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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.


June 2, July 7, July 21, August 4, August 18 & September 1
Vegans, Baby, a guide to vegan living in Las Vegas, will start its inaugural Vegans, Baby Vegan Food Tour on June 2 (Saturday). The vegan dining attraction will take participants on a three-hour guided walking tour from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. to five of downtown Las Vegas' most vegan-friendly restaurants, where they will be served 12 vegan dishes, including a dessert collaboration from Donut Bar and VegeNation. After the tour on June 2, future tours will occur biweekly on Saturdays starting July 7. In addition, special tours by request for parties of seven or more are available. Later this summer, the tours will expand to the Strip to highlight vegan-friendly restaurants in select properties. Tours are limited to 20 people and are open to all ages. Tickets are $87 and can be purchased here.
July 24
Spiedini at JW Marriott Resort will host a wine pairing dinner featuring Josh Cellars–Craftsman Series Wines. Courses are prosciutto and melon with imported prosciutto paired with Josh Cellars-Craftsman Series Chardonnay; roasted chicken and Swiss chard ravioli with walnut pesto sauce matched with Josh Cellars-Craftsman Series Merlot; grilled sirloin steak with wild mushrooms and rosemary roasted potatoes paired with Josh Cellars-Craftsman Series Cabernet Sauvignon; and Baileys espresso ice cream pie matched with chef-selected specialty 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.
July 27
Wynn Las Vegas is continuing its behind-the-scenes Master Class Series led by master chefs, sommeliers, bakers and artisans. Its sushi and summer cocktails pairing class will be taught by assistant director of beverage development Andrew Pollard, who will share his tips and techniques for creating cocktails that aren’t too sweet or overpowering for the delicate textures of sushi. Pollard will be joined by Andrea’s master sushi chefs, who will provide savory bites to sample throughout the interactive demonstration. The master class will begin at 3 p.m. at Andrea’s at Encore. The cost is $150 per person, all inclusive. Tickets are available by contacting the Wynn Las Vegas concierge at 702-770-7070. Andrea’s, Encore Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-7800.
July 28
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar's next Taste & Learn series event will spotlight lesser known wines from “hidden gem” Italian vineyards not normally offered in the U.S., paired with small plates from executive chef Francesco DiCaudo. Pairings are Porcini e Gamberi – porcini mushroom with langoustine and lemon paired with Pinot Grigio, Jermann, 2014; Carciofi – artichokes with robiola cheese and pine nuts matched with Barbaresco, Valtiglione, 2013; ravioli di coniglio – rabbit ravioli with lentils and mushrooms paired with La Rocca, Cabernet Sauvignon delle Venezie, 2015; and capriolo – seared roe deer loin with beets, almonds and blueberry sauce matched with Via Castello, Lazio Rosso, 2014. The pairing will begin at 6 p.m. and the cost is $65 per person (all-inclusive). To reserve, call 702-364-5300 or visit here. Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-364-5300.
August 2
Estiatorio Milos at The Cosmopolitan will host a wine dinner entitled Greece vs The Old World featuring a comparison of some of Greece’s most typical wines with classic counterparts from Europe’s most famous wine regions in France and Italy. Courses are salmon tartare paired with Tselepos Amalia Rose NV, Nemea, Greece; pan-seared bay scallop matched with Henriot Brut NV, Champagne, France; Maryland crab cake paired with 2016 Venetsanos Nykteri, Santorini, Greece; Mediterranean octopus sashimi matched with 2013 Moillard Meursault, Burgundy, France; astako makaronada (lobster pasta) paired with 2014 Katsaros Xinomavro, Mt. Olympus, Greece and 2012 Batasiolo Barolo, Piemonte, Italy; and baklava with honey ice cream matched with 2009 Gerovassiliou Malagousia Late Harvest, Epanomi, Greece and 2011 Maculan Torcolato, Veneto, Italy. The dinner will be available from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. with the last seating at 10:45 p.m. The cost is $79 per person 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.
August 9
Boteco, having sourced Argentine beef, will utilize it to offer an authentic Parrillada tasting menu entitled “Takes Meat to Tango.” The menu will include provoleta con morrones – Argentinean pulled-cured cheese and cured red bell peppers, fresh oregano and spices served with bread; parrillada Argentina and patatas domino – Entrana Argentine beef and house-made chimichurri with domino baked potato; and dulce de leche molten cake with strawberries. Each course will be paired with an Argentine wine. The cost is $45 per person and reservations are encouraged. Boteco, 9500 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 170, Las Vegas, NV 89123, 702-790-2323.
Chef Daniel Boulud created THE UMAMI FRENCHIE for UMAMI BURGER Through September 14
French chef Daniel Boulud (of Daniel in New York City, one of GAYOT's Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S.) pioneered the "Gourmet Burger Revolution." So, it’s only natural that on Bastille Day, July 14, 2018, he launched "THE UMAMI FRENCHIE" with the famous UMAMI BURGER chain. (The timing was lucky as France won the 2018 FIFA World Cup the next day!) Discover the tasty burger, presented by Boulud himself, in this video. Then, go try it for yourself at UMAMI BURGER in Las Vegas. Part of UMAMI BURGER's Artist Series, "THE UMAMI FRENCHIE" ($18) will be available until September 14th. One dollar from each burger sold will benefit charitable organization Citymeals, which provides a lifeline of nourishing meals and vital companionship to New York City’s homebound elderly. Umami Burger, SLS Las Vegas, 2535 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-761-7614.


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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