Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to Open Elixir Bistro Bar


Located in the hotel lobby, Elixir Bistro Bar will offer guests Starbucks® Coffee, grab-and-go breakfast items, fresh salads, sandwiches and pizza

Wilkes-Barre, PA– Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will open its new Elixir Bistro Bar on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Located in the hotel lobby, Elixir Bistro Bar will offer guests Starbucks® Coffee, grab-and-go breakfast items, fresh salads, sandwiches and pizza. Elixir Bistro Bar is owned and operated by Metz Culinary Management, which also operates Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Wolfgang Puck Express within the casino.
“We’re really excited for this new addition to our property and we’re positive that Elixir Bistro Bar will add an excellent new dining and cocktail experience for our guests”, said Mike Bean, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs President and CEO. “We are so pleased to be growing our long-established relationship with Metz Culinary Management.
Elixir Bistro Bar will be joining the other dining destinations at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs including Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar, Pearl Sushi Bar, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Timbers Buffet, Bar Louie, Wolfgang Puck Express and many more.
“Just steps from your hotel room and gaming entertainment, Elixir Bistro Bar will be a convenient food and beverage destination for hotel guests, conference attendees, casino goers and team members,” said John C. Metz, Executive Chairman for Metz Culinary Management. “As with all of our locations at Mohegan Sun, Elixir Bistro Bar will define itself with exceptional service and freshly made food and beverages.”
The Metz organization has opened eateries throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia and Florida. In addition to the three restaurants at Mohegan Sun, Metz operates Lucky’s Sporthouse and T.G.I. Friday’s in Wilkes-Barre.
Metz Culinary Management’s restaurant division includes 11 T.G.I. Friday’s in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Wolfgang Puck Express and Elixir Bistro Bar at Mohegan Sun, two Krispy Kreme locations in western Pennsylvania, and Lucky’s Sporthouse. In addition to operating the restaurant division, Metz provides dining and environmental management services for over 200 contract management accounts in a variety of settings, including hospitals, public and independent schools, colleges, long-term care facilities, corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. Metz is a family-driven company that collaborates with its clients to deliver restaurant-inspired hospitality to each and every guest. Food Management Magazine named Metz one of the Top 20 Management Companies in the U.S. and one of the Top 5 Firms to Watch. For more information on Metz Culinary Management, visit
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