Hyatt Regency Lexington Announces the Opening of BlueFire Bar & Grill, the Newest Downtown Lexington Dining Destination

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$1 Million Lexington restaurant features traditional Southern cuisine with a contemporary twist.

BlueFire's open, upscale atmosphere feels inviting when you enter the hotel

Hyatt Regency Lexington announced today that BlueFire Bar & Grill is now open in the lobby of the hotel. The $1 million Lexington restaurant features a full bar as well as daily breakfast, lunch and dinner service.

Centrally located in the heart of downtown Lexington, BlueFire Bar & Grill's menu features traditional Southern foods served in a contemporary way. Cuisine is prepared using the freshest ingredients from local farms whenever possible to complement area craft beers and Bourbons. Examples of the regionally inspired dishes include Kentucky-raised Bison Steak, Bourbon-glazed Salmon, traditional Kentucky Burgoo atop penne pasta and a Mint Julep Crème Brûlée. Dedicated to exceeding expectations, bartenders and servers are certified by the Kentucky Distillers Association in the history and distillation process of making Bourbon.

"The menu is fun and diverse with options for diners who want to have drinks and hors d'oeuvres or a full-course meal," said David Lord, president of the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau. "The restaurant has dramatically changed for the better and offers a vibrant and sophisticated dining option that travelers to Lexington will enjoy."

With its proximity to Rupp Arena, the Lexington dining destination is expected to be a favorite for downtown residents, concert-goers and University of Kentucky fans. The new restaurant and bar has an upscale ambiance with bamboo flooring, flat-panel HDTVs, sofa seating and free Wi-Fi service. The restaurant also features a unique color-changing LED lighting element and a soothing fountain in the main dining area.

"BlueFire's open, upscale atmosphere feels inviting when you enter the hotel," said Bob Quick, Commerce Lexington president and CEO. "Hyatt Regency has made a significant investment in Lexington that will continue to have a positive impact on our local economy. We're excited to see improvements happening downtown that benefit both residents and visitors."

About Hyatt Regency Lexington
Experience legendary southern hospitality in the heart of downtown Lexington. Featuring 366 spacious guestrooms, BlueFire Bar & Grill, an indoor heated pool and a 24-hour StayFit@Hyatt gym, Hyatt Regency Lexington has all the amenities to make you feel right at home. The hotel offers 20,000 square feet of elegant function space that is stylish and unique for special events. Hyatt Regency Lexington is connected to Rupp Arena, the Lexington Convention Center and The Shops at Lexington Center, and is centrally located to all that the Bluegrass Region has to offer. For more information, call (859) 253-1234, or visit .

About The Procaccianti Group (TPG)
The Procaccianti Group (TPG) is a second generation, privately held real estate investment company that specializes in acquisition, renovation and management of investment real estate. TPG has owned or developed more than 20 million square feet of real estate valued at more than $6 billion. The Procaccianti Group is one of the top five privately held hotel owner operators in the United States. For more information visit .


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