Author Archives: Maria Limon

Forget The Mess And Let The Pechanga Culinary Experts Make Your Thanksgiving Meal The Most Memorable Yet

– Five of the Resort’s 10 Restaurants to Offer Thanksgiving Dining Specials –

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Nov. 6, 2013) – Thanksgiving dinner at home can be a lot of fun, but anyone who has hosted knows it can also be a lot of work with a big mess to clean afterward. This Thanksgiving holiday, the award-winning chefs at Pechanga Resort & Casino stand ready to take on the cooking duties so you do not have to. Five of the casino/resort’s 10 dining outlets will offer delectable specials perfect for a night out with the entire family, or for a fun evening just for two. The globally-inspired Pechanga Buffet, the AAA Four Diamond Great Oak Steakhouse, Paisano’s Italian, and Journey’s End at Journey at Pechanga golf course feature delectable choices for diners to make this a memorable and delicious Thanksgiving, and a great opportunity to leave the kitchen neat and tidy. Read More

Largest Resort/Casino in Western U.S. is the First West of the Mississippi to Install Giant New Innovative Slot Machine

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Nov. 5, 2013) – Visitors to Pechanga Resort & Casino quickly see the expansiveness of the resort’s casino floor. New to the casino this week is the first-of-its-kind in the Western United States, 12-foot tall Titan 360™ by Konami Gaming, Inc.

“Titan 360 is unlike anything ever seen on a casino floor. Pechanga is large venue, so it is an ideal location for the Titan 360,” announced Ross O’Hanley, vice president of North American sales at Konami. “Titan 360 was designed to create excitement by providing a multi-sensory gaming experience that delivers thrilling, high-frequency bonus events.” Read More

Internationally Inspired Chef Takes The Helm At The Pechanga Buffet And Makes Small Plates Cool

New Chef Has Worked at Some of the World’s Most Famous Buffets 

Chef Frank OrtizTEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 30, 2013) – International cuisine comes as second nature to Chef Frank Ortiz, which is why he makes such a good fit for the top chef position at the globally inspired Pechanga Buffet. Chef Ortiz was recently brought to run the popular buffet’s massive daily culinary undertakings from one of the most renowned buffets in Las Vegas. With more than 30 years of experience in kitchens around the world, he says he is happy to work at a resort where one’s creativity and talent can shine through his creations.

“I see cooking as an art form, an expression,” says Chef Oritz. “I find it so satisfying to be a professional at what I do and it’s awesome to see someone happy from something you make. It’s almost not fair to be paid to do what I love so much.” Read More

First Timer’s Luck Follows Bingo Player To Pechanga Resort & Casino

– San Diego County Woman Wins $54,148.00 at State-of-the-Art Bingo Facility –

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 28, 2013) – Registered nurse Merrilie Rousseau of San Marcos, Calif. has some fellow bingo enthusiast friends to thank for recommending she go to Pechanga Resort & Casino to play on a recent weekend.

Pechanga Bingo WinnerThe medical professional decided to hang up her stethoscope on Saturday, October 19 and made the 25 minute drive to check out the new bingo facility and the resort/casino for the very first time. Seated for the evening bingo session, Merrilie had been playing the $80 electronic bingo package for about 30 minutes when she realized she hit a bingo. She called it out, but then, green lights began flashing. In addition to getting a bingo, the San Diego County nurse also triggered the Green MP Bingo® progressive jackpot which stood at $54, 418.00. Merrilie said she could not believe her good luck. “I had heard from my bingo friends that Pechanga was a fun and comfortable place to play bingo,” said Merrilie. “I think they may be a little mad that I won this jackpot my very first time here. Seriously, they’re happy for me, though.” Read More

Los Angeles Lakers Holding Preseason Practice At Pechanga Indian Reservation

LOS ANGELES – (Oct. 25, 2013) – Gearing up for the first game of their regular season, the Los Angeles Lakers made a preseason practice stop at the Pechanga Recreation Center on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, Calif. On Friday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to noon, players and coaches participated in a practice at the Tribe’s recreation center.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been traveling to many points across Southern California for exhibition games during the preseason. The Lakers’ practice in Temecula was not open to the public, though members of the media were invited to cover the event. Read More

Singer And Composer Cyndi Lauper Hits Pechanga Resort & Casino Following “Kinky Boots” Tony Awards Sweep

TEMECULA, Calif. (June 10, 2013) – Anyone who watched the 67th Annual Tony Awards, as well as   most who read entertainment headlines the next day knew that 80s pop rocker Cyndi Lauper swept the show winning in six categories for her musical “Kinky Boots.” Never one to shy away from hard work, Lauper embarks on her “She’s So Unusual” Tour with stops in major cities across the country. Read More