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3/7/2014 3:23:18 PM

Saratoga Olive Oil products to be offered in multiple dining establishments at Saratoga Casino and Raceway

SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (March 7, 2014) – Saratoga Casino and Raceway has announced a new partnership with Saratoga Olive Oil Company. The casino will now be featuring a selection of Saratoga Olive Oil products at the Garden Buffet and Fortunes trackside restaurant.

“Being able to serve such fresh products to our guests from a local company as reputable as Saratoga Olive Oil is truly a pleasure for us at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.” said Jennie Jurkiewicz, Director of Food and Beverage at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

The initial offering at each restaurant will include a Grapefruit White Balsamic Vinegar and Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil. A display is planned for the salad bar in the Garden Buffet that will showcase the products being used from Saratoga Olive Oil. Additionally, Saratoga Casino and Raceway Executive Chef Shawn Nash will create a seasonal dressing for the buffet using olive oils from the Saratoga Olive Oil Company.

"Saratoga Olive Oil Co. is excited to be working in conjunction with Saratoga Casino and Raceway,” said Clint Braidwood, co-owner of Saratoga Olive Oil Company. “ Executive Chef, Shawn Nash has an amazing passion for food and a great culinary vision.  We are thrilled that he wants to utilize our products in his creations."

Saratoga Olive Oil was founded in 2011 and is located at 484 Broadway in Downtown Saratoga. The company offers a wide variety of over 60 Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Aged Balsamic Vinegars and Exotic Sea Salts imported from all over the world. In 2012 they were recognized as one of the top five stores in the world for Olive Oil Selection by the Olive Oil Times.

Saratoga Olive Oil Company

Saratoga Casino and Raceway employees pick up their first order from Saratoga Olive Oil Company. Pictured from left to right: Kirby Ives, Operations Manager at Saratoga Olive Oil; Hayley Miller, Store Manager at Saratoga Olive Oil; Jennie Jurkiewicz, Director of Food and Beverage at Saratoga Casino and Raceway; Shawn Nash, Executive Chef at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

Saratoga Casino and Raceway, located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY, features over 1,700 slots, electronic table games, Vapor Night Club, two full-service restaurants with buffets, a casual dining restaurant, three full-service bars, deli and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. Operating hours for the gaming facility are 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. every day. Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week and live harness racing runs March through mid-December. For a full racing schedule and additional information, please visit or call 800-727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses.  Please play responsibly. 

Tom Engle

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