SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. (May 2, 2019) – Summer in Scottsdale just got a little more fun as Talking Stick Resort announces the return of its Summer Playcation package. As part of the hotel room package deal, guests will have access to some of Arizona’s top indoor and outdoor attractions at a discounted price.
Starting on May 27, guests taking advantage of the package can enjoy room rates starting at only $109 per night Sunday through Thursday and $149 Friday and Saturday. They will also score discounts to some of the Valley’s hottest destinations including Top Golf, Talking Stick Golf Club, OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, iFly, and Octane Raceway.
Both outside and in, Talking Stick Resort will strike the the perfect balance of summer fun and relaxation. With the resort’s multitude of amenities, including three swimming pools, a world-class spa on the 14th floor with breathtaking views, a state-of-the-art fitness center, 11 restaurants and lounges, and a whole world of gaming on the main floor to level up an ultimate summer Playcation.
For more information about Playcation offerings, please visit talkingstickresort.com.
What: Summer Playcation Package
When: May 27- Sept. 2, 2019
Package: Hotel Rates from $109 Sun-Thu, $149 Fri-Sat
No resort fee with AZ ID
Over 30 percent off select spa services
$20 food and beverage credit
$50 cabanas and $25 daybeds Sun-Fri
*Receive discounts at surrounding business by showing room card and Ariz. ID
SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. (April 16, 2019) – On Sunday, May 12, treat mom to a memorable Mother’s Day meal with dining specials at Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort. From fine dining to buffets, each property offers a selection to fit every mood and appetite. The following are the dining specials offered at each property:
CAZ SPORTS BAR
The CAZ Sport Bar will offer Bourbon Baked Glazed Ham with roasted carrots, asparagus, and potatoes au gratin. The dish includes a Strawberry Lemon Tart for dessert, $15.50.
BINGO HALL AT CASINO ARIZONA
It will be more than her cards that will Mom yelling “Bingo!” this Mother’s Day Casino Arizona’s Bingo Hall will offer Chicken Chow Mein, yellow chow mein noodles, white meat chicken stir-fried, dark sauce, salary, and onion. The dish is served with two spring rolls and a Strawberry Tart, $9.95 (+tax).
CHOLLA PRIME STEAKHOUSE & LOUNGE AT CASINO ARIZONA
Casino Arizona’s hidden gem for dining, Cholla Prime Steakhouse and Lounge will offer a prix fixe menu for $29 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mother’s Day. The menu will start with the choice of an appetizer of Potato Leek Soup with potato, roasted leeks, bacon, and cream or a Spring Mix Greens Salad with spinach, ricotta salata cheese, candied walnuts, pear and apple slices, and fresh strawberry vinaigrette. The main course is Grilled Salmon accompanied by Fruit Salad with lemon risotto and glazed carrots while dessert is Strawberry Poppy Seed Cake with poppy seed sponge cake, fresh strawberries, and strawberry sauce. Each item on the prix fixe menu is also available al-a-cart.
SALT RIVER CAFE
Salt River Café will offer a tasty Beef Stroganoff served with a dinner roll and a side salad with choice of dressing from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Mother’s Day. It will also be served with a fountain soda and a Strawberry Chocolate Tart, $9.95 (+tax).
THE WILLOWS RESTAURANT AT CASINO ARIZONA
Enjoy a sweet Mother’s Day deal at Willows. For breakfast from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. enjoy Hot Smoked Salmon Benedict served with house made hot smoked salmon, a tender english muffin, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, caper garnish, peppered breakfast potatoes and toast, $9.95.
Dinner specials at the restaurant will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and include a Steak Dianne with beef tenderloin medallions pan seared with mushrooms, cognac and cream. Served with potatoes gratin, asparagus and a choice of soup or salad, $22.95. The soup of the day is Navy Bean and Ham for $3.25. Dessert will be New York Cheese Cake with macerated strawberries and fresh whipped cream, $4.
THE EAGLES BUFFET AT CASINO ARIZONA
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the buffet will feature Caviar Eggs Benedict, Biscuits with Country Gravy, Chef’s Waffle Station, Cheese Blintzes with strawberry sauce, Eggs and Omelets to order, Southwest Scrambled Eggs, Honey Smoked Bacon, Sausage links, Seasoned Hash Browns, Chef’s Fresh Fried Donuts, and Breakfast Bread Pieces.
From 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. enjoy Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Roasted Au Jus, Maple Glazed Ham, Lemon Pepper Chicken, Fresh Baked Salmon, Pasta Prima-Vera, Fresh Cauliflower and Broccoli with herbed butter, Whipped Potatoes and Gravy, French Onion Soup, Deep Fried Fantail Shrimp, Iced Oysters on the half shell, Ceviche, Assorted Smoked Fish Varieties, Mixed and Composed Salads, Seasonal Fresh Fruit Assortment, Crudités, and Antipasti trays. Special occasion desserts and a chocolate fountain will also be available. $31.95 adults, $14.95 children.
Talking Stick Resort
BLUE COYOTE CAFÉ
Starting at 11 a.m. Blue Coyote Café will start out with a choice of soup or salad, followed by Red Snapper for an entrée, seared red snapper, quinoa salad, broccolini, and heirloom tomato relish. To top off the delectable Mother’s Day meal, enjoy Chocolate Lava Cake with raspberry ganache, $21.95.
