Le Cirque Unveils Luxurious Spring Menu at Bellagio

 

LE CIRQUE UNVEILS LUXURIOUS SPRING MENU AT BELLAGIO

 Seasonal Ingredients Make Way for Unforgettable Dining

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Le Cirque at Bellagio Resort & Casino has revealed a luxurious spring menu that captures the essence of the season. Designed by Executive Chef Wilfried Bergerhausen, each dish is artfully prepared using the finest seasonal ingredients and timeless French cooking techniques to create the ultimate dining experience.

The menu, priced at $250 per person, features:

Le Cirque Unveils Luxurious Spring Menu at Bellagio

  • Les Cuisses de Grenouille
    • Florida Frog Legs “Lollipops” served with morels, Swiss chard, fiddlehead ferns, spring white asparagus and tarragon béarnaise
  • L’Agneau Printanier de Colorado
    • Spring Colorado Lamb Loin with baby turnips, carrots, morel mushrooms, sautéed sweetbreads and creamy sauce forestiere
  • Le Crabe et Caviar
    • Maryland Blue Crab and Russian Osetra Caviar
  • Verrine de Soupe Froide Printanière aux Petit Pois et Carottes
    • Chilled English Peas Veloute served with carrot “nest” and crispy mint
    • Spring Salad of Pea Tendrils served with popcorn shoots, watercress and citrus vinaigrette

 

To make reservations at Le Cirque, call Bellagio Restaurant Reservations at (866) 259-7111.

BELLAGIO
Inspired by the beautiful villages of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio Resort & Casino overlooks a Mediterranean-blue, 8 ½-acre lake, where fountains perform a magnificent aquatic ballet choreographed to music and lights. Within Bellagio are award-winning dining experiences including two AAA Five Diamond restaurants, Julian Serrano’s Picasso and Le Cirque from the renowned Maccioni family. Bellagio is home to an impressive collection of luxury retailers including Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Breguet, Prada, Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Bottega Veneta, Hermès and OMEGA. A world-class art gallery, the exquisite Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the stunning “O” by Cirque du Soleil, a luxurious spa and salon, dynamic nightlife at The Bank, Hyde Bellagio and Lily Bar & Lounge and an elegant casino all add to the extraordinary Bellagio experience. Bellagio is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit bellagio.com , call toll free at (888) 987-6667or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Le Cirque & Guigal Winery Unite For 2014 Epicurean Epicenter Series Wine Pairing Dinner At Bellagio

LE CIRQUE AND GUIGAL WINERY UNITE FOR 2014 EPICUREAN
EPICENTER SERIES WINE PAIRING DINNER AT BELLAGIO

Bellagio Director of Wine Jason Smith and Vintus Wines Vice President
Patrick Will to Host Exclusive Experience Saturday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Bellagio’s Epicurean Epicenter Series, the resort’s renowned culinary program, will host its first wine pairing dinner of 2014 at Le Cirque Saturday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. The four-course menu, created by Le Cirque Executive Chef Paul Lee, will be paired with the extraordinary wines of Guigal Winery, one of the most renowned wineries in the world and part of the esteemed Vintus Wines Estate collection. Vintus Wines Vice President Patrick Will and Bellagio Wine Director and Master Sommelier Jason Smith will host the event, providing guests with the inspiration behind their pairing selections.

 

The four-course prix fixe menu will feature:
  • Langoustine et Caviar, an exquisite New Zealand Langoustine Carpaccio served with Osetra Caviar, Granny Smith Apples and Roasted Hazelnuts, topped with Citrus Vinaigrette; paired with 2012 Guigal Condrieu “La Doriane.”
  • Filet de Loup de Mer, a Paupiette of Potato Crusted Mediterranean Sea Bass served with Braised Leeks and a Syrah Reduction; paired with 2006 Guigal St. Joseph “Vignes de L’Hospice.”
  • La Joue de Veau au Vin Rouge, a fine array of Red Wine Braised Veal Cheeks served with Creamy Polenta, Thumbelina Carrots, Baby Zucchini, Pearl Onions, Daikon, Haricots Verts and a fresh Spring Salad; paired with 2009 Guigal Côte Rotie Brune et Blonde and 1997 Guigal Côte Rôtie La Landonne
  • Les Fromages Fermier Affinés, a selection of gourmet aged cheeses; paired with 2005 Guigal Côte Rotie Chateau D’Ampuis.
An assortment of mignardises and gourmandises will be served at the conclusion of the meal, providing guests with a sweet ending to their culinary journey.

 

The epicurean experience is priced at $250 per person, all-inclusive. To make a reservation, contact Bellagio Concierge at 866.406.7117.
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ABOUT BELLAGIO 
Inspired by the beautiful villages of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio overlooks a Mediterranean-blue,   8 ½-acre lake in which fountains perform a magnificent aquatic ballet.  Award-winning dining, a world-class art gallery, the exquisite Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the stunning performance of “O,” by Cirque du Soleil, a sumptuous spa and salon and exclusive luxury shopping all work together to compose the symphony that is Bellagio. Bellagio is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International  (NYSE: MGM).

