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Leslie Gamble
Manager, Public & Government Affairs
O: (405) 753-8040
C: (405) 488-7611

Mark Madeja
Senior Specialist, Public & Government Affairs
O: (918) 748-1074
C: (918) 935-9318


Presentation at 2:00pm, followed by interviews with Kurt Fleischfresser, Vast Director of Operations, Michael O'Hara, General Manager, and Leslie Gamble, AAA Oklahoma Public Affairs Manager, (405) 488-7611.

August 22, 2019 - Vast has earned the esteemed AAA Four Diamond designation, reaching new heights in Oklahoma City dining even for the 49-floor high jewel. This is the first time Vast has attained this prestigious rating, the only such restaurant to do so in the city.

"Vast is certainly in tall cotton," said Leslie Gamble, AAA Oklahoma public affairs manager. "Just 656 restaurants throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean hold the AAA Four Diamond Rating. That's just two percent of the nearly 32,000 restaurants inspected by AAA annually."

"We are honored to have received this recognition," said Kurt Fleischfresser, Director of Operations. "Since taking over operations at Vast, our goal was to become a AAA Four Diamond restaurant. It takes hard work and dedication from our staff, and we couldn't be more proud of our team. We are here for Oklahoma City, and we want everyone to come experience and see our great city."

Restaurants at this level offer a distinctive fine-dining experience and attentive service, according to AAA. Menu offerings are distinguished by highly creative chefs using top-quality ingredients and an upscale ambiance.

"To uphold the exceptional standards required to attain this rating is an outstanding achievement," Gamble said. "AAA Four Diamond restaurants go above and beyond, delivering memorable dining experiences."

Located on the 49th and 50th floors of the Devon Tower, Vast is a unique restaurant specializing in fresh fare and exquisite dining options including private dining and event spaces. Vast offers superior service and unparalleled views - all in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. Vast is managed by Coury Hospitality. For more information about Vast, visit

About AAA Diamond Ratings

For more than 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant inspections guided by member priorities. With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA's rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. AAA conducts these inspections as the trusted source of nearly 60 million members, guiding them to have memorable travel and dining experiences.


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