Chef, restaurateur, New York Times Best selling author and Emmy Award winning television host, Guy Fieri, unveiled additional details today for his signature concept at Texas Live! – Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint. Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint will debut with the project when it opens in the Arlington Entertainment District on August 9 joining Arlington Backyard, Live! Arena, PBR Texas, Troy’s, Sports & Social Arlington, Pudge’s Pizza, and Lockhart Smokehouse in anchoring Texas Live!.“I’m stoked to bring my Taco Joint to Texas Live!,” stated Guy Fieri. “Nothing starts a good party like some killer tacos and a few margaritas and we’re doin’ it all in Arlington. Love, Peace and Taco Grease!”Located in the heart of Texas Live! with views into Live! Arena, Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint will feature a variety of scratch made tacos, house made salsas and guacamole. Featured menu items include the ‘Al Pastor’ – Shiner Ruby Red glazed pork shoulder tacos with chipotle and sweet onions, grilled pineapple-serrano salsa, cilantro, cotija and avocado-tomatillo salsa, and the ‘Achiote Chicken’ – shredded slow-braised achiote marinated chicken tacos with borracho sauce, pico de gallo, cabbage, cotija and salsa rojo. In addition, the venue will feature a full bar and will serve up scratch made margaritas, a selection of Mexican beer and some classic Guy concoctions.“Guy Fieri is one of the premier chefs in the country and it is incredibly exciting that he chose to launch a brand new concept at Texas Live! in the heart of the Arlington Entertainment District,” stated Jim Watry, Chief Operating Officer, Texas Live!. “Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint brings a premier national brand to a strong line up of local, regional and national venues opening at Texas Live!. We can’t wait to kick off the Grand Opening celebration beginning August 9.”
The Grand Opening celebration for Texas Live! will take place August 9 – 12 in the Arlington Entertainment District. Grand Opening festivities for Texas Live! will kick off Thursday, August 9 with national recording artist and Dallas-Fort Worth native, Toadies, performing on the Arlington Backyard stage. The celebration will continue throughout the weekend with a packed line up of live music and entertainment, events and activities for the entire community. A full schedule of events can be found on Texas Live!’s website here: www.texas-live.com/grandopening.Texas Live! is creating more than 3,000 new jobs for the City of Arlington and Tarrant County including 2,000 new construction jobs and over 1,000 new permanent jobs. The district is currently seeking applicants for all types of positions from entry level to management opportunities. Positions include but are not limited to Servers, Cooks, Bartenders, Front and Back-of-House, Music Entertainment Specialists, as well as Sales, Marketing, and Promotional Managers. Please visit http://workforcesolutions.net/ to learn more information about joining the Texas Live! team.