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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.


February 28, March 14, April 18, May 16, June 13 & July 11
Boteco is continuing its wine tasting series featuring a different region at each event. Hosted by owners Marcus and Alessandra Fortunato and wine industry friends, the one-hour events include a tasting of three wines, inspired appetizer pairings and Q&A discussion on the wine region and details of the wine. Dates and regions include February 28–A Taste of Sonoma, March 14–A Taste of Malbec France/Argentina, April 18–A Taste of Piedmonte, May 16–A Taste of Veneto, June 13–A Taste of Bubbles and July 11–Old World vs. New World. The cost is $20 and the tastings begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at the restaurant or online and are limited to 30 guests per tasting. Boteco, 9500 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 170, Las Vegas, NV 89123, 702-790-2323.
Boteco will celebrate the Spring Equinox with a three-course tasting menu March 22
Boteco will celebrate the Spring Equinox with a three-course tasting menu inspired by organic Provençal dishes and wine pairing featuring wines from the French Provençal and Burgundy wine regions. Courses are Provençal soupe au pistou with organic root vegetables, heirloom beans and house-made vegetable stock paired with Château Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2016; oven-baked Jidori chicken breast and wing au sauce de Provence matched with Château Des Reyssiers Régnié 2010; and organic egg custard with fresh strawberries and raspberries. The dinner will begin at 5 p.m. and the cost is $65 per person. Reservations are recommended as the dinner is limited to 40 guests. Boteco, 9500 S. Eastern Ave., Ste. 170, Las Vegas, NV 89123, 702-790-2323.
March 27
Spiedini at JW Marriott Resort will host a wine pairing dinner featuring selections from Irony Small Lot Reserve. Courses are imported prosciutto and melon paired with Chardonnay, Irony Small Lot Reserve, Monterey County, 2015; cavatelli pasta with shredded short rib and truffle oil matched with Pinot Noir, Irony Small Lot Reserve, Monterey County, 2014; spice-crusted roasted pork rib-eye with Carolina potato pie and smashed red bliss potatoes baked with Monterey Jack cheese, crispy onions and braised Napa cabbage paired with Cabernet Sauvignon, Irony Small Lot Reserve, North Coast, 2014; and baci with Oreo-crusted vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce 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.
March 29
Wynn Las Vegas is continuing its behind-the-scenes Master Class Series led by master chefs, sommeliers, bakers and artisans. Its Cheese & Wine Appreciation Master Class will be led by Wynn’s executive director of wine Mark Thomas and Jardin executive chef Joseph Zanelli, who will team up to guide participants on an immersion into the world of cheese and wine, while sampling a variety of selections. The master class will be held on Jardin’s patio and will begin at 3 p.m. The cost is $150 per person. Tickets are available by contacting the Wynn Las Vegas concierge at 702-770-7070. Jardin, Encore Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-7000.
March 29
MGM Resorts executive director of beverage Jason Smith, Harvest by Roy Ellamar executive chef Roy Ellamar and Vegas Golden Knights owner/Foley Family Wines founder Bill Foley will host a Foley Family Wine Dinner at Bellagio’s Tuscany Kitchen. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception with passed appetizers paired with Foley Rosé, Sonoma and a Charles Goodnight Bourbon Cocktail, followed by a four-course dinner presented by chef Ellamar. Courses are California Delta asparagus, sea lettuce, oysters and Passmore Ranch caviar matched with Lancaster Sauvignon Blanc; wild Alaskan halibut with green garlic soup, ricotta ravioli and black truffle paired with Chalk Hill Chardonnay “Estate” Sonoma; pepper-crusted duck breast and confit leg with foie gras paired with Four Graces Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley; and Northern California cheeses, dark chocolate brioche and seasonal preserves matched with Altus Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa. The cost is $225 (all-inclusive). To purchase tickets, call the Bellagio Concierge at 702-693-8282. Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-7111, 888-987-6667.
March 30
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower will host its inaugural Stratosphere Chocolate Festival from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at the Stratosphere’s Elation Pool atop the property’s 8th floor rooftop pool deck. The Festival will feature tastings from Ethel M Chocolates and chocolate desserts from Stratosphere’s Tower Creamery, and for the adults in attendance, there will also be wine tastings by Trinchero Family Estates, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Constellation Brands, along with specialty chocolate cocktails. Family activities will include a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt, face painters, a silent disco and bunny ear sales, which will benefit Adam’s Place, a Grief Center for Children and Families. Tickets are $30 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available online via here and at the Stratosphere Ticket Center on the casino level. Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-380-7777, 800-998-6937.
