Restaurants Announced, Chef Hubert Keller to DJ at ECF M.E.N.U.S. Event, Oct. 13

 

CULINARY WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS DJ – CHEF HUBERT KELLER – TO
PERFORM AT EPICUREAN CHARITABLE FOUNDATION’S M.E.N.U.S. EVENT

Participating Restaurants Announced

 The Epicurean Charitable Foundation (ECF) announces its 2017 honoree, Chef Hubert Keller, will perform a DJ set during its upcoming Mentoring and Educating Nevada’s Upcoming Students (M.E.N.U.S.) dine-around event at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Paradise Pool on Friday, Oct. 13. The renowned chef acquired DJ skills from his friend, San Francisco-based DJ “Frenchy le Freak,” who received cooking lessons from Keller in return. His DJ set will take place during the main event, which takes place from 8 to 11 p.m.

In addition, ECF announces its roster of participating venues:

Bandito, Big Sur Oyster Bar, BLT Steak, Casa Fuente, Culinary Dropout, Delmonico Steakhouse, DW Bistro, Fiamma, Fleur by Hubert Keller, Foundation Room, FU Asian Kitchen, Giada Vegas, Goose Island Pub, Gordon Ramsay Burger, House of Blues Las Vegas, Hugo’s Cellar, Lagasse’s Stadium, LVB Burger, MB Steak, Nine Fine Irishmen, Oyster Bar, Pink Taco, Robert Irvine Public House, Sambalatte Torrefazione, Sake Rok Las Vegas, Shake Shack, The Dapper Doughnut, The Mansion, Top of the World and Zenshin Asian Restaurant.

At M.E.N.U.S., guests will encounter more than 50 of Las Vegas’ top restaurants, chefs, mixologists and beverage distributors, as well as enjoy a performance by headlining band Everclear. Consisting of a delectable dine-around, tempting silent auction and memorable after-party—this year’s M.E.N.U.S. will be complemented by Cuban flavors, cigars, dancing and beverages. Guests are encouraged to don their finest Havana-chic attire.

Proceeds from M.E.N.U.S. support ECF’s mission of providing full college scholarships and mentorship opportunities to gifted, but underprivileged, Clark County high school seniors who are passionate about pursuing a career in the food, beverage and hospitality industry. More than any other area charity focused on student academic and career development, ECF provides valuable personal connections and one-on-one support to its scholarship recipients. They receive not only up to $48,000 toward tuition, books and other fees, but also participation in the Future Leaders of Hospitality Program. In this program, each student is paired with a board member, who serves as a mentor and provides real-life guidance, support and assistance with job and internship placement upon graduation.

ABOUT HUBERT KELLER
Classically trained by France’s top chefs, Frenchman Hubert Keller is now one of America’s most widely recognized and acclaimed chefs. His empire includes restaurants: Fleur by Hubert Keller (Las Vegas) and Burger Bar (Las Vegas, San Francisco).

Chef Keller has won numerous awards, including the James Beard Foundation’s “Best Chef: California and has been elected to the Foundation’s prestigious Who’s Who in Food and Beverage. Food and Wine magazine tapped him as one of the Ten Best Chefs in America, and Restaurant & Institutions gave him its Ivy Award.

Chef Keller is also known for his performance as a judge on Top Chef as well as for his grace-under-pressure performance as a contestant in the first season of Top Chef Masters on Bravo. Chef Keller was as well a resident judge on Top Chef Just Desserts. Chef Keller’s own cooking show, Secrets of a Chef, airs on PBS. Chef Keller is also known for his generosity and support for a wide range of educational, charity and community events around the country.

Cookbooks include “Cuisine of Hubert Keller,” “Burger Bar” and “Souvenirs – Memoirs, Stories and Recipes from My Life.”

M.E.N.U.S. SPONSORS
Sponsors for this year’s M.E.N.U.S. event include Presenting Sponsor Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas; Platinum Sponsor Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits; Gold Sponsors Anheuser-Busch, Breakthru Beverage, E.&J. Gallo Winery, Fiji Water and Johnson Brothers of Nevada; Nevada Beverage; Silver Sponsors Emeril Lagasse Foundation, ILEA, and Sysco; Bronze Sponsors Apex Linen, Avero, BACKBAR, Boyd Gaming, Caesars Entertainment, Cashman Photography, Cintas, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Farmer Brothers, JS Products, MGM Resorts International, Modelo, Nicholas & Co. Pepsico, Silver Lining Amenities International, South Point Hotel, State Restaurant Equipment Co., Steelite International and Sunbay Supplies LLC.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Attendance at this year’s M.E.N.U.S. event starts at $500 for a single ticket, with multi-ticket sponsorship packages available. For sponsorship details or more information about M.E.N.U.S. 2017, click here or call (702) 932-5098.

