Monte Carlo’s BLVD Plaza to Host GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon’s Run Thru Wedding Ceremony

GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon’s Run Thru Wedding Ceremony at Monte Carlo’s BLVD Plaza Sunday, November 15

Runners to say “I Do” in Memorable Open-air Ceremony

WHAT:
Monte Carlo Resort & Casino will host 156 couples as they declare their love on the run during the Run Thru Wedding Ceremony at the GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon.

Forty-one couples marrying for the first time and 115 couples renewing their vows will run side-by-side to Monte Carlo’s BLVD Plaza, the open-air Strip-side destination, where they will exchange vows in front of friends and family at mile three of the course. In its tenth year, couples from countries around the world including Australia, Canada, Germany and Brazil will partake in the annual tradition.

Non-running family members and friends are invited to watch the ceremony officiated by Dao Vu, host of KTNV Channel 13’s popular shows, “The Morning Blend” and “Valley View Live!” from a designated viewing area at BLVD Plaza.

Run Thru Wedding participants can enjoy 20 percent off at Monte Carlo’s food and beverage venues including Yusho, 800 Degrees, Double Barrel, Sambalatte, BLVD Creamery, The Pub at Monte Carlo, BRAND Steakhouse and Diablo’s Cantina as well as 10 percent off at Monte Carlo’s retail venues including Casino Royal, Monte Carlo Boutique, Monte Carlo Beach Club, Monte Carlo Essentials, Monte Carlo Express and Monte Carlo Spa & Salon.

WHEN:
Sunday, November 15
Approximately 5:40 p.m. – 6 p.m.

WHERE:
Monte Carlo’s BLVD Plaza
3770 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Andre’s at Monte Carlo’s New Year’s Eve 2016 Menu

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ANDRE’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE AT MONTE CARLO TO OFFER A DECADENT
SIX-COURSE NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

Chefs André Rochat and Chris Bulen invite guests to ring in 2016 at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. The allure of the restaurant’s signature Cigar Lounge & Culinary Library also makes for a cozy, yet festive, location for either counting down to the New Year or enjoying cigars and spirits long after the clock strikes midnight.

To celebrate New Year’s Eve, Andre’s is offering an exquisite six-course tasting menu. The six-course menu will include:

  • Amuse bouche: Fois gras mousse, black currant gelée and verjus gastrique.
  • First course: Choice of pheasant terrine, beef consommé with truffled bone marrow mouse or roasted pumpkin soup with lemon crème fraiche.
  • Second course: Choice of harissa glazed sea scallops with celery root risotto, braised oxtail pithivier with cauliflower purée or eggplant and heirloom quinoa cakes with smoked tomato garlic sauce.
  • Third course: Choice of Phyllo-wrapped John Dory and King Crab and tomato parsley beurre blanc, filet of prime beef with Roquefort cheese crust and pinot noir jus, Pan-seared duck breast or baked butternut squash gnocchi with parmesan and mushroom gremolatta.
  • Fourth course: Intermezzo of blood orange sorbet, black pepper tuile and pistachio.
  • Fifth course: Dessert trio, composed of exquisite creations by Pastry Chef Tammy Alana, including caramelized bananas with treacle tart, baked chocolate mousse on coconut macaroon with passion fruit and macadamia crusted pavlova with green apple and kiwi.

The menu will be offered starting at 5:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and is priced at $195 per person.*

For reservations or more information, visit www.AndreLV.com, call (702) 798-7151 or follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@AndresLasVegas) and Instagram (@AndresLasVegas). To book a table via OpenTable.com, click here.

*Tax, gratuity and beverages are not included.

ABOUT ANDRE’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE AT MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO
Celebrating his 35th anniversary in Las Vegas, André Rochat has enhanced his AAA Four Diamond restaurant by combining `its original old-world charm with a modern twist to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere. An eclectic approach on a classic, Andre’s meshes the finest style of dining with a comfortable, elegant setting. In addition to dining in casual elegance, Andre’s is home to an impressive cigar lounge, one of the only spaces on the Las Vegas Strip available to enjoy a fine cigar and rare Cognac from his internationally famous collection. Honored with a prestigious Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo has an encyclopedic wine list boasting nearly 1,000 selections and an inventory of more than 3,000 bottles.

Monte Carlo Announces Spirited New Events in “Booze & Bites” Dinner Series


MONTE CARLO ANNOUNCES SPIRITED NEW EVENTS IN “BOOZE & BITES” DINNER SERIES

Monte Carlo Resort & Casino announces lively new events in its interactive dinner pairing series “Booze & Bites.” Each month a different restaurant at the resort hosts a dinner in which a five-course menu is prepared and presented by the restaurant’s executive chef and paired with a sought-after spirit, wine or brew. During the dinner, a representative for the featured spirit provides insight to each pairing.

