Celebrity chef Guy Fieri plans to open restaurant concept at Horseshoe Tunica

Guy Fieri, celebrity chef and host of the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," plans to open a restaurant concept at the Horseshoe Tunica Casino and Hotel in Tunica, Mississippi.

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri plans to open restaurant concept at Horseshoe Tunica

A recognizable star of the culinary industry has plans to introduce a new concept of restaurant to the metro.

Guy Fieri announced his plans to open Guy Fieri's Tunica Kitchen and Bar on May 15, 2015 at Horseshoe Tunica.

The 224-seat restaurant will open this summer across from the World Series of Poker Room, on the main casino floor of Horseshoe.

Derrick Madison SVP and General Manager of Horseshoe Tunica said: 'We are thrilled to have Guy Fieri's Tunica Kitchen + Bar join our culinary offerings on the property.' We're confident our guests will enjoy what Guy Fieri has to offer and can't wait for the taste to come to Mississippi.

Fieri, who is known for his slogan of bringing diners and viewers into "flavortown," will be opening restaurants in Tunica that serve American cuisine. This includes his Trash Can Nachos and signature sandwiches, hamburgers, and deserts.

According to MBJ's research, Horseshoe Tunica has the second largest casino in Memphis based on gaming square footage. Nearly 1,000 people work at the casino and 500-room hotel. Jack Binion’s Steak is one of the many restaurants on site.

Fieri is an Emmy Award winning television host and a New York Times best-selling author. He is well-known for Food Network programs such as "Guy's Big Bite", "Diners Drive-Ins and Divas" and "Guy's Big Bite".

Fieri's Knuckle Sandwich LLC opened 75 restaurants in various locations around the world including Las Vegas, Atlantic City and Dubai.