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Las Vegas Food Events

Enjoy food and music at the annual event Life Is Beautiful, one of many food festivals in Las Vegas

Find the latest restaurant and culinary events in Las Vegas with GAYOT's calendar featuring chef pop-ups, special dinners, tasting menus, food festivals and more. For even more updates, check out the latest Las Vegas Restaurant News and Wine Tasting Events.


September 21
Wolfgang Puck and his Las Vegas culinary team will host the 5th annual Sip & Savor dine-around event at Spago at Forum Shops at Caesars. Attendees will sample dishes from each of Puck’s six Vegas restaurants — Spago at Forum Shops at Caesars, CUT at The Palazzo, Lupo by Wolfgang Puck at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin and MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Cucina by Wolfgang Puck at The Shops at Crystals — paired with an array of fine wine, Champagne and spirits and the musical stylings of Michael Shulman. Proceeds will benefit Keep Memory Alive, an organization created to increase awareness and raise funds for the research, management and treatment of brain disorders. Early bird tickets are $175 for admission at 6:30 p.m., and VIP tickets with admission at 5:30 p.m. and reserved seating area are $225. Prices will increase after Sept. 1. To purchase tickets visit here or call 702-369-6300. Spago, Caesars Palace, Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-369-6300.
September 27
Downtown Grand will continue chef Scott Commings’ culinary road trip series with a “Tastes of Texas” western cuisine-themed dinner, with 100 percent of all ticket sales going to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims. The dinner will include frito pie; Texas caviar; a BBQ platter of smoked brisket, hot links and “Franklin’s-style BBQ”; cowboy cut rib-eye; collards, beans and potatoes; and pecan pie. All courses will be paired with regional and local beers. Normally the monthly dinners are for 25 guests but it will be expanded for up to 150 people and moved to the Fremont Room. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person or $400 for a table of eight and can be purchased here. In addition, Freedom Beat will continue to support the hurricane relief efforts by donating $2 from every lunch and dinner entrée purchased during the month of September. Freedom Beat, Downtown Grand, 206 N. 3rd St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-719-5315.
September 28
Wynn Las Vegas will continue its behind-the-scenes Master Class Series with an interactive class on cake decorating, taught by Wynn’s master cake artist Flora Aghababyan, winner of Food Network’s Cake Challenge. Aghababyan will share tips and techniques for creating striking cakes at home, including fondant, piping and working with molding chocolate and sugar décor. The hands-on workshop will be held inside the pastry kitchen at Wynn and will begin at 2 p.m. The cost is $150 per person inclusive of tax and gratuities and tickets are available by contacting the Wynn Las Vegas concierge at 702-770-7070. Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-7070.
September 28-October 1
Great American Foodie Fest will return to Sunset Station from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, noon-11 p.m. on Saturday and noon-10 p.m. on Sunday. The event is a gathering of specialty food vendors and gourmet food trucks from all around the country that have been featured on the Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel. In addition, there will be live entertainment, carnival rides, games, eating competitions, arts/craft vendors and special appearances and cooking demos by celebrity chef Phillip Dell, winner of Food Network's “Chopped.” General admission is $8 presale for a four day pass (unlimited re-entry), $10 for a day pass (unlimited re-entry) at the gate or $50 for four day VIP presale ($60 at the gate), which includes VIP line pass, access to VIP section, $25 food/beverage vouchers, souvenir shirt and goodie bag. To purchase tickets and to view the list of food trucks, visit the official website. Great American Foodie Fest, 1301 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014, 702-547-7777, 888-786-7389.
September 30
Della’s Kitchen at Delano Las Vegas will host a multi-course dinner featuring American BBQ-inspired cuisine that showcases the restaurant’s commitment to sustainable ingredients. The evening will begin with an interactive reception from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. featuring live entertainment, beer and wine samples and a farmer’s market. At 7 p.m., guests will be welcomed to the restaurant by executive chef Jay Calimlim who will present a menu that includes appetizers of arugula salad, fried pork rinds and smoked chicken sausage; main courses of Painted Hills bone-in beef short ribs and pulled Duroc pork shoulder; vegetarian alternatives of stuffed portabella, cauliflower steaks and black-eyed pea cakes; and dessert of peach melba with almond cake, grilled peaches and honey thyme ice cream. The cost is $75 plus tax and tip. To purchase tickets, call 702-632-9254 or email Della's Kitchen, Delano Las Vegas, 3940 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-9250.
Fridays through September
Twin Creeks Steakhouse at Silverton Casino Hotel is offering Filet Fridays every Friday in September. Priced at $50 per person, the special includes a house salad, six-ounce filet mignon, baked potato, dessert and a glass of wine. The special is available during dinner service from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Twin Creeks Steakhouse, Silverton Casino Hotel, 3333 Blue Diamond Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89139, 702-914-8594, 866-946-4373.
October 7
The 7th annual Cheers to Chocolate takes place at The District at Green Valley Ranch from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Wine, beer, cocktails, culinary treats and chocolate from Las Vegas vendors Raising Canes, Crazy Pita, King’s Fish House, Whist Stove and Spirits, Stone Brewing, Due and Proper, Balboa Pizza, Ben & Jerry’s and Anderson Dairy will be offered for sampling. Local musician Richard Mann will provide entertainment, and mind readings and illusions will be from magician Rob Anderson. In addition, look for an assortment of silent auction items to bid on. Pre-event individual tickets are on sale for $35 with couples’ tickets available for $65. Day of individual tickets cost $45, with couples’ tickets $80. All attendees must be over 21. Visit here to purchase tickets. All proceeds will benefit Easterseals Nevada. The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Dr., Henderson, NV 89052, no phone.