The Booze & Bites series takes place the last Wednesday of every month. Tickets start at $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and can be purchased on the Monte Carlo website. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.

The next three dinners of the 2015 series are as follows:

Beer Pairing Dinner at The Pub at Monte Carlo: Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by The Boston Beer Company, The Pub at Monte Carlo will present the following dinner pairing menu, priced at $65 per person:

Lobster Roll Sliders
with lemon aioli on a brioche roll; paired with Angel City West Coast Wheat Ale.

Baby Red Oak and Gem Lettuce
with braised pork belly, candied grapefruit and drizzled with citrus dressing; paired with Illusive Traveler Grapefruit Ale.

Boston Clam Bake
with littleneck clams, fingerling potatoes, sweet corn, Maine lobster and Andouille sausage steamed in Sam Adams Boston Lager and served with grilled French bread; paired with Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

Dark Molten Chocolate Cake
with Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat Ice Cream; paired with Angel City Chai Stout and Samuel Adams Double Black Lager.

Bourbon Pairing at Double Barrel Roadhouse: Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Jim Beam, Double Barrel Roadhouse will present the following dinner pairing menu, priced at $65 per person:

Southern Surf & Turf
with smoked shrimp shooters and Jim Beam BBQ baked oysters; paired with the Bloody Beam, a bloody Mary cocktail made with Jim Beam.

Smoked Duck Wings
covered in a habanero Knob Creek Bourbon glaze; paired with the Kentucky Brunch cocktail made with Knob Creek.

Smokey Southern Jambalaya
with a flavorful combination of rice, juicy chicken and saffron; paired with the Dancing with the Devil cocktail made with Jim Beam Devil’s Cut.

Southern Turf & Turf w
ith candied Maker’s Mark Bourbon BBQ ribs, tender brisket and baked beans; paired with the Red Headed Monk cocktail made with Maker’s Mark.

Bourbon Bread Pudding
paired with the Smoked Maple Dream cocktail made with Knob Creek Smoked Maple bourbon.

Tequila Cocktail Pairing Dinner at Diablo’s Cantina: Wednesday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Diablo’s cantina-style Mexican cuisine will be paired with festive cocktails created with tequila and served in the lively two-story restaurant. The five-course menu will be priced at $65 per person.

Celebrate the Luck of the Irish at Double Barrel Roadhouse This St. Patrick’s Day

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CELEBRATE THE LUCK OF THE IRISH AT DOUBLE BARREL ROADHOUSE® THIS ST. PATRICK’S DAY

The Strip’s Authentic Roadhouse Features Food and Drink Specials on Tuesday, March 17

 

Get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day at Double Barrel Roadhouse® with festive food and drink specials on Tuesday, March 17. Lads and lassies can continue the celebration until the wee hours of the night with a live performance by local American hard rock band, Adelitas Way.

 

Created exclusively for the holiday, specials offered at the rowdy roadhouse include $3 mouth-watering soda bread, $8 bowls of traditional Irish lamb stew and $10 delicious smoked corn beef and cabbage sliders. Additionally, St. Patrick’s Day partygoers can toast to the Emerald Isle with $20 festive green beer pitchers, $6 shamrock shots, $5 Jameson shots and $8 Murphy’s Irish stouts.

 

After enjoying delectable food and drink deals, guests are invited to an EP release party for Adelitas Way followed by a free action-packed concert happening later that night. Adelitas Way’s EP is titled Deserve This and will include the band’s latest single “I Get Around.” The band’s fourth album is set to release this summer.

 

Double Barrel® is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Doors for the release party and concert open at 9 p.m. For more information, visit sbe.com/doublebarrel/.

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ABOUT DOUBLE BARREL ROADHOUSE®

Delivering a spirit that’s both untamed and inviting, Double Barrel Roadhouse® is an authentic roadhouse experience on the Las Vegas Strip by renowned hospitality group sbe®. As part of the front façade of Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, Double Barrel® delivers live music, high-energy service and delicious food in a stunning indoor-outdoor space overlooking Las Vegas Boulevard. Double Barrel’s® menu features big flavors with an unmistakable Southern influence, highlighted by a wide array of craft beers, wines and specialty cocktails. Signature dishes include Kickin’ Lettuce Wraps, Barrel Fried Chicken, BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders and savory sides such as Sweet Potato Fries and Mac ‘N’ Cheese.

