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Review: Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill At Caesars Atlantic City
A few months back, we told you about the opening of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Atlantic City, and we couldn’t wait to make another trip to Atlantic City so that we could try out some of Gordon Ramsay’s famous dishes for ourselves. That day finally came last weekend, and it was definitely worth the wait!
As you would expect given the name of the restaurant, Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill features items consistent with British pub fare. You’ll find classic British favorites such as bangers and mash and Yorkshire rib roast, as well as some of Ramsay’s favorites like beef wellington and wood-grilled lobster tail prepared on an oak-fired grill. Paying homage to a true English pub, Chef Ramsay made sure a steak & ale pie, sticky toffee pudding and of course, the ale-battered fish & chips were included on his menu.
We started off with an order of Molasses and Brown Ale Glazed Wings, which is served with jalapenos and crumbled stilton blue cheese. There were countless people on Yelp raving about how good these wings were, so I had to see what all the fuss was about. Honestly, these were some of the best wings I’ve ever had, with amazing flavor and just a touch of heat from the jalapenos. They’re incredibly messy, but oh so worth it.
In an attempt to add something healthy to the meal, we got salads next. I got the GR Wedge, while my wife got the Pub Caesar. Despite their elaborate presentations, they were pretty standard salads, and nothing to write home about. Next time I’ll probably skip the salad so I have more room for something else.
Next up was the main course. As a long-time Hell’s Kitchen fan, I had no choice but to get Gordon Ramsay’s signature Beef Wellington. For those who have never experienced a beef wellington before, it’s a filet mignon wrapped in phyllo dough with wild mushroom ductile, prosciutto and port wine sauce. It’s rare that you find a restaurant serving beef wellington anymore, so whenever I get the chance, I always order it. This one was second to none, and given how many I saw being served that night, it looks to be their most popular dish.
My wife couldn’t decide between a few of the Classic Ramsay dishes, ultimately going with the Pan Roasted Sea Bass at the behest of our waitress. WOW! This might have been the best sea bass I’ve ever had, served on a bed of butternut squash risotto with maple-sage brown butter. She liked it so much that she is already planning on coming back for her birthday, just so she can get this dish!
For a side, we ordered the Lobster Mac N’ Cheese, which was unbelievably rich and decadent. Sweet Maine lobster, English cheddar, and herb crumbs make this the most amazing mac & cheese you’ll ever bite into. At $23, it’s by far the priciest side on the menu, but they give you a HUGE portion, so if you have a party of 4-5 you can easily share this.
When our waitress came over to take our dessert order, I was FULL. But given how much I’d heard about the Sticky Toffee Pudding (which is apparently Gordon Ramsay’s mother’s recipe), I had to push through the pain and give it a shot. My wife ordered the Warm Chocolate Sponge, which comes with a side of Rocky Road ice cream. Both desserts were really good, you can’t go wrong either way. It was a great way to end the meal.
All in all, we had an amazing experience at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill Atlantic City, and I highly recommend making a reservation here so that you can experience his food for yourself. You won’t be disappointed!
Please visit https://www.caesars.com/gordon-ramsay-pub-grill for more information and to make reservations.
Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill Now Open At Caesars Atlantic City
Last September, we told you that Gordon Ramsay was planning to open a new restaurant at Caesars Atlantic City. Sure, the timing might have seemed questionable to some, given all the turmoil that Atlantic City has faced over the past year. But I wasn’t complaining, as I’m a HUGE fan of his cooking.
And now after months of waiting, Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill officially opened their doors today at Caesars Atlantic City. The 250-seat restaurant offers guests an authentic English pub experience on the East Coast, following the enormous success of his Pub & Grill at Caesars Las Vegas. Reservations, which are highly recommended, can be made online at opentable.com or by calling the Pub directly at (609) 343-2600.
“We’re really excited about the opening after such a great success in Vegas. We have an amazing team and partnership with Caesars,” said Gordon Ramsay, and we’re looking forward to bringing it to the East Coast.
Veteran gourmet chef and long-time Atlantic City culinarian George Galati will oversee all kitchen operations for the outlet. Best known for his co-starring role alongside Chef Robert Irvine in Dinner: Impossible on the Food Network, Galati adds nearly 30 years of gourmet experience to an already well-equipped culinary staff.
Hell’s Kitchen Season 13 winner, Chef La Tasha McCutchen has been tapped as head restaurant chef, under Chef George. A fan-favorite throughout Season 13, LaTasha showed signs of her skill and culinary talents very early on, winning Chef Ramsay’s praise at crucial times. “I feel like I opened the doors to my future. I trusted in myself, I believed in myself and I know now that I have what it takes to be a true leader in this industry,” said McCutchen on winning the competition.
