LAS VEGAS (September 24, 2018) -Park MGM will welcome The Crack Shack, a gourmet fried chicken eatery known for one-of-a-kind menu items, to the resort’s food and beverage portfolio in fall 2019. Created by The Crack Shack’s CEO Michael Rosen and celebrity chef Richard Blais, the three-meal casual dining venue will offer guests fried chicken, decadent sandwiches and unique menu offerings such as chicken oysters, mini biscuits, deviled eggs, Mexican poutine and more. A full bar and bar games also will be available.

The Crack Shack is the brainchild of Rosen and Blais and reflects their intense love of all things chicken and “breakfast for dinner.” Passionate about providing the highest quality ingredients from produce to poultry, The Crack Shack has infused a Southern California spirit into the restaurant experience by reimagining classic comfort food with fine dining flair in a warm and fun environment.

“The Crack Shack will be an engaging, fun and delicious addition to our resort’s dining program,” said Patrick Miller, president & COO of Park MGM. “The come-as-you-are vibe along with reimagined classic comfort food and craft cocktails will give guests another dining option certain to be memorable.”

Blais said, “Las Vegas is such a remarkable dining destination and I have dreamed of opening a restaurant here for years. Our main goal is to create an enjoyable environment for our guests where they can experience high quality and fun food in a city known for supporting that very thing, and we cannot be more excited to bring that to Park MGM.”

A partnership between Sydell Group and MGM Resorts International, Park MGM evokes the residential spirit, intimacy and individuality of a boutique experience on a resort scale. The new property features 2,700 guest rooms and suites, casually elegant design, a remarkable culinary program, the 5,200-seat Park Theater, lounges, pools, meeting spaces and more. NoMad Las Vegas is a 293-room distinct luxury hotel experience, located within the newly opened Park MGM. The property will include a high-limit casino, Moroccan inspired pool and NoMad Bar and NoMad Restaurant.

The Crack Shack will join Park MGM and Nomad Las Vegas’ spectacular food and beverage portfolio, featuring Roy Choi’s Best Friend, Hogsalt Hospitality’s Bavette’s Steakhouseand Chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara’s NoMad Restaurant, among others. On The Record, a nightclub conceptualized by famed Los Angeles nightlife kings Mark and Jonnie Houston, will open later this year.  

The Crack Shack will be located on The Strip, adjacent to Eataly Las Vegas. Additional detail on the venue will be available next year. For a complete list of Park MGM restaurants and hours of operation, visit  

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Park MGM is the newest destination on the Las Vegas Strip, offering an intimate resort experience on a grand scale.  A partnership between MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group, Park MGM features 2,700 guest rooms and suites, casually elegant design and a remarkable culinary program including Hogsalt Hospitality’s renowned Bavette’s Steakhouse; Juniper Cocktail Lounge; and South-of-France inspired restaurant Primrose. Park Theater, the resort’s entertainment destination, is a 5,200-seat venue home to special engagements by Bruno Mars, Cher and Lady Gaga, making her debut at the end of 2018. Park MGM is located in the heart of The Strip, next to the entertainment and dining neighborhood created by The Park and the 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena. Additional developments at Park MGM will be announced as the resort experience unfolds throughout 2018. Park MGM is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit, call toll-free at 888-529-4828 or follow on Facebookor Twitter.