 

ABOUT MONTE CARLO

Offering unpretentious luxury at an affordable price, Monte Carlo features 2,992 deluxe rooms and suites including the exclusive HOTEL32 at the top of the resort.  Monte Carlo is home to the entertainment phenomenon  Blue Man Group, a tranquil spa, lush pool and tantalizing restaurants and nightlife including the award-winning French cuisine of Andre’s, The Pub, Diablo’s Cantina, d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar.  Monte Carlo unveiled BLVD Plaza, a new outdoor plaza on Las Vegas Blvd in spring 2014, featuring a variety of culinary venues in a casual and interactive environment: Yusho Japanese Grill & Noodle House, 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, Double Barrel Roadhouse®, Sambalatte Coffee Lounge & Espresso Bar and BLVD Creamery. Monte Carlo is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

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Shoot and Score with Specialty College
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 Food and Beverage Starting Lineup Announced for March Basketball Competition

 

Ladies and gentlemen…the wait is over. MGM Resorts International introduced its official starting lineup today for the March basketball tournament. Restaurants and beverage venues will offer food and drink specials fit for the fans. Expect to see talented dishes earn their spots in the championship as the roster includes ARIA Resort & Casino, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino,Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Resort & Casino.

Featured players starting for MGM Resorts International are as follows:

Point Guard
First up is FIVE50 Pizza Bar at ARIA. As the team leader, this iconic pizzeria initiates the offense by offering Anheuser-Busch products on draft including Goose Island and Bud Light. Dribble with ease to score a pizza and wing special for $35 and bottomless pitchers for $35 per person.

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Shooting Guard
TAP at MGM Grand is the best shooter on the team and has drink specials that make scoring baskets look easy. Try a Tennessee High Ball with Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, fresh lemon sour, orange bitters and ginger ale. Cheer on this all-star with the Absolut Cheerleader featuring Absolut, peach schnapps, cranberry and pineapple juice.

Small Forward
Players in this position are known for their versatility on the court, and Sports Book Grill at Mandalay Bay certainly has it all. Whether playing down low or on the outside, this grill offers up a food lineup that will shine in the post. Take on the chicken wings with sweet chili, chili cheese tots with sour cream and green onions or a buffalo chicken sandwich served with blue cheese slaw and french fries.

Power Forward
The basketball missed the basket and the team fights for the rebound. Pantry at The Mirage steps up for the challenge and grabs the ball effortlessly. The barbecue basketball burger served with barbecue spice, bacon, fried eggs and crisp onions keeps the big man fueled and ready to go.

The Pub at Monte Carlo

Center
Rounding out the lineup is The Pub at Monte Carlo. As the tallest player on the team, this casual pub blocks shots while offering an all-you-can-eat buffet during its basketball tournament viewing party. Grab everything from buffalo chicken wings and flatbreads to biscuits & gravy and chili. Drink specials make a notable slam dunk with five for $20 beer buckets featuring Budweiser, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime, Shock Top and Michelob Ultra.

On 3/29, Renowned Chefs to Honor Andre Rochat for 35th Anniversary in Las Vegas

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RENOWNED CHEFS TO HONOR ANDRÉ ROCHAT
FOR HIS 35TH ANNIVERSARY IN LAS VEGAS ON SUNDAY, MARCH 29

Chefs from Rochat’s Illustrious Career to Create One-Night Only Menu with Proceeds to Benefit the James Beard Foundation

Legendary Las Vegas chef André Rochat will be honored by his past and present peers and protégés on Sunday, March 29 at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Rochat, who is celebrating 35 years in Las Vegas in 2015, will host the evening as a team of chefs create a one-night only menu that will feature exquisite culinary creations. The dishes, selected to acknowledge and honor Chef André, will showcase the talents of each chef.  The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Ticket proceeds from the event will benefit the James Beard Foundation (JBF), the world’s foremost culinary nonprofit organization.

Tickets are priced at $225 per person for JBF members; $275 per person for non-members (inclusive of tax and gratuity). Seating will be limited to 120 guests. For reservations or more information, visit Andre’s online, email_info@andrelv.com or call the restaurant directly at (702) 798-7151.

In 1980, French-born Rochat changed the face of Las Vegas’ dining industry, introducing the city to its first freestanding fine dining experience. Decades before the Fremont Street Experience and Zappos arrived, Downtown Las Vegas belonged to Rochat. That was then he purchased a 1930s-era house downtown and transformed it into his eponymous restaurant. Andre’s in Downtown Las Vegas featured dining rooms named after French cities, along with copper pots used as light fixtures and wine labels framed as art creating the ambience of a French country inn.  As the only freestanding gourmet option at the time, Andre’s quickly became a hit with locals looking for a place to celebrate a special night out and visitors willing to travel a few miles via taxicab to the must-see restaurant. The restaurant made such an impact, the city of Las Vegas honored Rochat for his contribution to the community by renaming the street, formerly known as Lewis Place, to Chef André Rochat Place. In 1997, Rochat opened a second location on The Strip, Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo. By 2001, he opened Alizé at the Top of Palms Casino Resort. In 2008 and 2009, both Alizé and Andre’s were recognized by the Michelin Guide with the one-star rating.

