February 2016

For the Love of the Craft

This February, we are about to witness the continuation of a budding cocktail legacy. What began three years ago as a night of celebration for charity has transformed into Read more ›

Adam Rains on Feb 1, 2016

Hot Off the Grill

THE 6TH ANNUAL UNIVERSAL WHISKY EXPERIENCE March 2-6 returns to Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Founded by our friend, whisky enthusiast Mahese Patel, it will feature exclusive tastings of Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

What’s Brewing

Can Homebrewers Predict the Future in Beer Trends?An interesting question, and without hesitation I would surmise the answer is yes, as homebrewers are the ultimate beer geeks and set Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 1, 2016

Chef Talk

Most people know Thomas Jefferson as one of our Founding Fathers. He is also known as one of the main writers of the Declaration of Independence. From there he Read more ›

Allen Asch on Feb 1, 2016

West Eats East

Ethnic foods are consumed mostly at restaurants or gatherings prepared by catering services rather than cooked at home. Obviously it is for being convenient and economical without buying lots Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Feb 1, 2016

Food for Thought

We certainly welcome warmer weather with hopefully fresh spring recipes, filled with favorite seasonal ingredients like peas, asparagus, strawberries and more. Spring is all new life and delicate color Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Feb 1, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Entertainment EvolvesThe official name for the Las Vegas Arena opening April 6 with The Killers is T-Mobile Arena. Dixie Chicks returning to touring will stop there Saturday, July 16.Reminder, Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Feb 1, 2016

Where to Take Your Honey for Valentine’s Day

Fogo de Chao, the Dallas-based chain of Brazilian steakhouses, now has a location in the Dining Arroyo in the Downtown Summerlin Mall. They are serving their famous authentic Southern Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Feb 1, 2016

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

February is always a festive month, with so many events during the shortest month of the year. First up, you have Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest football day of Read more ›

Alice Swift on Feb 1, 2016

Free Things to Do at Your Public Library

Beginning March 10 through May 1, the Clark County Library will exhibit never-before-seen photographs from the Las Vegas News Bureau’s archives that span over 65 years of Southern Nevada’s Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

Good for Spooning

I never thought I would meet anyone who talks at my pace, but Christina Wilson does. In a rapid fire interview I learned that while Hell’s Kitchen gave her Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Feb 1, 2016

SWS of Nevada Academy

“The Academy, it’s really a magnificent place for education and the perfect showcase that embodies functionality and ergonomics behind the bar, along with high-end design.We had the opportunity to Read more ›

Adam Rains on Feb 2, 2016

Dining Out with the Harrises

Harvest by Chef Roy Ellamar Brings Farm-to-Table Fare to the Bellagio Resort.Recently we saw the transformation of the shuttered Sensi, into Harvest by Chef Roy Ellamar. Transformation is a Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Feb 1, 2016

A World of Inspiration Awaits You at CSES2016!

If improving your business and team building are part of your New Year’s resolutions, then don’t miss the biggest event in the catering and events industry - all happening Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

What’s Cooking

Siegel’s 1941 at the El CortezCelebrating Historic Old VegasThe name of this restaurant at the El Cortez in Downtown Las Vegas has a dual meaning: the décor and feel Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 1, 2016

Nevada Restaurant Association

Adapted from Libby Lussenhop, The Michigan RestaurateurYou might have the speaker system, the music streaming service, iPod, and the auxiliary equipment to play songs in your business, but are Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace

Asseo first came to Restaurant Guy Savoy in 2011, where he began in the role of sous chef and eventually advanced to chef de cuisine. In his new role Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

Product Spotlight

Major Chefs’ Elite Stock Base Pastes are made using only the finest of ingredients. Use to add authentic flavor direct to a sauce or dish. Simply mix in or Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

Our Picks

Siegel’s 1941At Siegel’s 1941 in the El Cortez Hotel & Casino, the Have a Cigar adult coffee offers guests a creamy and indulgent cocktail made from the finest Zaya Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 1, 2016

I have seen the future of dining....and it is good

I recently dined at a very unique, sort-of sophisticated, kind-of upscale, totally modern yet still nostalgic, restaurant by the name of Saint Marc Pub. It is so difficult to Read more ›

Apryl Bruso on Feb 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

It’s very early in the new year; however, there are already signs that 2016 will be a year of significant change for many employers throughout the country. Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

You’re coming out of a movie and are excited for a late dinner, but plans are quickly thwarted. Every restaurant you approach is either putting its chairs atop the Read more ›

Ben Brown on Feb 1, 2016

Clique at The Cosmopolitan

On January 5th, Clique hosted a press event at which attendees were wowed by tableside mixology and tasty snacks from their bar menu. The official Grand Opening was on Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Feb 1, 2016

Megan Mack’s Latenight Excursions

We are still a good four months until the pools open up for our long summer, but you wouldn’t know that with all the people training for pool jobs Read more ›

Megan Nicolson on Feb 1, 2016