Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

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Lindsey Schubert, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, (954) 283-2746,
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Chris Fearnow Named Executive Chef at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Executive Chef Chris Fearnow

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (September 30, 2016) – Chris Fearnow has been named Executive Chef at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.

He will oversee the culinary operations as connected to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek’s six dining venues which includes NYY Steak, Sorrisi, Fresh Harvest, 1st Street Deli, Sunset Grill and Nectar.

Prior to joining Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Fearnow primarily worked at Las Vegas-based properties including The Mirage, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Larry’s Old Ranch House, Stardust Hotel, Texas Station, Silverton Hotel & Casino and the Green Valley Ranch.

While at Green Valley Ranch in Las Vegas, he was featured on the cable network show American Casino. He’s also appeared on Food Network’s Meat on the Bone and was a judge on Fox Network’s Hell’s Kitchen.

Fearnow has accumulated almost 40 years of culinary experience, after starting as a prep cook at a coffee sandwich shop his parents owned in Las Vegas.

A graduate of the Nate Hart Cooking School at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas where he studied European cookery, Fearnow has worked with some of the finest chefs over the years including Master Chef David Kellaway, Joseph Mulligan and Lance Lambert.

“I feel that the kitchen is the heart of the home and it is where families share the day’s experience over great meals,” said Fearnow. “I have passed down the love of food to all of my five children – yes, they all cook and some are chefs as well.

“I always enjoy making guests happy with food whether it’s a 99 cent hot dog or a nine-course chef’s tasting menu at $300 per guest. The feeling is the same when people enjoy my creations.”

About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers the market’s most fully-integrated, energized, stylish and upscale local’s casino experience featuring over 2,000 Las Vegas-style slots and over 70 live table games such as blackjack, baccarat and poker. Under its roof, the casino has the region’s most sought-after steakhouse, NYY Steak, as well as Sorrisi Italian restaurant and the New York-style 1st Street Deli. Guests can entertain with live music and listen to tunes from the region’s top DJs at Legends Lounge, Nectar and Sunset Grill. The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat capacity entertainment venue, has been a home to acts like Tony Orlando, Frank Sinatra Jr., Joan Collins and many more. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road at 5550 NW 40 Street in Coconut Creek, Fla. For more information, call 954.977.6700 or visit us online at Like us on Facebook at, follow us on Twitter @SemCasinoCoCo and Instagram @seminolecasinococonutcreek, and subscribe to our YouTube channel at


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