Celebrate the Fall Harvest During Festivino at The Venetian Las Vegas on Oct. 9

FESTIVINO

CELEBRATE THE FALL HARVEST DURING FESTIVINO AT THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS ON OCT. 9

A portion of proceed to benefit March of Dimes

 

Time to uncork and pour.  The Venetian® Las Vegas is getting in the spirit of fall harvest with Festivino, the fifth annual food and wine festival, Friday, Oct. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Festivino guests will learn about the celebrated wines from master sommeliers and enjoy culinary specialties under the stars from illustrious Master Chefs of France including Steve Benjamin, Jacques Chretien, Olivier Desaintmartin, Jean -Louis Dumonet, Jerome Ferrer, Claude Le-Tohic, Patrick Ponsaty, Nico Romo, David Werly, and Olivier Dubreuil, executive chef of  The Venetian and The Palazzo.

 

This year, former keyboardist and songwriter from Journey, Jonathan Cain – also a wine enthusiast will perform at Festivino. In partnership with Dennis De La Montanya and his De La Montanya Winery & Vineyards, Cain has created Finale Wines, which will be available during Festivino for guests to experience.

 

“Festivino is a favorite food and beverage event for many of our guests,” said Sebastien Silvestri, vice president of food and beverage for The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, “and we are honored to celebrate the event again this year with a distinguished lineup of Master Chefs of France.”

 

To take advantage of the fall weather, the popular epicurean event has been moved outdoors to the picturesque Doge’s Palace grand entrance of The Venetian.

 

Tickets go on sale Sept. 1 and are $95 plus tax and fees. To purchase online, visit www.venetian.com or at any Venetian or Palazzo box office. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend Festivino.

 

 

 

 

About The Venetian Las Vegas®

The Venetian Las Vegas is one of the world’s most iconic resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the LEED® EB Gold-certified luxury resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas’ most lavish accommodations. In 2014, TripAdvisor named The Venetian the world’s most extraordinarily designed hotel. The Venetian‘s standard suite is nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room, prompting it to be featured in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “largest standard hotel room in the world.”

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features extensive services for meetings and conventions, in addition to world-class leisure amenities, like Grand Canal Shoppes®, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers; the award-winning  Canyon Ranch SpaClub®; best-in-class casino gaming; exquisite restaurants; and a wide variety of entertainment including  the party musical “ROCK OF AGES,” Motown® headliners Human Nature, and the all-female comedy series LIPSHTICK – THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Venetian and its sister resort, The Palazzo Las Vegas, hold the distinction of being the first-ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group® global portfolio. For additional information, visit venetian.com, follow on Twitter @venetianvegas and interact on Facebook at facebook.com/venetianlasvegas.

 

Celebrate The World’s Finest Wines And Food Pairings During Festivino At The Venetian® And The Palazzo® Las Vegas

The Venetian

Master Chefs

CELEBRATE THE WORLD’S FINEST WINES AND FOOD PAIRINGS DURING FESTIVINO AT THE VENETIAN® AND THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS

 

The Venetian and The Palazzo welcome the return of Festivino, a full-bodied festival celebrating old world and new world wines paired with delicious dishes from the finest chefs on Friday, Sept. 26, from 7p.m. to 10p.m.

 

For many vineyards around the world, now is the perfect time of year to harvest their grapes. It’s also an exciting time to pay tribute to the winemakers, their great wines and feature food from the Master Chefs of France. The chefs will create unique dishes to compliment the wine and please the palette.

 

During Festivino, guests can mingle and learn about the celebrated wines from master sommeliers and enjoy culinary specialties all while surrounded by the beautiful Waterfall Atrium of The Palazzo featuring stunning seasonal décor.

 

Master sommeliers and Master Chefs of France participating include David Werly, Frederic Castan, Jean -Louis Dumonet, Jerome Ferrer, Claude Le-Tohic, Steve Benjamin, Bernard Liberatore, Nico Romo , Claude Godard and Olivier Dubreuil, executive chef of The Venetian and The Palazzo.

 

“We are excited to celebrate Festivino with the Master Chefs of France,” said Sebastien Silvestri, vice president of food and beverage for The Venetian and The Palazzo. “Festivino is a unique experience for guests to savor the finest food and wine.”

