Berryhill Baja Grill, the Houston-based fast-casual franchise, will open its 15th location in Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Lake Charles, La., currently under construction. This is the first restaurant partnership to be announced for the casino resort, which is set to open in the third quarter of 2014.
Baja Grill will offer its unique experience for customers with fresh, delicious
food and a friendly environment in a fast-casual setting, according to a
company press release.
has always been a priority and vision for Berryhill Baja Grill and Ameristar
Lake Charles presented us a rare opportunity at the right time,” said Jeff Anon,
Berryhill CEO. “The Ameristar concept allows us to venture into a new
geographical and retail location and Ameristar’s expertise and tradition
provides a strong foundation for success.”
Lake Charles will be the company’s ninth casino property; the 30,000
square-foot state-of-the-art casino will feature 1,600 slot machines, 60 table
games, 700 room luxury hotel with 70 suites an 18-hole golf course and tennis
club. Other highlights include outdoor resort, luxurious spa, fitness center
and retail amenities.
“The Ameristar culinary team is passionate about creating delectable
dishes using the freshest ingredients,” said Gordon R. Kanofsky, Ameristar’s
CEO. “The culinary team at Berryhill shares the same passion and their
signature fresh Mexican cuisine will be the perfect complement to Ameristar’s
exciting range of dining options.”
Ameristar Lake Charles announces first restaurant franchise
April 16, 2013