Quite a Catch: Aria’s new restaurant already reeling in celebrities

The place hasn’t even opened yet and already it has a celebrity clientele. George Clooney and Rande Gerber reportedly are planning to throw a Halloween bash as part of the grand-opening festivities at Catch at Aria.

The event has yet to be confirmed by MGM Resorts International, but Gerber is said to be friends with New York-based restaurateurs Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm, who have Catch locations in New York, Los Angeles and Playa del Carmen, Mexico. When the restaurant does open, expect upscale selections such as truffle sashimi, wagyu on a rock and salmon belly carpaccio. aria.com

 

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