January 2020

Robert Irvine – A Man to Watch in 2020

Photos courtesy Robert Irvine Introduction Robert Irvine is like a steam locomotive, pushing through life with power, excitement and focus. His accomplishments are legion–two television shows, hundreds of guest appearances on Read more ›

Gael Hees on Jan 15, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

So nice to see Tabatha Kim, an old friend of the magazine, bartending  at the opening of Ellis Island's new expansion: The Front Yard. Read all about this enticing Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jan 15, 2020

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Gael Hees Growing up, there was always a mysterious bottle of Angostura Bitters in the liquor cabinet (the highest shelf in our kitchen). Mom and Dad were scotch Read more ›

Gael Hees on Jan 15, 2020

What’s Cooking

Photo credit: Shelley Stepanek & Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill Continues to Shine Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill serving sushi, fire-grilled fare and small plates by Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 15, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment The Who will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this year for a series of six shows May 5, 7, 9, 12, 14 and 16 with their symphonic concerts Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jan 15, 2020

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Botanical Hospitality Group Melbourne born and raised, Grant Smillie began his career as a musician, touring the world as a DJ and record label owner. Now, the co-owner Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jan 15, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Jonathan Venegas, General Manager, and Michael Thompson, Lead Bartender. Photo credit: Alice Swift  During my last trip to Las Vegas (October, 2019), I attended a conference at the Westgate Las Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jan 15, 2020

What's Brewing

Photo credit: Joe Urcioli The Front Yard Now Open at Ellis Island After two years of planning and building out, the long-awaited and highly-anticipated opening of The Front Yard at Ellis Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 15, 2020

The Golden Tiki’s Head Bartender Adam Rains Named “Drink Specialist of the Year,” by the Nevada Restaurant Association

Photo credit: Eric Gladstone LAS VEGAS, NV (Dec. 17, 2019) – The Golden Tiki’s Head Bartender, Grand Exalted Poobah and High Priest of Skull Island Adam Rains, has been named Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jan 15, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit: www.himmgroup.com.  Burnt Offerings is female-owned and operated under the direction of Chef Jennifer Eckmann and Managing Partner, Alexandra Emstova, and is the only OU certified kosher restaurant in Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Jan 15, 2020

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photo credit: Savannah Reeves As the Fall semester begins to wind down, Epicurean Society members begin to wind down as well. While members begin the process of preparing for the Read more ›

Savannah Reeves on Jan 15, 2020

Robert Irvine’s Public House—Where You’ll Find a Full Pint and a Full Plate

Photo credit: Robert Irvine’s Public House Food Network TV star, cookbook author and celebrity chef Robert Irvine, drew attention to the upcoming opening of his first Las Vegas restaurant in Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 16, 2020

USBG Las Vegas

Photo credit: Nadine Medina Nadine Medina: Bringing the Aloha Spirit to Las Vegas Nadine Medina has been a member of our chapter since 2014 and has definitely made an impact. Originally Read more ›

Adam Rains on Jan 16, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

Managing people and holding them accountable is one of the hardest things to do, especially in a restaurant. As a restaurant owner or manager, learning how to do this Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Jan 16, 2020

SeaBream, in Swank Tivoli Village in Summerlin Las Vegas Will Showcase the Culinary Magic and Entrepreneurship of Chef Jill Martinez-Montinola

Photo credit: Seabream  Jill Martinez-Montinola is no stranger to the Las Vegas culinary scene. She started as a pastry cook at renowned Jean Georges in New York. She moved to Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Jan 16, 2020

Human Resources Insights

The holiday season is the perfect time for embracing the importance of family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on what we’ve done in our life and maybe Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jan 16, 2020

May I Recommend...

Photo credit: Gordon Ramsay Steak The Chunnel, as the tunnel under the English Channel is named, runs from Calais, France to Folkestone, England. This 31 mile-long miracle of modern engineering Read more ›

Blake Myers on Jan 16, 2020

Dishing It with Sk Delph

Photo credit: Sk Delph JuneShine Millennials and Gen Zers have made their mark and are calling the shots—spirit and beverage shots, that is. I met with ex-surfer, millennial and all-around great Read more ›

Sk Delph on Jan 16, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo credit: Shelley Stepanek CHARLIE PALMER STEAKHOUSE in the Four Seasons features a new dinner series. The ever-elegant Charlie Palmer Steakhouse in the Four Seasons Hotel on the Las Vegas Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Jan 16, 2020

Nevada Restaurant Association

photo credit: Jenna Dosch Photography The Nevada Restaurant Association hosted its 37th Annual Meeting and Culinary Excellence Awards on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, at Wynn Las Vegas with the master Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jan 16, 2020