Press Release | TILMAN J. FERTITTA HOSTS PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AT ANNUAL LANDRY’S, INC. LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

February 03, 2015

HOUSTON, TX (February 3, 2015) – Tilman J. Fertitta, president, chairman and sole owner of Landry’s, Inc., surprised more than 1,300 executives, general managers and vendors by introducing President George W. Bush to address the crowd at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. The group gathered for the 10th Annual Landry’s, Inc. Leadership Conference on Tuesday, February 3.

     At the conference, Fertitta introduced President Bush to an enthused crowd before sitting down for a moderated Q&A session. Fertitta questioned President Bush on leadership, dealing with crisis, and his views on the economy.  

     This is not the first time that a President has addressed the crowd at the Landry’s, Inc. Annual Leadership Conference. Since it began in 2004, Fertitta has hosted President Bill Clinton, President George H.W. Bush, and former President of Mexico Vicente Fox, among others as keynote speakers. 

 

ABOUT LANDRY’S, INC.

Landry’s, Inc., wholly owned by Tilman J. Fertitta, is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company based in Houston, Texas. The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts such as Landry’s Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper and Mastro’s Restaurants. Landry’s also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony's, Grotto, Willie G's and others. Landry’s gaming division includes the renowned Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino concept, with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nev.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Biloxi, Miss.; and Lake Charles, La. Landry’s entertainment and hospitality divisions encompass popular destinations including the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarium Restaurants and other exciting attractions, coupled with deluxe accommodations throughout the Houston and Galveston area, including the luxurious San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center on Galveston Island.