Opening Soon: Tulalip Resort Casino “Sports” New Dining Venue

Coming late summer 2013: Tulalip Resort Casino’s The Draft Sports Bar & Grill, a premiere sports bar destination to grab a drink, great American food and watch major sporting events from all over the world on large screen HDTVs. Located adjacent to the hotel lobby, this comfortable and modern sports getaway will feature a selection of craft beers, wines by the glass and signature cocktails along with hearty, flavorful food to pair with it.

The Draft will “sport” stepped natural woods accented with electric blue, gold and black, creating a dramatic backdrop for the 161” x 91” wall matrix of video screens. Other smaller video arrays will also surround the bar, and audio will be multi-zoned, providing a live action experience that places the viewer in the middle of every huddle, scrum, face off, and jump ball.

While guests relax and unwind with friends, they can enjoy The Draft Jumbo Wing Board (select from among six dipping sauces) or one of four “Torpedo” sandwiches like the Uli’s Jagerwurst Sausage. Signature The Draft dishes will include the Grand Slam Chili; hand-filled, bacon wrapped, jalapeno “Poppers”; Mahi Mahi Fish and Chips; TKO Mac and Cheese Skillets (offering 3 cheesy options); and a juicy BBQ Hog “Handwich”. Of course, no sports bar would be complete without a juicy half-pound chuck burger and Executive Chef Perry Mascitti will offer the “Construction Site”, where guests design their own. When both the finish line and the finish of the meal are in sight, fans can cruise the “Sweet Victory” dessert menu of bold, sassy confections, sure to make everyone feel like a winner.

“Consider yourself drafted!” says Director of Food & Beverage, Lisa Severn. “That’s how you will feel when you experience Tulalip Resort Casino’s newest venue with its large custom collage paintings, celebrating our Northwest teams and legends. The Draft feels like an urban pub, infused with new technology that reaches beyond the expectations of a common sports bar. We can’t wait to welcome guests in, so they can bask in the complete experience.”

The Draft Sports Bar & Grill will be open seven days a week from 11AM-2AM. Guests will be able to order from the late night menu after 10PM, until closing. For those needing to dine on the go, The Draft will also offer the “Quick Picks” option.

Additionally on the Resort’s culinary horizon is the Lobby Bar; Journeys East restaurant featuring time honored traditional Asian recipes; and a new steakhouse menu at Tulalip Bay.

About Tulalip Resort Casino

Award winning Tulalip Resort Casino is the most distinctive gaming, dining, meeting, entertainment and shopping destination in Washington State. The AAA Four Diamond resort’s world class amenities have ensured its place on the Condé Nast Traveler Gold and Traveler Top 100 Resorts lists, as well as Preferred Hotel & Resorts membership. The property includes 192,000 square feet of gaming excitement; a luxury hotel featuring 370 guest rooms and suites; 30,000 square feet of premier meeting, convention and wedding space; the full-service T Spa; and 6 dining venues, including the AAA Four Diamond Tulalip Bay Restaurant. It also showcases the intimate Canoes Cabaret; a 3,000-seat amphitheater. Nearby, find the Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve, Cabela’s; and Seattle Premium Outlets, featuring more than 110 name brand retail discount shops. The Resort Casino is conveniently located between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. just off Interstate-5 at exit 200. It is an enterprise of the Tulalip Tribes. For reservations please call (866) 716-7162.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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