Country legend, George Strait, dined for the second time at Jenna and Michael Morton’s newest restaurant, CRUSH eat, drink, love at MGM Grand on Monday night.
The “King of Country” was celebrating his big win as “Entertainer of the Year” from The American Country Music Awards at CRUSH. He dined with Scott Sibella, President of MGM Grand, and friends. Dressed in a cowboy hat, a denim shirt and blue jeans, the country icon and the group indulged in Chef Billy DeMarco’s Ricotta Gnocchi with Short Rib, California Sea Bass, Sliced New York Strip Steak and Cavatelli Pasta while drinking Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon.
CRUSH, eat, drink, love, is a 7,000-square-foot restaurant serving a cosmopolitan share-plate style menu with large and small plate dishes prepared by Executive Chef Billy DeMarco. Located inside MGM Grand, CRUSH is open daily for dinner, starting at 5 p.m. For more information or reservations, visit the website at Crushmgm.com. CRUSH introduces an entirely new concept to The Morton Group repertoire, which also includes: La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway inside Wynn Las Vegas and La Comida, a Mexican restaurant in Downtown Las Vegas just off the corner of Sixth St. and Fremont St.
About George Strait
George Strait is an American country music singer, actor and music producer known as the “King of Country” and one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. George Strait is known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look, and being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s.
In October 2012, George Strait released the single “Give It All We Got Tonight”, which was included on his current album Love Is Everything, released on May 14, 2013. The song initiated a “60 for 60” movement by George Strait’s label, to make the song his sixtieth number-one single on all country charts while he was still 60 years old. The song reached the top of the Mediabase charts in May 2013. The album’s next single “I Believe” reached No. 50 on The U.S. Country Airplay chart, making it George Strait’s first single to miss the Top 40. Strait won the 2013 CMA Entertainer of the Year award.
In November 2013, Billboard magazine presented George Strait with its Legend of Live honor during the 10th annual Billboard Touring Awards ceremony. The award honors the concert industry’s top artist based on Billboard’s Boxscore chart and box office performance. George Strait is the first country artist to receive Billboard magazine’s highest touring accolade.