From Master Sommelier Steven Geddes to Greg Engelhardt to Eric Patterson, they all credit Rochat with serving as a mentor over the last 35 years. Even within his own kitchen, those positioned to take Rochat’s culinary fare into the next 35 years can each pinpoint the techniques he has personally taught them.

“Where else can you find a chef of André’s caliber taking the time and effort to make sure his legacy continues? Today, there are so many establishments that focus on the newest and the best. But with André, trends are fine but what matters most is skill and tradition – and that is the core of what he has instilled in all of us,” says Mark Purdy, executive chef, Alizé.

Chefs scheduled to create dishes and be in attendance for the evening include:

  • Host Chef, Chris Bulen: Current Chef de Cuisine at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge.
  • Chef Greg Engelhardt: Former Chef de Cuisine at Andre’s in Downtown, current owner of Off-the-Grid Caribbean Catering in St. Thomas.
  • Chef Gary LaMorte: Former Chef de Cuisine at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge, current corporate executive chef for the Michael Mina Group.
  • Chef Florian Wherli: Former Chef de Cuisine at Andre’s in Downtown, current executive chef at Triomphe Restaurant in New York.
  • Chef Eric Patterson: Former Chef de Cuisine at Andre’s in Downtown, current chef/owner at The Cooks House in Traverse City, MI.
  • Chef Arnaud Masset: Former sous chef at Andre’s in Downtown and Alizé, current executive chef at Palms Casino Resort.
  • Chef Heather Zheng: Former sous chef at Andre’s in Downtown, current executive chef Shibuya at MGM Grand.
  • Chef  Mark Purdy: Current Chef de Cuisine at Alizé at the Top of Palms Casino Resort.
  • Chef Tammy Alana: Current Executive Pastry Chef for Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge and Alizé.
  • Chef Johnny Church: Former sous chef at Alizé and Andre’s Restaurant and Lounge, current chef/owner of MTO Café, Las Vegas.
  • Chef Josh Smith: Former Chef at Alizé, current Executive Chef at Michael Mina’s BARDOT Brasserie at ARIA.
  • Chef Chris Herrin: Former Pastry Chef Andre’s and Alizé, current President of CH Hospitality Group in Seattle, WA.
  • Chef Scott Sampson: Former Chef Andre’s Downtown, currently chef/owner of Scotty’s Kitchen in Las Vegas.
  • Chef Les Goodman: Former sous chef at Andre’s at Downtown and Andre’s Restaurant & Bar, current chef in Adafina, Calif.

The James Beard Foundation was selected as recipient of the evening’s proceeds as a result of André‘s relationship with the organization that spans more than 30 years.  Through the Jean Louis Palladin Foundation and friends of James Beard Foundation, Rochat has raised more than $200,000 towards scholarships for aspiring young Chefs, apprentices and future food and beverage professionals.

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To book reservations, call (702) 798-7151 or email info@andrelv.com.

ABOUT ANDRE’S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE AT MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO
Celebrating his 35th anniversary in Las Vegas, André Rochat has enhanced his AAA Four Diamond restaurant by combining its original old-world charm with a modern twist to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere. An eclectic approach on a classic, Andre’s meshes the finest style of dining with a comfortable, elegant setting. In addition to dining in casual elegance, Andre’s is home to an impressive cigar lounge, one of the only spaces on the Las Vegas Strip available to enjoy a fine cigar and rare cognac from his internationally famous collection. Honored with a prestigious Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo has an encyclopedic wine list boasting more than 1,500 selections and an inventory of more than 12,000 bottles. Find on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@AndresLasVegas).

ABOUT THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION
Founded in 1986, the James Beard Foundation’s mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor America’s diverse culinary heritage through programs that educate and inspire. A cookbook author and teacher with an encyclopedic knowledge about food, James Beard, who died in 1985, was a champion of American cuisine. He helped educate and mentor generations of professional chefs and food enthusiasts, instilling in them the value of wholesome, healthful and delicious food. Today the Beard Foundation continues in the same spirit by administering a number of diverse programs that include educational initiatives, food industry awards, scholarships for culinary students, publications, chef advocacy training, and thought-leader convening. The Foundation also maintains the historic James Beard House in New York City’s Greenwich Village as a “performance space” for visiting chefs. In September 2012, the Foundation launched the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Protocol and helped create the American Chef Corps as a way to champion American chefs abroad, promote American food products and foster an interest in American culinary culture and history through international programs and initiatives. For more information, please visit www.jamesbeard.org. Find insights on food at the James Beard Foundation’s blog Delights & Prejudices. Join the James Beard Foundation on Facebook. Follow the James Beard Foundation on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Andre’s at Monte Carlo Hosts Whisk(e)y Wednesday, Feb 4

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ANDRE’S RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE ANNOUNCES FIRST WHISKEY WEDNESDAY OF 2015 TO TAKE PLACE ON FEB. 4

Andre’s Restaurant and Lounge at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino will host its first Whiskey Wednesday of 2015 on Feb. 4. 

