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Ortikia, the New Mediterranean Grill Concept from Blue Ribbon Restaurants, to Open at Green Valley Ranch on Monday, June 3


 

Ortikia, the New Mediterranean Grill Concept from Blue Ribbon Restaurants,
to Open at Green Valley Ranch on Monday, June 3

The teams at Blue Ribbon Restaurants and Station Casinos are pleased to announce the debut of Ortikia Mediterranean Grill at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino set to open Monday, June 3. Joining the recently opened Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, Ortikia will be the latest new concept as part of Green Valley Ranch’s ongoing property-wide transformation.

 

The new 168-seat Mediterranean wood-fire grill eatery will capture the culinary excitement of discovering a coastal seafood market and the exhilarating energy of an upscale dinner party, all in one beautiful space. Designed by Venice, CA-based boutique agency, Studio Collective, this highly anticipated new addition to the resort promises to be an adventurous, lively place to eat, drink, and celebrate for Las Vegas locals and visitors alike.

The centerpiece of the restaurant is the roaring open-concept kitchen featuring a custom-crafted live fire grill and rotisserie by Italy-based Clay Oven, a wood burning oven, and fresh seafood display all capped by a stunning copper range hood and surrounded by an intimate counter for prime viewing of the buzzing line in motion. Drawing on inspiration from Mediterranean staples, the menu will feature salt-baked and grilled seafood, rotisserie-cooked meats, and flame-kissed vegetables, accompanied by an array of Greek-inspired appetizers and a world-class seafood counter and crudo bar. Key dishes from the grill will include “Lavraki”, a Mediterranean Sea Bass made with anchovies and saffron, “Souvlaki Hirino”, pork shoulder with peppers, onions and cherry tomatoes, and “Vodino”, a veal chop with marjoram, pistachio and ouzo.

 

Located just off the casino floor in the resort’s new promenade, opaque windows will offer glimpses of the space within, and promote a sense of discovery and curiosity for guests. Upon arrival, diners will be transported to a seaside retreat as they enter through an inconspicuous door and are immediately captivated by the aromas and crackling of an open-flame grill. A lively bar and lounge area will invite guests to gather for a drink or a small bite before their meal while an expansive mirrored back bar will reflect the magic that is taking place throughout the intimate space.

 

Inside the main dining room, a textured curved ceiling is reminiscent of the rooftops found in Greece, while multiple, custom chandeliers create the effect of twinkling string lights, allowing the dynamic space to transform throughout the evening. Adding to the ambiance, guests will be welcomed to enjoy elevated plush banquette-seating offering sightlines overlooking the action of the dining room and energy from the open-air kitchen set against a hand-painted mural by Katherine Meredith as the backdrop.

“We have always loved the different cuisines and cultures found throughout the Mediterranean,” share Chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg, Co-founders of Blue Ribbon Restaurants. “After spending time immersing ourselves in the culinary scene, we are thrilled to share our love for the region through this new restaurant. This fun, exciting concept is a first for the Blue Ribbon family, and we have found the perfect home for it, along with Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, at Green Valley Ranch!”

 

“Ortikia will be a welcomed addition to the culinary scene in Henderson.” said Ken Jannsen, Vice President and General Manager of Green Valley Ranch. “As part of our ongoing transformation, we are thrilled to add fresh Mediterranean cuisine in a stunning setting and high-energy scene from the Blue Ribbon restaurant family.”

 

Ortikia will be open Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. For more information follow @ortikiaGVR or visit https://www.greenvalleyranch.com/eat-and-drink/ortikia-mediterranean-grill/.

 

*Ortikia joins the recently opened Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill and is located at:

Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino, 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89052

 

About Blue Ribbon Restaurants:

Founded in 1992 by Chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg, Blue Ribbon Restaurants features nearly two dozen premiere culinary destinations in New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, and Boston, each with its own unique and authentic dining experience inspired by its local surroundings. The concepts include fun, eclectic brasseries, an outdoor “Fountain Bar”, a casual fried chicken spot, the famous Brooklyn Bowls (in NYC, Las Vegas, Philly and Nashville), Ueki (a West Village omakase), and the renowned Blue Ribbon Sushi restaurants. To learn more about Blue Ribbon Restaurants, please visit www.blueribbonrestaurants.com, or follow on social media @EatBlueRibbon.

 

About Green Valley Ranch Resort

The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Green Valley Ranch Resort offers an array of luxury amenities and an elevated level of service for locals and tourists alike. Green Valley Ranch Resort boasts nearly 500 guest rooms and suites; an award-winning 30,000-square-foot spa; an 8-acre backyard pool area; a Regal Cinemas movie theater; a variety of restaurants, including the award-winning Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis and Pizza Rock by 11-time world pizza champion Tony Gemignani, Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca, and Borracha Mexican Cantina by Clique Hospitality, a popular and newly renovated lounge DROP Bar, as well as a full array of gaming offerings including a race and sports book, slot and video poker machines, table games, and a bingo room. The property recently debuted all new High Limit Slot and Table Games rooms, a new casino bar and recently opened Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill and will debut Ortikia Mediterranean Grill on June 3. The resort is located at 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Henderson, Nev. 89052. To learn more about Green Valley Ranch Resort, please call 702.617.7777 or visit www.greenvalleyranch.com or follow on social media @GVRCasino.

 

About Studio Collective

Studio Collective, an award-winning boutique design agency in the heart of Venice, CA, excels in crafting coveted hospitality destinations. From the opulent interiors of Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles to the inviting ambiance of The Bungalow at The Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica, Studio Collective consistently delivers luxurious, thoughtful designs synonymous with originality and craftsmanship. To learn more about Studio Collective, please visit www.studio-collective.com, or email [email protected].

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