October Is For Feasting: Foxwoods® Resort Casino Serves Up Month of “Extraordinary Eats

Foxwoods® Resort Casino is proud to announce the launch of a mouth-watering new culinary series, “Extraordinary Eats,” beginning this October. A selection of the property’s fine dining establishments will offer a myriad of delectable experiences and special events to keep diners intrigued and engaged all month long.

Tuesday Tastings at Alta Strada
Every Tuesday in October, beginning Oct. 2
Experience the luscious flavors of Italian cuisine at Foxwoods with Tuesday Tastings at Alta Strada. A different three-course meal, celebrating the northern (Piedmont, Tuscany, Friuli and Veneto) and southern (Campania) regions of Italy will be offered each week. From Grilled Salmon ala Campania to Friuli Pan Seared Branzino, Piedmont Grilled Sirloin to Tuscan Tender Veal, guests will indulge in an array of tastes and traditions, inspired by regional Italian ingredients. ($60/person)

Farm & Sea to Table
Wednesday, Oct. 3 – 6:30 p.m.
AAA-four diamond award-winning Paragon and Chef de Cuisine Scott Mickelson bring New England classics alive in this demonstration dinner featuring the freshest regional seafood and produce, elegantly paired with area wines by Saltwater Farms and Jonathan Edwards. ($89/person)

An Evening with Tom Colicchio and Jacques Pépin
Thursday, Oct. 11 7:00 p.m.
Join superstars Tom Colicchio and Jacques Pépin for an extraordinary private dinner with wine pairings at Craftsteak. A portion of the proceeds for this event will be donated to Share Our Strength, an organization that aims to end childhood hunger in America. ($200/person; tax & gratuity included)

Authentic Italian Wine Dinner featuring Michael Schlow
Friday, Oct. 12 – 8:00 p.m.
Alta Strada and James Beard award-winning chef Michael Schlow takes guests on a tasty, aromatic tour of the Italian countryside with an authentic wine dinner. ($75/person)

Chef Franck Pastry Demo in Great Cedar Square
Sunday, Oct. 14
Foxwoods Executive Pastry Chef Frank Iglesias, as seen on The Food Network’s “Sweet Genius,” will prepare a demonstration involving a whole pumpkin, chocolate, caramel, marshmallows, pecans, Bourbon and flames followed by a tasting of his creation.

Connecticut Clambake featuring David Burke
Friday, Oct. 19 – 7:30 p.m.
Known for his creativity with unexpected (but delectable) ingredients, celebrity chef David Burke will prepare traditional locally-sourced seafood with a distinctive and modern twist to start off a weekend of events at David Burke Prime restaurant. ($99/person)

October Prime & Wine featuring David Burke
Saturday, Oct. 20 – 7:30 p.m.
Chef David Burke’s artistry for turning a meal into an experience will be showcased during this exquisite evening that blends prime cuts of beef with decadent appetizers and desserts, and distinctive wines. ($115/person)

Signature Sunday Brunch
Sunday, Oct. 21 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The weekend concludes with a Signature Sunday Brunch with endless buffet choices available. As a special gift, each guest attending the brunch will receive a signature David Burke 5” Santoku knife. ($36/person)

Top Shelf Tequila Tasting at Scorpion Bar
Tuesday, Oct. 23 – 7:00 p.m.
Executive Chef Kevin Long, Chef Kevin Scott and Big Night Entertainment Group Beverage Director, Joe O’Connor, break out the top shelf tequilas and authentic Mexican hors d’ oeuvres at this tasting and talk on the finest blue agave tequilas. ($35/person)

Decadence of Desserts & Martinis at High Rollers
Wednesday, Oct. 24 – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a night of decadence and cocktails, with desserts by Executive Chef Kevin Long and Chef Kevin Scott and luxurious cocktail creations by Joe O’Connor. ($45/person)

Sushi & Sake Sensation at SHRINE featuring Kevin Long
Thursday, Oct. 25 – 7:00 p.m.
Sushi, hors d’ oeuvres and sake reign, as Chef Kevin Long & Big Night Entertainment Group Beverage Director Joseph O’Connor converge and collaborate for this small plate event. ($50/person)

B.R. Cohn Wine Tasting Dinner at Burke Prime
Thursday, Oct. 25 – 7:00 p.m.
Indulge in five courses of delectable, hearty dishes crafted by renowned Chef David Burke, and paired with the luscious bouquet of wines from one of Sonoma Valley’s finest – B.R. Cohn Winery. ($125/person)

Bourbon & Beef at Cedars Steak House
Friday, Oct. 26
Join Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris as he shares samplings of bourbons, paired with a trio of organic, grass-fed and grain-fed beef. ($45/person)

Foxwoods’ Ultimate Slider Smackdown at Cedars
Sunday, Oct. 28 – 1:00 p.m.
Indulge with all-you-can-eat sliders prepared by the Chefs of Foxwoods while enjoying Goose Island Brewery Craft Beer and taking in televised professional football action. Be prepared to be wowed as the chefs are vying for votes for the “Best Slider” honors. It makes for the perfect Sunday! ($20/person)

Other related specials

  • Hard Rock Café (Tuesdays in October): Specialty Cocktail paired with entrée.
  • California Pizza Kitchen (Oct. 1-7): Pre-fix Menu.
  • Panera Bread (Oct. 1-31): $1 off new sandwich.
  • Junior’s (Oct. 1-31): 1/2 off Pumpkin Cheesecake with entrée.
  • Festival Buffet Kids’ Specials (Monday, Oct. 8): A buffet table at just the right height for the little ones to enjoy, with favorite foods including chicken fingers, mac & cheese, hot dogs, tater tots, and an array of special kids desserts.

Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to express, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. At Foxwoods, you can be anyone and do everything with endless possibilities of experiences that are Anything but Ordinary. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit Foxwoods.com.