Palace Casino Resort

Biloxi, Mississippi


August 2011

Casual Restaurant
Coffee/Bakery Café
Central Production Kitchen
VIP Lounge
Sports Bar
Casino Service Bars
Employee Dining Room

We first worked on this project in August 2005 when the casino was completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. We initially provided designs for a temporary buffet, kitchen, bakery, cafe, and sports bar within a four month period. In 2006, we again provided design services for a buffet, grill, central kitchen, lounge and sports bars. In August 2011, the resort completed a $45 million, 110,000-square-foot expansion project. This is the largest casino expansion on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since the hurricane.

The 4,500-square-foot, 300-seat buffet features live and interactive cooking stations. “Flames” offers freshly carved smoked and grilled meats and flame fired pizzas. “Comfort” serves Southern specialties and classic favorites. “Wok” features traditional Asian fare and introduces a new dining experience to the Mississippi Gulf Coast – a Mongolian barbeque-style grill, allowing guests to create their own cuisine.  “Coastal” offers fresh boiled seafood and personalized pasta. STACKED is a new 24-hour grill, offering “Burgers & Everything In Between”. The Palace Café & Bakery serves a variety of freshly baked goods and coffees. The new upscale Contact Lounge & Sports bar features domestic, import and craft beers. Keith Crosby, general manager, remarked “We are very excited to share our beautiful new buffet with our guests. It’s more than just a new restaurant; it’s a new experience in dining.”

Architect: Cuningham Group