Bellagio Unites The Art of Winemaking And Refined Cuisine With Exclusive Dinner at Le Cirque

BELLAGIO UNITES THE ART OF WINEMAKING AND REFINED
CUISINE WITH EXCLUSIVE DINNER AT LE CIRQUE 

Experience Hosted By Le Cirque Executive Chef Paul Lee and Louis 
Roederer CEO Frederic Rouzaud Sat., Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

The next culinary adventure in Bellagio’s Epicurean Epicenter series offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime menu paired with the finest wine. On Saturday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m., Le Cirque Executive Chef Paul Lee will present five courses of the renowned restaurant’s signature culinary masterpieces complemented by four vintages of Louis Roederer’s Cristal as well as Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.  Joining Lee, Bellagio Director of Wine and Master Sommelier Jason Smith, Louis Roederer CEO Frederic Rouzaud and Maccioni Restaurant Group Co-Owner and Vice President Marco Maccioni will guide diners through each carefully selected pairing in Le Cirque’s vibrant dining room.

Tickets priced at $325 per person, all-inclusive, are available for purchase online at Bellagio’s Epicurean Epicenter webpage or by calling Bellagio Concierge at 866-406-7117.

The evening will begin with a decadent Foie Gras Crème Brulee amuse bouche paired with a glass of Louis Roederer’s sparkling Cristal 2004, created to awaken and excite the palate. The first course, L’Oursin de Santa Barbara, features the finest offerings from the sea such as Santa Barbara sea urchin with yuzu gelée, panna cotta, fennel cream, Osetra caviar seaweed and sesame tuile. All selections are served with Louis Roederer’s Cristal 2002, a delicate wine that combines the flavors of sugared flowers, cocoa, toasted hazelnuts and candied fruits.

The second course, Les Langoustines, is a pristine combination of roasted New Zealand langoustines, Jamón Ibérico, asparagus, parmesan, petite mustard greens with citrus sabayon (a frothy unsweetened sauce made with Champagne) and jus de veau, or veal stock. This classic Le Cirque dish will be joined by Louis Roederer’s Cristal 1996, a lively and effervescent wine with prominent red fruit flavors.  The meal continues with Le Turbot d’Atlantique, wild Atlantic turbot with baby leeks, braised celery, artichokes, rutabaga and vitelotte potato topped with a tangy barigoule sauce and enjoyed with Louis Roederer’s Cristal 1993, a clean and balanced glass of bubbly.

The meat course, L’Entrecote de Boeuf Wagyu Australien, consists of Australian Wagyu beef rib-eye, pommes diamond and black trumpets in an expertly prepared traditional French bordelaise sauce served with a glass of the elegantly subtle Chateau Pichon Lalande, Pauillac 2000.

The dessert course is a grand finale to the impressive meal with selections including praline mousse, creamy white chocolate ice cream, hazelnut caramel crunch and chocolate sauce paired with Ramos Pinto 20 Year Tawny Port.

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About Bellagio
Inspired by the beautiful villages of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio overlooks a Mediterranean-blue, eight-acre lake, where fountains perform a magnificent aquatic ballet choreographed to music and lights.  Within Bellagio are award-winning dining experiences including two AAA Five Diamond restaurants, Julian Serrano’s Picasso and Le Cirque from the renowned Maccioni family. The resort’s retail promenade, Via Bellagio, includes the luxury shops of Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Prada, Fred Leighton, Chanel, Dior and Fendi.  A world-class art gallery, the exquisite Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the stunning “O” by Cirque du Soleil®, a luxurious spa and salon and an elegant casino all add to the extraordinary Bellagio experience.  Bellagio is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™. For more information and reservations, visit www.bellagio.com or call toll free at (888) 987-6667.

About Maccioni Restaurant Group
With ten total restaurants throughout the world, the Maccioni Restaurant Group (LC International, LLC) is a recognized global leader in the top-end hospitality business with a successful portfolio of iconic restaurant brands. With help from their three sons, Mario, Marco, and Mauro, Sirio and Egidiana Maccioni, and their team of management professionals, the group has capitalized on the success of the original Le Cirque in New York to open sister restaurants Circo and Sirio Ristorante. These locations include Le Cirque in New York, Las Vegas at Bellagio, New Delhi at The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts and “Beach Club by Le Cirque” in the Dominican Republic at Casa de Campo; Circo locations in New York, Las Vegas at Bellagio, and “La Cana by Il Circo” in the Dominican Republic at Casa de Campo; Sirio Ristorante locations in New York at The Pierre, a Taj Hotel, and Las Vegas at Aria Resort and Casino. In addition, Le Cirque opens its doors once a week at the Pinnacle Grill aboard fifteen Holland America Line cruise ships. The Maccioni group will be opening their first restaurant in the Middle East in United Arab Emirates, Circo Abu Dhabi, at the InterContinental Hotel in Summer 2014.