The February event will showcase the Duncan Taylor company’s Black Bull. For decades, they have been creating exceptional whiskies, blends and one-off bottlings from barrels from Scottish distilleries.

Whiskey Wednesday takes place in Andre’s signature Cigar lounge, located on the second floor of the restaurant, and features an unlimited whisky tasting.

Whisk(e)y Wednesday’s features the “grand tasting” from 8 to 10 p.m. After the debut of this new flight, it will remain on Andre’s menu until the next tasting on April 1.

PRICE:

$35 per person.

DATE:

Wednesday, Feb. 4

TIME:

Whisk(e)y Wednesday will now feature the “grand tasting” that will showcase two sessions: the first taking place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and the second tasting from 10 p.m. to midnight. 

WHERE:

Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo Resort Casino
3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

ABOUT THE CIGAR LOUNGE:

Considered a “hidden gem” by those in the hospitality industry, the Cigar Lounge opened in 1996 along with the award-winning, AAA Four Diamond restaurant. The exclusive destination was created to serve as a respite for cigar aficionados who longed to have a place on the Las Vegas Strip where they could enjoy their smoke and soak in the ambience of an incredible atmosphere.

With a collection of more than 140 Cognacs, Armagnacs and Scotches, as well as premium cigar varieties available in the Cigar Lounge, the collection is the largest of its kind in Las Vegas and is ranked third in North America based on its sheer size.

ONLINE LINKS:

www.Facebook.com/AndresLasVegas
www.Twitter.com/AndresLasVegas
www.AndreLV.com

 

RESERVATIONS:

Space is limited. To make reservations, please call (702) 798-7151.

 

Get Carded at BLVD Creamery During National Ice Cream Month

GET CARDED AT BLVD CREAMERY DURING
NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH

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Alcohol-infused Ice Cream, Specialty Creations
and Exclusive Offers Available the Entire Month of July

BLVD Creamery at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino is giving July’s National Ice Cream Month an adult-friendly twist with its signature alcohol-infused ice cream flavors. These cold, creamy, spiked treats are made with actual spirits and require a valid driver’s license showing that the guest is 21 years of age or older prior to purchase. The boozy selections are a prime choice for any celebration- birthday, anniversary, bachelor or bachelorette party- or just because. The irresistible alcohol flavored ice cream can be purchased by the scoop or as a flight, providing guests the opportunity to try all four of the following selections:


  • Suds Sorbet, made with Shock Top beer and a hint of orange zest;
  • Horchata Mama, inspired by the traditional drink made with ground almonds, seeds and grains and is spiked with rum;
  • Black Cab, a bold vibrant blend of blackberries and Cabernet wine creates the ultimate indulgence for wine lovers;
  • Tipsy Bubbles, a light, effervescent Prosecco that literally pops in guests’ mouths.   

Along with the alcohol-infused ice cream selections, BLVD Creamery will celebrate National Ice Cream Month with the following specials:

National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day: July 1

  • Who says you can’t eat ice cream for breakfast? Certainly not the team at BLVD Creamery. They’ve created an ice cream flavor called the All-American Breakfast that tastes just like the most important meal of the day. Made with bacon, sausage, maple syrup and red velvet pancakes, the All-American Breakfast is accompanied with a scoop of Coffee ice cream, made with espresso from neighboring coffee lounge, Sambalatte. Together, the duo makes a complete power breakfast. The All-American Breakfast will be available Tuesday, July 1 in honor of National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day.

Buy-One-Get-One Scoops

  • Double the fun with buy-one-get-one scoops all month long. Treat a friend, or test your creativity, by mixing and matching scoops of BLVD Creamery’s imaginative flavors into an ideal combination of sweet refreshment.

Flavor of the Week contest

  • BLVD Creamery invites guests to get social with its Flavor of the Week contest. Each week, Twitter followers who tweet a description of their ideal ice cream flavor to @MonteCarloVegas using the hashtag #DreamCream will be entered into a contest to determine the most appetizing, outlandish or creative flavor. One winner will be chosen by a Monte Carlo representative and the winner’s creation will be featured on BLVD Creamery’s menu for one week.

