Beauty & Essex Restaurant to Open new Location inside Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun

This Marks Tao Group Hospitality’s Second Partnership with Mohegan Sun
and the Fourth opening of the Unique and Popular Beauty & Essex
Restaurant

UNCASVILLE, CT (November. 17, 2022) – Mohegan Sun [1], one of the
world’s leading integrated entertainment resort destinations, and Tao
Group Hospitality today announced that Beauty & Essex will open inside
Mohegan Sun in Fall 2023. The renowned dining experience at Beauty &
Essex will elevate what is already an incredible and wide-ranging dining
the lineup at Mohegan Sun and will be located in Casino of the Sky near
Starbucks.

“The relationship we have enjoyed with Tao Group Hospitality has been
excellent, making the addition of another high-profile restaurant
an offering like Beauty & Essex a no-brainer for Mohegan Sun,” – said
Jeff Hamilton, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun. “TAO Asian
Bistro & Lounge quickly became an unmatched dining experience in our
region and the 11,000-square-foot Beauty & Essex will only further
cement Mohegan Sun as the East Coast’s premier one-stop destination
for the best dining, gaming, entertainment, and more.”

“Mohegan Sun boasts incredible restaurant offerings, and we are
looking forward to adding Beauty & Essex to its culinary collection,”
said Ralph Scamardella, Chief Culinary Officer of Tao Group Hospitality.
“TAO Mohegan Sun has been a great success and we are thrilled to build
on our existing relationship.”

Created by acclaimed chef/co-creator Chris Santos, Beauty & Essex serves
global cuisine with unique shareable dishes and new twists on classic
cocktails. Guests can expect Beauty & Essex favorites like the Grilled
Cheese, Smoked Bacon & Tomato Soup Dumplings, Classic Beef Wellington,
Togarashi Spiced Tuna, Truffled Mac & Cheese as well as some new menu
options exclusive to Mohegan Sun. Beauty & Essex’s Mohegan Sun debut
will be a homecoming to New England native Chef Chris Santos. “I’m
very excited to bring this restaurant to Connecticut,” said Chef
Santos. “New England has always been my home and I know Beauty & Essex
is a perfect fit.”

Santos, who grew up in Rhode Island, will also be participating in the
Celebrity Chef Dine Around (CCDA) at the 19th Annual Sun Wine & Food
Fest (SWFF) at Mohegan Sun. Fans can purchase tickets to SWFF 2023, a
four-day event in late January, via moheganSun.com [2]. CCDA occurs on
Saturday, January 28th.

ABOUT TAO GROUP HOSPITALITY: Tao Group Hospitality delivers distinctive
culinary and premium entertainment experiences through its portfolio of
restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, and daylife venues. Tao Group
Hospitality acquired Hakkasan Group in April 2021. The combined company
operates more than 70 branded locations in over 20 markets across five
continents and features a collection of widely recognized hospitality
brands. These include TAO, Hakkasan, OMNIA, Marquee, LAVO, Beauty &
Essex, Wet Republic, Yauatcha, Ling Ling, Cathédrale, Little Sister,
The Highlight Room, Sake No Hana, Jewel, and more. Tao Group Hospitality
is part of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment)
(NYSE: MSGE), a leader in live experiences.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by Mohegan, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest,
most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining, and shopping destinations
in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in
scenic Southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun [3] is home to two unique
casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course,
over 70 shops, restaurants, and bars as well as three award-winning
entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is
within easy access to New York, Boston, Hartford, and Providence and
located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops, and waterfront of
Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711
or visiting mohegansun.com [4]. Connect with us on Facebook [5], follow
us on Twitter [6] and Instagram [7] @mohegansun, and view us on YouTube [8]
and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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