Delicious? Seductive? Intoxicating? Only at Borgata


Atlantic City, NJ (November 15, 2004) - Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced today more dates added to the Borgata Food & Wine Experience, a series of exclusive culinary events that will occur at Borgata?s signature restaurants in 2005.


Each dinner in the Borgata Food & Wine Experience will feature a different winemaker, and vintages selected by Borgata's Wine Director Shawn Dore that best compliment the featured cuisine.   Chef Luke Palladino of restaurants Specchio and Ombra, Chef Romeo DiBona of Old Homestead steakhouse, and Executive Pastry Chef Daniel Pino will be the talented culinary masters whose delicious dishes will be showcased in these events.


The following are the 2005 Borgata Food & Wine Experience events to date:


Thursday, December 9, 2004:
Ombra and Angelo Gaja Wines, with Joseph Spellman, Master Sommelier from Gaja


Tuesday, January 11, 2005:
Old Homestead and Joseph Phelps Napa Valley Wines


Thursday, February 10, 2005:
Ombra with special guest Chef Mark Vetri of Vetri, Philadelphia and Banfi Vintners


Thursday, March 10, 2005:
Specchio with guest Michael Ginor of Hudson Valley Foie Gras and Leonardo LoCascio from Leonardo LoCascio Selections.


Tuesday, April 5, 2005:
Specchio with guest Chefs Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier of Arrows Restaurant in Ogunquit Maine.


Saturday, April 9, 2005:
Borgata and Food & Wine Magazine present ?Women in Food & Wine.?


Saturday, May 7, 2005:
Wine Spectator's Grand Wine Tour at Borgata


Borgata is a joint venture of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) and MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG). Located at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City, it features 2,000 guest rooms and suites, 125,000 square feet of gaming tables, 3,600 slot machines, 11 destination restaurants, 11 retail boutiques, a 50,000-square-foot spa, 70,000 square feet of event space, and parking for 7,100 cars.


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