by: Scott McCaulley
It appears that another celebrity chef is set to open a restaurant at the Branson Landing.
An announcement was posted on Social Media from FACE Hospitality Monday announcing that company who’s subsidiary, FACE Amusement Group, already operate Arcade City at the Landing as well as several other attractions, will be establishing Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar in 2020.
The announcement by FACE Hospitality comes on the heels of announcing a partnership with Fieri and Robert Earl to open some “Chicken Guy” Restaurants in Tennessee.
Fieri, who’s shows on the FOOD Network include Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives as well as Guy’s Grocery Game, has several restaurants across the country.
The complete release from FACE Hospitality is below:
On the heels of a recently announced partnership with Guy Fieri and Robert Earl to open four Guy Fieri’s Chicken Guy! restaurants in Tennessee, FACE Hospitality, subsidiary of FACE Amusement Group, has partnered with the famed chef restaurateur, author and Emmy Award-winning television personality to open Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar in Branson, Missouri. Scheduled to open Summer 2020, the nearly 8,000-square-foot Kitchen + Bar will be located in the expansive Branson Landing waterfront entertainment complex, where FACE currently operates its popular Mirror Maize, 7D Dark Ride Adventure and Arcade City attractions. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar will welcome locals and visitors alike to enjoy chef Guy’s award-winning dishes, craft beers and cocktails with both indoor and outdoor seating options and stunning views of Lake Taneycomo.
“FACE Amusement Group has been serving up fun and excitement in the Branson area for the past three years,” said Rosemary Rose, President of FACE Hospitality. “We look forward to building on our partnership with Guy to grow our presence in the community and add to the amazing lineup of food and fun at Branson Landing.”
Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar will showcase Chef Fieri’s signature, bold flavors with menu highlights like his famous Trash Can Nachos, award-winning Bacon Mac n Cheese Burger, and Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ Wings. As well as a hearty selection of signature sandwiches, scratch made entrees, house smoked meats, and mouthwatering desserts like the Pretzel & Potato Chip Covered Marbled Cheesecake. The restaurant will feature a full premium bar with an extensive selection of liquors, wines, bottled and draft beers. Chef Guy’s craft cocktails will feature worldwide best sellers like the Caliente Margarita, Tattooed Mojito and Guy’s Famous BBQ Bloody Mary.
“I’m all about great food, good times and big fun so to be able to partner up with folks like FACE Hospitality is a perfect opportunity to bring it all together in one place…Branson!,” said Guy Fieri.
FACE Amusement entered the Branson market in 2017 with the opening of Arcade City, and the Branson Coaster. Early this year, FACE Amusement expanded its footprint in Branson with the opening of the Branson Buzzsaw at the 5 Star Trip Advisor-rated Branson Sawmill. The company also operates The Mirror Maize, 7D Dark Ride Adventure and Arcade City at Branson Landing, making Guy’s Kitchen + Bar restaurant the now fifth establishment for the FACE portfolio in Branson. Spanning 1.5 miles of waterfront along Lake Taneycomo and adjacent to historic downtown Branson, Branson Landing is home to more than 100 shops, attractions and restaurants, as well as the Hilton Promenade Hotel.
“We are very excited to welcome Guy Fieri’s Branson Kitchen + Bar to Branson Landing. The restaurant’s fun atmosphere and unique menu will be a perfect fit for Branson Landing,” stated Rick Huffman, President and CEO of HCW, LLC. Branson Landing is owned and operated by HCW, LLC.
Continuing their growth, FACE Amusement Group has 21 locations across the United States and offers entertainment for kids and kids at heart. Adventure seekers will appreciate the Branson Buzzsaw, a thrilling new swing ride at the Branson Sawmill (2115 MO-76, Branson, Missouri) that lifts guests to the top of a 123-foot tower where they spin at 10 revolutions per minute. Guests are provided a heart-pumping, unforgettable view from above during the delightful ride.