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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.


Thursdays September 6 through November 29
The District at Green Valley Ranch will host a weekly farmer’s market every Thursday from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. from September 6 through November 29. Held in the Courtyard Off Main Street on Village Walk Drive, shoppers will be able to purchase an assortment of freshly harvested, farm-fresh produce, including an array of seasonal fruits and vegetables grown exclusively by local Nevada farmers. In addition, there will be a smorgasbord of hot foods available. (The market will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd, Thanksgiving Day.)
September 21-23
The Life is Beautiful food, music and art festival will be held across 18 city blocks in Downtown Las Vegas. More than 50 participating restaurants will include Scotch 80 Prime, District One Kitchen & Bar and The Black Sheep; and the VIP section will have offerings from STK, Echo & Rig, Masso Osteria and a preview of the Las Vegas The NoMad. New this year will be The Cookout, a live fire cooking experience curated by chef Justin Kingsley Hall of The Kitchen at Atomic, with a rotating list of chefs, from Brian Howard of Sparrow + Wolf to Mike Minor of Border Grill, Royden Ellamar of Harvest, Khai Vu of District One, Johnny Church of Golden Entertainment, Vincent Rotolo of Good Pie and Hemant Kishore of Toddy Shop. For the schedule, full line-up of restaurants and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
September 25
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin will host “Beer & BBQ,” pairing brews from local Lovelady Brewing Company. The family-style feast will include appetizers: chile-honey glazed chicken wings, devilled eggs with smoked salmon and roasted corn and tomato salad; smoked meats: 16-hour angus brisket, baby back ribs, hot link sausage, brined half chicken and pulled pork shoulder; sides: baked beans with bacon, collard greens with chicken jus, buttermilk cheddar biscuits, napa cabbage slaw, butterball potato salad and four cheese macaroni “gratin”; and desserts: berry cobbler with smoked milk ice cream and banana cream pie with bacon crust. Lovelady beers will include Paleo Porter, Golden Nite Lager, Love Juice Hazy IPA, Outbock IPA Hybrid, HopAtomic Double IPA and 9th Island Pineapple Sour. The dinner will also include a featured cocktail of bacon old fashioned. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and tickets are $75 inclusive. To purchase tickets visit the official website. Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Downtown Summerlin, 10955 Oval Park Dr., Ste. D3, Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-202-6300.
September 25
Spiedini at the J.W. Marriott Resort will host a wine pairing dinner featuring the wines of Sbragia Family Vineyards. Courses are steamed clams and mussels with white wine and garlic paired with Chardonnay, Home Ranch, Dry Creek Valley, California 2016; eggplant rollatini filled with ricotta and heirloom tomato sauce matched with Cuvee Pinot Noir, Panthers Creek Wine Maker’s, Oregon, 2014; spice-crusted Berkshire pork rib eye and mascarpone polenta paired with Zinfandel, Gino’s Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, California, 2014; and vanilla panna cotta and berry compote matched with chef-selected dessert wine. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $69 plus tax and gratuity. To reserve, call 702-869-8500. Spiedini, JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-869-8500.
September 26
Eiffel Tower restaurant at Paris Las Vegas will host an Alain Jaume & Fils wine tasting from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. featuring selections from the historic vineyard based in the northern part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France, since 1826. The tasting will include Côtes-du-Rhône, Blanc Reserve 2017; Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Blanc, Le Miocene 2017; and Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vieilles Vignes 2016. The cost is $40 (plus tax and tip) per person and includes passed hors d’oeuvres. To RSVP call 702-948-6937 or visit here. Eiffel Tower, Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-946-3915.
September 26
Grape Vine Café will host a four-course wine dinner featuring the wines of J. Lohr Vineyards. Pairings are salmon poke with sweet potato chips paired with J. Lohr Vineyard Series Arroyo Seco Chardonnay; Italian stuffed meatball marinara matched with J. Lohr Vineyard Series Fog's Reach Pinot Noir; slow braised beef short rib paired with J. Lohr Carol's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon; and chocolate souffle cake with chantilly cream and berry coulis matched with J. Lohr Vineyard Series Tower Road Petite Sirah. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the cost is $79 plus tax and tip. Grape Vine Café, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89128, 702-228-9463.