Epicurean Charitable Foundation Announces Honoree Hubert Keller and Headliner Everclear for M.E.N.U.S. Event, Friday, Oct. 13, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

 

KELLER AND HEADLINER EVERCLEAR FOR M.E.N.U.S. EVENT, FRIDAY,
OCT. 13, HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO

 The Epicurean Charitable Foundation (ECF) announces Chef Hubert Keller as its honoree and Everclear as the headliner for the upcoming Mentoring and Educating Nevada’s Upcoming Students (M.E.N.U.S.) event, its largest annual fundraiser, to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Paradise Pool on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Showcasing more than 50 of Las Vegas’ top restaurants, chefs, mixologists and beverage distributors, the event supports ECF’s mission of providing full college scholarships and mentorship opportunities to gifted, but underprivileged, Clark County high school seniors who are passionate about pursuing a career in the food, beverage and hospitality industry.

This year’s event will feature a dine-around, tempting silent auction and memorable after-party—all complemented by Cuban flavors, cigars, dancing and beverages. Guests are encouraged to don their finest Havana-chic attire.

More than any other area charity focused on student academic and career development, ECF provides valuable personal connections and one-on-one support to its scholarship recipients. They receive not only up to $48,000 toward tuition, books and other fees, but also participation in the Future Leaders of Hospitality Program. In this program, each student is paired with a board member, who serves as a mentor and provides real-life guidance, support and assistance with job and internship placement upon graduation. Past ECF scholars have gone on to careers such as director of hotel operations at Caesars Palace, director of financial planning and analysis for New York-New York Hotel and casino and hotel administrative manager at The Venetian.

“Once again, we look forward to giving the industry and the community an exciting reason to support these deserving students,” said Michael Kennedy, board chairman, ECF. “For one night each year, M.E.N.U.S. guests can enjoy not only the best of our city’s culinary scene, but also a chance to honor our most esteemed industry leaders—as well as rousing entertainment. We look forward to this year being our most memorable yet.”

 

About Hubert Keller
Classically trained by France’s top chefs, Frenchman Hubert Keller is now one of America’s most widely recognized and acclaimed chefs. His empire includes restaurants: Fleur by Hubert Keller (Las Vegas) and Burger Bar (Las Vegas, San Francisco).

Chef Keller has won numerous awards, including the James Beard Foundation’s “Best Chef: California and has been elected to the Foundation’s prestigious Who’s Who in Food and Beverage. Food and Wine magazine tapped him as one of the Ten Best Chefs in America, and Restaurant & Institutions gave him its Ivy Award.

Chef Keller is also known for his performance as a judge on Top Chef as well as for his grace-under-pressure performance as a contestant in the first season of Top Chef Masters on Bravo. Chef Keller was as well a resident judge on Top Chef Just Desserts. Chef Keller’s own cooking show, Secrets of a Chef, airs on PBS. Chef Keller is also known for his generosity and support for a wide range of educational, charity and community events around the country.

Cookbooks include “Cuisine of Hubert Keller,” “Burger Bar” and “Souvenirs – Memoirs, Stories and Recipes from My Life.”

About Everclear
Everclear was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Art Alexakis in 1991 in Portland, Oregon, and has enjoyed a lengthy career spanning 10 studio releases, numerous videos, thousands of shows and accolades that include a 1998 Grammy nomination for Best Rock Instrumental, for the So Much for the Afterglow track “El Distorto de Melodica.” That album, which earned multiplatinum status following its 1997 debut, earned the band a reputation for deftness at combining melody, rhythmic energy, evocative lyrics with a thundering guitar crunch. Other current band members include Davey French on guitar and vocals, Freddy Herrera on bass and vocals and Jake Margolis on drums.

M.E.N.U.S. Sponsors
Sponsors for this year’s M.E.N.U.S. event include Platinum Sponsor Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits; Gold Sponsors Anheuser-Busch, Breakthru Beverage, E.&J. Gallo Winery, Fiji Water and Johnson Brothers Liquor Company; Silver Sponsors Nevada Beverage and Emeril Lagasse Foundation; Bronze Sponsors Caesars Entertainment, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, JS Products, Modelo, Pepsico, Silver Lining Amenities International, South Point Hotel, State Restaurant Equipment Co., Steelite International and Sunbay Supplies LLC.

To Purchase Tickets
Attendance at this year’s M.E.N.U.S. event starts at $500 for a single ticket, with multi-ticket sponsorship packages available. For sponsorship details or more information about M.E.N.U.S. 2017, click here or call (702) 932-5098.

MGM Resorts International Restaurants Earn Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards in 2016

MGM Resorts International Restaurants Earn Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards in 2016

Global Hospitality Company Among 3,595 Winners;
Full 2016 Dining Guide Revealed in Wine Spectator
’s August Issue

Select restaurants at MGM Resorts International, one of the world’s leading global hospitality companies, have been honored with outstanding wine programs in Wine Spectator’s 2016 Restaurant Wine List Awards. The restaurants are recognized among other winners from all over the world as top destinations for wine lovers.

“On behalf of Wine Spectator, I’m thrilled to congratulate each and every award-winning restaurant. They should be very proud,” said Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher, Wine Spectator.

MGM Resorts International Executive Director of Wine Jason Smith said, “In order to provide the best experience possible for our guests, we strive to curate superior wine lists that complement the cuisine at each distinct venue within our resorts. It’s an honor that 28 of our restaurants received prestigious awards from Wine Spectator.”

Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world’s best wine lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award—with 2,414; 1,093; and 88 winners this year in each respective category. Seven of the Grand Award winners are first timers.

MGM Resorts International Restaurants have won the following 2016 Wine Spectator Awards:

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: The Award of Excellence recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.

  • Luxor: TENDER Steak & Seafood

BEST OF AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Best of Award of Excellence recipients offer more extensive selections with significant vintage depth and excellent breadth across multiple regions. Winners include:

  • ARIA: barMASA, BARDOT Brasserie, Blossom, Carbone, Jean Georges Steakhouse, Julian Serrano, Sage
  • Bellagio: Harvest by Roy Ellamar, Jasmine, Lago by Julian Serrano, Le Cirque, Michael Mina Bellagio, Todd English’s Olives, Prime Steakhouse
  • Delano Las Vegas: RIVEA
  • Mandalay Bay: Fleur by Hubert Keller, STRIPSTEAK
  • MGM Grand Detroit: Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina, Wolfgang Puck Steak
  • MGM Grand Las Vegas: Craftsteak, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House, Fiamma Trattoria & Bar
  • Monte Carlo: Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge

GRAND AWARD: The Grand Award is the program’s highest honor. This elite group comprises the world’s best wine programs, which deliver serious breadth of top producers, outstanding depth in mature vantages, a selection of large-format bottles, excellent harmony with the menu and superior presentation. Wine Spectator carefully assesses each Grand Award candidate, including rigorous independent, on-site inspections of the wine program, cellar, service, ambiance and cuisine of the restaurant. Winners include:

  • Bellagio: Picasso
  • Mandalay Bay: Aureole
  • MGM Grand Las Vegas: Joël Robuchon Restaurant

The complete list of award winners is available in print in Wine Spectator’s August issue, on newsstands July 19, and online at the newly minted Restaurants.WineSpectator.com, where visitors can search and access exclusive content on the more than 3,500 restaurants. The full list is also available for free on iOS via the new Restaurant Awards app, which allows users to look for dining spots in any location with maps, choosing by wine strengths, cuisine type, pricing and more.

Follow the Restaurant Awards on Twitter and Instagram, and join the conversation by using #WSRestaurantAward.

About Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator is the world’s leading authority on wine. Anchored by Wine Spectator magazine, a print publication that reaches more than 3 million readers worldwide, the brand also encompasses the Web’s most comprehensive wine site (WineSpectator.com), mobile platforms and a series of signature events. Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table, exploring wine’s role in contemporary culture and delivering expert reviews of more than 18,000 wines each year. Parent company M. Shanken Comm., Inc., also publishes Cigar AficionadoWhisky Advocate, Market WatchShanken News Daily and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world’s leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company is in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. MGM Resorts controls, and holds a 73 percent economic interest in the operating partnership of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP), a premier triple-net lease real estate investment trust engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts. The Company also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited (HK: 2282), which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM Resorts is named among FORTUNE® Magazine’s 2016 list of World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company’s website at www.mgmresorts.com

Fleur by Hubert Keller Introduces New Brunch Menu

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FLEUR BY HUBERT KELLER INTRODUCES NEW BRUNCH MENU

Award-winning Chef Hubert Keller Combines Affinity for Brews, Cocktails and Brunch
on Sundays at Mandalay Bay

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Acclaimed Chef Hubert Keller has combined his affinity for beer and brunch with his new brunch menu at Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests can enjoy decadent brunch fare, brunch-themed cocktails and beers from the restaurant’s extensive selection.

Menu highlights include:

  • Hangover Angus Short Rib Benedict served with crispy potato cake, red wine jus and jalapeno hollandaise
  • Carnitas Hash with roasted pork, fingerling potatoes, tomatillo salsa and poached eggs
  • Red Velvet Pancakes with cream cheese butter and maple syrup
  • <Brioche Beignets with vanilla and cherry anglaises

The menu notes recommend beer and cocktail pairings for each dish to create the ultimate brunch experience. The beer list features a variety of selections from around the world including IPAs, American porters, pilsners and saisons. The signature “Hangover Cocktail Menu” includes beverages to cure all ailments such as the option to Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary.

Fleur by Hubert Keller offers small plates from around the world featuring intense flavors and exotic presentations in a fun, social environment.

MANDALAY BAY
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is a unique destination resort set on 120 lush acres on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort offers three distinct hotel experiences: Mandalay Bay with 3,211 luxurious rooms and suites reflecting a modern tropical ambiance; Four Seasons Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond hotel-within-a-hotel, offering 424 newly remodeled rooms and suites; and the stand-alone luxury all-suite Delano Las Vegas that debuted September 2014. Mandalay Bay boasts an 11-acre tropical pool paradise featuring real sand, a wave pool, the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city and DAYLIGHT Beach Club. Other resort highlights include world-class entertainment at the 12,000-seat Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning dining by celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, LIGHT Nightclub, Shark Reef Aquarium, Spa Mandalay and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center.. Mandalay Bay also is home to Michael Jackson ONE, Cirque du Soleil’s latest resident production based on the music and choreography of the King of Pop.  Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit mandalaybay.com, call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

MANDALAY BAY AND DELANO LAS VEGAS PARTNER WITH LAGUNITAS FOR ‘WALK-UH-ROUND’ BEER DINNER

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MANDALAY BAY AND DELANO LAS VEGAS PARTNER WITH LAGUNITAS BREWING COMPANY FOR ‘WALK-UH-ROUND’ BEER DINNER

Director of Food & Beverage Sarah Johnson and Brewery Representative
Ron Lindenbusch Host One-of-a-Kind Event Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m
.

