ANGEL MANAGEMENT GROUP AND HAKKASAN LTD. PARTNER TO LAUNCH FINE-DINING AND NIGHTLIFE CONCEPT AT MGM GRAND HOTEL & CASINO
Las Vegas Entertainment and Nightlife Group Joins Michelin-Starred Luxury Dining Brand to
Debut Highly Anticipated Restaurant and Nightclub in December 2012
Leading entertainment and nightlife company Angel Management Group (AMG) and Hakkasan Ltd., a prestigious global restaurant brand, announced today a partnership to launch a Michelin-starred luxury-dining brand combined with a lavish new nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The collaboration delivers an innovative concept evolving beyond Hakkasan’s original restaurant model, incorporating the best elements in dining and nightlife to create anunimaginable experience that will revolutionize the Las Vegas market.
Set to open December 2012, Hakkasan Las Vegas will replace Studio 54. The new venue is part of the resort’s “Grand Renovation,” a 360-degree renovation updating MGM Grand’s guest rooms and its casino floor as well as entertainment, dining and nightlife experiences. The transformation will expand the size of the former venue, creating an indoor/outdoor space with unparalleled views of the famed Las Vegas Strip.
Hakkasan Las Vegas will be the company’s most momentous venue to date, as it will be the first location to incorporate an extravagant nightclub component. Converging dining and nightlife, it will be the embodiment of sophistication, glamour, world-class cuisine and impeccable service, thus creating a sexy and stylish environment.
Hakkasan sits at the forefront of the industry having redefined traditional Cantonese cuisine executed with modern flair. Recognized as one of the most influential Chinese restaurant groups, the fine-dining phenomenon has Michelin stars for both of its London locations including its flagship in Hanway Place and its new addition in the heart of Mayfair. It also has restaurants in Miami, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Mumbai and a New York location opening in March 2012.
AMG has built an unrivaled reputation over the past seven years as a premier entertainment and nightlife company recognized for its successful venue management, operations, events, promotions and for consistently running innovative marketing and advertising campaigns. A pioneer in the industry, it currently handles morethan a dozen properties including WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool – Las Vegas’ first daylife destination – also at MGM Grand and frequented by A-list celebrities, entertainers and internationally renowned DJs.
About Hakkasan Ltd.
Hakkasan was founded in London in 2001 and has now established itself as one of the most successfulmodern Chinese restaurant concepts to become a worldwide fine-dining brand.Locations include London Hanway Place, London Mayfair, Miami, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Dubai and New York (opening March 2012). The Hakkasan group is owned by AbuDhabi’s property investment company Tasameem which also owns Michelin-starred Dim Sum restaurant Yauatcha in London. Hakkasan opened to critical acclaim,achieving a Michelin star in 2003, and was the only Chinese restaurant in Europe to receive such an accolade that year. For further details, visit www.hakkasan.com.
About Angel Management Group
Angel Management Group has built an unrivalled reputation as a premier entertainment and nightlifecompany led by an executive team combining over 100 years of experience. AMG specializes in venue operations, food and beverage management, marketing, promotions, festival and arena event production as well as brand licensing, sponsorship development, public relations, talent booking and music programming. It currently handles over a dozen premier entertainment properties including WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, PURE Nightclub at Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Social House inside Crystals at CityCenter. AMG is also the entertainment and nightlife partner for Revel Resorts, a $2.4 billion beachfront casino and resort, set to open in Spring 2012 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. For more information, please visit www.angelmanagementgroup.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort with 5,044 elegant rooms and suites, offers the ultimate Vegas experience. MGM Grand features the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil®, the beautiful women of MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris, and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theater. The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs and restaurateurs includingJoël Robuchon, a Michelin three star, Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond award-winning fine dining establishment. This vibrant property also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, an inviting pool complexfeaturing the tantalizing daylife of WET REPUBLIC, dynamic nightlife, the Lion Habitat and CSI: The Experience. Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit www.mgmgrand.com or call toll free at (877) 880-0880or find us on Facebook and Twitter.