May 6, 2010 · 11:22 AM
For the next four days you can attend the largest foodie event ever held in Las Vegas, if not the Western world: Vegas Uncorked, sponsored by Bon Appetit.
The event officially kicks off at 4 p.m. today when French superchef Alain Ducasse performs the champagne uncorking with a saber at his Mix restaurant and lounge atop The Hotel at Mandalay Bay.
The festival takes place May 6-9, with the signature event being a “Grand Tasting” ($175) on May 7 at the Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace. That event will feature chef Hubert Keller serving.
Not everyone has the chance—or wherewithal—to dine at the restaurants of chefs such as Joël Robuchon, Guy Savoy, Bobby Flay or François Payard, but they all will be there (along with about 60 other celebrated chefs) displaying and offering up their delicious wares.
Among the events on May 8 are the Ultimate All-Star Interactive Luncheon ($195) at Encore; Culinary Theater: All the Kitchen’s a Stage ($95) at RM Seafood; and the Wine Immersion Experience ($75) at Bellagio.
The lineup of celebrated chefs who have Las Vegas restaurants includes Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, Paul Bartolotta, Julian Serrano, Todd English, Luciano Pellegrini and Charlie Palmer.
Tickets are going fast; please go to www.vegasuncorked.com for further information.
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April 9, 2009 · 7:03 AM
For culinary chefs it’s a big deal- and a huge honor. Top Las Vegas semifinal chef nominees are now vying for the coveted James Beard Awards. Wynn Las Vegas chef Paul Bartolotta is on track for a rare double James Beard award win for best chef and is competing against Claude Le Tohic of Joel Robuchon at the Mansion at the MGM Grand. Raku is trying for best new restaurant; rising star chef of the year, Vanessa Garcia, Restaurant Charlie, at the Palazzo; rising star chef of the year, Sarah Kosilkowski, Michael Mina at Bellagio; and best chef, Saipin Chutima, Lotus of Siam, round out the Las Vegas competitors.
The winners will be announced the first week of May in New York City.
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