Download The My Live! Rewards® App


HANOVER, MD – Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland today announced a new restaurant set to open in 2023. The dining venue will be in partnership with local restauranteurs Nick Son and Steven Wang. The new restaurant, KOHO Korean BBQ House, will feature a wide variety of traditional Korean-inspired dishes, including the highest quality Korean BBQ meats, traditional Korean entrees, side dishes, desserts, and a full bar. It will open in the space adjacent to The Cheesecake Factory.

Live! Casino & Hotel has prioritized local, minority and women owned businesses throughout its decade in Maryland and this new restaurant allows for a long-term commitment to supporting a home-grown business.

“We are excited to be partnering with Nick Son and Steven Wang who have the expertise and success to bring a new dining concept to our property.” said Rob Norton, president of Cordish Gaming Group. “This restaurant will compliment Live!’s commitment to providing our guests with a first-class gaming, entertainment and dining experience.”

KOHO Korean BBQ House is one of several local businesses owned and operated by Maryland based restaurateurs Nick Son and Steven Wang. KOHO will wow customers with a local, authentic Korean BBQ experience and atmosphere, featuring a full bar, outdoor patio, private party room and more, as well as an extensive takeout menu. The restaurant will operate from Sunday to Thursday, 11:00 AM-10:30 PM, and Friday to Saturday, 11:00 AM-12:00 AM and will be led by nationally known Executive Chef Tai Yi Zheng who brings over 25 years of experience opening and managing Korean restaurants all over the country.

"We are beyond thrilled to be partnering with a world-class property like Live! Casino & Hotel,” said Nick Son, co-owner of KOHO Korean BBQ House. “We are looking forward to bringing an elevated authentic Korean BBQ dining experience for the casino guests and the community.”

The restaurant itself is being designed by a Korean firm who works in partnership with a local architect to create the space. As a team, they have experience designing hundreds of upscale KBBQ restaurants in the U.S. and South Korea.

To learn more about dining options at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland, please visit


About Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

The four-time AAA Four Diamond rated Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland is one of the largest and most luxurious commercial casinos in the country. Offering guests a range of activities including gaming, entertainment, world-class dining and hotel accommodations, Live! Casino & Hotel is consistently ranked the top tourist attraction in the state. Located between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, and adjacent to the popular Arundel Mills Mall, the property features one of the area’s biggest entertainment venues, The HALL at Live!, along with Maryland’s #1 Sportsbook with partner FanDuel at Sports & Social Maryland. Other amenities include 183 live action table games, a large Poker Room, approximately 4,000 slot machines, two High Limit Rooms, and the Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio. The award-winning hotel features 310 luxury guest rooms and The Cordish Art Collection complete with more than 40o pieces of contemporary art from world-renowned artists including Andy Warhol. Multiple dining options and guest services round out the experience at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland is owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. More information can be found at 

About The Cordish Companies

The Cordish Companies’ origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Gaming; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment, and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. Welcoming over 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel, and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family’s core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships, and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit or follow us on Twitter.

“The Cordish Companies,” “The Cordish Company” and “Cordish” are trademarks used under license by independent corporations, legal liability companies and partnerships (“Cordish Entities”). Each Cordish Entity is a separate, single-purpose legal entity that is solely responsible for its obligations and liabilities. No common operations or financial interdependency, and no intermingling of assets or liabilities of the Cordish Entities exists, or should be deemed to exist, as a result of the potential common reference to multiple independent entities operating under the names “Cordish,” “The Cordish Companies” or “The Cordish Company” here or elsewhere.

For Further Information:

Renee Mutchnik
Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland
(410) 979-9035 

Sarah Orzach
Stanton Communications
(410) 707-2466