Grand opening of Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar at SAHARA Las Vegas on Thursday, October 21


Media are invited to cover the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the first West Coast location of Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar inside SAHARA Las Vegas.


Founded in 1977 by Peter “Pete” and Henrietta “Chickie” Ciarrocchi, Chickie’s & Pete’s, voted ESPN’s #1 sports bar in North America, has cemented itself as a Philadelphia staple and their World famous Crabfries have become synonymous with game days in the Northeast.


Chickie’s & Pete’s is open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday during football season. For additional information on Chickie’s & Pete’s or SAHARA Las Vegas, please visit



Paul Hobson, SAHARA Las Vegas Senior Vice President and General Manager

Anthony Olheiser, SAHARA Las Vegas Vice President of Food and Beverage

Pete Ciarrocchi, Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar Chairman and CEO

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom

+ Surprise special guests



Thursday, October 21

Media Call Time: 3:30 p.m.

Event Start Time: 4:00 p.m.

*Interview and photo opportunities will be available on-site 



Chickie’s & Pete’s at SAHARA Las Vegas

2535 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

Las Vegas, Nev. 89109

*Check-in will take place at the entrance to Chickie’s & Pete’s  



SAHARA Las Vegas is an all-encompassing resort and casino with 1,615 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers – including the AAA® Four Diamond Alexandria Tower, more than 85,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, Azilo Ultra Pool, two rooftop pools and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The inviting casino occupies 60,000 square feet and features approximately 600 of the latest slot and video poker machines, 50 classic table games, Infinity – a premium gaming lounge, The Poker Room at SAHARA Las Vegas and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. An impressive selection of culinary and cocktail offerings includes Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™, named “Best Restaurant in Nevada” by Business Insider; famed Philadelphia sports bar Chickie’s & Pete’s; CASBAR Lounge; Uno Más; Prendi; The Tangier; Zeffer’s and more. SAHARA Las Vegas looks forward to welcoming exciting new dining concepts soon, including The Noodle Den from renowned Chef Guoming “Sam” Xin, and James Beard award-winning Chef Shawn McClain’s Ballo. SAHARA Las Vegas is also proud to serve as home to MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas presented by Channing Tatum. SAHARA Las Vegas players can also enjoy the perks of an Infinity Rewards membership, a joint loyalty program between SAHARA and its sister property Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Reno, that gives players the opportunity to earn and redeem rewards across both destinations. SAHARA Las Vegas is a minority-owned business certified by the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. For more information, please visit and stay connected on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.



Nicole Easley

The Publicity Lab for SAHARA Las Vegas

[email protected]