Landry's owner Tilman J. Fertitta teams up with actress Eva Longoria to manage, own and operate Beso restaurant in Las Vegas

HOUSTON , August 10, 2011 (press release) – Tilman J. Fertitta today announced that he has joined forces with Eva Longoria to manage, own and operate the world class restaurant, Beso, located in the heart of CityCenter in Las Vegas. According to Fertitta, "Eva created a landmark restaurant at the spectacular CityCenter, and I look forward to working with her as my partner in Beso."

Tilman J. Fertitta is the sole owner of Landry's, Inc., a national, diversified restaurant, hospitality and entertainment company principally engaged in the ownership and operation of high end and casual dining restaurants with over 300 locations. Landry's owns and operates such iconic brands as Chart House, Vic and Anthony's, Oceanaire, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Saltgrass Steakhouse, Claim Jumper, Rainforest Cafe and a number of fine dining restaurants. Mr. Fertitta also owns and operates numerous hospitality and entertainment businesses, including the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casinos in Las Vegas, Laughlin and Atlantic City, the Kemah Boardwalk, the Tower of Americas and the San Luis Resort.

Golden Globe-nominated, Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, and ALMA Award-winning actor, activist, and philanthropist Eva Longoria stars as Gabrielle Solis on the ABC mega-hit "Desperate Housewives." Longoria also recently filmed Baytown Disco with Billy Bob Thornton and Cristiada opposite Andy Garcia. The face for L'Oreal, Longoria has her own production company, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment, which develops films and television shows and is an executive producer and host for the National Council of La Raza ALMA Awards, and executive producer of the documentary HARVEST. Longoria recently released her first NY Times Best Selling cookbook, Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends. Additionally, Longoria is the national spokesperson for PADRES Contra El Cancer and founded the charity Eva's Heroes.

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