Contest dates are as follows:

  • June 27:           Flavor of the Week contest begins via Twitter
  • July 3:              First Flavor of the Week debuts; new contest starts
  • July 10:            Second Flavor of the Week debuts; new contest starts
  • July 17:            Third Flavor of the Week debuts; new contest starts
  • July 24:            Final Flavor of the Week debuts

 

About Monte Carlo
Offering unpretentious luxury at an affordable price, Monte Carlo features 2,992 deluxe rooms and suites including the exclusive HOTEL32 at the top of the resort.  Monte Carlo is home to the entertainment phenomenon  Blue Man Group, a tranquil spa, lush pool and tantalizing restaurants and nightlife including the award-winning French cuisine of Andre’s, The Pub and Diablo’s Cantina, d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar. Monte Carlo recently unveiled a new outdoor plaza on Las Vegas Blvd featuring a variety of culinary venues in a casual and interactive environment. Monte Carlo is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

Monte Carlo Introduces Open-Air Casual Dining Plaza on Las Vegas Strip

MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO

MONTE CARLO INTRODUCES ENERGETIC OPEN-AIR PLAZA
FEATURING
CASUAL EATERIES & ENTERTAINMENT ON LAS VEGAS STRIP

Enjoy Live Entertainment and Al Fresco Dining at Yusho, Double Barrel,
800 Degrees, BLVD Creamery and Sambalatte

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Monte Carlo Resort & Casino has completed a multi-million-dollar reinvention of its Strip-facing facade, debuting a lively open-air plaza with six unique dining concepts, vibrant community spaces and dynamic live entertainment.

 

Monte Carlo’s new plaza delivers a cool, high-energy atmosphere making it the ideal setting to enjoy Vegas’ sultry summer nights. The destination includes Diablo’s Cantina, a festive, two-story Mexican restaurant from leading development and management company The Light Group, and introduces five indoor-outdoor restaurants new to The Strip: Yusho, featuring inventive Japanese-inspired street food by celebrated chef Matthias Merges; Double Barrel, the first authentic roadhouse from renowned hospitality group sbe; 800 Degrees, a pizzeria from the California-based restaurateurs behind Umami Burger; BLVD Creamery, a contemporary ice cream shop with innovative flavors and unexpected dessert offerings; and Sambalatte, a Vegas-grown premium coffee experience.

 

An experiential social gathering place, Monte Carlo’s new plaza offers:

 

  • Live entertainment: A rotating roster of live bands of all genres, solo musicians, artists and street performers take over the plaza daily. From 3 p.m. until late night, guests will be surprised and delighted by the skilled entertainers that complete the upbeat, interactive setting.

 

  • Yusho Japanese Grill & Noodle House: Renowned Chicago chef Matthias Merges brings his imaginative take on Japanese street food to Las Vegas with Yusho. Merges’ cuisine showcases varieties of steamed buns, unique ramens, house-made pickles, fresh meats and surprising desserts. Signature menu items include the Logan Poser Ramen, made with crispy pork, egg, nori and cucumber; as well as 2X Fried Chicken, created with spicy kanzuri, green tea and lime zest. Yusho’s innovative beverage program features six cocktails on tap as well as an immense selection of Japanese craft beers and road-ready sakes.

 

  • Double Barrel Roadhouse: This high-energy entertainment and dining venue complements an array of craft cocktails, frozen libations and beers with its creative Southern-inspired menu. Roadhouse Sliders, BBQ Chicken Lettuce Wraps, and Deep Fried S’Mores are just some of early the favorites. The 12,000-square-foot, indoor-outdoor space, envisioned by award-winning designer Mark Zeff, welcomes visitors with live performances by the lively “DB girls” on the elevated catwalks surrounding the bars.
  • 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria: From the masterminds behind Los Angeles’ Umami Burger, 800 Degrees offers guests the experience of creating their ultimate, gourmet personal pizzas baked at lightning speed. After selecting a sauce and toppings from an assortment of vegetables, meats, cheeses and spices, the Neapolitan pizza is baked in an 800-degree wood-burning oven. For those who prefer a chef’s recommendation, specialty pizzas and side dishes include the Bianca, Sausage & Peppers, Tartufo and Marinara pizzas along with small bites such as Meatballs, Truffle Cheese Bread and Antipasti. The 3,000-square-foot indoor dining room and 1,000-square-foot outdoor patio seat approximately 120 pizza lovers.

 

  • BLVD Creamery: Childhood favorites and cutting-edge flavors come together at this vibrant ice cream shop that features organic ice creams along with sorbets, cereal-flavored milks and other dessert novelties including flavors such as watermelon-jalapeno, avocado and pinot noir. Monte Carlo’s skilled pastry team churns each creation to silky smooth perfection daily, ensuring each treat is fresh and delicious. Pops of pastel colors set against bright white walls and an upbeat soundtrack of indie alternative and post-punk new wave tunes welcome guests of all ages into a whimsical world of sweet treats.

