For Immediate Release
Thursday, December 17 2015

Reno, Nev. - This New Year’s Eve Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is welcoming 2016 in style with delectable dining selections, exciting casino promotions and incredible parties. The party kicks off with special menus from GSR’s already-impressive dining options and continues through the night with celebrations inside the Summit Pavilion and LEX Nightclub. For menus, tickets and more information visit oue New Year's Eve page.

Northern Nevada’s largest resort will be celebrating all night long with its annual New Year’s party inside the Summit Pavilion. The party will feature festive fare, enticing elixirs and live entertainment by popular local band, Maxxt Outt. The dance party starts at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at $44.95 per person and includes two complimentary drink tickets.

But the party doesn’t stop there. The premier nightlife venue in the region, LEX Nightclub, will ring in the New Year with the Majestic Ball. The event kicks off at 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 331 with general admission for the first 100 tickets at $30, the second 100 tickets at $40 and all remaining tickets at $50. For party-goers who want to start the evening early, LEX is hosting an open bar, featuring well drinks and champagne, for $60 including entry. For tickets, table reservations and guest list, visit LEX Nightclub.

And, with 11 dining options including the only celebrity chef namesake in northern Nevada, GSR will be serving up a tasty array of dining options for the New Year. Charlie Palmer Steak will feature three specialty courses including an A-5 Japanese True “Kobe” New York striploin with fresh truffle gnocchi from 5 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Briscola, also a Charlie Palmer restaurant, will be serving a delicious Italian feast for $65 including choice of a veal chop with mascarpone mashed potato and sautéed mushrooms or stuffed lobster tail with Dungeness crab, scallops and tiger prawn shrimp with asparagus spears and a champagne cream sauce. Briscola is open Thursday, Dec. 31 from 5 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 1 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.

This New Year’s, Elements Buffet also has a very festive menu including a champagne dinner beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31. The menu offers peel and eat shrimp, snow crab and oysters, a selection of meats from the carving station including herb roasted prime rib, a variety of other dishes including steamed crab legs, Hong Kong Style roasted duck, grilled ribeye steaks, Yukon gold smashed potatoes and more plus an assortment of salads, pizzas and dessert. On New Year’s Day, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., the buffet will host a fabulous champagne brunch featuring an addition of delicious breakfast options like chorizo scrambled eggs, chicken Bloody Mary style, Hickory smoked bacon and Andouille sausage with grilled peppers and onions. The griddle will also serve up grilled cheese blintzes, apple crepes, brioche French toast, pancakes and more.

The Grand Café and Cantina will also ring in 2016 with special menus from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The café will offer options like lobster bisque, seared sea bass with roasted red pepper risotto, roasted prime rib with lobster casserole, Peking duck with wasabi mashed potatoes and champagne mousse. And, to bring in a little Latin flare, Cantina will serve specialty menu items including a shrimp ceviche, shrimp, mussels and oysters a la Catalina and Spanish flan.

GSRewards members will also have the opportunity to not just dine well but also win big into the New Year with casino promotions like the $50,000 Table Games Blowout and $50,000 Holidays Giveaway. GSRewards members can earn entries into the weekly drawing, held every Sunday through Jan. 31, where five winners will be selected to receive $300 in cash. The Grand Finale drawing, held at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, will award winners between $200 and $2,500 cash and a grand prize of a Luxury Caribbean Cruise Vacation or $15,000 cash. GSR is also giving away $50,000 in freeplay over the New Year’s weekend. GSRewards members can earn entries, now through Jan. 1 by swiping their player’s card at any promotional kiosk. Entries can be activated beginning two hours prior to the drawings held Dec. 26 through Jan. 1 on the casino floor.

For more information on GSR’s New Year’s festivities, visit New Year's at Grand Sierra Resort or call 1-800-501-2651.

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