Reno’s premier resort-casino destination will mark the Year of the Tiger with lion dances, Kung Fu demonstrations and special dishes at Grand Buffet and RIM Asian Bistro on February 4-5.
RENO, Nevada – The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is set to celebrate Chinese New Year with special meals and special demonstrations on February 4 and 5. Look for traditional Chinese specialties at Le Grand Buffet and RIM Asian Bistro as well as traditional lion dancing on the casino floor followed by Kung Fu demonstrations outside LEX nightclub on Friday, February 4 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 5 at 4 p.m. a.m. and 8 p.m.
According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the New Year begins on February 1 and marks the transition from the Year of the Ox to the Year of the Tiger. While the Year of the Rat (2020) was about survival and the Year of the Ox (2021) was about grounding yourself in a new reality, the Year of the Tiger will be about making big changes, taking risks and to open up to adventure. .
To inaugurate the Year of the Tiger, Le Grand Buffet will offer a special menu with dishes such as whole roast pig, Peking duck, sautéed clams with black bean sauce, shelf-stable noodles, sautéed Shanghai prawns, beef with mandarin, shrimp patties and fried peanut malas. Additionally, customers can enjoy buffet favorites including the Carving Station, Americana Station, Asian Wok Station, Pho Soup Station, Taco Bar, Sushi Station, Salad Station and of dessert. This special menu is available Friday, February 4 and Saturday, February 5 for $49.99 per person or $23.99 for children ages 5-10.
At RIM Asian Bistro, customers can enjoy a special four-course menu for $58 per person. The meal begins with soft shell crab tempura as a spicy savory appetizer followed by sweet corn soup with crabmeat. Customers have a choice of a lightly seared pork chop with browned onions in a tangerine sauce or sautéed fresh shrimp and asparagus in a black bean sauce. A tiger tail donut with five-spice hot chocolate completes the meal. The special menu is available on Friday February 4th and Saturday February 5th.
For more information on GSR’s dining options, to view hours and menus, or to make a reservation, visit grandierraresort.com.
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ABOUT THE GRAND SIERRA RESORT
Located in the heart of the beautiful Reno-Tahoe area, Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) is a comprehensive resort and casino with nearly 2,000 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, 1,200 slot machines, 37 table games, a poker room with seven tables and the Infinity High Limit room. The destination’s premier gaming property offers visitors a wide variety of amenities, including the critically acclaimed 2,995-seat Grand Theater, home to Reno-Tahoe’s finest entertainment experience, exhilarating nightlife at spectacular LEX nightclub, over a dozen delicious restaurants and dining choices including Charlie Palmer Steak and Lounge, a spa, brand name retail stores, a remarkable year-round outdoor pool and fire pit experience, Reno’s largest outdoor skating rink, a two-screen cinema, a 50-lane bowling center, adrenaline-pumping rides and a water golf driving range. GSR players can also enjoy the benefits of an Infinity Rewards Membership, a joint loyalty program between GSR and its sister resort SAHARA Las Vegas, which gives players the opportunity to earn and redeem rewards in both destinations. GSR is a minority-owned company certified by the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. For more information, please visit grandierraresort.com or to make reservations, call 1-800-648-5080. For the latest and greatest news on GSR, find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.