September 28
Vegans, Baby and VegeNation Henderson will join together to host From Grassroots to Global, a dinner and panel discussion with vegan leaders from around the country including Vegans, Baby’s Diana Edelman; Vegetaryn’s Taryn Rasgon; Sustainable Duo’s Carly Bergman and Brenden Fitzgerald; and PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door David Anthony. The moderator will be VegeNation’s creative director Kelly Bennett. Guests will learn positive ways to start meaningful conversations and encourage others to live a more conscious life while enjoying a three-course vegan dinner consisting of artichoke arugula salad, wild mushroom risotto and peach and cranberry cobbler with vanilla ice cream. The event will be held at VegeNation Henderson and will start at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 and are available here. VegeNation, 10075 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, NV 89052, 702-527-7663.
September 29
The annual Grapes & Hops Festival at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve (5 p.m.-9 p.m.) will give a reason for wine lovers and beer lovers to hang out together, as both drinks are given equal time. Admission includes live music; unlimited tastes of beer and wine; and bites from El Segundo Sol, Stripburger, Mon Ami Gabi, Top of The World, TAO Asian Bistro and Divine Cafe. Tickets are $45 in advance ($55 event day); $80 in advance for a pair; $115 for VIP, which includes early admission at 4 p.m., designated VIP section with private bar and specialty food from Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab; and $30 for designated drivers. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Par for the Cure, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research. Visit the website for more information and to purchase tickets. Grapes & Hops Festival, Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107, 702-822-7700.
September 29
Della’s Kitchen at the Delano Las Vegas Hotel will celebrate its four-year anniversary with its Farmhouse VIII: Della’s Kitchen Four-Year Anniversary Brunch. Available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., a variety of signature dishes utilizing locally sourced ingredients presented in small plate format will include items such as roasted beet salad, tres leches French toast, blue crab Benedict, smoke salmon tartine and custard cakes. The price for unlimited small plates is $35 per person (plus tax and tip), and an option of unlimited libations including bloody Marys, mimosas and “adult” kombucha is an additional $15. Della’s Kitchen, Delano Las Vegas, 3940 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-9250.
October 4
Estiatorio Milos at The Cosmopolitan will reprise its popular winemaker’s table dinner, this time featuring Greece’s most ancient and traditional grape varietals. Courses are bay scallops pan-seared with olive oil and sea salt paired with 2016 Rhous Estate White Muscat/Vidiano, Crete; sashimi-quality Mediterranean octopus grilled and served with Santorini fava matched with 2016 Venetsanos Assyrtiko, Santorini; pan-fried barbouni with parsley salad paired with 2016 Biblia Chora Biblinos Rosé, Pangeon; Bay of Fundy deep sea lobster, Athenian style, in Metaxa brandy-based tomato sauce, served over linguine matched with 2013 Driopi Agiorgitiko Reserve, Nemea; Colorado Prime lamb chops with roasted lemon potatoes paired with 2013 Gerovassiliou Avaton, Epanomi; and baklava with honey ice cream matched with 2013 Parparoussis Muscat of Rio Patras, Achaia. The dinner will be available from 5 p.m.-10:45 p.m. and the cost is $79 (plus tax and tip). To reserve, call 702-698-7930 or visit here. Estiatorio Milos, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 877-893-2001.
October 4-7
Great American Foodie Fest, a gathering of specialty food vendors and gourmet food trucks from all around the country that have been featured on Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel, 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. General admission is $8 presale for a 4-day pass (unlimited re-entry), $10 for a day pass (unlimited re-entry) at the gate or $50 for a 4-day VIP presale ($60 at the gate), which includes a VIP line pass, access to VIP section, $25 food/beverage vouchers, souvenir shirt and goodie bag. In addition, the Craft Brew Experience is $25 ($30 at the gate), which will include a 4-day pass (unlimited re-entry) and ten 4-oz tastings from a variety of 24 craft brew tasting stations. For more information, to purchase tickets and to view the list of food trucks, visit the website. Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 1301 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014, 702-547-7777, 888-786-7389.
October 5-6
The 10th annual Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival will move to a new location, this year convening at Tivoli Village in Summerlin, where you can expect two days of events showcasing tastes from some of the world's most renowned chefs, culinary demonstrations and tastes of spirits and wine. The all-star lineup of chefs will include François Payard, Charlie Palmer, Saipin Chutima, Kang Kuan, Juan Pablo Colubri, Luigi Fineo, Marc Marrone, Kevin Des Chenes, Sean Kinoshita and Sean Thompson. Tickets include food, spirits and wine tastings and are $100 (per day) for general admission at 9 p.m. and $150 for VIP entry at 8 p.m. Cabana tickets, which include ten VIP passes, two bottles of vodka, and a private cabana attendant are also available. Complimentary valet and covered parking will be provided. Visit the official website for more information and to purchase tickets.