 

  • Sambalatte Coffee Lounge & Espresso Bar: This Las Vegas-based, award-winning coffee shop exclusively features a Coffee Bean Roaster and a state-of-the-art coffee lab, providing “The Theatre of Coffee,” where guests can watch the experts as they undergo the roasting process. Of course, no entertainment experience would be complete without a beverage in hand, so guests may indulge in signature house blends or creative creations, such as the Nutella Latte, while they watch live entertainment on Sambalatte’s outdoor patio. The venue also serves tea, sandwiches, muffins, scones, cookies, pastries and more.

 

Monte Carlo’s plaza is the first completed element of an interactive neighborhood in development by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). In addition to the plaza, the indoor-outdoor district includes an energetic patio culture at New York-New York and The Park, a highly social dining and entertainment space leading up to a 20,000-seat world-class Las Vegas arena by MGM Resorts and AEG. The Park and arena will be completed in spring 2016. The project draws inspiration from historic promenades and squares while focusing on creating unique memories for today’s spontaneous, experience-driven guests.

 

 

About Monte Carlo
Offering unpretentious luxury at an affordable price, Monte Carlo features 2,992 deluxe rooms and suites including the exclusive HOTEL32 at the top of the resort.  Monte Carlo is home to the entertainment phenomenon  Blue Man Group, a tranquil spa, lush pool and tantalizing restaurants and nightlife including the award-winning French cuisine of Andre’s, The Pub and Diablo’s Cantina, d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar. Monte Carlo recently unveiled a new outdoor plaza on Las Vegas Blvd featuring a variety of culinary venues in a casual and interactive environment. Monte Carlo is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

Chicago Hotspot Yusho to make Las Vegas Debut at Monte Carlo

MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINOUSHO









CHICAGO HOTSPOT YUSHO TO MAKE
LAS VEGAS DEBUT AT MONTE CARLO

Restaurant to Feature Japanese-Inspired Street Food in a Fun and Approachable Setting

Yusho, the Japanese-inspired grill and noodle house by renowned Chicago chef Matthias Merges will make its Las Vegas debut at Monte Carlo in April 2014.

The approachable menu will include varieties of fresh seafood, poultry, meats and vegetables, cooked-to-order over a chattering fire, along with house-made pickled vegetables, noodles and steamed buns. The high-energy venue will offer guests a variety of social experiences positioned right in the heart of The Strip.

Visitors can choose which scene they want to focus on at Yusho – the prime location for people watching on the outdoor patio, panoramic views of the open kitchen as chefs create delicious dishes or comfortable seats at the bar as skillful bartenders serve handcrafted cocktails, Japanese beers or a refreshing sake selection. Whichever they select, the Yusho experience will be unlike any other on the Las Vegas Strip.

The restaurant is part of a major transformation taking place at the resort as the entire front facade is recreated into a gathering place where visitors can take in the city’s robust sights, sounds and flavors. In addition to Yusho, the new plaza will feature a variety of casual restaurants, bars and eateries all opening this spring.

Yusho’s playful 250-seat venue, designed by Rachel Crowl of FC Studio, was inspired by vintage industrial spaces, anime and Japanese ramen shacks making it a vibrant setting suited for any outing. Tables strategically placed around the exposed kitchen area will provide guests a front row seat to the culinary action while cozy corners throughout the main dining room are available for those that desire a more intimate dining experience. Yusho will be open daily for dinner.

“Yusho exemplifies the energy we will bring to the new venues at the front of Monte Carlo,” said Monte Carlo General Manager Patrick Miller. “Unexpected yet flavorful combinations in each dish at Yusho, paired with an electric restaurant atmosphere that delivers great food and drinks will make Yusho a dining destination for visitors from around the world.”

Chef Merges added, “My travels throughout Japan, Singapore and mainland China inspired me to create a concept that expresses my personal interpretation of traditional Japanese cuisine. I am delighted to introduce Yusho to the Las Vegas market and I believe the restaurant will fit in seamlessly with the culinary experiences in development at Monte Carlo as well as appeal to guests and tourists from all over the world that visit the city.”

Merges first gained national recognition for his work at Chicago’s Charlie Trotter’s, a AAA Five Diamond Award-winning restaurant. During Merges’ tenure, the restaurant was a recipient of 11 James Beard Association awards. FOOD & WINE magazine named the Chicago outpost of Yusho among its “Best Restaurants” for 2012 and Eater National acknowledged the Las Vegas location as one of the “Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2014.”

