Rick Harrison, Jason Giambi, Jon Gray at Grand Opening of Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar at The LINQ

Rick Harrison with Heather Bednarczyk
Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar
celebrated the first grand opening at Caesars Entertainment’s brand new retail, dining and entertainment development, The LINQ, on Thursday, Feb. 6 (Photo credit: Jeff Ragazzo)

Jason Giambi with wife Kristian Giambi
Jason Giambi with wife Kristian Giambi

Photo credit: Jeff Ragazzo.

Attendees enjoyed authentic Mexican cuisine by Executive Chef Ernesto Zendejas, signature cocktails, live sets by DJ Soxxi and rides on Chayo, the sexy mechanical bull. Chef Zendejas served samples of his signature dishes, including pork sopes, mini lobster tacos and guacamole with pork rinds and pomegranate seeds.

Jon Gray with wife Ruth Gray
Jon Gray with wife Ruth Gray

Photo credit: Jeff Ragazzo.

VIP guests also sipped on a select few of the 50 tequilas Chayo offers and sampled signature cocktails like the Don Margarita, Señorita, The Office and Chayo Paloma.

Executive Chef Ernesto Zendejas
Executive Chef Ernesto Zendejas

Photo credit: Jeff Ragazzo.

Notable guests included baseball star, Jason Giambi, Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars and Jon Gray, vice president of The LINQ.

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar, which spans two levels and 14,000-square-foot at The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s dynamic new mixed-use development, is open from 11 a.m. to late daily. The high-energy restaurant introduces a new concept in Mexican dining, combining a DJ, mechanical bull, a vast tequila and cocktail selection and a blend of authentic and innovative Mexican fare by Executive Chef Ernesto Zendejas. For more information, guests may call 702-691-3773, visit the website at http://chayolv.com or follow Chayo on Facebook at http://facebook.com/ChayoLV, Twitter at http://twitter.com/ChayoLV and Instagram @ChayoLV.