Silver Slipper Casino to Debut Executive Chef and Fire Truck Grill at Upcoming Barbecue Under the Oaks

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Silver Slipper Casino executives will introduce their new executive chef, David Lancaster, and debut their new fire truck grill to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Saturday, at the Gulf Coast Symphony’s Barbeque Under the Oaks fundraiser in Pass Christian Mississippi .

Silver Slipper Casino executives will introduce their new executive chef, David Lancaster, and debut their new fire truck grill to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Saturday, March 25, 2006, at the Gulf Coast Symphony’s Barbeque Under the Oaks fundraiser. “We’re proud to be a sponsor of this annual event,” stated John N. Ferrucci, COO and GM of Silver Slipper Casino. “Everyone will have a chance to meet David, see our new fire truck grill and taste some of the best barbeque on the Gulf Coast, compliments of Silver Slipper Casino.”

Lancaster most recently served as Chef for the Delta Downs Race Track Casino & Hotel in Vinton, Louisiana. Prior to that, he was employed at Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada; Beau Rivage Hotel & Casino in Biloxi; and the Copa Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi.

The Silver Slipper’s modified 1984 Mac fire truck is equipped with a large smoker and grill, designed to serve large crowds. “It’s fun and perfect for events such as this,” stated Ferrucci. “We intend to use it for charity events and sponsorships throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Louisiana.” Chef Lancaster will be on hand to observe the operation, and to help cook and serve some barbecue chicken, smoked sausage, and Jambalaya from the fire truck.

The Silver Slipper Casino, previously scheduled to open February 2006 on the former Bayou Caddy site in Hancock County, is now scheduled to open, October 1. Paul Alanis, a former top executive with Horseshoe Gaming and Pinnacle Entertainment, is Chairman and CEO, and project developer for the Hancock County project. For additional information regarding the project contact Manny Corrao at (228) 324-9961 or http://www.silverslipper-ms.com.

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