Encore Boston Harbor Announces Rob DiTonno as New Executive Chef at On Deck Burger Bar – Chef DiTonno draws on years of Boston restaurant experience for new role at upscale, game day-inspired sports bar and restaurant

Encore Boston Harbor is pleased to announce that culinary talent Rob DiTonno is the newly appointed Executive Chef of On Deck Burger Bar. Chef DiTonno has been with Encore Boston Harbor since its opening in 2019.

As executive chef of On Deck Burger Bar, Chef Rob DiTonno oversees all culinary operations at the upscale sports bar and restaurant, including identifying overall restaurant goals; the development and execution of the American ballpark-inspired menu; and extensive team training and mentoring. In his new role, Chef DiTonno works to maintain Encore Boston Harbor’s high culinary standards while drawing on inspiration from years of industry experience in the Boston-area that have provided him with an unparalleled ability to present guests with a unique and upscale dining experience that appeals to both Bostonian culinary sensibilities and sports fandom.

Prior to taking over as executive chef of On Deck Burger Bar, Chef DiTonno helped to open Encore Boston Harbor’s doors in June 2019 as chef tournant. Shortly after, he was promoted to chef de cuisine of the property’s buffet.  Having spent most of his career in the Boston area, Chef DiTonno also served as executive chef at Del Frisco’s for nearly a decade, as well as in the kitchen at many local independently owned establishments.

Boasting an expansive menu of game-day-inspired cuisine and craft beers, 33 75-inch televisions, panoramic views of the gaming floor, On Deck Burger Bar is a Boston sports lovers’ dream dining destination. While the highlight of On Deck Burger Bar’s menu is the restaurant’s gourmet burgers crafted with Pat LaFrieda’s all-natural beef, offerings like lobster rolls, crispy wings, a bacon cheeseburger salad, cheesesteak tater tots, a foot-long pastrami hot dog, and more round out the diverse selection of upscale Americana fare. In addition to its food menu, On Deck’s beverage program serves up 24 beers on-tap along with a variety of canned craft brews, sports-themed cocktails, and over-the-top milkshakes- perfect for quenching any fan’s game-watching thirst.

On Deck Burger Bar features a mouthwatering menu highlighted with gourmet burgers and classic American sports bar favorites. Items such as The Patriot burger or The Bruins burger are crafted with Pat LaFrieda’s all-natural beef, while crispy wings, a bacon cheeseburger salad, cheesesteak tater tots and more round out the selection. Plus, a variety of craft beers, sports-themed cocktails and over the top milkshakes, all served under 33 75-inch televisions, makes On Deck the best place in Boston to watch a game.

On Deck Burger Bar is located inside Encore Boston Harbor at 1 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149. The restaurant is currently open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m.–10 p.m. In addition to takeout, in-restaurant, socially distant table seating is available alongside socially distant bar seating featuring plexiglass dividers between bar patrons. Click here for more information, or to make a reservation, you can also call (857) 770-3320.

About Encore Boston HarborEncore Boston Harbor features 210,000 square-feet of gaming space, and when at full capacity, offers more than 2,800 slot machines and over 200 table games. Situated on the Mystic River in Everett, Massachusetts, and connected to Boston Harbor, Encore Boston Harbor boasts 671 spacious hotel rooms, a spa, salon and fitness center, specialty retail shops, 18 dining and lounge venues and more than 50,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting spaces. The grounds feature a six-acre Harborwalk with pedestrian and bicycle paths that provide access to the waterfront, an event lawn, public art and ornate floral displays. It is the largest private, single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The casino offers free self-parking for all guests seven days a week. Encore Boston Harbor is proud to be the Official Hotel of the New England Patriots.