 

All-inclusive tickets are $85 and $75 for Grazie loyalty card holders and can be purchased online at www.venetian.comor at any Venetian or Palazzo box office.  Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend Festivino.

 

 

 

About The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas

The LEED EB Gold®-certified  Venetian Las Vegas, the largest property in the country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond and the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four Star awards, is one of the world’s most luxurious resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas’ most lavish suite accommodations.

 

The Silver LEED®-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights.  Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards,” the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York.  The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools.  The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Buddy V’s by “The Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro,  Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse.

 

The expansive Venetian and Palazzo Congress Center features convention and meeting rooms that span 340 distinct venues and more than 2.25 million square feet of flexible space, including the 85,000-square-foot Venetian Ballroom and the newly remodeled Sands Expo.

Grand Canal Shoppes® at The Venetian and The Palazzo features  more than 160 luxury boutiques, specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice’s Grand Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, street side cafes and live entertainment. Signature brands include Nevada’s only Barneys New York, Jimmy Choo, Diane von Furstenberg, Christian Louboutin, Kenneth Cole, Dooney & Bourke, Hervé Léger and Swarovski.

 

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features an indoor streets cape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, a wide variety of entertainment such as the party musical “ROCK OF AGES;” “PANDA!,” an unprecedented theatrical spectacle; showroom headliners including Human Nature, David Spade, Rita Rudner, Tim Allen and Joan Rivers and extensive convention and corporate services.

 

Other unique offerings include the chic dining and nightlife hotspots, TAO and LAVO; the world’s largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sports book and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse’s Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo – an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities.

 

Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Palazzo and The Venetian Las Vegas are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio.

 

For additional information, visit venetian.com or palazzolasvegas.com , follow on Twitter @venetianvegas @palazzovegas and interact on Facebook.

THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS HOST MASTER TOUR DE FRANCE CULINARY TASTING EVENT MARCH 8

 

VENETIAN® AND THE PALAZZO

Master Tour de France

THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS
HOST MASTER TOUR DE FRANCE CULINARY TASTING EVENT MARCH 8

WHAT:
As a part of the 5-day 59th General Assembly of Master Chefs of France culinary event, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas will host one public event: Master Tour de France on March 8.

This special event will bring 12 world-class chefs, 12 wineries and spirit makers to Las Vegas showcasing specialties in technique and cuisine from different regions of France.

Master Tour de France will be the only opportunity for the public to take part in this prestigious culinary assembly, taking place in the United States for the first time.

WHO:
Of the General Assembly, known as the “Maitres Cuisiners de France,” Master Tour de France will highlight 12 Maitres Cuisiners, wineries and spirit makers, including five celebrated Las Vegas chefs:
Olivier Dubreuil of The Venetian and The Palazzo
Claude Le Tohic of Joel Robuchon
Steven Benjamin of L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Jean Joho of Eiffel Tower
David Werly of Mandarin Oriental

Additional prestigious chefs from across the world taking place in the event include:
Frederic Morineau of Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman
Gerard Bertholon of Cuisine Solutions, Alexandria, Virginia
Michel Blanchet of Michel Blanchet, Los Angeles
Olivier Desaintmartin of Zinc, Philadelphia
Jerome Ferrer of Europea, Montreal
Claude Godard of Jean & Gason, New York
Philippe Godard of Le Senon and LePostillon, France
Jean-Louis Gerin of New England Culinary Institute, Montpelier, Vermont

WHEN:
Saturday, March 8 from 6pm – 10pm

TICKETS:
This event is open to the public. Tickets are all inclusive and priced at $50 per person. Ticket holders must be 21 years or older with a valid I.D. Tickets are available for purchase by calling The Venetian or The Palazzo Box Office at 866) 641-7469 or (702) 414-9000, or online at Venetian.com.

About The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas

The LEED EB Gold®-certified  Venetian Las Vegas, the largest property in the country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond and the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four Star awards, is one of the world’s most luxurious resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas’ most lavish suite accommodations.

The Silver LEED®-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights.  Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards,” the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by
a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York.  The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools.  The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Buddy V’s by “The Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro,  Carnevino by Mario
Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse.