Bellagio Continues Tradition of Extraordinary Culinary Events with Epicurean Epicenter Series

BELLAGIO CONTINUES TRADITION OF EXTRAORDINARY
CULINARY EVENTS WITH EPICUREAN EPICENTER SERIES
 
Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom, Beer & BBQ Secrets, FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend, Two Exclusive Wine Dinners Showcase Bellagio as Leader in Culinary Arts Programs
 
Bellagiorecipient of 14 consecutive AAA Five Diamond Awards, announces the remaining events for the 2013 Epicurean Epicenter Series. The resort’s legendary chefs continue to create unforgettable culinary experiences, coupled with perfectly paired wines by the resort’s talented wine team. The unparalleled series, from interactive cooking classes to exclusive wine and beer pairing dinners, features Bellagio as a culinary arts leader, consistently developing new, fun and educational events that inspire guests and provide lasting memories.
 
Tickets for all Epicurean Epicenter series events are available for purchase online at Bellagio’s Epicurean Epicenter webpage or by calling Bellagio Concierge at 866-406-7117.
 
 
The remaining events for Bellagio’s 2013 Epicurean Epicenter series include:
 
An Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom
An Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom is a series of interactive cooking classes led by Bellagio Executive Chef Edmund Wong. During each two-hour session held in Tuscany Kitchen, the AAA Five Diamond resort’s state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, Wong and his talented team guide students through the preparation of a three-course meal including an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Additionally, Master Sommelier and Bellagio’s Director of Wine, Jason Smith, educates guests on how to pair wines with select dishes. Each classroom event begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $95 per person, all-inclusive. To view the full schedule, click here.
 
Beer & BBQ Secrets: Saturday, July 6 at noon
Beer & BBQ Secrets is an intimate beer pairing luncheon hosted by Smith and held in Tuscany Kitchen. The upbeat and interactive event invites guests to relax and enjoy the fresh, smoky flavors of the season with a three-course meal prepared by Wong and beer pairings presented by Bellagio Assistant Director of Beverage Ricardo Murcia. The event begins at noon and tickets are $95, all-inclusive.
 
FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend: Oct. 4-6
The fourth annual FOOD & WINE All-Star Weekend, hosted by Bellagio, ARIA and MGM Grand, returns to Las Vegas October 4-6 with new programming and even more talented culinary superstars. Bellagio’s exclusive program for the weekend event includes:
 
Saturday, Oct. 5
  • Syrah That Will Change Your Life. Led by Smith, along with incredible producers of Syrah, this will be a lively and entertaining event. Guests will explore the lighter, elegant versions of the wine, from cooler climates to blockbuster, paint-your-teeth selections. The event begins at 2 p.m. and tickets are $95, all-inclusive.
  • A Harvest Dinner with Chef Michael Mina. Celebrity Chef Michael Mina will rejoice in the splendor of the Grand Patio at Bellagio as he prepares a specialized menu using seasonal ingredients and unique flavor profiles along with an exemplary wine pairing to complement each course. Overlooking Bellagio’s luxurious pool, this memorable event will be a highlight of the weekend. The event begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $245, all-inclusive.
Sunday, Oct. 6
  • From Far East to Champagne: Bubbles Meets Fountains Brunch. Breathe in the exotic aroma of Cantonese, Szechwan and Hunan cuisine at Jasmine while enjoying the picture-perfect backdrop of the famous Bellagio Fountains. Savor fresh ingredients at several live-action cooking stations and have a decadent dessert finish in the chocolate room, with special offerings crafted by Bellagio’s renowned pastry team. The brunch begins at 11 a.m. and tickets are $135, all-inclusive.
Louis Roederer Champagne and Le Cirque: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m
Join Le Cirque Executive Chef Paul Lee on a culinary journey sure to impress even the most discerning of palates. With an impressive menu, complemented by four vintages of Louis Roederer’s Cristal as well as Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Lee will prepare a variety of signature Le Cirque dishes for guests. Hosted by Smith and CEO of Louis Roederer Champagne Frederic Rouzaud, this spectacular dinner is certain to be a memorable evening. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Le Cirque and tickets are $325 per person, all-inclusive.
 
Kistler Vineyards and MICHAEL MINA Bellagio: Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Award-winning cuisine and Sonoma wine meet in an unparalleled menu prepared by MICHAEL MINA Bellagio Executive Chef Ben Jenkins and paired with the exceptional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines of Kistler Vineyards. Hosted by Jason Smith and Director of Sales and Marketing of Kistler Vineyards and Master of Wine Geoff Labitzke, this dinner will enlighten and inspire guests. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. in Tuscany Kitchen and tickets are $245 per person, all-inclusive.
 
 
 
About Bellagio
Inspired by the beautiful villages of Europe, the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio overlooks a Mediterranean-blue, eight-acre lake, where fountains perform a magnificent aquatic ballet choreographed to music and lights. Within Bellagio are award-winning dining experiences including two AAA Five Diamond restaurants, Julian Serrano’s Picasso and Le Cirque from the renowned Maccioni family. The resort’s retail promenade, Via Bellagio, includes the luxury shops of Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Prada, Fred Leighton, Chanel, Dior and Fendi. A world-class art gallery, the exquisite Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the stunning “O” by Cirque du Soleil®, a luxurious spa and salon and an elegant casino all add to the extraordinary Bellagio experience. Bellagio is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™. For more information and reservations, visit www.bellagio.com or call toll free at (888) 987-6667.
 
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