New Restaurant by Chef David Burke, Burke in the Box, joins Las Vegas McCarran International Airport Concessions Near D Gates In Terminal 1
BETHESDA, MD - Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) (October 30, 2008) – If ever a restaurant was tailor-made for airport travelers, it is Chef David Burke’s Burke in the Box, known for its whimsical atmosphere, delicious food and convenient service. HMSHost, a world leader in travel venue dining and shopping, and Executive Chef David Burke announce the grand opening of the first airport location for Burke in the Box at McCarran International Airport. The new eat-in restaurant, which also offers “grab-n-go” options, is located in Terminal 1 adjacent to the D Gates.
“HMSHost consistently exceeds our travelers’ expectations by providing superior airport dining ptions,” said Randall H. Walker, Director, Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS). “We’re pleased to have HMSHost and David Burke work together to establish the first U.S. airport outpost of a David Burke signature restaurant at LAS . Burke in the Box is an exceptional addition to our food and beverage line-up.”
Blurring the lines between chef, artist, entrepreneur and inventor, David Burke stands as one of the leading pioneers in American cooking today. His fascination with ingredients and the art of the meal has fueled a career marked by creativity, critical acclaim and the introduction of revolutionary
restaurant concepts.“McCarran Airport is the ideal location to open the third installment of Burke in the Box,” says Executive Chef David Burke. “It provides the perfect opportunity to reach a new demographic in an exciting and busy setting. I’m pleased to partner with HMSHost and McCarran
Airport to offer travelers my signature cuisine that can be enjoyed on the go.”
Burke in the Box serves hot items and boxed cold items including signature sandwiches, salads and pastry-chef designed desserts. The menu reflects the contemporary and eclectic atmosphere of the restaurant - pairing sophisticated dishes with Burke’s unique twist on old classics:
• “Big Pretzel” Chicken Panini, Cowboy Beef Chili, Millionaire’s Meatloaf with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and “Angry Hen-in-law” will satisfy the heartiest traveler’s appetite.
• The Kobe Beef “Bad as Dog” hot dog (or as Burke prefers to call it, “haute dog”), Tomato Soup with Cheese Tortellini and Burke’s namesake Cheeseburker Sliders round out the diverse menu.
• On the lighter side, guests will find amazing salads and terrific appetizers.
• Burke’s creative breakfast menu selections include French Toast “Sticks,” Chocolate Croissants and the Big Pretzel Breakfast Sandwich, to name a few.
• Trademark Cheese Cake Lollipops will tempt dining guests to round out their meal with dessert.
“There is a definite air of excitement with the addition of David Burke’s brand to the concession line-up at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. His high quality, creative food offerings and cuisine will please the most discerning travelers on the go and make their day better,” said Anthony Alessi, Vice President, Business Development for HMSHost. The restaurant was designed by Las Vegas-based architects, Tate Snyder Kimsey, and features an inviting interior dining and bar experience with the convenience of an “On the Fly” take-away counter. To match the fanciful nature of Chef Burke’s personality and innovative culinary style, the restaurant features a warm color palette with punches of vibrant orange and jack-in-the-box décor.
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Pizza Hut Express
Home Turf Sports Bar
Aunt Anne's Pretzels
Port of Subs
Gordon Biersch Brewing Company
Wolfgang Puck Express
Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom