You never would guess that Christina Perri had a stomach bug when she stepped onto the Electric Factory stage in Philadelphia two months ago. “I’m home,” she sang into the microphone to the capacity crowd of 2,800.
It’s a remarkable trio of superstar guest chefs that Caesars has lined up to headline the sixth annual Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival this week: Robert Irvine, Martha Stewart and Marcus Samuelsson.
They’re only a fraction of the 2,100 employees who will lose their jobs when Showboat Atlantic City closes at the end of August. But a case could be made that the people who service the casino’s House of Blues brand-within-the-brand represent the soul of the resort and gaming hall.