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Shake Shack Opens First West Coast Restaurant in Las Vegas at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

January 16, 2015 by  

Shake Shack Opens First West Coast Restaurant in Las Vegas at New York-New York Hotel & Casino
Tuesday night, Las Vegas welcomed Shake Shack to the Las Vegas Strip in grand fashion during the restaurant’s housewarming party (Pictured: Shake Shack Founder Danny Meyer, Commissioner Mary Beth Scow and New York-New York President Cynthia Kiser Murphey – Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com). 

Danny Meyer, Commissioner Mary Beth Scow, Cynthia Kiser Murphey

Danny Meyer, Commissioner Mary Beth Scow, Cynthia Kiser Murphey

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

The evening kicked off with a ribbon cutting with Shake Shack Founder Danny Meyer who was joined by Shake Shack executives, Commissioner Mary Beth Scow and New York-New York President Cynthia Kiser Murphey.

The Agassi drumline parading through the casino

The Agassi drumline parading through the casino

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

As guests enjoyed burgers, fries and shakes from the globally popular brand, the Agassi College Preparatory Academy drumline paraded through the casino as Shake Shack team members passed out swag and free custard to casino guests.

Agassi drumline with Rusty Maples

Agassi drumline with Rusty Maples

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

The drumline made their way over the Brooklyn Bridge (which was turned “green” for the night in honor of the Shake Shack opening), and joined Las Vegas-based band Rusty Maples for a special performance.

Agassi drumline with Rusty Maples

Agassi drumline with Rusty Maples

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

Commissioner Scow officially named January 13 “Shake Shack Day” on The Strip and in all of Clark County!

 Sam “Sammy D” DeMarco, Danny Meyer, Rick Moonen

Sam “Sammy D” DeMarco, Danny Meyer, Rick Moonen

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

Guests from the culinary world came out to support including former Top Chef contestant and owner of rm Seafood Chef Rick Moonen and Chef Sam “Sammy D” DeMarco from Travel Channel’s Chow Masters.

Danny Meyer with BMX pro Ricardo Laguna

Danny Meyer with BMX pro Ricardo Laguna

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

BMX pro Ricardo Laguna even stopped by to have his first Shake Shack experience.

The team from Gimme Some Sugar with Danny Meyer (Shake Shack partnered with Gimme Some Sugar, a Henderson based bakery, to create the All Shook Up Concrete dessert)

The team from Gimme Some Sugar with Danny Meyer (Shake Shack partnered with Gimme Some Sugar, a Henderson based bakery, to create the All Shook Up Concrete dessert)

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

It was a huge night welcoming Shake Shack to the west as this is their first location west of the Mississippi.

Rusty Maples enjoying a break in between sets

Rusty Maples enjoying a break in between sets

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

Shake Shack Opens First West Coast Restaurant in Las Vegas at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

Shake Shack Opens First West Coast Restaurant in Las Vegas at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy  / www.BryanSteffyPhoto.com.

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