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Las Vegas Food Events

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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.

VEGAS FOOD EVENTS

April 25-28
Great American Foodie Fest will return to the Sunset Station parking lot from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday. The event is a gathering of more than 60 food vendors and food trucks, many of which have been featured on Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel. In addition, there will be live entertainment on two stages, a beer garden, carnival rides/games, eating competitions, chef demos, celebrity chef appearances, street performers and arts & craft vendors. For the first time, general admission will be free. A VIP experience – VIP line pass at the gate, access to VIP section, $25 food/beverage vouchers, one souvenir shirt and goodie bag – is $50 presale for a four-day pass (unlimited re-entry) if purchased in advance online at the official website or $60 at the gate the day of the event. Great American Foodie Fest, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, 1301 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014, 702-547-7777, 888-786-7389.
 
April 26-27
ARIA Director of Wine William Moss and Wine Spectator Senior Editor Kim Marcus will host a five-course pairing dinner and Pinot Noir seminar featuring wines from WALT, Siduri and Clarice. The wine dinner, priced at $295 (plus tax and tip), will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Sage on April 26 and will include hamachi crudo salad, day boat scallops with braised oxtail, Rohan duck breast, Wagyu filet and Gorgonzola custard. The Pinot Noir seminar, priced at $95 (plus tax and tip), will be held April 27 at 1 p.m. at Jean-Georges Steakhouse and will include a tasting of four wine flights featuring WALT, Siduri and Clarice selections from a variety of California’s wine regions. Both events also will include special guests Adam Lee of Clarice and Siduri, Dianna Novy Lee of Flaunt and Megan Gunderson of HALL and WALT. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the ARIA Concierge at 877-347-2742 or email [email protected]. Aria Resort & Casino, CityCenter, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 866-359-7757.
 
April 26-27
The Nth 2019 Ultimate Whisky Experience will be held at Wynn Las Vegas April 26-27. Events include master classes with discussions and tasting flights of some of the rarest and finest premium whiskies on April 26-27; and the main event: the Nth Show Grand Tasting on April 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Grand Tasting will include more than 200 of the world’s most unique, finest premium whiskies from the top-tier brands; an opportunity to meet whiskey distillers, master blenders and experts; spirits, wine and Champagne from all regions of the world; and a selection of made from scratch hors d’oeuvres. Two ticket packages are available: High Roller, which includes master classes, Grand Tasting and a dinner reception after the Tasting; and the Connoisseur for admission to the Nth Show Grand Tasting only. Visit the website for more details, prices and to purchase tickets. Nth 2019 Ultimate Whisky Experience, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-7000, 1-888-320-WYNN.
 
April 29
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa will host a wine dinner featuring Foley Family Wine, held in the Parian Ballroom. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception with passed canapes of spiced bread topped with Rose gelée and Beluga caviar, olive tapenade with Gorgonzola and apricot jam and baby heirloom tomato with portobello mushroom and chervil oil paired with Lucien Albrecht Cremant D’Alsace Brut Rosé. Following courses are salmon tartare with pomme frites and garlic crostini matched with 2016 Banshee Chardonnay; crisp duck breast with huckleberry gastrique paired with 2015 Two Sisters Pinot Noir; braised lamb shank with potato parsnip emulsion and spring pea sauce matched with 2014 Foley Sonoma Estate Cabernet Sauvignon; and wine poached pear and brown butter cake with Semillon sauce paired with 2014 Chalk Hill Estate Botrytised Semillon. Tickets are $99 per person and reservations are required and available by calling the hotel concierge at 702-869-7803. JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-869-7803.
 
May 3
Veranda at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas will host a five-course beer pairing dinner prepared by chef de cuisine Joel Ott featuring the local-based Able Baker Brewing Company. Courses are Hawaiian big eye tuna sashimi with olive and sesame emulsion paired with Test Site Saison; stout-braised mushroom pie with Swiss Gruyère mornay sauce and caramelized onions matched with Chris Kael Impale’d Ale; jumbo lump crab and artichoke fritter with spicy eggplant sofrito and honey-lime-cilantro salad paired with Press IPA; 12-hour braised pork belly with beer-braised red cabbage and sour cherry glaze matched with Swimming with Debré; and Mandarin parfait with Cointreau-infused brownie and chocolate sorbet paired with A119 Imperial Stout. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a patio reception, followed by the dinner. The cost is $65 per person. For reservations and more information, call 702-632-5121. Veranda, Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-5000.
 
