Shula’s Named One of Best steakhouses in America!

Posted On 16 Feb 2015
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WildHorsePass_Shula's-Dining_031There was exciting news in November as Shula’s Steak House inside Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler was named one of the 2014 Best Steakhouses in America, according to Open Table Diners.

Ovations Food Services, a division of Comcast-Spectacor which specializes in food and beverage services and catering, operates this Shula’s Steak House in Chandler, AZ which is the first and only Shula’s Steak House not only in Arizona, but on the entire west coast.

According to Open Table, The Top 100 Steakhouses in America awards highlight restaurants that deliver a high-end dining experience that is singular and soothing all at once. The site determines the list of honorees after analyzing more than five million reviews of more than 20,000 restaurants across the country – all submitted by verified diners.

“Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino is honored to receive this prestigious award. As the flagship restaurant at our property, Shula’s Steak House is popular among our guests and has earned a reputation for providing one of the best cuts of steak available. We invite guests to visit us this holiday season to experience why we were named one of the best steak houses in America,” said Michael Olujic, General Manager of Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino.

“I would like to thank our Director of Food & Beverage at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Wade Gruenwald and Shula’s Steak House General Manager Robert Volpe and their team for their hard work and dedication in achieving this distinction” said Michael Doocey, Ovations Food Services Regional Executive Director at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino. “The focus we place on preparing and serving the world’s finest beef paired with a memorable customer experience really shows.”

Gila River Gaming Enterprises, Inc. operates three Arizona casinos owned by the Gila River Indian Community, including Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Lone Butte Casino, and Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino. All three casinos offer a combination of slots, table games, bingo, poker and hotels and are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Additional information on this and other events is available by calling 1-800-946-4452, or on our website at

Ovations Food Services, LP: A nationally ranked food service company, Ovations Food Services ( delivers fresh menus, fresh management and fresh ideas to public assembly venues, hotels and casinos throughout the United States and Canada. Ovations specializes in food, beverage, merchandise and hospitality services for stadiums, arenas, convention centers, fairgrounds, expo-centers, racetracks, zoos, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, casinos and hotels. Considered by many as the best managed and most innovative company in the industry, Ovations’ results oriented senior management team has been involved in managing almost every major public assembly facility throughout the United States and Canada.

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