 

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and Delano Las Vegas will host a one-of-a-kind event as they team up with Lagunitas Brewing Company for a ‘Walk-uh-Round Beer Dinner’ Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. Director of Food and Beverage and Nevada’s First Female Cicerone Sarah Johnson, along with brewery representative Ron Lindenbusch, will host and guide guests through both resorts during this traveling dinner extravaganza.

A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay to give guests the opportunity to meet Johnson and Lindenbusch and to mingle with other participants. The event will begin promptly at 6 p.m. at Fleur as guests enjoy delicious offerings of Black Risotto with Grilled Octopus, Hangover Sliders and more paired with two refreshing Lagunitas beers.

The culinary adventure will then continue at eyecandy sound lounge at Mandalay Bay and miX Restaurant & Lounge at Delano Las Vegas. Each location will have beer and food selections to enjoy along with live entertainment.

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The event menu will feature:

  • First Course: Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay
  • Black Risotto with Grilled Octopus in a white wine chorizo sauce, served family style; paired with Lagunitas DayTime
  • Hangover Sliders serve with Angus beef, iceberg lettuce and hangover dressing; paired with Lagunitas Pils Czech Style

 

  • Second Course: eyecandy sound lounge at Mandalay Bay
  • Paired with Lagunitas IPA & Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale
    A taco buffet will feature all of the fixin’s. From chicken and beef to salsa and guacamole, guests will make their choices at a made-to-order action station
    The All Togethers, a Las Vegas jazz band, will provide live entertainment

 

  • Third Course: miX Restaurant & Lounge at Delano Las Vegas
    Paired with Lagunitas Gnarly Wine & Lagunitas High West-Ified Imperial Coffee Stout
  • Dessert and cheese buffet including: Berry Panna Cotta, Lemon & Raspberry Puff, Chocolate & Praline Dome, Floating Island with vanilla sauce, Pineapple & Coconut Cake, Raspberry & Pistachio Macaroons, assorted cheeses and a chocolate fountain with dippers
  • A DJ will spin the latest tracks as guests are encouraged to dance, relax or mingle in miX Lounge
  • At the conclusion of the event, swag bags will be provided to all guests
    This unforgettable experience is priced at $125 per person, all-inclusive. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online or by calling Mandalay Bay Group Dining at 702-632-7447. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

MANDALAY BAY
Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort, is set on 120 lush acres featuring the award-winning Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand and the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city. The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas destination. In September 2014, Delano Las Vegas, a stand-alone all-suite hotel, opened adjacent to Mandalay Bay. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mandalaybay.com or call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

DELANO LAS VEGAS
Delano Las Vegas offers a new all-suite, smoke-free luxury hotel experience located steps away from Mandalay Bay. Featuring a unique sand-meets-water design, Delano blends signature elements of Delano South Beach with the distinct energy only found on the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel offers dynamic social spaces such as Franklin, an eclectic lounge; 3940 Coffee + Tea; and Della’s Kitchen, where “historic farmhouse meets urban kitchen.” BATHHOUSE Spa infuses the soothing elements of locally sourced ingredients, drawing inspiration from Morgans Hotel Group’s collection of hotels around the world as well as Delano Las Vegas’ desert locale. Delano Las Vegas is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit delanolasvegas.com or call toll free at (877) 632-5400 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Restaurants at MGM Resorts International Unveil Valentine’s Day Menus

 The Restaurants at MGM Resorts International Unveil Valentine’s Day Menus

Exclusive experiences available for every relationship status

 

Love is complicated, so let the restaurants at MGM Resorts International take the pressure off making Valentine’s Day special. Mix and match to create a romantic culinary journey or select the experience that best represents your love story. Guests can select a variety of dining options fit for every level of a relationship at Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Delano Las Vegas,Mirage, Monte Carlo and Circus Circus Las Vegas

 

Single

Single and ready to mingle doesn’t even sum it up. Sign up for a Valentine’s Day cooking class at Hecho en Vegas at MGM Grand. You never know who you might meet during this interactive demonstration. Find your soulmate while making a perfect margarita, the restaurant’s signature table-side guacamole and other Mexican dishes.
This class is available for $75 per guest and starts at 2 p.m.

It’s Complicated

Making a hearty breakfast from scratch is a big commitment. Instead, take your new fling to Della’s Kitchen at Delano for the Red Velvet Pancakes, served with a cream cheese glaze and caramel-flavored cocoa nibs.

