Chef Spotlight: Jackson Reichel – Executive Chef – Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort – D’Iberville, Mississippi

Some of the most treasured beaches in the country are those stretched along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and just a few minutes from those beaches lies gem of its own at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort. The property offers stunning views, awesome accommodations and, of course, an array of dining options to appease any guest.

Whether you are looking for a fine dining experience at Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, a little more international flair with ChopSTX Noodle Bar or Ami Pizza for Italian favorites, or Southern charm at Under the Oak, you will find plenty of options to explore on every visit.

 

We recently caught up with chef Jackson Reichel, the room chef at Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood at Scarlet Pearl to hear more about his culinary influences and background, what makes Scarlet’s so special and why you should visit on your next gambling getaway to the coast.

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Chef Spotlight: Josh Marling – Executive Chef – Southland Casino Hotel (West Memphis, Arkansas)

Josh Marling – Executive Chef @ Ignite Steakhouse

Located less than an hour from Tunica, Mississippi is one of the South’s hottest casino properties, Southland Casino Hotel. From what was once a greyhound track, the property has been completely transformed into what is today a luxurious casino resort with a 300-room hotel and plenty of dining options to enjoy.

We had the opportunity to catch up with executive chef, Josh Marling, to hear more about what he and his team do to deliver great dining experiences time and time again.

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Triple Crown Trivia: Fun Facts About Horse Racing’s Elite

Inside the world of thoroughbred horse racing, there is a title that transcends all other turf trophies combined.  Conferred only on those extraordinary occasions when an equine manages to maneuver their way through a next to impossible gauntlet known as the “Triple Crown Series”, the moniker of “Triple Crown Champion” is accordingly rarer than 18kt gold “hen’s teeth”.  Correspondingly, it’s worth mentioning that over the last 150 years; only 13 thoroughbreds have managed to successfully scale the “Sport of Kings’” most challenging mountain.

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Slot Spotlight: Bull Blitz by Konami Gaming

Konami Gaming has a new All Aboard-style game that’s hitting casinos with an even more potentially lucrative prize feature. This amped-up version of All Aboard—voted “Best Video Slot” and “Best Progressive Slot”—takes credit collection bonuses to ultra-high heights of reward potential through a new Xtra Hit feature.

 

Similar to All Aboard, this linked progressive slot series awards the credit prize feature with any 6 or more golden Bull Blitz symbols, where there’s a chance at random credit prizes, bonus awards, and progressive jackpots. If all 15 positions are filled, the big progressive Grand Jackpot is awarded.

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Table Game Tutorial: Back to the Basics

While most casino aficionados know the in’s and out’s of most games on the floor, sometimes it is good to go back to the basics and polish up on fundamentals to sharpen your game. In this article we are excited to take a look at the basics of blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette and Let it Ride.

We hope these basic tips will get you to a profitable session on your next casino getaway!

 

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Chef Spotlight: Jesus Arguelles?L’Auberge Casino Hotel (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) 

L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a great getaway for all the amenities you could ask for and plenty of Southern hospitality to make you feel welcome. The casino floor offers over 1,400 slots, 50 table games, a live poker room and a full sportsbook, so are sure to find your favorite games to work up an appetite for a great meal.

The property offers several dining options including Red Lotus Asian Kitchen where Chef Jesus Arguelles explores the exotic flavors of the far east that will take you on a journey of exceptional and authentic Vietnamese and Pan-Asian cuisine.

We caught us with Chef Jesus to talk about his culinary background, the dining at L’Auberge and how the food and beverage team at the property strive for success and customer satisfaction with every guest.

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