With breathtaking views of the Valley, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Talking Stick Resort’s signature restaurant, Orange Sky will offer a prix fix menu for $70 per person with an option to order items separately. First course, Strawberry and Fresh Ricotta Salad, verbena dressing, organic greens, and almond brittle. Second course will feature Grilled Gulf Shrimp, basil risotto, sugar snap peas, and carrot-ginger butter. Followed by two entrees, Ancho-Coffee Rubbed Beef Tenderloin or Alaskan Halibut Filet. To finish out the night a choice of two desserts will be available, Meyer Lemon Mousse Cake or Cordillera Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte.
THE ARENA POKER ROOM
A very special Mother’s Day meal will be served in The ARENA Poker Room from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. for $19. Guests can enjoy a Caesar Salad, Sirloin Steak & Shrimp Bordelaise with shrimp kabob, bordelaise sauce, saffron rice, and concluding with Strawberry Mousse served in a chocolate cup.
From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. guests will enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu, starting with Clam Chowder, followed by Twin Lobster Tails with romesco sauce, steamed vegetables, saffron cous cous. The meal concludes with a White Chocolate Dome with raspberry sauce for $59.
WANDERING HORSE BUFFET- Two-day Weekend Celebration
Wandering Horse Buffet will offer a two-day celebration in Mom’s honor. Starting on Saturday, May 11, the eatery will serve brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a menu that has a wide variety of delicious breakfast items, some items include: Eggs Benedict, Omelets made to order, Herb Crusted Prime Rib Roast, Chicken Cordon Bleu, and an assortment of Chef Peggy’s Pastries and Desserts. $37.95 - adults/$19.95 – children (5-12 years old)
Dinner will be served in the buffet from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature an array of items including: Roasted American Kobe Beef, Rotisserie Turkey, Cran-Apple Chutney, Smoked Lamb Shoulder, Mint Jelly Grilled Sirloin Steaks, BBQ Beef Ribs, Salmon, King Crab Legs, Baked Oysters, Black Mussels, Steamed Jonah Crab Claws, Jumbo Shrimp, and an assortment of Peggy’s Pastries and Desserts. $47.95 – adults/$21.95 – children (5-12 years old)
On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, Wandering Horse’s brunch will serve brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include: Traditional Eggs Benedict, Biscuits & Gravy, French Toast, Waffles, Pancakes, Cinnamon Buns, and Pastries. Also, on the menu, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. will be Prime Rob, Roasted Garlic and Sweet Peppers platter, Bone-In Chicken, Braised Short Ribs, Sirloin Steaks, Spicy Thai Beef Lo Mein, Chicken Florentine Pasta, Crab Stuffed Oysters, and more.
$60.95 – adults/$21.95 – children (5-12 years old)
Located in Scottsdale, Ariz. at the Loop 101 Freeway and McKellips Rd., Casino Arizona is independently owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and offers visitors more than 100,000 square feet devoted to gaming and entertainment. General admission tickets are on sale now. Call (480) 850-7734 or visit www.casinoarizona.com for more information.
SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, AZ - Talking Stick Resort has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond designation. The resort has maintained this prestigious rating for nine consecutive years, dating back to 2010.
“We are honored to be recognized as a AAA Four Diamond hotel,” said Ramon Martinez, Director of Public Relations. “At Talking Stick Resort, we are committed to exceeding guest expectations and providing a premier travel experience. This rating acknowledges the hard work and dedication of our staff.”
Hotels at this level are committed to providing every guest with a high degree of hospitality, with attentive service in upscale surroundings, according to AAA. Four Diamond Rated properties typically offer an extensive array of amenities and guest services.
Talking Stick Resort is part of a select group of establishments within North America. Currently, just 1,722 hotels hold the AAA Four Diamond Rating.
“AAA is pleased to recognize Talking Stick Resort as a Four Diamond hotel,” said Michael Petrone, director of AAA Inspections & Diamond Ratings. “These establishments dedicate a significant amount of attention to detail that helps ensure a consistent and memorable guest experience. To uphold the exceptionally high standards required on a daily basis to attain this rating is an outstanding achievement.”
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SALT RIVER PIMA MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, ARIZ. (Jan. 23, 2019) The teams are in place and excitement is building as NFL’s big game approaches. One question still looms for fans; where to watch the game? The answer lies just off the 101 at Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort as both properties host “Big Game” view parities and more on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.
At Casino Arizona, The Big Game Viewing Party will be held in its 250-seat Showroom, while Talking Stick Resort will host its party in its 25,000 square-foot Salt River Grand Ballroom. Each event will be hosted by NBC Sports Radio 1060AM and will show the game on over-sized HD screens, while offering a variety of food and beverage specials.
The action at both will extend beyond the screens as they offer kick off cash drawings, jersey giveaways and squares. Admission to The Big Game Viewing Party is free and doors open at 3 p.m. Seating is first come, first serve.
Food and beverage specials at both properties will include all the staples of a great tailgate including wings $12, pretzel bites with cheese sauce $8, chips & dips $8 and much more. Casino Arizona will offer $4 Bud Light draft or bottle as well as buckets of beer for $18 in its Showroom and CAZ Sports Bar. Buckets include five beers. At Talking Stick Resort, guests can choose from a selection of football team inspired cocktails for $7 including the Runs Like A Gurly, Shake It Goff, The Patriot and Edelman’s Club.
In addition to the viewing parties, Casino Arizona will show football’s biggest game inside its new CAZ Sports Bar. Guests will be front and center for all the action thanks to the venue’s 46 TVs and theatre style projector screen. For more information about Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort’s Big Game Viewing Party visit casinoarizona.com and talkingstickresort.com or call (480) 850-7777.
Located in Scottsdale, Ariz. at the Loop 101 Freeway and McKellips Rd., Casino Arizona is independently owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. For 20 years, the property has offered visitors more than 100,000 square feet devoted to gaming, dining and entertainment.