BLVD Creamery at Monte Carlo hosts The Perfect Valentine’s Date which won’t lock you down for dinner but still wows your date. The night begins with a reserved table lit by candlelight. Guests have a choice to share a Banana Split or a Chocolate Lava Cake. Sip on a bottle of Veuve Clicquot while the night ends with chocolate covered strawberries. It will be a night you won’t forget as you leave with complimentary BLVD Creamery champagne flutes.
This experience is available for $25 per person or $40 per couple.

Worried about awkward conversation on the first date? Let the entertainment at Crossroads at Mandalay Bay drown out those silent moments. Woody’s Rampage & Sammy Hagar Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp will be performing while you dine on a three-course pre-fixe menu. Beverage specials also will be available.
This experience is available for $60 per couple. Dining begins at 8 p.m.

In a Relationship

So far so good, you like where the relationship is going. Let your date know that you’re ready for the next level with a tasting menu at Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay. The menu features Salmon Tartar, Warm Kushi Oysters, Brioche Crusted Diver Scallops, Seared Prime Ribeye and Classic Tiramisu.
Menu priced at $85 per person. 

Keep that spark alive with a lavish experience at The Mirage’s very own Portofino. It’s dinner for two with a Valentine’s Day menu that features Kushi Oysters, Honey Roasted Fig and Arugula Salad, Lobster Ravioli; choice of Dover Sole or Lollipop Ribeye, and sweetly finishes with a Strawberry Cheesecake.
Menu priced at $165 per couple; $250 per couple with wine pairing.

You’re looking for a different experience that’s not too far out of your comfort zone. The contemporary interpretations on American classics at FIX at Bellagio are exactly what you need. The five-course menu will really set the mood as you experience a meal with that special someone.
Menu priced at $150 per couple.

Celebrating several anniversaries is something to be cherished. Prove that your love is still the same after all these years at THE Steak House at Circus Circus. The Three-Course Sweetheart’s Special is a romantic evening that begins with a rose for every lady and ends with chocolate dipped strawberries. Deciding between the Petite Filet Mignon or the Australian Lobster Tail for the main course will be the hardest part.

This is not your average sushi date, and you’ve had quite a few of those over the years. It’s time to bring it up a notch and score a reservation at barMASA at ARIA. Leave a lasting impression and take on the Grand Sashimi Tasting.
This culinary experience is available for $140 per person and will be offered from 5 -11 p.m.

*All prices exclusive of tax and gratuity.

All That Glitters Will Be Gold at Mandalay Bay’s ‘Paint the Town Gold’ New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

 

ALL THAT GLITTERS WILL BE GOLD AT MANDALAY BAY’S
‘PAINT THE TOWN GOLD’ NEW YEAR’S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA

Ring in 2015 at Resort Lounges, Bars, Restaurants and Spa Mandalay

 Mandalay Bay Resort & Casinoinvites guests to “Paint the Town Gold” for the second consecutive year at the one-of-a-kind holiday celebration. The mega party, which is open to the public, will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31 when the resort transforms into a golden wonderland, complete with elaborate gold-themed accents, fun party favors, lavish culinary selections and more. Unforgettable experiences at restaurants, bars, lounges and Spa Mandalay will provide an exhilarating evening. Throughout the resort, themed models will enhance the masquerade-style atmosphere, encouraging guests to welcome 2015 in an exuberant environment. The complimentary event will offer guests an unparalleled experience on one of the most exciting nights of the year.

To book a Mandalay Bay “Paint the Town Gold” New Year’s Eve room package, which includes tickets to either Maroon 5 or Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil, call Mandalay Bay Concierge at 877-632-7800. No room or package purchase necessary to participate in “Paint the Town Gold” activities.

Guests and visitors alike are encouraged to participate in the “Paint the Town Gold” New Year’s Eve festivities, which will include the following:

Lounges and Bars:
Select lounges and bars at Mandalay Bay will offer charming gold-themed, spirits-sponsored events featuring themed décor, specialty drink menus, exclusive bottle service options and prize giveaways such as the following:

  • Mandalay Bay’s Sports Book will present the Golden Lounge, a Pepsi-sponsored event with bars, giveaways, games, and a DJ throughout the evening.
  • Mizuya Lounge will ring in the New Year with the Golden Goose Lounge. The inviting atmosphere will feature gold LED lighting, glittered bottles, balloons, giveaways, and a Gold Grey Goose Portable Bar with a specialty menu. Entertainment will run from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. and reservations will be accepted for tableside bottle service.
  • eyecandy sound lounge & bar will present a Möet & Chandon Champagne Room, boasting models and go-go dancers in gold attire, an exclusive bottle service menu and specialty cocktails.
  • Orchid Lounge will kick off New Year’s Eve with a Treasure Vault. Sponsored by Heineken and Johnnie Walker, the celebratory space will feature a gold cigar lounge where guests can enjoy giveaways and interactive experiences.

