Tulalip Resort Casino’s newest dining venue, Tula Bene Pastaria + Chophouse, builds upon familiar Italian-inspired house-made pastas combined with a wide selection of premier steaks.
Chef Jeremy Taisey takes diners on an unexpected culinary experience. Guests can begin their evening from a generous selection of appetizers, featuring the Salumi Antipasti Platter, Pancetta Wrapped Prawns, or the Hand Stretched Pizzetta made with local cheese and garlic oil. Entrée highlights feature six prime and upper choice Double R Ranch steaks, Chef Jeremy’s House-made D’Angelo Sausages, Prosciutto Wrapped Halibut, and the Half-Roasted Chicken with melted leeks and cremini mushrooms.
The Tula Bene menu wouldn’t be complete without daily freshly-made pasta such as the signature interactive tableside prepared Cacio e Pepe, which is a traditional chitarra pasta tossed with pecorino cheese and black pepper, Ricotta Gnocchi with preserved lemon, Tagliatelle with smoked oysters or the Lobster Ravioli served with sous vide lobster medallions.
“Chef Jeremy Taisey has a real zest for preparing and creating fresh housemade Italian dishes and is always finding local products to feature on his seasonally inspired menus. The restaurant will offer a contemporary dinner menu that will be prepared fresh daily, creating a relaxed fun escape,” shares Executive Chef Perry Mascitti.
A few sweet temptations from Pastry Chef Nikol Nakamura’s kitchen include her Budino with white chocolate, Sweet Pecorino Cake with candied tomatoes, olive oil gelato, candied basel, and pecorino frico, or her Flourless Chocolate Torte with blood orange segments.
Under the stewardship of Sommelier Tom Thompson, the restaurant will offer an approachable European-inspired wine list featuring a rotating selection of more than 30 wines by the glass and a full bar showcasing artfully handcrafted cocktails.
Dinner and bar service will be offered Thursday and Sunday from 5 pm-10 pm and Friday and Saturday from 5 pm-11 pm.
Dine in a casual and comfortable setting reminiscent of an Italian pastaria and “godere” (enjoy)!
For reservations or additional information about Tula Bene, call 360.716.1500, or visit tulalipresortcasino.com.
About Chef Jeremy Taisey
Native to the Seattle area, Jeremy Taisey has always been fascinated by the happenings in the kitchen. It was during an Easter brunch at a local hotel that he decided to become a chef and enroll himself in the Edmonds Community College Culinary Arts program which allowed him to fulfill his dream.
In 2006, Jeremy Taisey decided to pack his belongings and venture to Beijing, China, to marry his fiancé of three years. It was during his time in China that Jeremy Taisey’s career really took off. During his nomadic culinary journey, he cooked for many famous individuals, such as the Governor of Beijing, Israel’s Prime Minister, the Princess of Thailand, and actors Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Christopher Lloyd. Jeremy Taisey returned to his hometown in 2012, bringing with him a blend of unique experiences and an unparalleled skill set. His goals for the Tula Bene menu are to create seasonal dishes featuring modern interpretations of Italian meals, using local ingredients with a focus on top-rated prime steaks. When Jeremy Taisey isn’t cooking up a storm in the kitchen, he can be found spending quality time with his wife and enjoying great food.
About Tulalip Resort Casino
Award-winning Tulalip Resort Casino is the most distinctive gaming, dining, meeting, entertainment and shopping destination in Washington state. The AAA Four-Diamond resort’s world-class amenities have ensured its place on the Condé Nast Traveler Gold and Traveler Top 100 Resorts lists. The property includes 192,000 square feet of gaming excitement; a luxury hotel featuring 370 guest rooms and suites; 30,000 square feet of premier meeting, convention and wedding space; the full-service T Spa; and eight dining venues. It also showcases the intimate Canoes Cabaret and a 3,000-seat amphitheater. Nearby, find the Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve, Cabela’s and 130 designer names at the Seattle Premium Outlets. The Resort Casino is conveniently located between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. just off Interstate-5 at exit 200. It is an enterprise of the Tulalip Tribes. For reservations, please call 866.716.7162 or visit TulalipResortCasino.com.