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THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS
B&B BURGER & BEER
Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s B&B Burger and Beer at The Venetian has launched its spring burger, the lamb burger. Served on a potato bun, this all-new burger features lamb topped with spicy goat cheese, apricot mustard jam, and grilled frisée, priced at $17.
In honor of spring, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria at The Palazzo will bring back its fan favorite, the barbecue chicken pizza. Featuring the perfect spin on all cherished BBQ must haves, this pizza presents a blend of Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce, chicken, smoky bacon, red onion, and is garnished with fresh cilantro. Since no BBQ is complete without beer, guests are invited to pair this delectable pizza with a Samuel Adams Boston Lager for the ultimate Grimaldi’s BBQ experience. This special pizza will be available April 4 through May 31. In addition, Grimaldi’s will offer its Reese’s Peanut Butter cheesecake and caramel coconut cheesecake through the month of April.
Chef Emeril Lagasse’s sports bar, Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo, adds another accolade to the collection, winning the prestigious 2016 Sports Bar of the Year award at the Nightclub & Bar Awards. The trophy was presented to Mike Olsen, director of operations at Emeril Lagasse and Gerardo Rodriguez, general manager at Lagasse’s Stadium.
The industry’s premier program, The Nightclub & Bar Awards recognizes excellence in bar, nightclub, lounge concept development, operations, promotion, innovation and success.
Named “Best Sports Lounge” by Vegas Seven Magazine, “Sports Bars for Foodies” by New York Times, “#1 Best Sports Bar in the USA” USA Today 10 best, “Top 10 Sports Bars in the US”, Gayot, Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo® Las Vegas is a favorite of those who love to eat, drink, and watch sports. Lagasse’s Stadium scores with a thrilling atmosphere and delicious cuisine created by Chef Emeril Lagasse. The sports bar and book has more than 100 HD TVs, including a main TV that measures 9 feet by 16 feet, so fans never worry about missing any fumble, interception, or touchdown.
LAGUNA CHAMPAGNE BAR:
Laguna Champagne Bar, situated on The Palazzo casino floor adds new cocktails and wines to their menu:
- “Oranje Blossom” with Ketel One Oranje, Solerno blood orange, fresh lemon, white cranberry juice, and Moet Champagne
- “Oriental Bloom” with Opihr oriental spiced gin, rose liqueur, St. Germain elderflower, and Moet Champagne.
- Jean-Luc Colombo Rose (Only at Laguna)
- Tangley Oaks Pinot Noir (Available at Laguna, Bellini, and Bourbon Room)
- Penfolds Bin 8, Shiraz Cabernet Blend (Available at Laguna, Bellini, and Bourbon Room)
- Planeta La Segreta Rosso (Available at Laguna, Bellini, and Bourbon Room)
OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria
Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria at The Venetian is now serving its signature dish for spring: asparagus pizza. OTTO features a new pizza every season in order to showcase the season’s freshest, most flavorful ingredients. The spring dish incorporates house made pizza dough and Buffalo mozzarella, topped with grilled asparagus, mint and preserved lemon zest. The price is $20. The asparagus pizza will be available until mid-May.
RIVA AND SOLARO
When pool season returns to Las Vegas, it can only mean one thing — Riva and Solaro, the poolside restaurants of The Venetian and The Palazzo, spring to life with Wolfgang Puck’s exclusive take on poolside cuisine. The menu features breakfast and lunch cuisine (please see full menu at the end of this release).
Rockhouse Las Vegasat The Venetian features live music during their Sunday Rock Brunch from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., as well as nighttime entertainment every night of the week, including live bands, Rockstar Karaoke and live DJs.
Executive Pastry Chef Michael Outlaw of SUSHISAMBA at The Palazzo has launched a lineup of new desserts that will have every guest, sweet tooth or not, saving room. Highlights include:
- Tapioca con leche (coconut-infused tapioca, citrus crèmeux, caramelized miso brioche and pineapple confit)
- Peruvian chocolate ganache (candied peanuts, cusqueña caramel, peanut crema, chocolate crumb and roasted peanut ice cream)
- Soya pasión (soy ‘cloud’, graham crumbs, strawberry gelée and mango passion sorbet).
