Double Barrel Roadhouse At Monte Carlo Now Open

First Authentic Roadhouse Experience on The Strip Features Live Entertainment and Bold Food and Drink Menus

(Las Vegas, NV) – March 7, 2014 – Monte Carlo Resort and Casino and sbe unveil Double Barrel Roadhouse, a high-energy restaurant, bar and entertainment venue.  Opening today, Friday, Mar. 7, the highly anticipated debut of Double Barrel marks the first authentic roadhouse experience on The Strip and is the first outlet to open within the dynamic new plaza experience being created on Las Vegas Blvd. at the front of Monte Carlo. 
With a spirit that’s both untamed and inviting, Double Barrel showcases live music and entertainment, an array of craft cocktails and beers and a Southern-inspired menu in a 12,000 square foot, indoor-outdoor space envisioned by award-winning designer Mark Zeff
“We’ve had incredible collaboration with Monte Carlo and the MGM Resorts team to develop a space and an experience that channels the attitude of a true roadhouse experience defined by great music, great food and high-energy live entertainment,” said Mio Danilovic Vice President of Nightlife Operations, sbe.  
Patrick Miller, Monte Carlo’s General Manager, said, “We announced last year that we were reimagining the front of our resort to give visitors new offerings in an engaging environment. We couldn’t be more excited to open the first of those outlets in partnership with the experienced operators at sbe.  Double Barrel is designed to provide the quintessential fun Vegas experience and we know it will deliver.”
The Double Barrel menu was created by newly named Executive Chef Michael Vitangeli and showcases big flavors with an unmistakable Southern influence. Freshly crafted American classics like Crispy Smokey Chicken Wings, Mini Corn Dogs, Corn Chowder and Crispy Meatloaf served with sweet bacon-laced Ketchup, highlight the menu along with house specialties including Not Your Mama’s Chicken Pot Pie and New Orleans Shrimp & Grits. An oversized wood burning grill is used to create dishes such as the 24 oz. Cowboy Steak and the slow cooked Crackling Pork Shank brushed with a bourbon glaze.  
The dessert menu includes indulgent options such as Pie in a Jar, a generous slice served in a Mason jar a la mode, and Deep Fried S’mores, a graham cracker sandwich filled with marshmallow and chocolate, and battered, deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar. 
For the beverage and cocktail programming, Double Barrel has composed a wide array of cocktails, wine and craft beers reminiscent of roadhouse culture. Signature drinks include the Kiwi Collins, and the Double Barrel Spiked Ice Tea (a fun spin on a traditional Long Island Iced Tea). Double Barrel also serves handcrafted, homemade wine coolers made on site and presented in Mason jars. Approachable bottle service experiences also are available at tables throughout the space.  
Double Barrel features live music and an interactive staff that both entertains and engages patrons.   From custom “bar rituals” and live performances on the elevated catwalks surrounding the bars, to the venue’s lively “DB girls,” every interaction between Double Barrel and its patrons is focused on creating more energy and more fun.
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Additional outlets will open in the weeks following Double Barrel’s launch, adding to the energy of this new destination at Monte Carlo. 
sbe is a creative hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Through exclusive partnerships with cultural visionaries, sbe is dedicated to delivering the best in design, culinary and entertainment. Already a proven leader in the hospitality and real estate industries, sbe has over 80 properties currently operating or in development, and has expanded several of its flagship brands including SLS Hotels, Katsuya, The Bazaar by José Andrés and Hyde Lounge nationally and internationally. Founded in 2002 by Chairman and CEO Sam Nazarian, sbe is a privately held company. More information about sbe can be obtained at, or by downloading the sbe App here.
Offering a quality Las Vegas experience at an affordable price, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino features a selection of 2,992 deluxe rooms and suites including the exclusive HOTEL32 boutique experience located on the hotel’s top floor. Monte Carlo is home to a tranquil spa, wave pools and a lazy river, and tantalizing restaurants including the award-winning French cuisine of Andre’s,  The Pub and Diablo’s Cantina, d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar. Monte Carlo recently unveiled BLVD Plaza, a new outdoor destination adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip featuring a variety of culinary venues in a casual and interactive environment: Yusho Asian Grill & Ramen house, 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, Sambalatte Coffee Lounge & Espresso Bar, Double Barrel Roadhouse and BLVD Creamery. Monte Carlo will open a 5,300-seat theater adjacent to The Park in late 2016 offering a flexible and dynamic space for a variety of events and entertainment. Monte Carlo is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (888) 529-4828 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Robbie McKay
Vice President of Communications, sbe

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