The menu at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars features items consistent with British pub fare. Classic British favorites such as, bangers and mash and yorkshire rib roast, as well as some of Ramsay’s favorites like the beef wellington and wood-grilled lobster tail prepared on an oak-fired grill, will all be part of a rustic menu that will change seasonally. Paying homage to a true English pub, Chef Ramsay made sure a steak & ale pie, sticky toffee pudding and of course, the ale-battered fish & chips were included on his menu in Atlantic City.
The restaurant will have more than 26 beers served up on tap, featuring well-known and craft brewers such as Wells & Young’s, Magners Original, Fuller’s, and local brewers such as Cape May Brewing Co. An additional 22 bottled beers from around the world and around the greater Atlantic City region will always be stocked, as well as 16 widget cans and other can beer options. A unique selection of beers on tap will be made available for take home in custom 64-ounce growlers.
“With the announcement of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars, Atlantic City continues to elevate itself as a culinary destination, one that features big television personalities, celebrity chefs, and now a Michelin-rated chef,” said Kevin Ortzman, President of Caesars and Bally’s Atlantic City. “Chef Ramsay is one of the world’s most highly-regarded chefs as evidenced by his multiple culinary accolades and we are honored to partner with him at Caesars,” continued Mr. Ortzman.
Needless to say, I’m really excited to check it out the next time I’m in AC. It’s damn near impossible to find a restaurant that still serves beef wellington, so you know that’s what I’ll be ordering. If you make it down there before I do, make sure you come back and let us know what you thought of it!
Gordon Ramsay Set To Open His Newest Restaurant At Caesars Atlantic City
Internationally celebrated chef, restaurateur, and television personality Gordon Ramsay recently announced a partnership with Caesars Entertainment to open his first restaurant in Atlantic City, New Jersey at the iconic center-Boardwalk casino resort of Caesars. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill will offer guests a sophisticated environment with a bit of ‘Garden State’ flair when it debuts in early 2015.
Michelin Star Chef Gordon Ramsay, known not only for his superior cuisine, but also his popular television personality on the FOX Network programs Hell’s Kitchen, MasterChef, Kitchen Nightmares, MasterChef Jr and Hotel Hell, emerged on the Las Vegas culinary scene with rave reviews at the recently opened Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace, Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas, and Gordon Ramsay BurGR at Planet Hollywood. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars in Atlantic City will provide fans in the Northeast an outlet to enjoy the chef’s award-winning skills in a lively and approachable English pub-style setting, offering the finest casual food utilizing the freshest ingredients.
“We’re really excited after such a great success in Vegas to be expanding to Atlantic City. We have a tremendous team, and it’s been a terrific partnership with Caesars,” said Gordon Ramsay.
The menu at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Atlantic City will be comprised of items consistent with British pub fare. Classic British favorites such as, bangers and mash, fish and chips and roasted chicken, as well as some of Ramsay’s favorites like London broil prepared on a wood-burning grill, will all be part of a rustic menu that will change seasonally. Paying homage to a true pub, the new restaurant will feature a wide selection of craft and microbrews from around the world, offering beer enthusiasts more than 30 beers on tap.
“With the announcement of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars, Atlantic City continues to elevate itself as a culinary destination, one that features big television personalities, celebrity chefs, and now a Michelin-rated chef,” said Kevin Ortzman, President of Caesars and Bally’s Atlantic City. “Chef Ramsay is one of the world’s most highly-regarded chefs as evidenced by his multiple culinary accolades and we are honored to partner with him at Caesars,” continued Mr. Ortzman. “Guests and fans can expect the menu at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill to feature some of Chef Ramsay’s most well-known English Pub-style comfort foods while also taking advantage of the region’s natural resources and local farms,” added Ortzman.
EDG Interior Architecture + Design will create a space that is welcoming, high-energy and comfortable, utilizing distressed woods with cheeky references to historic and iconic events throughout the space. The centerpiece of the space will feature a striking bar with an array of beer taps on display and the backdrop inspired by traditional London red telephone booths. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill will take advantage of its location with a patio area extending onto the casino floor where guests can be in the middle of the action. Kegs will serve as a major part of both the dining experience and the design, while pop culture relics from both England and the United States will fill the walls. The 250-seat restaurant will include an impressive bar, a vintage-style lounge, a series of casual dining rooms and a private dining room, giving guests a variety of culinary experiences to fit any mood.
I can’t tell you how excited I am about this news, as I’m a HUGE Gordon Ramsay fan. I’ve eaten at a number of his restaurants in Las Vegas, and the food is just amazing. So rest assured, I’ll be checking out Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill when it opens in the spring, and I’ll be back with a full review afterwards!