LAS VEGAS - December 8, 2014 - Let the award-winning chefs at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower take the effort out of preparing a holiday meal this Christmas Day. Executive Chef Rick Giffen and his team have prepared festive menus that incorporate a wide variety of culinary options and tastes at the Top of the World Restaurant, McCall’s Heartland Grill and The Buffet at Stratosphere available on Thursday, December 25, 2014.
“We love to come up with new variations on traditional holiday favorites and incorporate them into all our restaurants. Of course we also offer many of the classic dishes everyone enjoys this time of year,” said Executive Chef Rick Giffen.
Top of the World Restaurant
Enjoy a special four-course menu on Christmas Day prepared by Executive Chef Rick Giffen and complimented by the exclusive rotating view 800 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The meal begins with a warm baby frisée salad served with roasted butternut squash, haricots verts, caramelized shallot, pancetta, toasted pumpkin seeds and a sherry vinaigrette.
The second course is a vegetarian posole with hominy, vegetable medley, Cotija and green salsa.
The main course includes a duo of duck breast with aged cherry balsamic and lobster tail with champagne vanilla butter, served with a chestnut purée, shaved Brussels sprouts and dried cranberries.
For dessert, enjoy a tres leche banana chocolate cake served with dulce de leche cream and berry compote.
$88.00 per person. Christmas Day dinner will be served from 4pm to 11pm. Regular menu items will also be available from 11am to 11pm.
Winner of the Las Vegas Review Journal’s 2014 Best of Las Vegas Readers’ Poll for the Best Fine Dining and Best Restaurant with a View, Top of the World is the only restaurant that completes a gradual 360-degree revolution every 80 minutes, offering guests breathtaking views of the valley and Strip. Reservations are recommended. Please call 702.380.7711 or 800.99.TOWER (800.998.6937).
McCall’s Heartland Grill
Enjoy the intimate and comforting atmosphere at McCall’s Heartland Grill on Christmas Day and enjoy a delicious three-course menu. Diners will begin with a baby spinach salad served with Maytag Blue Cheese, candied walnuts, dried cherries, pickled red onion and served with a balsamic vinaigrette.
The entrée is a white wine braised lamb shoulder pot pie served alongside roasted peppers, Niçoise olives and white beans. For dessert enjoy Strawberries Romanoff served with French vanilla bean ice cream.
$35.00 per person. McCall’s Heartland Grill will be open 3pm to 11pm on Christmas Day.
McCall’s Heartland Grill, rated #1 for comfort food by “Where Quick Guide,” is an original concept grill restaurant offering hearty Midwestern-style steaks, fresh coastal seafood and an array of creative comfort food served in a sleek yet cozy cowboy chic atmosphere. The restaurant is located just off the casino floor
The Buffet at Stratosphere
Enjoy an incredible (and endless) selection of all your holiday favorites at the newly-remodeled The Buffet at Stratosphere. Featured items include herb and olive roasted leg of lamb with traditional garnishes, horseradish crusted New York strip loin, bourbon glazed spiral ham, bacon wrapped pork loin with orchard sauce, linguiça sausage and pistachio stuffing, citrus roasted Alaskan Salmon Florentine, cider & herb grilled pork chops with braised greens, oven baked whitefish with sun-dried tomato beurre blanc and herb roasted chicken forestiere. Seasonal side dishes include garlic whipped potatoes and giblet gravy, Kahlúa® roasted sweet potatoes, jalapeño brown butter simmered corn on the cob and sautéed green beans with candied almonds. Enjoy a vast selection of assorted holiday pastries.
$20.99 per adult, $12.99 per child.
Holiday Menu is served 11am to 10pm
About Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower shops, and a production show, PIN UP™ featuring Claire Sinclair. Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAYTM program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie’s locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit StratosphereHotel.com, call 702.380.7777 or 800.99.TOWER (998.6937).
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