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Wolfgang Puck Steak Dips Out of the MGM Grand Detroit Casino

The restaurant will be replaced by a different steakhouse

Wolfgang Puck sits in his chef jacket with his hands clasped and one arm leaning on the back of the chair.
Wolfgang Puck at the MGM Grand Detroit in December 2014.
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Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Wolfgang Puck Steak is gone from the MGM Grand Detroit casino for good. The high-end steakhouse from the famous chef has been closed throughout the pandemic and will not reopen, according to the Detroit News.

A new steakhouse called D.Prime is taking over the space, which was occupied by Puck’s restaurant for eight years. Puck had also previously occupied a neighboring space with a casual restaurant called Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria and Cucina, and before that Wolfgang Puck Grille.

Booths at Wolfgang Puck Steak are separated by glass walls with images of the Detroit skyline on them.
Wolfgang Puck Steak at the MGM Grand Detroit in December 2014.
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Despite his celebrity chef status, Puck’s restaurant empire — largely distributed across resorts and casinos — has been hit hard by COVID-19. Only recently did Michigan begin allowing casinos in Detroit to reopen at limited capacity. Already this year, Puck closed a restaurant in one of Washington, D.C.’s Newseum buildings (recently sold to Johns Hopkins University) and a high-rise Dallas restaurant.

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