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Griddle Cafe closing at SLS

Discussion in 'Restaurants & Buffets' started by VivaMattyVegas, Jan 29, 2015.

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  1. VivaMattyVegas

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    They need a 24 hr dining establishment that sells more then pancakes. Griddle Cafe can't fill that nitch.
    They are trying to re-org their operating structure to keep costs in alignment. New operators struggle to build a brand and re-tune their offering.
    Obviously the segment they were going after is not working. I think they need another 6 months to right the ship, hope they can last that long.

    They really need something cool or great service to pull people north to that location.
     
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    That's a shame. They had some tasty breakfast grub.
     
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    Bummer, I was planning to go there in 1.5 weeks as part of an SLS visit.
     
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    Yikes, that's not a good sign! I ate there last trip and really enjoyed it , the breakfast menu (and food) was awesome.

    The funny thing was that the Griddle Cafe was very busy, despite the casino itself being empty.
     
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    I heard Revel was really nice too...
     
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    The Griddle Café was not failing - that's not the reason for the closure. This is a re-org that's been planned for some time.

    Bill
     
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    Oh damn, that sucks. I was going to check them out next week, but I guess I'll cross that off the list.
     
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    The former COO from Revel, Scott Kreeger, is now running SLS. SLS has the same snobbery that doomed Revel.
     
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    When you create your whole brand to attract Las Vegas ******bags and they don't show up...
     
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    give that man a Cheroot:thumbsup:
     
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    So,the big question mgmt must ask.

    Do we save more money closing xxx than we lose elsewhere by closing xxx?

    I am thinking you lose more, and the downward spiral speeds up.
     
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    In all fairness, they didn't create a brand new brand for Vegas. They already had this brand for many ******s.

    I personally think the SLS in Beverly Hills is excellent and would be happy to stay there. There are several weird things about the Las Vegas SLS personally:

    -As a Los Angeles native, it's like walking into a bizarro version of Hollywood and what the rest of the country thinks we live like since we have the same restaurants and nightlife and mashed it into a Miami like scene
    -Not made for gamblers
    -No freaking bathtubs unless you have the penthouse!
     
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