MINUS5 NOW OPEN INSIDE MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO
Guests now have two icy locations to cool down in Sin City
(Las Vegas, Nev.) August 19, 2010 – Minus5 is proud to announce the opening of its Ice Bar inside Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. The company’s second Las Vegas location (Minus5 Ice Lounge opened inside Mandalay Bay in September 2008), the new Minus5 Ice Bar includes all the frozen beauty of the original where everything is made of 100% ice including the bar, tables, benches, walls and even the glasses guests drink from. A variety of memorable ice sculptures and unique hand-carved pieces created by some of the world’s most talented ice sculptors adorn the space and provide the guests who visit each week with a memorable photo backdrop.
“After a lot of excitement, preparation and hard work we are thrilled to be opening our newest Minus5 Ice Bar inside Monte Carlo Resort and Casino,” said Minus5 Founder, Craig Ling. “Minus5 has become a true destination location and offers its guests something completely unique – right here in the entertainment capital of the world.”
Minus5 Ice Bar Fun Facts
· North America’s largest ice bar
· Over 1,200 square feet ice bar holds up to 120 people
· The space is filled with 22 tons of carved ice
· Two semi-private rooms allow for intimate gatherings
· Drinking glasses are molded and shipped frozen from New Zealand
· Six vodka-based signature drinks and one featuring tequila
· Two ice chandeliers that change colors thanks to a built in LED light system
· Hand carved 10-foot Mount Rushmore ice sculpture
· Opens daily at 4pm
Created in New Zealand, Minus5 is a unique ice-themed experience where guests enjoy quality vodka cocktails served in a glass made of pure ice, all within in the beauty of a -5° Celsius (23° Fahrenheit) ice environment. This chilly experience begins with donning Minus5 parkas, gloves and boots and entering a frozen room complete with ice walls, an ice bar, ice seating covered with faux fur pelts, ice tables, and a variety of ice sculptures. The experience is rounded out with a state-of-the-art sound and LED light show.
Upon exiting, guests can purchase 5 x 7 framed color photographs as a permanent memory of their time spent at Minus5 Ice Bar. Those looking to expand on their takeaways can also purchase high-quality Minus5 logo clothing and merchandise in an adjoining retail boutique. To learn more visit www.minus5experience.com or call (702) 643-7800.
About Monte Carlo
The AAA Four Diamond Monte Carlo offers guests unpretentious luxury at affordable prices. The resort features 2,992 deluxe rooms and suites, including the exclusive HOTEL32 located on the resort’s top floor; a lush pool area with a lazy river, wave pool and cascading waterfalls; more than 24,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, and a relaxing spa and salon. Monte Carlo is home to the incredible comedy and impressions of Frank Caliendo, the award-winning French cuisine of Andre’s, and an array of scintillating restaurants, bars and lounges including The Pub at Monte Carlo, BRAND Steakhouse and Diablo’s Cantina. Legendary Master Magician Lance Burton will perform his renowned illusions through September 4, 2010. Monte Carlo is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™. For more information and reservations, visit the website at www.montecarlo.com, or call toll free at (888) 529-4828.
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Langdon Flynn Communications
Ken Langdon or Rosalind Terlitzky
MGM Resorts International