 

Menu

The menu is broken down into five categories: Pickles and Relish, Noodles, Grilled + Fried, Steam Buns and Sweets each offering delicious selections sure to satisfy a variety of palates. Items include:

 

  • 2x Fried Chicken, made with fermented chili, green tea and seasoned with a sprinkling of lime zest;
  • Logan Poser Ramen, a robust soup featuring crispy pork shoulder croquette, poached egg, nori and cucumber created in response to a critique that anyone making ramen outside of Japan was a “poser”;
  • Charred Octopus, grilled to perfection over an open flame and served with green beans, crisp enoki mushrooms and topped with a light ponzu vinaigrette;
  • Marinated Eggplant Steam Bun, filled with Japanese mint, plums and broccoli;
  • Doughnuts, sweet treats made with tofu, sweet potato and a hint of rosemary.

 

Décor

Yusho’s design balances texture and color through the use of exposed brick walls, natural wood surfaces, stained concrete floors and warm-hued upholstery, used to highlight the restaurant’s open-flame cooking style. Whimsical comic book-themed watercolor paintings by Chicago artist Sarah Beacon as well as bright barstools and chairs adorn the space adding eye-catching pops of color. The vibrant restaurant’s four unique dining environments will include:

 

  • Kitchen area: Tables located around the exposed kitchen present prime views of the skilled chef team grilling and preparing menus items. Guests seated in this area will get a behind-the-scenes look at the culinary magic.
  • Bar: Guests may score insider tips as they watch knowledgeable bartenders mix handcrafted libations and serve a variety of Japanese sakes and beer at this interactive, high-energy space.
  • Main Dining Room: Those looking to dine in a quieter, more intimate environment can take refuge in the cozy corners of the central portion of the venue. Others may opt for seating in the open area, ideal for surveying the action taking place in all quarters of the restaurant.
  • Patio: The spacious outdoor patio located right in the heart of the bustling Strip will provide the ideal spot for enjoying the beautiful Las Vegas weather. Shaded areas protect from sun and rain, creating a comfortable and enjoyable al fresco dining experience year-round.

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About Monte Carlo

Offering unpretentious luxury at an affordable price, Monte Carlo features 2,992 deluxe rooms and suites including the exclusive HOTEL32 at the top of the resort.  Monte Carlo is home to the entertainment phenomenon  Blue Man Group, a tranquil spa, lush pool and tantalizing restaurants and nightlife including the award-winning French cuisine of Andre’s, The Pub and Diablo’s Cantina, d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar.  Monte Carlo will unveil a new outdoor plaza on Las Vegas Blvd in spring 2014, featuring a variety of culinary venues in a casual and interactive environment. Monte Carlo is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).

Monte Carlo Resort & Casino ~ November Entertainment Listings

Monte Carlo Resort ~ November Entertainment Listings 

 

BLUE MAN GROUP THEATER

BLUE MAN GROUP
Blue Man Group has turbo-charged its newest show in Las Vegas with electrifying music, sensational technology, and innovative new ways of interacting with the audience. The mega-enhanced show is a thrilling, energy-infused performance that introduces wildly inventive musical instruments, a humorous look at robots and creativity, and a mind-blowing tour inside the neural network of the human brain. It is the only show with a “smoking section,” brains, and balls. Every night at 6 p.m. the show bursts out of the theater with a nightly procession of musical joy and luminescence.

Dates/Times: Monday – Thursday; Saturday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Friday and Sunday: 7 p.m.
Additional Shows: Friday, Nov. 1 at 9:30 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 29 at 4 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $59, $80, $105 and $127 (not including applicable service charges and taxes); a VIP Backstage experience is available for $215 (not including applicable service charges and taxes) and includes premium seating, a complimentary drink, a Blue Man Group souvenir and a post-show backstage experience and private meet and greet.
***Military Discount: present valid I.D. at the box office and receive a discount
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Monte Carlo concierge, online at montecarlo.com , or by calling (877) 386-8224 or (702) 730-7010.

NIGHTLIFE

THE PUB AT MONTE CARLO
Casual yet stylishly contemporary, The Pub is a go-to spot at Monte Carlo for great food, beer, sports and an all-around good time. Guests pull up a seat at the extensive bar, backed by a mesmerizing array of large kegs, and choose from more than 130 beers on tap. The Pub’s extensive menu includes juicy burgers, fresh mango chicken quesadillas, grilled fish and more. The Pub offers a comfortable, friendly atmosphere for watching sporting events, singing along with the Dueling Pianos, dancing the night away with the house DJ or playing a friendly game of beer pong in a relaxed, unpretentious setting.

Dates/Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary.
Contact: Call (702) 730-7777 for more information

IGNITE LOUNGE
Ignite Lounge at Monte Carlo is the hot spot for guests looking to indulge their senses. Inviting lounge and bar seating, LED color-changing lights and deep red-tinted doors create an intimate and warm ambiance. Dancers take the Ignite Lounge stage, adjacent to the resort’s Party Pit, Friday and Saturday nights to entertain guests between 3 p.m. and 3 a.m.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Open 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.

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