April 1
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar will serve a prix-fixe Easter brunch priced at $47 per person. The menu includes a choice of lobster bisque, modern Caesar salad or house-made burrata salad; Fleming’s signature eggs Benedict (with a choice of filet mignon, house-made crab cake sauce or surf & turf featuring one of each style), cinnamon apple brioche french toast, steak and eggs, porcini-crusted filet mignon or Ora King salmon Cobb salad; and New York cheesecake, crème brûlée or fresh berries and Chantilly cream. All entrées are accompanied by Lyonnaise potatoes with caramelized onions and pan-seared asparagus with blistered grape tomatoes. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Town Square, 6515 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-407-0019.
April 1
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa (11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas) and Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis at Green Valley Ranch (2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Henderson) will both serve a lavish Easter brunch – the former from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and the latter from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Both brunches cost $89 per person for ages 11 and older and $39 for children 3-10 years. Menu items will differ at each steakhouse’s brunch, but both will offer omelets made-to-order with gourmet ingredients such as prime rib, lobster, shrimp, smoked salmon, applewood bacon, ham and sausage; items such as blueberry croissant casserole; a carving station with Korean short ribs, slow roasted turkey, ham and lamb; a Bloody Mary bar; and a seafood array including poke bowls, king crab legs, salmon cornet, ceviche, Maine lobster and oysters. To make reservations or for more information, call 702-797-7576 for T-Bones or 702-617-7075 for Hank’s.
April 4-7
The 8th annual Nth 2018 Ultimate Whisky Experience will once again be held at Wynn/Encore. Several events are planned, including master classes with discussions and tasting flights of some of the rarest and finest premium whiskies; a whisky pairing dinner at Joël Robuchon; super pours of rare whiskies that retail for more than $300 a dram; and the Main Tasting on April 6 from 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. – a grand tasting of hundreds of the world’s most unique, finest premium whiskies from the top-tier brands, gourmet hors d'oeuvres catered by the Wynn/Encore’s executive chefs and exclusive cigars. Several ticket packages are available. Visit the event website for more details, prices and to purchase tickets. The Nth 2018 Ultimate Whisky Experience, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89139, 702-770-7800.
April 8
Restaurateur Costas Spiliadis will add his own unique twist on the traditional Easter spread with an orthodox Easter prix-fixe at his Estiatorio Milos at The Cosmopolitan. Served from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. and priced at $75 per person, the five-course meal will include Greek spreads of taramosalata, hummus and htipiti with toasted pita and raw vegetables; magiritsa traditional Greek soup; Greek salad with vine ripe tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and barrel-aged feta; slow roasted lamb on the spit with lemon potatoes; and dessert of tsoureki, koulourakia and fresh fruit. Estiatorio Milos, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 877-893-2001.
April 14
The UNLV college scholarship-fundraising 44th annual UNLVino will be held from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in downtown Las Vegas’ Symphony Park. It’s Las Vegas’ longest running fundraiser. The event will feature world-class wine, Champagne, saké and craft beers. Along with the varied beverages will be chefs and bites from 50 restaurants, including Scott Conant’s Masso Osteria, Brian Howard’s Sparrow + Wolf, Brian Massie’s Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar, Gustav Mauler’s Spiedini, Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood, Mitsuo Endo’s Raku and Sweets Raku, Paul Bartolotta’s Ristorante Bartolotta and T-Bones Chophouse. Tickets are $150 ($175 at the door), with early access passes available for $100 through March 9. Visit the official website for a complete list of participating wineries, chefs and restaurants and to purchase tickets.
Thursdays through May 31
The District at Green Valley Ranch is hosting a weekly Farmer’s Market every Thursday from March 1-May 31, held in the courtyard off Main Street from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will feature an assortment of freshly harvested farm-fresh produce, including seasonal fruits and vegetables grown exclusively by local Nevada farmers, a smorgasbord of hot foods and fresh flowers. The District at Green Valley Ranch Farmer’s Market, 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.


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