Locally-brewed beer with innovative and unique flavors is now available at the Grand Resort & Casino through its new in-house brewery — Grand House Brewing. The new offerings include Chupacabra, a Mexican-style beer with bold flavors; Third Coast, a West-Coast citrusy IPA; and Highway 102, a light lager with a smooth finish.
National Culinary Arts month is observed in July to recognize the chefs, cooks and staff who create innovative, unique cuisine. The Hownikan takes a look at what goes into creating a quality dining experience at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort’s Flame Brazilian Steakhouse.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s extensive network of governmental, cultural and financial departments as well as its enterprises and services are made possible by the dedicated work of over 2,000 employees. The Hownikan spoke with four of these employees about what it takes to keep the Nation running smoothly and what it means to work for the Tribe.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort’s Security Training Department hosted a two-day Security Training Academy including a special presentation from CPN House of Hope’s Prevention Specialist Kayla Woody. “We discussed what signs to pay attention to with casino patrons and employees to better assist them with safety and security,” Woody said.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation supported local efforts to bring holiday cheer to Tribal members and others in the community. From toy drives to distributing food baskets, employees eagerly worked to share their giving spirit with others.
February 6 through 10 is Pride in Food Service Week, and the Hownikan talked to chefs, servers, kitchen staff and others who enjoy serving the public and find passion in food across the Nation’s programs and enterprises.
Following a series of severe storms in southeastern Oklahoma this May, CPN’s Emergency Management, FireLake Discount Foods, Health Services, Workforce Development and Social Services, and Grand Casino Hotel & Resort all mobilized to partner with nonprofit aid groups and the affected communities to respond to the disaster.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation opened its flagship enterprise in 2006, welcoming visitors to the FireLake Grand Casino with 125,000 square feet of gaming. It turned 15 in 2021, and the last decade and a half brought many changes, including a renaming in 2012. The Grand Casino Hotel & Resort is now a one-stop-shop for fun off I-40.
The Grand Spa’s talented, knowledgeable staff are ready to help clients relax, offering facials, massages, body wraps, waxing, manicures, pedicures and more.
Nelda Schrupp is displaying, among other artworks, a set of handmade jingle dresses in red, white, yellow and red to signify healing for those affected by COVID-19.