Fiesta Henderson to Host Mardi Gras Wine Pairing Dinner

Fiesta Henderson
FIESTA HENDERSON TO HOST MARDI GRAS
WINE PAIRING DINNER

 

 
Get in the Fat Tuesday spirit with a special Mardi Gras wine pairing dinner at Fiesta Henderson’s Fuego Steakhouse. Four courses of New Orleans favorites will be paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle wines at a spectacular value: only $45 per person.

 

The menu:

 

Appetizer
Cajun spinach and crab dip with herb toasted sliced baguettes.
Pairing: Canoe Ridge Chardonnay

 

First Course
Jambalaya with chicken, shrimp and Andouille sausage sautéed with Creole seasonings and finished in a spicy tomato broth.
Pairing: Indian Wells Merlot

 

Second Course
Pan seared blackened New York sirloin and jumbo scallops with trinity butter, herb roasted potatoes and fresh vegetable mix.
Pairing: Cold Creek Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Dessert
Bananas foster, which is a classic New Orleans favorite, made with sautéed sliced bananas in a sweet rum and butter sauce.
Pairing: Late Harvest Riesling

 

The February 12 dinner begins at 6 p.m. and reservations may be made by calling (702) 558-7000. Offerings and pricing are subject to change without notice at the discretion of management.

 

About Fiesta Henderson
Fiesta Henderson Hotel & Casino offers more than 220 hotel rooms and suites in Henderson, one of the fastest growing areas in Southern Nevada. The property also offers more than 77,000 square feet of gaming and meeting space. Dining options include Fuego Steakhouse, Amigo’s, the award-winning Festival Buffet, Café Fiesta (set to open in March) and casual dining options. Other amenities include three bars and a 12-screen movie theater. Fiesta Henderson is owned and operated by Station Casinos. Station Casinos owns and 17 properties across Southern Nevada and operates another.

Photos: James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour Held At The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Earlier this week (Tuesday, May 15), The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill hosted a stop on The Celebrity Chef Tour benefitting the James Beard Foundation. The exclusive dinner featured a collaborative menu by acclaimed chefs Bruce & Eric Bromberg (Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill), Jonathan Waxman (Barbuto) with the help of Jennifer Puccio of Park Tavern in San Francisco and Clayton Arakawa (Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Resort Hawaii).

Well-known dining entrepreneurs and chefs attended the event including Julie and Rick Moonan of RM Seafood and Celebrity Chef Tour President Jeff Black. Prior to dinner, guests dined on passed appetizers such as Ahi Poisson Cru, Oyster Tempura and Foie Gras Wontons. Main course offerings consisted of Lobster Salad; Toshi Special; Ribs, Wings & Rice; Shoyu and Sake Braised Pork Belly; and Meat and Potatoes. The evening was capped off with a dessert of Ginger Bread Pudding and Chateau Ste Michelle Late Harvest Riesling.

Sponsors were comprised of the American Humane Association, Chase Family Cellars, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Creekstone Farms, Domaine Serene, Forever Cheese, Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Leidy’s, Rain Crow Ranch, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Hawaiian Hog Incorporated, Springer Mountain Farms, Wüsthof, Mercedes-Benz, Stella Artois and Visa Signature.

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Credit: © Ben Garcia/ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas