JEM Steakhouse in Spotlight 29 Casino Honored with Wine Spectator Award

Spotlight 29 Casino’s upscale steakhouse, JEM, features over 300 wines. JEM offers monthly wine pairing dinners.

Coachella, CA, September 20, 2009 --( JEM Steakhouse has earned a prestigious 2009 Restaurant Wine List Award given by Wine Spectator, it was announced by Wine Spectator Magazine.

The upscale steakhouse located in Spotlight 29 Casino features a wine list of over 300 fine wines showcasing mainly regions in California. The list includes such wines as Opus One, Bryant Family, Grgich Hills, Stags Leap, Trefethen and Joseph Phelps.

“We are thrilled for this recognition,” said Robert Paull, General Manager of Spotlight 29 Casino. “JEM is well known for its incredible menu and now it will be known for its outstanding wine list as well. All of our wines are carefully selected to give each patron an amazing dining experience with delicious food and a perfectly paired wine.”

Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. The winning restaurants wine lists offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.

JEM Steakhouse features natural certified Angus beef as well as the freshest seafood. The beef, which is aged for 29 days, includes such choices as a 24 ounce Porterhouse and a 20 ounce Bone-in Rib Eye. Other entrees include Herb Parmesan Crusted Colorado Rack of Lamb and Seafood Pappardelle. JEM also offers whole live Maine Lobster, as well as grilled selections of Halibut, Salmon Shrimp and Scallops.

For a limited time, JEM is offering a Prix Fixe Dinner for only $35 per person (Thursday – Sunday, non-show nights). Diners have a choice from three appetizers, four entrees and two desserts.

JEM Steakhouse is open 5-10pm, Thursday-Saturday and 5-9pm on Sunday. Enjoy the wine list and special bar menu at the JEM Bar, open daily at 4pm, with Happy Hour specials from 4-6pm.

About Spotlight 29 Casino:
Spotlight 29 Casino is conveniently located off I-10, just minutes from all of the desert cities, featuring 2,000 slot machines and a complete lineup of the most popular table games. The casino offers a wide variety of entertainment options; a 2,200 seat showroom for headline entertainment, the Blue Bar with live entertainment seven days a week and an array of dining choices including JEM Steakhouse and the all-you-can-eat buffet at Café Capitata. Spotlight 29 is currently undergoing exciting renovations including an upgrade to the poker room featuring additional poker tables, a high limit slot area as well as a new lounge for Platinum Member. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, the fun never stops at Spotlight 29! Spotlight 29 Casino is a business venture of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians.

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