Leah Schmidt

Journalist

Leah is a graduate of Purdue University where she studied Creative Writing with minors in French and Design. She enjoys reading, writing, and being outdoors. A Chicago native, she recently moved to Las Vegas and is excited to get a taste of all it has to offer!

Leah Schmidt's Articles ›

Epicurean Charitable Foundation

Photos courtesy Epicurean Charitable Foundation - Melissa Arias, Michael Kennedy, and Ben Sison The Epicurean Charitable Foundation was started in 2001 by a group of driven individuals. The board of directors is made Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Oct 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

When it comes to cooking, creativity and giving guests an affordable fine-dining experience on the Strip is Chef Richards’ ultimate goal. Chef de cuisine of Emeril’s Table 10 at Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Oct 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

Chef Joho is known around the world for the impact he’s had on the culinary industry. His personalized cuisine and elegant restaurants continue to be successful across the country Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Sep 1, 2017

The Women Behind Food and Beverage at The Venetian/Palazzo

Within the luxurious resorts of Las Vegas are some of the best fine-dining establishments, and behind these restaurants are teams of the most talented and hard-working individuals in the Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Aug 2, 2017

Chef Spotlight

Chef Jamie Tran never planned on following her father’s footsteps by becoming a chef, but found herself unable to stay out of the kitchen growing up. After working as Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Aug 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight - Chef Tarun Kapoor from Urban Turban

Chef Tarun Kapoor is an award-winning chef who has cooked his way around the globe, working for cruise ships, international flight catering services, five-star resorts and restaurants. New to Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Jul 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

Chef Spencer Rudow has a deep passion for seafood and all things pasta. From working in his hometown Baltimore, Maryland, to studying cooking in Italy and working on the Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Jun 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

Hell’s Kitchen Season 12 winner Chef Scott Commings always worked in restaurants growing up, but never thought he’d be cooking for thousands in Las Vegas. Now the head chef Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on May 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

“I love to see the happiness I can bring by cooking someone something that they really like, and hearing a dish make a memory is the icing on the Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Apr 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

“I’m an Irish kid from Chicago, I specialize in Japanese food, I don’t eat spicy food but I make hot sauces. I’m kind of an anomaly in that way.” Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Mar 1, 2017

Health Binge

Health Binge celebrated its grand opening on January 23. Founded by former NFL player Gerome Sapp, Health Binge’s focus is to provide healthy, ready-to-serve meals for people on-the-go. There Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Mar 1, 2017