Tom’s Urban has launched a unique Beat the Clock happy hour Ongoing
Tom’s Urban at New York-New York has launched a unique Beat the Clock happy hour running Monday through Friday, beginning at 4 p.m., with food and drink prices rising every hour until 7 p.m. It also takes place late night Sunday through Thursday, beginning at 11 p.m., with prices dropping every hour until 2 a.m. Among a dozen small plates are ginger chicken potstickers, crispy Brussels spouts, fried dill pickles and street tacos; drink specials include select signature cocktails, well drinks and all draft beers. Tom's Urban, New York-New York Hotel & Casino, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-740-6766.
Due Forni has introduced a happy hour menu of gourmet appetizers priced at $5, including oven-baked goat cheese with bacon, apple and honey; duck confit over arugula, caramelized onions and ubriaco cheese; pork belly with smoked bacon polenta and red wine reduction; turkey meatballs with tomato and Parmesan; and braised oxtail served with gnocchi, cremini and parsley. The happy hour is offered from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. daily; add a glass of select wine for $5. Due Forni, 3555 S. Town Center Dr., Ste. 105, Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-586-6500.
First Fridays
El Segundo Sol celebrates Cinco de Mayo every month, by offering its Loco Hour specials all day in the bar.  Specials include loaded nachos ($5), three varieties of fully loaded street tacos ($2.25-$3.25) and quesadillas ($4-$5); drink deals feature $5 margaritas, $3 tequila shots, $4 sangria and beer ($3-$4.25). El Segundo Sol, Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-258-1211.
MOzen Bistro at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas has launched its Jazz Sundays Brunch. The weekly event features live jazz and an all-you-can-eat brunch priced at $58, which includes sushi, crab claws, Kumomoto oysters, traditional dim sum, Belgian waffles, live carving stations and dessert offerings. Free-flowing champagne is offered for an additional $35, and unlimited mimosas are $19 per person. The brunch is served from noon-2:30 p.m. Additionally, on Sunday evenings, the Mandarin Bar on the 23rd floor hosts live jazz bands from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. with light bites, domestic and imported beers for $6, and signature cocktails for $14. MOzen Bistro, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, CityCenter, 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89158, 888-881-9367.


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