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Restaurants
Mandalay Bay’s restaurants will continue the gold-themed celebration with a variety of festive offerings such as golden flake desserts, golden balloon drops and specialty cocktails. Restaurant offerings will include:

  • Featuring gourmet small plates inspired by cuisine from around the world, Fleur by Hubert Keller will host a Royal Masquerade with a specialty four-course menu alongside glittering décor. Guests can enjoy the evening with gold votive candles, balloons, table cloths, themed desserts and the featured Perrier-Jouët Champagne.
  • Michael Mina’s modern American steakhouse, STRIPSTEAK, will offer a Perrier-Jouët sponsored Golden Affair with special décor, bottle and drink specials and a variety of tasting menu options.
  • Charlie Palmer’s Aureole will offer golden floral decorations, balloons, a Gold Martini specialty cocktail and golden suits for the beloved Wine Angels of the four-story wine tower. This Perrier-Jouët sponsored event will feature two seatings, one from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a late seating from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with exclusive tasting menus.
  • Bayside Buffet will feature a Champagne Holiday Buffet from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with unlimited Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s for guests 21 years and over. In addition, holiday dinner will run from 4:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. with bottomless wine and draft beer for guests 21 years of age and older.
  • For those looking to stay cozy for the evening, In-Room Dining will feature a specialty menu, wine pairing and gold turn-down amenities.
  • Guests looking to make a pit stop or interested in quick service will also experience specialty coffee drinks with gold flakes and specialty gold coffee and cold cups from a variety of Mandalay Bay vendors.

Spa Mandalay

 

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Spa Mandalay will offer exclusive gold treatments for guests to pamper themselves and indulge in the ultimate beauty experiences prior to a big night out. Treatments include:

  • Gold Dust Massage
    Guests are invited to relax, rejuvenate and prepare for an exciting night on the town with this custom-pressure massage. A moisturizing body milk, infused with gold peptides, will provide a luxurious touch along with a light dusting of gold iridescent powder.
  • Golden Veil Facial
    This facial is decadent for even the most experienced spa connoisseur. A golden supreme mask will cover the skin with a delicate veil of gold while protecting against free radicals and enhancing the skins natural collagen.  Guests will walk away glowing with luxury.
  • Royal Manicure and Pedicure
    Guests seeking this treatment will stand out as they receive a beautiful manicure or pedicure, combined with moisturizing body milk infused with gold peptides.  Gold polish is recommended for a finishing touch.

 

ABOUT MANDALAY BAY
Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort, is set on 120 lush acres featuring the award-winning Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand and the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city. The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas destination. In September 2014, Delano Las Vegas, a stand-alone all-suite hotel, came to life in place of THEhotel. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit www.mandalaybay.com or call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Mandalay Bay to Host Festive BEER Weekend

MANDALAY BAY TO HOST FESTIVE BEER WEEKEND

Brewmasters and Chefs to Cure All Ales with Beer Events September 12-14


Mandalay Bay will host the resort’s first-ever BEER Weekend, a three-day beer extravaganza featuring special events and exclusive menus at Mandalay Bay Beach, Fleur by Hubert Keller, miX Restaurant and eyecandy sound lounge September 12-14. Created by Mandalay Bay Director of Food & Beverage and Nevada’s first female certified cicerone Sarah Johnson, the weekend line-up will tantalize taste buds of beer lovers everywhere.

The weekend festivities include a dinner at miX Restaurant with acclaimed brewmasters; a craft beer panel discussion at eyecandy sound lounge, led by Johnson; a high-energy beer festival at Mandalay Bay Beach featuring the country’s best beers along with cuisine by Vegas’ award-winning chefs Hubert Keller, Michael Mina, Alain Ducasse, Shawn McClain, Matthias Merges and more; and an exclusive beer brunch at Fleur by Hubert Keller.

Event details of Mandalay Bay’s BEER Weekend are as follows:

Friday, September 12, 2014
Brewmasters’ Dinner, miX Restaurant – 7:30 p.m.
Hosted by Johnson, Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker and Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery, this intimate dinner will kick off the weekend. A five-course menu created by the talented culinary team at Alain Ducasse’s miX Restaurant will be served alongside Firestone Walker and Brooklyn Brewery beers. Each beer will be presented by the brewers as they discuss the detailed notes of each selection along with the reasoning behind the pairing. Tickets priced at $225 per-person, all-inclusive, can be purchased on Mandalay Bay’s Beer site.

Saturday, September 13, 2014
The Craft Beer Revolution Panel Discussion, eyecandy sound lounge – 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
The festivities will continue with a panel discussion on all things craft beer, hosted by Johnson, and featuring Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy. Following the event, a book signing of Hindy’s The Craft Beer Revolution will be held inside the lounge. Books will be available for purchase for $20 all-inclusive. Entrance to the event is free and seating is limited to the first 100 attendees.

BEER Festival, Mandalay Bay Beach – 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
The main event at Mandalay Bay Beach will offer lively entertainment, great brews and scrumptious food selections as participating breweries and restaurants showcase their talents. Guests are invited to sample a variety of the country’s best beers along with award-winning cuisine by MGM Resorts International’s top chefs. Tickets are priced at $75 per-person, all-inclusive, and can be purchased on Mandalay Bay’s Beer site.

