Marketplace.

THE PALM: Taste this legendary restaurant’s Maple & Chipotle glazed bacon pops with the Palm’s Signature Steak Sauce. Located in The Quarter.

WET WILLIES: Cool off with samples of our signature virgin daiquiri, the Weak Willie. Located in The Quarter.

ZEYTINIA: California Roll made with Rice, crabmeat, avocado and cucumber. Located in The Quarter.

Hotel Package: Book an overnight stay with us on Monday, August 18th for $149 and we will throw in a pair of tickets for Taste of the Quarter and an $8 Starbucks credit! Call 1-800-345-8767 and use booking code TTASTE4. Rate is based on double occupancy and does not include tax and fees.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Taste of the Quarter benefit United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) in Atlantic County. UWGPSNJ is a regional organization committed to creating community-level Impact by improving Education, Income and Health – the building blocks to a better life ─ as well as providing basic needs supports for all residents in their local communities. Through its Impact Fund, UWGPSNJ works to ensure children start kindergarten ready to learn; students read at grade level by the end of third grade; youth graduate from high school ready for college and career; households have the income and assets necessary to be financially stable and economically independent; and that individuals and families have access to resources they need to lead healthy lives and have their basic needs met. More information can be found online at www.UnitedforImpact.org

Taste of the Quarter welcomes families and guests of all ages. Enjoy a lively festival atmosphere and a tempting international menu. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Advance purchase is recommended as this event tends to sell out. All proceeds are donated to United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in Atlantic County. Tickets can be purchased at the IMAX Box Office, located on the third floor of The Quarter, www.Ticketmaster.com, via phone at 1.800.745.3000 or UWGPSNJ Atlantic County office in Galloway.

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, 25 shops, 15 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 at www.tropicana.net.

For more exclusive discounts, current information, pictures and video, be sure to check out the Tropicana on the Web at www.tropicana.net/facebookor follow us on Twitter at www.tropicana.net/twitter.

About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,079 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as the “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. Must be 21. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER. For more information, visit the official Web site at www.tropicana.net or:

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About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates nine casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey Aruba and now Missouri. Tropicana properties, including Lumière, collectively employ approximately 7,800 employees and have approximately 6,500 rooms, 8,900 slot positions and 273 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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