Tropicana Atlantic City’s Taste of the Quarter Raises $20,000 to Benefit United Way

For Immediate Release

Thu, Aug 22, 2019


Noel Stevenson


Tropicana’s 12th Annual Taste of the Quarter raises $20,000 to benefit the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.


Celebrity Chefs at Taste of The Quarter Tropicana


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (August 22, 2019) – On Monday, August 19 guests enjoyed dishes from Tropicana Atlantic City’s collection of dining establishments at the 12th AnnualTaste of the Quarter. Thesignature foodie event raised $20,000 benefitting United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ).

Flavorful samples of Tropicana’s culinary scene were provided by Olón and Okatshe by award-winning Chef Jose Garces, il Verdi, Golden Dynasty, Chelsea Five Gastropub, P.F. Chang’s, Carmines, Cuba Libre and many more.

“Each year we are tremendously grateful to all who participate in, and donate to, Taste of the Quarter,” said Jason Gregorec, General Manager of Tropicana Atlantic City. “I am delighted to say Tropicana will donate $20,000 to the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. It has been a privilege to come together in support of a very deserving organization.”

“Poverty is the intractable issue of our region, and that’s simply unacceptable,” said Bill Golderer, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. “Our United Way is committed to fighting poverty with scalable, proven solutions – and we can only do that when we have the right partners at the table. We’re grateful for collaborators in that work, like the Tropicana, whose Taste of the Quarter event exemplifies our community taking action, stepping into the roles we each have to play to uplift our communities, and showing that we always do more when we come together around a common cause.”

Thank you to all of our participating celebrity chefs, organizers and partners.

Celebrity Chefs: HughE Dillon, Philly ChitChat; Chuck Darrow, Bettors Insider; Lynne Kaufman, Cooper Levenson Law; Jennifer Scott, Longport Media; Jose Garces, Garces Group.

Local Organizations: Jason Gregorec, General Manager, Tropicana Atlantic City; Steve Callender, Senior Vice President of Operations – East Region, Eldorado Resorts, Inc.; Bill Golderer, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey; James Curcio, Atlantic County Surrogate; Debra Canale, Ms. New Jersey Senior America 2019; Mary Moyer, The Arc of Atlantic County; Mark Hills, The Arc of Atlantic City; Mark Ganter, Little Water Distillery; Jean Muchanic, Absecon Lighthouse.

Local Personalities: Scott Cronick, WOND 1400 and Press of Atlantic City; David Spatz, News Director, Longport Media; Whitney Ullman, GoToWhitney/FOX29; Nick Pittman, SJNtv; Marc Berman, Eat, Drink & Be You Magazine; Mike Lopez, AC Mike Show; Jennifer Scordo, 92.5 WXTU; Tara Rebel, Boogie Night’s Roller Girl; Michelle Mooney, SJNtv.

About the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, serving communities in Pennsylvania’s Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and New Jersey’s Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May and Cumberland counties, is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and in people’s lives. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. In Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, United Way fights for youth success and family stability because we LIVE UNITED against intergenerational poverty. For more information about United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey visit

About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring just under 2,400 hotel rooms and home of The Quarter, a 200,000-square-foot entertainment complex, Tropicana Atlantic City is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With over 25 restaurants, 25 shops, 20 bars and lounges, 4 pools, the Tropicana Showroom, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana Atlantic City was highlighted as one of the “Coolest Casinos in the World” by PopSugar. Casino Player Magazine has voted the TROP ADVANTAGE® Club as the “Best Players Club” four years in a row. In 2018, Tropicana Atlantic City’s Cabana Five Bar & Pool Deck was named the “No. 2 Best Hotel Pool” in the Nation by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Since 2013, Tropicana completed over $200 million in renovations, including its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness, Garces restaurants, renovations to over 900 hotel rooms, casino and more.

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About Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates twenty-eight properties in thirteen states, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In aggregate, Eldorado’s properties feature approximately 27,500 slot machines and VLTs and 800 table games, and over 12,500 hotel rooms.

Founded in 1973 in Reno, Eldorado has been dedicated to providing exceptional guest service, a dynamic gaming product, award-winning dining, exciting entertainment and premiere accommodations. Our extensive management experience and unwavering commitment to our team members, guests and shareholders have been the primary drivers of our strategic goals and success. We take pride in our reinvestment in our properties and the communities we support along with emphasizing our family-style approach in an effort to build loyalty among our team members and guests. We will continue to focus on the future growth and diversification of our company while maintaining our core values and striving for operational excellence. For more information, please visit

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