Participating breweries include: Firestone Walker, Brooklyn Brewery, North Coast, Goose Island, Lagunitas, The Bruery, Dogfish Head, Moody Tongue, Karbach Brewing, Upright Brewing, Arizona Wilderness, Ballast Point, Ninkasi, Cismontane, New Belgium, Santa Fe Brewing, Alesmith, Stone, Stillwater Artisinal, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, Golden Road, and local breweries Big Dog’s, Tenaya Creek Chicago Brewing Company, Joseph James Brewing, Bad Beat Brewing, Crafthaus Brewery, Banger Brewing and Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company.

Mandalay Bay restaurants include Fleur by Hubert Keller, Aureole, Aureole and STRIPSTEAK along with MGM Resorts’ sister property restaurants including Monte Carlo’s Yusho Japanese Grill & Noodle House, MGM Grand’s TAP, ARIA’s Sage and Bardot Brasserie.

Sunday, September 14, 2014
Beer for Breakfast, Fleur by Hubert Keller – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The finale of the beer weekend will allow guests to choose from a special brunch menu of celebrity chef Hubert Keller’s renowned creations, paired with beers as selected by Johnson. Brunch reservations are available at (702) 632-7400.

For more information on BEER Weekend at Mandalay Bay, visitmandalaybay.com.

Fleur by Hubert Keller and Justin Winery Unite for Exquisite Wine Pairing Dinner

FLEUR BY HUBERT KELLER AND JUSTIN WINERY UNITE FOR
EXQUISITE WINE PAIRING DINNER

Mandalay Bay Wine Director Harley Carbery and JUSTIN Winery Founder
Justin Baldwin to Host Event Friday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay will host an exclusive wine pairing dinner Friday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m.  The five-course menu, created by celebrity chef Hubert Keller, will be paired with the extraordinary wines of JUSTIN Winery. Selected by JUSTIN Winery Founder Justin Baldwin and Mandalay Bay Wine Director Harley Carbery, the wines will complement each dish, providing guests with an unforgettable tasting menu. Throughout the culinary journey, Baldwin and Carbery will guide guests through each course, explaining the inspiration behind each pairing.

The five-course prix fixe menu will feature:

  • California Bass Peruvian-Style Ceviche, made with Cara Cara oranges, choclo (Peruvian corn) and sweet potatoes; paired with JUSTIN Sauvignon Blanc 2012
  • Olive Oil Poached Black Cod, served with braised fennel, landmark burre blanc and mango ravioli; paired with Landmark Chardonnay 2011
  • Rabbit Duo, a selection of roasted loin and braised legs served with black pepper prune puree and truffle Brussels sprouts; paired with JUSTIN Savant 2011
  • American Wagyu Short Rib and Beef Cheek, topped with Vidalia onion puree, morels and Isosceles reduction; paired with JUSTIN Isosceles 2010
  • Brioche Bread Pudding, topped with candied bacon and Mexican chocolate mole; paired with JUSTIN Obtuse 2011

The epicurean experience is priced at $105 per person, plus tax and gratuity. To make a reservation, contact Fleur by Hubert Keller directly at 702-632-9400.

About Mandalay Bay
Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort, is set on 120 lush acres featuring the award-winning Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand and the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city.  The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas destination. In 2014, THEhotel, a stand-alone all-suite hotel at Mandalay Bay will be redesigned and rebranded Delano Las Vegas. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

 

Mandalay Bay Presents Exclusive Belgian-Inspired Beer Pairing Dinner at Fleur By Hubert Keller

MANDALAY BAY PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BELGIAN-INSPIRED
BEER PAIRING DINNER AT FLEUR BY HUBERT KELLER

Director of Food & Beverage Sarah Johnson and Renowned Beer Expert
Stephen Beaumont Host Special Event Monday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay will host an intimate Belgian-inspired beer pairing dinner Monday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Mandalay Bay’s Director of Food & Beverage and Nevada’s first female cicerone Sarah Johnson, along with renowned beer expert Stephen Beaumont, will host the event and guide guests through the dinner, explaining the inspiration behind each pairing. A five-course prix fixe menu will be presented by the talented culinary team at Fleur by Hubert Keller. The menu will feature:

  • Terrine au Cochon, a head to tail pork terrine; paired with De la Senne Zinnebir and Upright Five
  • Geuze Boon, a braised Belgian endive served with bacon veloute and shaved asparagus salad; paired with Scotch Silly and Ommegang Rare Vos
  • Waterzooi, a poached ling cod and smoked haddock with silk fish fumet; paired with Moinette Blonde and Brooklyn Local 1
  • Carbonade Flamande, braised short ribs with Brussels sprouts and pomme frits; paired with Rodenbach Vintag and New Belgium La Folie
  • Belgian Waffle Sundae served with speculoos, chocolate and stout ice cream; paired with St. Bernardus Abt 12 and North Coast Brother Thelonious

The memorable meal is priced at $100 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and includes an autographed copy of Beaumont’s book, The World Atlas of Beer. To make a reservation, contact Fleur by Hubert Keller directly at 702-632-9400.

