Slice of Vegas at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place to Host Special Craft Beer Dinner on Sept. 13

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Slice of Vegas at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place is teaming up with Pizza Port Brewing Co. and Speakeasy Ales & Lagers to host a special beer pairing dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Chef George Motsinger invites guests to indulge in a delectable five-course dinner experience paired with a selection of craft beer including Pizza Port’s Chronic and Bacon & Eggs, and Speakeasy’s Double Daddy and Tallulah, to name a few. The menu is priced at $45 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity) and will feature the following pairings:

Passed Appetizers
Assorted bruschetta served on arrival of beers
Pizza Port Chronic
Speakeasy Double Daddy

First Course
Vegetable ribbon salad
Prepared with zucchini, squash, carrots, fresh herbs,
extra virgin olive oil, lemon, and pomegranate
Speakeasy Tallulah

Second Course
Prepared with greens, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, chili flake, and ricotta salata
Pizza Port Graveyards

Third Course
Osso Bucco
Prepared with saffron orzo and gremolata
Pizza Port Bacon & Eggs

Fourth Course
Carmel Bundino
Prepared with salted caramel and chantilly cream
Speakeasy Syndicate #3

After opening their doors in 2006, Pizza Port Brewing Co. has become a sought out favorite by the California coast where they originated. Specializing in Ales and Belgian-inspired beers, Pizza Port is perfect for enjoying a cold, crisp beer with that perfect slice.

Opened in 1997, Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Brewery has become a favorite for ales, stouts, lagers and IPAs. Founded in the heart of the Bay in San Francisco, CA, Speakeasy now serves up and down the West Coast helping beer connoisseurs enjoy the finer things in life: beer and having a good time.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Slice of Vegas at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
Complimentary valet parking is available downstairs at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place valet, located off Mandalay Bay Road.
3930 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Guests may RSVP to Robyn Mauthe at
For more information about Slice of Vegas, visit or follow on Facebook at and Twitter @sliceofvegas

About Slice of Vegas
Slice of Vegas opened at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place in 2012 as the second installment from Titan Brands, the company that brought Hussong’s Cantina to the U.S. Slice of Vegas has two dining options, from taking in the restaurant’s energy at a table or booth to grabbing a quick bite from the By the Slice counter. The eatery features a hip jukebox that diners can control by their iPhone as well as 14 televisions throughout the restaurant. A full bar that includes imported and domestic wine and over 70 craft beer choices completes the inviting space. Keeping in line with Hussong’s Cantina, Slice of Vegas offers great food in a friendly and approachable environment.

Slice of Vegas and By the Slice is open daily from 11 am. For more information or reservations call 702.632.6470 or visit Follow Slice of Vegas on Facebook at and Twitter @sliceofvegas.

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,