May 9-12
The 13th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, a celebration of wine, food and spirits, will feature a world-class lineup of renowned celebrity chefs, master sommeliers and cutting-edge mixologists with events taking place at Aria, Caesars Palace, The Cromwell, The Cosmopolitan, Mandalay Bay, NoMad, Paris, The Venetian and Wynn. Notable chefs participating include Susan Feniger, Gordon Ramsay, Guy Savoy, Julian Serrano, Lorena Garcia, Masaharu Morimoto, Guy Fieri, Nobu Matsuhisa and Michael Mina, among others. Twenty-four events are planned during the four-day event, and include themed tastings hosted by celebrity chefs and The Grand Tasting on May 10: a sampling of dishes from more than 50 top named chefs. For a schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit the official website.
 
May 11
The 2nd annual Vegas Unstripped, a festival spotlighting the talents of more than 17 local chefs whose venues are located off of the Vegas Strip, will take place from 8 p.m.-midnight at an intimate outdoor setting located behind Esther’s Kitchen at 1130 S. Casino Center Blvd. within the Downtown Las Vegas Arts District. Chefs will be tasked with creating unique dishes reflecting their culinary passions. Participating chefs include James Trees (Esther’s Kitchen), Oscar Amador (EDO Tapas), Saipin Chutima (Lotus of Siam), Geno Bernardo (The Summit Club), Brian Howard (Sparrow + Wolf), Gina Marinelli (La Strega), Ralph Perrazzo (bBd’s), Jamie Tran (The Black Sheep), Sheridan Su (Flock & Fowl) and Khai Vu (Mordeo). Tickets include tastings of the chefs’ creations and beverages and are $75 per person. Visit here for the complete list of chefs, more information and to purchase tickets.
 

ONGOING EVENTS

Ongoing
La Comida in downtown Las Vegas has launched a new happy hour, available daily from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Appetizer specials at the Mexican eatery, priced at $5, include nachos with guacamole, Oaxaca cheese, jalapeños, pico de gallo and beans; and chicken flautas with queso fresco, sour cream, tomato, cilantro and guacatillo salsa. Drink specials include rotating select shots or signature margaritas (in varieties of passion fruit, prickly pear, guava, blood orange, mango and tamarind) for $5; and import, domestic and draft beers for $4. In addition, bottomless mimosas (in flavors of traditional, blood orange and prickly pear) are available daily, priced at $19; and seasonal cocktail pitchers are $25. La Comida, 100 Sixth St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-463-9900.
 
Second Saturdays
The Boulder City Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Best Dam Wine Walk, held from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. After purchasing a glass for $25, participants stroll around the city’s Historic District, making 25+ stops at various businesses as they taste wines and snacks, shop, and visit with shop owners. Attendees who bring a glass from a previous Wine Walk will receive a $5 discount. Each month has a different theme (such as Roaring 20’s, PJs or Pirates) and participants who dress up in costumes fitting the theme have a chance to win prizes. Ticket sales end at 6:30 p.m. For more info, monthly themes and for check-in locations, visit here and here.
 
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.
 
Sundays
Americana in Desert Shores, helmed by chef/owner Stephen Blandino, is now offering Spaghetti Sundays every Sunday from 3 p.m. to close. Guests can choose to top their spaghetti with pesto, Alfredo or pomodoro sauce, and shrimp, lobster or Wagyu meatballs; price is $16. In addition, the restaurant is also hosting Lobster Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to close when a whole Maine lobster prepared grilled, steamed or broiled and served with chef’s seasonal vegetable is priced at $20. Americana, 2620 Regatta Dr., Ste. 118, Las Vegas, NV 89128, 702-331-5565.
 




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