Border Grill Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Welcomes New Executive Chef Chris Keating




Border Grill Las Vegas, known for bringing to life bold, exciting flavors of Mexico, is thrilled to welcome new Executive Chef, Chris Keating. Keating joins the Border Grill team inside Mandalay Bay with over 15 years of culinary experience in the U.S and the Bahamas.

“We are very happy to bring Chef Chris on to our team in Las Vegas,” said Mary Sue Milliken, co-owner and chef of Border Grill restaurants. “His enthusiasm, wealth of experience and culinary talent is a perfect fit for our company culture.”

“Chef Chris brings an incredible amount of creativity and leadership to the Border Grill team,” said Susan Feniger, co-owner and chef of Border Grill restaurants. “We are so excited to collaborate with him in the kitchen and share our passion for cooking.”

A North Carolina native, Keating started his culinary profession as a dishwasher at the young age of 15. From there, he worked his way up through various kitchens including Bert’s Seafood Grill, Marisol Bistro, Revival Grill and Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro; Caesars Palace in Las Vegas; and most recently Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill at The Atlantis.

“I’m excited to work with Mary Sue and Susan’s team at Mandalay Bay,” Keating said. “Border Grill’s reputation is first-class and I’m looking forward to growing the strong culinary status they’ve already established.”

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About Border Grill
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are co-chef/owners of the popular, critically acclaimed Border Grill restaurants & Truck, serving modern Mexican food in Las Vegas, Santa Monica, Downtown Los Angeles, and most recently in the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Border Grill will open its second Vegas location at The Forum Shops in Summer 2014. The Border Grill Truck can be found on the streets of Southern California and beyond cooking gourmet tacos, quesadillas, ceviche, and more.  Mary Sue and Susan, Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” and Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales,” are preeminent ambassadors of authentic Mexican cuisine, setting the standard for gourmet Mexican fare and authoring five cookbooks, including Cooking with Too Hot Tamales and Mesa Mexicana.  Active members of the community, Mary Sue and Susan play leading roles in Share Our Strength and the Scleroderma Research Foundation.  In addition, they are passionate about the environment and lead the culinary industry with their eco-friendly policies.  For more information, visit

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