Grand Canal Shoppes® at The Venetian and The Palazzo feature more than 60 luxury boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and couture brands making their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo including Chloé, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, and Diane von Furstenberg.

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features an indoor streets cape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, a wide variety of entertainment such as “Soul2Soul with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill;” the party musical “ROCK OF AGES;” “PANDA!,” an unprecedented theatrical spectacle; showroom headliners including Human
Nature
, David Spade, Rita Rudner, Tim Allen and Joan Rivers and extensive convention and corporate services.

Other unique offerings include the chic dining and nightlife hotspots, TAO and LAVO; the world’s largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sports book and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse’s Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo – an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities.

Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Palazzo and The Venetian Las Vegas are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio.

For additional information, visit venetian.com or palazzolasvegas.com , follow on Twitter @venetianvegas @palazzovegas and interact on
Facebook.

WHERE:
Doge’s Palace plaza
The Venetian Las Vegas
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Photos: FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend Kicks Off with Star-Studded “First Course” Event

FOOD & WINE ALL-STAR WEEKEND’

FOOD & WINE ALL-STAR WEEKEND IN LAS VEGAS
KICKS OFF WITH STAR-STUDDED “FIRST COURSE” EVENT
Food Festival Starts Strong with Sold-Out Event at ARIA Resort & Casino

Culinary superstars took over ARIA Resort & Casino last night for the 4th Annual FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend’s sold out “First Course” kick-off event. 

View Bar, the AAA Five Diamond resort’s main lobby bar, was swarmed with award-winning chefs, sommeliers and mixologists including ARIA’s Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Masa Takayama, Julian Serrano, Shawn McClain, Sirio Maccioni, Marco Maccioni, Anthony Amaroso, Craig Schoettler and Kim Wood; MGM Grand Chefs Joël Robuchon, Steve Benjamin, Claude Le-Tohic, Heather Zheng, Scott Irestone, Steve Barr, Vincenzo Scarmiglia, Heath Cicerelli, Ho Chee Boon and Anthony Schutz; and Bellagio’s Akira Back, Jason Smith, Hiew Gun Khong, Ricardo Murcia and Patrick Lee.

The gastronomic icons took photos and mingled with the guests, while nibbling on delicious selections from ARIA’s extraordinary restaurants. Shawn McClain’s ASage served up Kushi Oyster with aged tequila Mignonette and tobacco pearls; Crispy Meyer Lemon Risotto with whipped triple crème; Braised Veal Cheeks with bone marrow flan and smoked polenta and Absinthe Macaroons for dessert.

Guests raved over the offerings from Julian Serrano’s eponymous ARIA restaurant, including Bomba, a spicy meatball made with Veal & Pork tenderloin; Rabo de Toro, created with Oxtail, Iberian pork and creamy mashed potatoes; and Coca Vegetarian, a Spanish Pizza with aioli, tomato, onion and pisto.

Masa Takayama wowed the crowd with his incredible Sushi Canape made with truffles, Tuna Toro Caviar and Oyster Shooters soaked in cucumber cilantro vinaigrette.

Champagne glasses were filled with 2004 Moet & Chamdon, 2004 Veuve Cliquot Rose and 2004 Dom Perignon. Guests could also try a selection of ARIA’s signature cocktails, including “A Vegas Sunset,” mixed with Grey Goose Cherry Noir, house made grenadine and orange, or a Martini created with Bombay Sapphire, Noilly Prat Dry Vermouth and house orange bitters.

FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend festivities continue today with Burger Bash at MGM Grand’s Pool, Syrah that Will Change Your Life at Jasmine in Bellagio, Far Niente Dinner with Michael Mina at Bellagio’s Grand Patio and Six-Course Bliss with Joël Robuchon at his eponymous MGM Grand restaurant. The event concludes tomorrow with an incredible brunch at Jasmine, hosted by Bellagio’s vast array of Asian Chefs.

Joel Robuchon

Oysters

 Bellagios-Chefs

 

ARIAs-All-Star-Chefs

 Dom-Perignon

Photo Credit: Red Carpet Photos – Brenton Ho, MGM Resorts International
Event Photos – Al Powers, MGM Resorts International