Culinary Winnings 2018:
- Wine Spectator, 2018 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
- Knife Fight Tucson, Champion
- AIGA Chef’s Challenge, 1st Place Chef of the Year Champion and People’s Choice
Plus 5 More...
Congratulations to Chef Le Desma! Charro Steak executive chef, culinary director for the Flores family of restaurants, and 2017 Knife Fight champion Gary Hickey battled his way back into the grand finals against PY Steakhouse chef de cuisine Roderick LeDesma and Chef Le Desma came out on top!
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol took shovel to dirt on July 12 and officially broke ground on an extensive hospitality project, which includes a new 151-room hotel, new 90-space RV park, an expansion of the current meeting space at Casino Del Sol, and a new Event Center at its sister property, Casino of the Sun.
In 2018, Casino Del Sol employees joined together to collect diapers for those in need during its annual Diaper Drive. Thousands of diapers were donated to two Pascua Yaqui services organizations!
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Sol of Tucson and Southern Arizona’s premier entertainment destination, Casino Del Sol, has announced that its award-winning concert venue, Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater (AVA) has undergone a renovation, and is better than ever, just in time for the 2018 concert season.
Casino Del Sol, The Sol of Tucson, has a brand-new Paradiso Lounge, relocating the popular music venue to a fully renovated private room, complete with a full bar, lounge tables and couches, a stage, full-size video wall, and more than 15 TVs.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is expanding gaming amenities at Casino of the Sun by adding blackjack to its gaming mix. The casino now offers players blackjack with game limits as low as $3.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is expanding hospitality amenities in Tucson at its casino enterprises, Casino Del Sol and Casino of the Sun. In October, the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council approved up to 150 additional hotel rooms, 90 RV sites, and a 9,600-square foot expansion of the current convention space at Casino Del Sol. In addition, a new 11,000-square foot Event Center next to Casino of the Sun will be built.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s enterprise, Casino Del Sol, raised $70,000 to benefit two nonprofit organizations in the community at their third annual Charity Golf Tournament last month.
The Sol of Tucson has added three chefs to their all-star culinary team. Carlos Guerrero is Executive Sous Chef for the resort, Roderick LeDesma is Chef de Cuisine for the award-winning PY Steakhouse, and Xander Cameron is Chef de Cuisine for the property’s contemporary Asian and sushi restaurant, Ume.