Borgata Dining Blog – Insights From Our Executive Chefs
If you’re one of those people who loves to post pictures of what you’re eating on Instagram, a trip to Borgata is an absolute must. Everyone knows that our all-star restaurants have some of the best chefs (and chow) around, but besides all the great eats and amazing cocktails, our food and drinks look really sweet on camera! Check out 10 of our favorite picks (in no particular order) for the best Instagrammable food and drink throughout our resort.
Let’s face it: Thanksgiving can be a lot of work, especially if you’re the one stuck doing the cooking. Between roasting the turkey, mashing the potatoes, and having to deal with your Great Aunt Susie criticizing your green bean casserole, you might wish someone else could deal with Turkey Day. Well, you’re in luck! Borgata is open on Thanksgiving, and our team of all-star chefs are doing all the hard work for you. All you have to do is show up and be ready to enjoy a unique Thanksgiving feast!
Savor Borgata celebrated 10 years in 2017, and The Ultimate Food Experience at the Event Center was the ideal anniversary party for such a beloved event. Dozens of specially-created food trucks and culinary stations served over 1,000 guests throughout the evening, featuring everything from sushi hand rolls to apple pound cake and everything in-between.
Iron Chef, and Lifestyle Consultant for Borgata’s Water Club, Geoffrey Zakarian lent his humor and signature style to Savor Borgata weekend during an interactive cooking demo at The Music Box. On the menu, the Chef made Chicken Paillard with salad and a Dark and Stormy cocktail, and even though he prepared the dishes step by step for the full house, he also took plenty of questions from the audience and revealed some helpful culinary tips.
Guests at Savor Borgata experienced firsthand why Michael Symon might not mind being called a Mama’s Boy. An interactive seminar, “Cavatelli Making 101” at Symon’s Angeline restaurant, payed homage to his mother, who The Iron Chef and The Chew co-host named his Borgata establishment after.
Old Homestead served up a coveted treat during Savor Borgata weekend: Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve bourbon whiskey. These very rare, limited edition bourbons are aged in barrels for up to 23 years and require generations of distilling know-how to produce. Old Homestead restaurateurs Greg and Marc Sherry, along with Executive Chef Romeo DiBona, presented an exclusive dinner paired with this coveted bourbon.
A taste of Southern Europe was as easy as heading to Borgata’s Marketplace during Savor Borgata weekend. Chef Luca Bizzari prepared five small plates paired with wine during a special event that highlighted the cuisine of Greece and Italy. A Taste of the Mediterranean presented Chef Luca’s carefully curated dishes, that whisked diners away to a sun-soaked vacation, without leaving Atlantic City!