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Tropicana Atlantic City’s Annual Foodie Event Returns August 20


Tickets are on sale now for the 11th Annual Taste of the Quarter Benefiting United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 6, 2018) – Tropicana Atlantic City’s signature foodie event, Taste of the Quarter, returns Monday, August 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the 11th year with MORE treats, sips and flavor featuring Tropicana’s growing collection of dining establishments. Sample special menu items from over 26 participating restaurants, bars and eateries including the new Chelsea Five Gastropub, Olón by award-winning chef Jose Garces, Carmine’s, P.F. Chang’s, and more! All proceeds benefit the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) in Atlantic County.

Visit Ticketmaster.com to purchase tickets, at $30, or the IMAX Box Office day of. Tickets are also available at the UWGPSNJ Atlantic County office located in Galloway, NJ.

“Taste of the Quarter at Tropicana Atlantic City has grown year after year to become an amazing food festival where guests can try the many food and drink offerings on property for a good cause,” said Tropicana Atlantic City General Manager Steve Callender. “We’re proud to partner with United Way, our celebrity chefs, and the participating dining venues for an eleventh year.”

Celebrity chefs including city officials, local dignitaries and famous media personalities including Lite Rock 96.9 WFPG’s Eddie Davis and Rachel Marie, 97.3 ESPN’s Pete Thomson and Mike Gill, Cat Country 107.3’s Joe Kelly, and SoJO 104.9’s Heather DeLuca will dish out sample-sized portions at various food stations throughout Tropicana.

“Taste of the Quarter is so much more than an opportunity to experience the best flavors of Atlantic City – it’s one demonstration of how our community members are committed to coming together to lift up our region,” said Bill Golderer, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s president and CEO. “When we join forces to fight for change, United Way is positioned to drive greater impact and break the cycle of poverty. We’re incredibly grateful to the dedicated community partners like Tropicana and the establishments in The Quarter for helping to make our work possible.”

Participating Partners Located in North and South Towers
NEW! Chelsea Five Gastropub: Lobster Bisque

NEW! Gilchrist: Mini Pancakes

California Roll

 Olón: Shrimp Ceviche

 Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar: Mussels Red and Mussels White

 Il Verdi: Cavatelli Bolognese; handmade Ricotta Cavatelli served with Il Verdi’s house made Sausage Ragu

Participating Partners Located in The Quarter
A Dam Good Sports Bar: All-you-can-eat Taco Bar

A Time For Wine: Cheese and Crackers

Broadway Burger Bar: Freshly ground Angus Beef Sliders and French Fries

Carmine’s: Carmine’s famous Meatballs made with veal and beef 

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar: Ropa Vieja; shredded beef brisket stewed with tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and red wine. Served with maduros and steamed white rice.

 Golden Dynasty: Mandarin Orange Beef; thinly sliced Cab Filet Mignon Wok-fried with Mandarin Orange glaze and dried Chili Peppers.

NEW! La Petite Creperie: Triple Berry Crepe

Mrs. Fields Cookies:
Freshly baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

P.F. Chang’s: Chang’s Spicy Chicken and Fried Rice

RiRa Irish Pub: Potato Cakes and Cottage Pie samples

The Palm: Mini Crab Cakes with Mango Salsa

Wet Willies: Wet Willies’ signature virgin daiquiri, the Weak Willie. Present your Taste of the Quarter wristband to receive 15% off Wet Willies’ other Daiquiris.

Zeytinia: Classic Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Escape AC: Visit Escape AC’s booth in The Quarter for your chance to win discounted admission.

Participating Partners Located in The Marketplace
A Dam Good Deli and Firewaters Saloon: Fresh Fruit and Veggie Bar

Premium Ice Cream Parlor: Mini Sugar Cones with Unicorn Ice Cream

Casa Taco & Tequila Bar: Chicken Tacos, traditional Guacamole, and virgin Casa Margaritas

Classic Cakes: Assortment of delicious desserts

Corner Market: Mini Sub Sandwiches

Hooters Atlantic City: Boneless Wings served by the famous Hooters Girls

James Candy: Samples of Atlantic City’s legendary Salt Water Taffy 

Marketplace Express: Mini Fruit Tarts and freshly brewed Hazelnut Coffee

Perry’s Pizza: Pepperoni Stromboli Bites

Starbucks: Freshly brewed coffee and delicious pastries including Traditional Banana Bread and Glazed Old-fashioned Donuts

Tony Luke’s: Philly Cheesesteaks  

Purchase Tickets
Visit ticketmaster.com to purchase tickets, at $30, or the IMAX Box Office day of. Tickets are also available at the UWGPSNJ Atlantic County office located in Galloway, NJ. All proceeds from Taste of the Quarter benefit UWGPSNJ Atlantic County.

Room Rates Starting at $149.99
Special room rates, starting at $149.99, are available. To book your overnight stay at Tropicana Atlantic City call 1-800-345-8767. Rate is based on double occupancy and does not include tax and fees.

Visit UnitedForImpact.org for more information about UWGPSNJ. 

Visit Tropicana.net for more information about Taste of the Quarter and other events at Tropicana Atlantic City.

About the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, serving communities in Pennsylvania’s Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and New Jersey’s Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May and Cumberland counties, is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and in people’s lives. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. In Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, United Way fights for youth success and family stability because we LIVE UNITED against intergenerational poverty. For more information about United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey visit www.UnitedForImpact.org

About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring just under 2,400 hotel rooms and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana Atlantic City is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 26 restaurants, 25 shops, 20 bars and lounges, 4 pools, the Tropicana Showroom, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana Atlantic City was highlighted as one of the “Coolest Casinos in the World” by PopSugar. Casino Player Magazine has voted the TROP ADVANTAGE® Club as the “Best Players Club”.  Since 2013, Tropicana completed over $200 million in renovations, including its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness, Garces restaurants, renovations to over 900 hotel rooms, casino and more.

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About Tropicana Entertainment Inc.
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Missouri, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 5,526 hotel rooms, 8,075 slot positions and 277 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada and is a majority-owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. To learn more about Tropicana, visit Tropicanacasinos.com.

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