Today begins the annual Restaurant Week in Las Vegas as more than 80 of the most popular Sin City restaurants offer up prix fixed meals priced at $20.10, $30.10, and $50.10, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting food bank Three Square working to end hunger in Southern Nevada.
The week kicks off with MGM Grand’s Wet Your Appetite celebration at Wet Republic with booths and food stations for most of the 80-plus participating chefs.
There will of course be entertainment throughout the week with Fleur des Lys and burger Bar chef Hubert Keller both cooking and spinning, as he plays guest DJ for the party. Also on the agenda for entertainment is America’s Got Talent stars Recycled Percussion and the sexy girls from Crazy Horse Paris, as well as synchronized swimmer from Studio 54 as they turn one of the pools into a unique dance floor.
Chefs involved in the week-long culinary event include cooks from MGM restaurants Joel Robuchon, Craftsteak and Fiamma, plus Jean George Steakhouse, Sage, Sensi, Olives and Osteria del Circo. Celebrity chefs’ restaurants include Wolfgang Puck, Tom Colicchio, Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Rick Moonen, Todd English, Jean Georges Vongerichten and Stephen Hopcroft presenting the perfect paella at Seablue.
“We look forward to taking part in Restaurant Week because each year it’s a great opportunity for chef and restaurants to give back. Three Square’s mission holds a special place in my heart and has furthered my awareness and call-to-action to help this worthy cause,” said Rick.
Some of this year’s events include “Tease in the Kitchen” which will be held on Tuesday at Joel Robuchon’s L’Atelier, with a live burlesque show and band. On Tuesday there will be a Japanese sake and beer tasting with 28 varieties at Shibuya in MGM, where you can also get a temporary Japanese tattoo.
Other Las Vegas restaurants involved in the week-long events include Agave, American Fish, Biscayne Steak Sea & Wine, BLT Burger, BOA Steakhouse, Café Bellagio, Café Bleu, Diablos, Dos Caminos, DW Bistro, Jasmine at Bellagio, Kojkomo’s Steak and Seafood, LAVO, Mesa Grill, Onda, Sensi at Bellagio, Serendipity, Sushi Rock, Tacos and Tequila, The Capital Grille, Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant and Lounge and so many more!
Restaurant Week is part of the nationwide Hunger Action Month Feeding America’s Give a little, Feed a Lot Campaign. This is your chance to taste the cuisine of world-famous Chefs at a fixed priced you won’t find anywhere else. And, perhaps the best part is, while you enjoy Las Vegas fare, you’ll be helping feed Southern Nevada. Stay tuned for more up-to-date information on where the parties will be at and how delicious the culinary fare is!