About Mandalay Bay
Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort, is set on 120 lush acres featuring the award-winning Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand and the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city.  The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas destination. In 2014, THEhotel, a stand-alone all-suite hotel at Mandalay Bay will be redesigned and rebranded Delano Las Vegas. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

Fleur by Hubert Keller and Tenaya Creek Unite for Beer Pairing Dinner August 29

FLEUR BY HUBERT KELLER AND TENAYA CREEK UNITE LOCAL FOOD AND BREWS AT BEER PAIRING DINNER THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay will host an exclusive beer pairing dinner with Las Vegas’ own, Tenaya Creek Brewery, Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. Mandalay Bay Director of Food and Beverage and Nevada’s First Female Cicerone, Sarah Johnson, along with Tenaya Creek Brewery owner Tim Etter and head brewer Anthony Gibson, will walk guests through a five-course meal, explaining the variety of flavors accentuated by each beer pairing.
Prepared by the exceptional culinary team at Fleur by Hubert Keller, the exclusive five-course menu will feature:
  • Baby Heirloom Beet Salad with walnut  pesto and argan vinaigrette; paired with Calico Brown Ale
  • Roasted Apricot Tart with crispy duck confit and mache; paired with Hop Ride IPA
  • Seared Alaskan Halibut with citrus basmati rice and pluot coulis; paired with Tandem Double IPA
  • Oven Roasted Loin of Venison with steal cut oats, buttered plantains and a juniper berry sauce; paired with Hauling Oats Oatmeal Stout
  • Ancho Chile Molten Cake with Old Jackalope ice cream; paired with Old Jackalope Barleywine Style Ale
This unforgettable meal is priced at $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. To make a reservation, contact Fleur by Hubert Keller directly at 702-632-9400.
WHEN:           Thursday, August 29, 2013
                         7 p.m.
WHERE:         Fleur by Hubert Keller
                          Mandalay Bay
                          3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S
                          Las Vegas, NV 89119

Spoil Mom at MGM Resorts’ Mother’s Day-Worthy Restaurants

SPOIL MOM AT MGM RESORTS’ MOTHER’S DAY-WORTHY RESTAURANTS
 
Delightful Brunch and Dinner Menus Available
at Many Fine Dining and Specialty Restaurants
 
 
 

Whether mom prefers a champagne brunch or lavish dinner, MGM Resorts International pays tribute to marvelous mothers with a variety of scrumptious Mother’s Day fare. The talented culinary teams of Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Mirage and Monte Carlo have crafted restaurant menus sure to leave a lasting smile on mom’s face.

 
A sampling of Mother’s Day brunches includes the MGM Grand Buffet with freshly carved turkey and ham, French toast, cheese blintzes paired with apple-raisin crepes, fresh bakery creations and a bountiful sweet dessert station. At Bellagio, nothing says thank you to mom quite like Fountains Brunch at Jasmine. The decadent brunch includes a tableside bakery, shellfish bar and a Mason jar salad station accompanied by favorites such as eggs benedict, banana-Nutella brioche French toast and savory crepes. At Café Bellagio, the “Breakfast In Bed” menu features a Mimosa cocktail and a Smoked Salmon Frittata along with a Mixed Berry and Yuzu Trifle held together with hibiscus jelly and vanilla bean whipped cream.
 
Give mom the night off and impress her with a remarkable multi-course dinner skillfully prepared by culinary superstars. Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay offers a five-course menu accentuating springtime flavors with dishes such as the Grilled Salmon Nicoise with lemon vinaigrette and, for dessert, a Banana Cream Tart served alongside Bailey’s ice cream. The Café at Monte Carlo features a three-course menu with selections such as heirloom tomato soup with toasted brioche, seared halibut glazed in a wild mushroom sauce and a warm strawberry shortcake dessert. As a special Mother’s Day treat, select restaurants at The Mirage will provide moms a complimentary glass of Elvio Tintero Moscato d’Asti sparkling wine and a mouth-watering dessert with purchase of an entrée.
 
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Fleur by Hubert Keller Presents Exclusive Lagunitas Beer Pairing Dinner

FLEUR BY HUBERT KELLER PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE
LAGUNITAS BEER PAIRING DINNER FRIDAY, APRIL 26

WHAT:  Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay will host an intimate beer pairing dinner with Lagunitas Brewing Company, Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. Mandalay Bay’s Director of Food & Beverage and Nevada’s First Female Cicerone, Sarah Johnson, along with Lagunitas Head of Marketing, Ron Lindenbusch, will guide guests through the dinner as they explain the inspiration behind each pairing.

A delicious five-course prix fixe menu will be presented by the talented culinary team at Fleur by Hubert Keller. The menu will feature:

  • Seared Cajun Albacore with yuzu soy vinaigrette and garlic chips; paired with Censored Rich Copper Ale
  • Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with truffle vinaigrette and garlic chips; paired with Little Sumpin’ Ale
  • Loup de Mere Veracruz Style with caper burre blanc; paired with Lagunitas IPA
  • Lagunitas Braised Shortribs with celery root mousse and coffee foam; paired with Wilco Tango Foxtrot
  • Imperial Stout Bacon Beer Float

The memorable meal is priced at $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. To make a reservation, contact Fleur by Hubert Keller directly at 702-632-9400.

WHEN:
Friday, April 26, 2013

7 p.m.

WHERE:
Fleur by Hubert Keller

Mandalay Bay
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89119