Dave & Buster's Grand Opening In Vernon Hills

New Entertainment Destination Delivers Great Food, Big Fun and Epic Sports Viewing

Mar 20, 2014, 09:00 ET from Dave & Buster’s

VERNON HILLS, Ill., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave & Buster's, the ultimate entertainment destination combining great food, big fun and the best sports viewing, is opening its Vernon Hills location on Wednesday, March 26.

"We're excited to bring the fun to Vernon Hills sports fans, foodies, gamers, families and young adults alike – there is something for everyone at D&B," said Phil Shabat, general manager. "This is a lively community where many folks call home and we are looking forward to meeting our new neighbors."

In advance of the official Grand Opening, Dave & Buster's will present a $2,500 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, at an official ribbon cutting ceremony, in support of their programming which focuses on inspiring young people to reach their full potential.

The new Dave & Buster's location, will feature all of the fast-paced action during Chicago's beloved hockey team's championship defending season. With more than 10 large screen TVs and projectors, fans can cheer on the team through the season and score their own hat trick with great food, ice-cold drinks and gaming fun. College basketball fans will also be able to enjoy the crowd pleasing environment just in time for tournament games to tip-off. Dave & Buster's is the ultimate setting for watching sporting events and professional games all season long.

The Dave & Buster's chef-crafted, gourmet menu combines traditional American fare with fun and flavor in crowd pleasing favorites such as burgers, steaks, seafood, pasta, salads and more. Popular items include the Bistro Steak & Shrimp with Lobster Alfredo, the South Philly Burger, Lawnmower Salad and Pretzel Dogs. Signature cocktails like the Original Snow Cone, CoronaRita, and the Perfect Patron Margarita are the ideal teammate to a game winning meal.

Game-lovers can partake in friendly competition with popular new games including Mario Kart DLX, Pacman Smash and Speed of Light, then take their tickets to the Winner's Circle and shop for a variety of prizes. Offerings include Apple products, Xbox games, sports memorabilia, T-shirts, stuffed animals and even electric guitars. Gamers are treated with an added bonus of half-priced games on Wednesdays.

Beginning Wednesday, March 26, the restaurant, game and special event areas will be open seven days a week: Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Guests will also to be able to meet local radio personalities and have a chance to win fabulous prizes, including sports and concert tickets, trips and swag, during exciting watch parties at the new Dave & Buster's Vernon Hills. Watch party details include:

  • 101.9 FM The Mix
    • Monday, April 7th – Men's College Basketball Finals watching party; 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, April 16th – Chicago Southside Baseball watching party; 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 103.5 Kiss FM
    • Thursday, April 10th – Spring Break Challenge with MJ Appearance, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  

Individuals interested in private parties, birthday parties and corporate functions can reserve party packages for groups from 20 to 1,000 people. Contact Amy Lawhorn, special events manager at amy_lawhorn@daveandbusters.com.

About Dave & Buster's

Dave & Buster's, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, operates 67 large-venue, high-volume restaurant/entertainment complexes throughout North America. The exciting environment of the Dave & Buster's complex also provides the perfect setting for corporate and group events. Each Dave & Buster's offers an impressive selection of high-quality food and beverage items, combined with the latest games and attractions. Guests can play state-of-the-art simulators and games of skill they can't play anywhere else. For more information, visit www.daveandbusters.com.

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