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Popular Southern California Hot Spot Javier's Joins ARIA's Culinary Line-Up Late Summer 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

Popular Southern California Hot Spot Javier's Joins ARIA's Culinary Line-Up Late Summer 201209:00 EST Monday, February 27, 2012Javier's Introduces Authentic Mexican Cuisine and an Extensive Selection of Premium TequilasLAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ARIA Resort & Casino announced today that Javier's will join its culinary family late summer.  Javier's, a favorite hot spot for those in-the-know in Southern California and Los Cabos, Mexico, will introduce its regionally influenced Mexican cooking in an unrivaled setting amongst all of the excitement of ARIA.  Bill McBeath, ARIA's President and COO, said, "Javier's has long been one of my favorite stops in Southern California and I couldn't be more excited to introduce their brand of great food, incredible drinks and unrivaled energy to our guests."  Javier's menu, inspired by cuisine from different regions of Mexico, features grilled seafood, steaks, chicken and a selection of vegetarian dishes presented exquisitely. Tequila aficionados will be impressed by the restaurant's selection of premium tequila which is without rival from here to Mexico while the restaurant's full bar will feature Javier's famous hand-shaken, made-to-order margaritas. Designed by famed restaurant/resort designer Dodd Mitchell, Javier's will be a spectacular, inviting addition to the casino floor.Javier Sosa and Mark Post, owners of Javier's, said, "We are all very excited and honored to be working with Bill McBeath at ARIA.  We're looking forward to opening in the centerpiece of Las Vegas' CityCenter and joining the amazing culinary team at ARIA."Javier's joins the AAA Five Diamond resort's already impressive culinary team which features restaurants by renowned chefs and restaurateurs including Michael Mina, Sirio Maccioni, Jean Georges Vongerichten, Masa Takayama, Shawn McClain and Julian Serrano.  Javier's presentation of outstanding Mexican cuisine will round out the resort's offerings and fill an important niche for ARIA's guests.ABOUT ARIA RESORT & CASINO The centerpiece of CityCenter Las Vegas is ARIA Resort & Casino, a stunning AAA Five Diamond resort on The Strip featuring an unprecedented combination of striking architecture, sustainable design, high-end service, spectacular amenities and premium meeting and convention space.  From unique culinary offerings created by the world's most talented chefs, to innovative nightlife, indulgent spa treatments and Viva ELVIS? by Cirque du Soleil, ARIA embodies the excitement and vitality of Las Vegas.  ARIA is home to an incredible collection of stylish and technologically advanced accommodations including Sky Suites, a AAA Five Diamond hotel within a hotel experience.  Combined with CityCenter's unparalleled amenities including luxurious shopping at Crystals and the first-of-its-kind public Fine Art Collection, ARIA introduces a new generation of resort experiences, unlike anything Las Vegas has ever seen.  CityCenter is a joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. For more information and reservations, visit www.arialasvegas.com or call toll free at (866) 359-7757; also find ARIA on Facebook and Twitter.  SOURCE ARIA Resort & CasinoFor further information: Ashley Farkas, MGM Resorts International Public Relations, +1-702-891-1806, afarkas@mgmresorts.com; or Natalie Mounier, Kirvin Doak Communications, +1-702-737-3100, nmounier@kirvindoak.com