Top of the World at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Welcomes Warmer Weather with New Dishes and Cocktails
May 19, 2022
LAS VEGAS – May 19, 2022 – The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod’s iconic 360-degree rotating Top of the World restaurant has introduced several new seasonal dishes by Executive Chef Chad Castanino and flavorful cocktails, available now.
Capturing fresh and fragrant flavors to welcome the warmer weather, Castanino has created new selections across the entire menu, ranging from starters, entrées, steaks, seafood and sides, among others. Entrées include loup de mer, made with toasted miso brown butter, pickled chilies and blood orange; garganelli pasta, crafted with lobster bolognese, spring peas and whipped ricotta cheese; and Icelandic salmon, marinated with saké and pea purée, served with charred corn salsa and shaved fennel.
New starters and salads include lobster cannelloni, made with tomato heirloom purée, preserved lemon and herbs and crushed pine nuts; citrus scented goat cheese, crafted with toasted pistachio and chipotle honey, served with lavash; lump crab fritters with mango and habanero chutney and mango salsa; and a burrata Panzanella salad, tossed with pickled tomato, cucumber, avocado, country bread and red wine vinaigrette.
New seasonal side dish additions include baked corn pudding, with honey and poblano butter; and spring pea carbonara, created with pancetta, parmesan cheese and egg.
Other signature selections include a 16-ounce bone-in filet from Harris Ranch, California; a 10-ounce rib cap from Creekstone Farms, Kansas; a 22-ounce prime bone-in marinated ribeye from Black Angus, Colorado; a 12-ounce New York strip with Rosewood American Wagyu; and charred ahi tuna, topped with chili rub and yuzu avocado mousse with fresh mango. New accompaniments range from tomato and garlic butter prawns, madeira onion and mushrooms, and bacon jam.
An assortment of new cocktails include the Essence de Fraise, crafted with Grey Goose Essences Strawberry and Lemongrass Vodka, Italicus Liqueur, lemon juice and macerated strawberry syrup; Summer Solstice, made with Myers’s Dark Rum, Campari Milano, pineapple and lime juices and demerara syrup; Empress 75, infused with Empress 1908 Gin, Nicolas Feuillatte Brut, lemon juice and simple syrup; and Not from Concentrate, made with Jameson Orange Irish Whiskey, Aperol Apervito, Cointreau Orange Liqueur, lime sour and simple syrup, among others.
Top of the World serves reimagined steaks and seafood complemented by fresh, seasonal ingredients and is open daily from 4 to 11 p.m. Reservations for Top of the World may be made online or by calling 702-380-7711.
Complimentary parking and valet are always available at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod.
About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including: Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, WET24, located on the rooftop of the 24th floor, open seasonally; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café. A variety of shows and entertainment include “Banachek’s Mind Games Live,” a mentalist act; Xavier Mortimer: The Dream Maker, an illusionist show; iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; ROUGE, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive, sensual experience; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,700 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns 10 casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
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