The Toga Bar is among several Caesars’ property sites offering an expanded array of craft beers, and backed by a trained staff to describe them.
One would be hard-pressed to argue that the Grecian Goddess Dancers are not the best amenity the Toga Bar at Caesars has to offer, but raising room for debate might be an expanded lineup of craft beers carefully curated to be served at the peak of drinkability.
And for those who may be shy about trying something new for fear of an unfavorable taste-bud assault, the staff at the Toga Bar is among a property-wide team trained to apprise patrons of how each brew should taste.
Caesars beverage and nightlife operations manager Ryan Horner has a background in fine dining (his prior title was general manager of Caesars’ French-Italian fusion restaurant Mia), but he’s a bona fide beer guy who treats Caesars’ brews with the same TLC afforded its fine wines.
“I worked at a French restaurant and learned all about wines, doing wine dinners and things of that nature,” says Horner. “Typically wine dinners pair the basics like cabernet, pinot noir, chardonnay, pinot grigio, and they all have similar flavor profiles.
“So then I looked at beer — especially now that the craft beer movement has really taken off — and how your typical lager, for example, might taste completely different from someone else’s lager. They might have completely different taste profiles. You can almost use each one as a class by itself, and build dinners off of it, or tasting menus, things of that nature.”
The festivities include beer tastings and pairings, live music, beer-related specials at multiple venues throughout the property, and educational elements hosted by beer experts Gary Monterosso and Tara Nurin.
"Can I pour you a beer, Mr. Peterson?" "It's a little early isn't it, Woody?" "For a beer?" "No, for stupid questions." -- Cheers An understandable yet somewhat unfortunate facet of a depressed eco...
If you were unable to make the Munich Oktoberfest -- the world's largest festival dating back nearly 200 years and spanning 16 days -- and were not among those who consumed cosmic quantities of Schwe...
THIS WEEKEND BRINGS A BIT OF A CHANGE of pace for the Atlantic City Convention Center. Very often the center is filled with conventioneers wearing suits and shaking hands as they try to network and b...
Golden Nugget partners with Paulaner, an ancient European brewery and originator of Germany’s Oktoberfest, for this year’s Craft Beer Festival.
The seventh annual Celebration of the Suds will have an expanded lineup of Garden State-based craft brewers and bands .
From elephant-dung crafted roses to bacon lube, we have uncovered some of the very, very worst Valentine's Day gifts.
This year’s event runs in conjunction with the inaugural “Lightning on the Water” powerboat racing competition co-sponsored by Geico and Trump Entertainment Resorts, which will have a preview of the boats and racers at Trump Marina on Saturday from 10am-5pm.
Staying at a fabulous casino, but longing for a few hours outside, maybe along the waterside? Or perhaps you're a local resident looking for a getaway where you can alternately explore, shop, dine an...
Ten Great Holiday Movies
Sizzling Ensemble in 'Furnace'
Smashed by Gallagher
NYE 2014: ‘A Tricky Night to Market’
The NYE Countdown Is On!
Casino Club & Lounge Entertainment