MARIO BATALI FOUNDATION TO OPEN LAS VEGAS LIBRARY FOR AT-RISK CHILDREN
On Tuesday, March 29 at 9 a.m., Mario Batali will open the new Books for Kids Library at the Acelero Spring Valley Learning Center. This new library marks the third Southern Nevada library that has been funded by the Mario Batali Foundation and the 11th library nationwide.
The 161 square-foot library will hold nearly 1,000 books, many bilingual, offering a range of excellent reading material for children from 2 to 12 years old.
The opening dedication ceremony will take place at the Acelero Spring Valley Learning Center located at 2845 Mohawk Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89146. The ceremony will include a ribbon cutting for the library, a book reading by Batali of Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham, as well as remarks from the Mario Batali Foundation; Books for Kids; Variety Early Learning Center and a special thank you from the children.
For more details about the event, please contact Marina Nicola or Erika Pope at Vox Solid Communications, 702.586.2137.
Bubble-licous, the ultimate event of champagne under the stars, returns to The Venetian on Thursday, April 14 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. This year’s festivities will once again feature a variety of champagnes, sparkling wines and a tasting menu from The Venetian and Palazzo’s outstanding collection of restaurants, all artfully staged in the resort’s scenic Doge’s Palace Piaza. Tickets are $100 in advance; $125 at the door. Tickets at http://bit.ly/1nTaKks.
APRIL 28-May 1:
VEGAS UNCORK’D by Bon Appétit
Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit celebrates its 10th anniversary April 28 through May 1 with extravagant soirees and a world-class lineup of renowned chefs. The Venetian and The Palazzo are offering the following culinary experiences:
- CHEF EMERIL LAGASSE’S DINNER ON THE STRIP at The Venetian Las Vegas
The Venetian Las Vegas presents a feast like never before, ramped up to Las Vegas-style opulence! The Dinner on the Strip is a chic affair where guests will enjoy a grand family-style dining experience complete with free-flowing wines and drinks, under the bright lights and dramatic backdrop of Las Vegas Boulevard and the city skyline. With mega-chefs Emeril Lagasse, Daniel Boulud, Kim Canteenwalla, Olivier Dubreuil, and David Werly personally preparing this multi-course kick-off dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary, guests will truly revel in this superb one-of-a-kind event at Vegas Uncork’d. To further the excitement, all attendees will also gain complimentary access to TAO nightclub for additional late-night revelry.
- TAO AT THE VENETIAN AFTER-HOURS SAKE & SUSHI
Experience the ultimate in Vegas nightlife in an exclusive setting at TAO on Thursday, April 28. Keep the party alive after hours, and indulge in sommelier-selected sake tastings, passed hors d’oeuvres, sushi, and a premium open bar. The ultra-cool Loft Space at TAO will be buzzing with energy and the perfect place to celebrate the night’s events with other Vegas Uncork’d attendees, celeb chefs, and editors. As a bonus, attendees will gain complimentary access to TAO’s exclusive nightclub after the event.
- BRUNCH & BUBBLES AT THE BOSS’ HOUSE
Enjoy brunch in epic style at Buddy V’s Ristorante at The Venetian on Saturday, April 30, hosted by “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro’s operating partners, famed Las Vegas husband and wife team Chef Kim Canteenwalla and restaurateur Elizabeth Blau, of CNBC’s Restaurant Startup. The over-the-top brunch will feature classic favorites, complemented by elaborate seafood stations, a caviar ice bar, bottomless bubbles, build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, a decadent dessert display and much more. Guests will be treated to stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip and an Italian brunch the entire famiglia will enjoy – like a boss!
For more information about Vegas Uncork’d, visit: http://www.venetian.com/entertainment/events/vegas-uncorkd.html