AMERICAN EXPRESS ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF OF THE CENTURION LOUNGE AT LAS VEGAS MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
American Express announces its partnership with internationally acclaimed Chef Kim Canteenwalla, co-founder of Blau + Associates restaurant group, which features the award-winning Las Vegas restaurants Honey Salt and Andiron Steak and Sea. Beginning January 22, Chef Canteenwalla will bring his seasonally inspired menu with local and regionally sourced ingredients to The Centurion Lounge at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport.
American Express Platinum and Centurion Card Members traveling through LAS will now be able to enjoy both healthy and indulgent options from Chef Kim Canteenwalla and his wife and business partner Elizabeth Blau’s restaurant Honey Salt. Local Las Vegas favorites will include Kim’s Weekend Frittata, the Grain Power Salad, Green Goodness Juice, and Kale & Anaheim Pepper Mac ’n Cheese. Selections will also feature her beloved Grandma’s Turkey Meatballs and scrumptious sweets like Brioche Caramel Bread Pudding and Mini Monkey Bread.
As in the entire Centurion Lounge network, the menu will continue to rotate on a seasonal basis, always providing a selection of fresh, diverse dishes.
“Spending a great deal of my time traveling in airports, I know first-hand the importance of providing comfortable, delicious food that travelers want to eat! I am thrilled at the opportunity to provide a snapshot of my cuisine at the Centurion Lounge!”- Chef Kim Canteenwalla
Drawing inspiration from their culinary journeys across the United States and the globe; Canteenwalla and Blau’s newest venture the Honey Salt: A Culinary Scrapbook tells the story of the making of their restaurant devoted to friends, family and community. It is with these very recipes and adventures that Chef Canteenwalla will welcome locals and travelers alike to his new home at The Centurion Lounge.
In 2013, American Express created The Centurion Lounge, to give our Card Members an amazing place to escape while traveling. Centurion Lounges provide Platinum and Centurion Card Members the perfect respite for people whose work and personal lives’ are deeply intertwined.
Amenities include complimentary food and beverages from top chefs, mixologists, and wine specialists, spacious seating and shower suites, working stations, and of course the superior customer service of American Express.
In addition to our premium Centurion Lounges Platinum and Centurion Card Members get access to our broader Global Lounge Collection, which offers access to more than 1,200 lounges across the globe – more than any other credit card offers in the U.S.
The Lounge is located in Concourse D, opposite Gate D1. The concourse is accessible from Terminal or Terminal 3 via the transit system. Once you pass security, follow signs to D gates.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019