Twenty years ago, the Virgin River Hotel & Casino opened it’s doors in Mesquite, and from bowling to gaming to golfing, it’s got it all! Dao spoke with Marleen Szalay of Virgin River, then Shawn cooked up some awesome breakfast in the kitchen with Chef Geno Ceccarelli, showing off their enormous $4.99 Eggs And Ham Breakfast! Plus, we hear about some of the best Prime Rib you can get for under $6!
talkback. we hear from you today. >> dao: first we’re celebrating a big milestone. 20 years ago the virgin river hotel and casino opened its doors in mesquite, from gaming to bowling to golf, it’s got it all. joing us is marlene saleh, president of hotel operations and standing by with breakfast is the chef. we’ll chk in with him in a moment. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> congrats on 0 years. tell us about — 20 years. tell us aut the casino’s history. >> 20 years ago we opened with 767 hotel rooms and 10 employees. 20 quick years later we have 700 newly remodeled rooms, pet friendly rooms and a great bowling center. 24 lanes. pro shop. we’ve just hosted the pro-am senior bowling tournament. it was positively fabulous. we added a buffet. we were the number one buffet in mesquite. >> dao: we’ll talk about that with shawn. it’s fantastic and you have a special to die for. >> unb