October 12-14
MGM Resorts International will host The Chef’s Table: an EPICurean Experience at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino (3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S.) and Delano Las Vegas (3940 Las Vegas Blvd. S.), comprised of five culinary events during the weekend of October 12-14. The events will include a collaborative seven-course Master Chef event at Alain Ducasse’s Rivea presented by chefs Alain Ducasse, Charlie Palmer, Akira Back, Shawn McClain, Michael Mina, Hubert Keller and Susan Feniger; Bloody Mary brunch by Michael Mina at StripSteak; wine pairing lunch hosted by Charlie Palmer at Aureole; dinner with chefs Shawn McClain and James Trees at Libertine Social; and brunch hosted by Hubert Keller and Robert Camacho at Fleur by Hubert Keller. Visit here for more information on the individual events and to purchase tickets.
October 13
The James Beard Foundation will present an exclusive dinner in the Velvet Room at Luxor Hotel & Casino as part of its Celebrity Chef Tour traveling dinner series. The six-course dinner with canapes and wine pairings will feature a question-and-answer session with renowned chefs from around the country: Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill, Los Angeles and Las Vegas), Stephan Pyles (Flora Street Cafe and Stampede 66, Dallas), Nancy Silverton (Pizzeria Mozza and Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles; Pizzeria Mozza, Newport Beach; and Mozza 2 Go and chi SPACCA, Los Angeles), Jimmy Schmidt (FoodShed Exchange, Detroit), restaurateur and cookbook author Jeremiah Tower and author Andrew Friedman. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception hosted by Luxor executive chef Justin Fredrickson. Tickets start at $140 and proceeds will benefit the James Beard Foundation and its mission to make America’s food culture more delicious, diverse and sustainable for everyone. Visit here for more information and to purchase tickets. Luxor Hotel & Casino, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-262-4000, 800-288-1000.
October 13
The Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience, part of a 12-city culinary series, will make a stop at the outdoor Las Vegas Festival Grounds at Sahara and the Vegas Strip from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. The event will feature wine and beverage seminars; cooking demonstrations presented by Stewart and other chefs; the chance to explore various kitchen gear, books and Stewart’s QVC product line; and the Grand Tasting with bites from chefs and participating restaurants such as Michael Mina (Michael Mina Bellagio), Roy Ellamar (Harvest by Roy Ellamar), Shawn McClain (Libertine Social), Akira Back (Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge), Dan Krohmer (Other Mama) and JoJo Ruiz (Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine). General admission tickets are $85; VIP, which includes a lounge and early entry at noon are $120; and Martha Stewart master class tickets, which also includes a seminar as Stewart shares her favorite tips and practices for celebrated occasions, are $250. Visit here for more information and to purchase tickets. Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience, Las Vegas Festival Grounds, 311 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 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.
Last Thursdays
Pub 365 at Tuscany Suites & Casino is hosting Thirsty Thursday $3.65 Beer Blowout, available all day long on the last Thursday of the month. For $3.65 guests can participate in a mystery grab, taking home some of the pub’s expansive beer collection (including selections from its Unicorn List of rare beers), which would be regularly priced between $6-$16. The list will change each month, and will include brews such as Boon Kriek Mariage Parfait (normally priced at $16), Uinta Anniversary Barleywine ($15), Leipziger Gose ($10), Prairie Prison Rodeo ($10), Unibroue Trois Pistoles ($11) and Lindemans Faro ($11). Pub 365, Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-893-8933, 877-TUSCAN 1.
Saturdays & Sundays
Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian is offering a three-course weekend lunch menu for $38 every Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. now through summer. While lunch menu items are subject to change based on seasonality and availability, options may include a choice of heirloom tomato soup with whipped ricotta and fresh basil, organic baby mixed green salad, French onion soup or beef carpaccio; bacon cheeseburger with apple bacon and sea salt fries, torchio pasta with wild mushrooms, Creekstone Farms Angus tenderloin salad, Creekstone Farms Angus tenderloin sandwich with sweet onion rings, fried young chicken with warm black-eyed pea salad or grilled all-natural chicken sandwich with fingerling potato salad; and banana cream parfait with caramel sauce, German chocolate cake with coconut pecan frosting or pecan pie with oatmeal shortbread crust, vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. In addition, bottomless sangría is available for $17. Delmonico Steakhouse, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1992.


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