Hawthorn Grill to Open This Winter at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort

Hawthorn Grill at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort

The resort’s signature restaurant was unveiled during the resort and casino’s 17th anniversary celebration

Las Vegas, October 28, 2016 – Friday evening, As JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa and Rampart Casino celebrated their 17th anniversary, General Manager Michael Gaughan Jr. made an exciting announcement regarding the food and beverage program at the property by introducing the addition of Hawthorn Grill.

Opening this winter, Hawthorn Grill at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa boasts a menu featuring a perfect balance of crave-worthy steakhouse fare and American classics, alongside an extensive wine and cocktail program.  Sure to be Summerlin’s newest hotspot, Hawthorn Grill features a rich bar area, perfect for an after-work or pre-dinner drink; a large, yet cozy dining room easily accommodating a large family dinner or a romantic date; and an expansive outdoor patio with a vibrant waterfall surrounded by lush foliage.  The restaurant will be open daily for breakfast, including a signature breakfast buffet, dinner and bar hours.

Chef Joseph Swan, formerly of the Eiffel Tower Restaurant, will oversee the kitchen as executive room chef, Christian Umlauf will serve as general manager having also come from The Strip at db Brasserie, and JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa’s Executive Pastry Chef Jeremy Choo will oversee the sweet side of Hawthorn Grill. The team at Blau + Associates, a group that has taken west side dining to a new level, served as consultants on the project.

PHOTO (credit Edison Graff):
Group photo unveiling Hawthorn Grill to an excited crowd of casino customers during JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa and Rampart Casino’s 17th anniversary celebration.

Pictured left to right:

Bruce Knapik, executive resort chef, Rampart Casino and JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Joseph Swan, executive room chef, Hawthorn Grill

Michael Gaughan Jr., general manager, Rampart Casino and JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Jeremy Choo, executive pastry chef, Rampart Casino and JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Christian Umlauf, general manager, Hawthorn Grill

About Rampart Casino
Rampart Casino, an elegant 50,000 square foot casino, offers more than 1,400 slot machines, two dozen gaming tables, a 300-seat Bingo Room and a Race & Sports Book. Rampart Casino’s Resort Rewards club program offers exclusive resort benefits and rewards based on play, such as dining, spa and golf discounts, plus complimentary room nights at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. For the latest Rampart Casino news, follow on Facebook (RampartCasino) and Twitter (@RampartCasino). Contact the casino at 702-507-5900.

About the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa offers world-class luxury just 20 minutes northwest of the famous Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas resort is accessible to Las Vegas Speedway, TPC Las Vegas and a number of other golf courses. The JW Marriott features 548 well-appointed guest rooms and suites set amid 54 acres of lush gardens. Voted as one of the Top 5 Las Vegas Resorts by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, and recognized as a Top-Performing Business on TripAdvisor ranked in the top 10% worldwide for traveler feedback, the Las Vegas resort also includes a full-service spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, 33 meetings rooms with 100,000 square feet of flexible space, more than 10 restaurants serving American, Italian, Japanese and Mediterranean cuisines and the on-site Rampart Casino. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LASJW, Stay up to date with the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa on Facebook and Twitter.

Marriott and the JW Marriott system are not associated with any part of The Resort at Summerlin (the “Resort”) other than the JW Marriott Las Vegas hotel (the “Hotel”) at the Resort.  The Casino is not part of the Hotel and is not part of the JW Marriott system.

About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self‐assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 57 JW Marriott hotels in 23 countries; by 2015 the portfolio is expected to encompass 79 properties in 28 countries. www.marriott.com/jw‐marriott/travel.mi
Visit Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) for company information. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com

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