he Gold Coast and Sam’s Town locations are the first in Nevada to offer a complete breakfast menu, serving daily from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. The first TGI Friday’s opened October 20 at Gold Coast, with the other Sam’s Town and Suncoast locations to open October 22 and November 3, respectively.
The new TGI Friday’s locations join The Orleans Casino and Hotel’s TGI Friday’s, which has been enormously popular since opening nearly two years ago. "The TGI Friday’s at The Orleans has been tremendously successful and our guests immediately responded to the familiar TGI Friday’s brand," said Paul Chakmak, Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer of Boyd Gaming. "We have an excellent relationship with TGI Friday’s franchisee The Briad Group, and we are excited to expand the T.G.I. Friday’s brand into all Coast Casino properties."
"I am proud of the relationship we have established with Boyd Gaming," said Brad Honigfeld, Founder and CEO of The Briad Group, who has successfully guided the growth of the TGI Friday’s brand in the Las Vegas market. "The significant success of our Orleans Casino and Hotel location leads the way for expansion into their sister properties."
A variety of new restaurants are joining TGI Friday’s at the four Coast Casino properties: At the Suncoast, Salvatore’s Italian Steakhouse, operated by the Fellini Group, recently opened. Executive chef Kevin Wu, creator of the award-winning Ping Pang Pong at Gold Coast, and partner Karrie Hung opened the Noodle Exchange at the Gold Coast, which recently expanded its hours to accommodate customer demand.
This fall, the quick dining selections at The Orleans will expand to include Fuddruckers, Sbarro and Baskin-Robbins. At Sam’s Town, a quick-serve Deli opened adjacent to the recently expanded race and sports book, and Dunkin’ Donuts expanded its Las Vegas presence by opening a location inside the casino in April 2008.
"By diversifying our restaurant offerings at Coast Casinos, we continue to appeal to a variety of tastes and budgets. This ongoing evolution adds to the complete entertainment experience we strive to offer our customers," Chakmak said.