March 2020

March Gladness How Kadee and Karl Malone are Spreading Happiness One Rum Bottle at a Time

Photos Courtesy: Karl & Kadee Malone Countless hours of exertion, pushing your body and mind to levels previously thought impossible, your focus on one goal, your motivation fueled by one Read more ›

Ben Brown on Mar 15, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

Able Baker Brewing Co-owner James Manos and LVFNBPro Editorial Director Bob Barnes toast to the outstanding selection of beer found at the 4th annual Beer Zombies Craft Beer Festival, Read more ›

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

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Spiedini Italian Ristorante Chef Gustav Mauler created a classic Italian eatery when he opened Spiedini Italian Ristorante at the Resort at Summerlin. The restaurant quickly became known for Read more ›

Gael Hees on Mar 15, 2020

What’s Cooking

Photo credit: A.D. Cook & 18bin & Joe Urcioli 18bin Proving to Be a Good Fit for the Arts District In late September 18bin opened in the heart of the Las Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Mar 15, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Pitbull returns for the sixth year with five performances of his new residency “Pitbull–Get Ready Vegas” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, April 22, 24-25 and Sept. 10-11.  Adam Lambert, American Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Mar 15, 2020

Bottom Line

Photo credit: Prendergast & Associates Jerry Prendergast, Founder of restaurant consulting firm Prendergast and Associates, has been a driving force behind myriads of restaurant projects, from sole proprietorships to large-budget Read more ›

Ben Brown on Mar 15, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

It’s always been a well-known fact that in the restaurant business, beverages are the big moneymaker, in particular, soft drinks. The business’ cost to purchase the flavors and equipment Read more ›

Alice Swift on Mar 15, 2020

What's Brewing

Photo credit: Joe Urcioli & A.D. Cook Mojave Brewing Now Open in Downtown Henderson Last month Mojave Brewing opened to enthusiastic and steady crowds. Situated in an old Bank of America Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Mar 15, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit: Paul Empson We recently had the privilege to interview Tara Empson, the tenacious, young CEO of Empson & Co. Her portfolio is nearly 50 years old and was Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Mar 15, 2020

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photo credit: UNLV Epicurean Society Epicurean Society is starting this new semester with a bang, as we have expanded our leadership board from 3 to 7. In addition to our Read more ›

Nicholas Bilt on Mar 15, 2020

The Mob Museum Takes You Underground to an Actual Speakeasy

Photo credit: The Mob Museum Living in a hustle and bustle world as we do, it’s always good to look back and see how we got to where we are, Read more ›

Rachael Heffner & Troy Wenzel on Mar 15, 2020

Restaurant Expert

The big question when looking to open any new business is, "How much is this going to cost me?" Which also becomes the question of, "Do I have enough Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Mar 15, 2020

Chef Talk

After writing last month about empanadas, specifically the pasties, I continued my research into the origin of foods as well as the requirements for calling foods certain names.  I was Read more ›

Allen Asch on Mar 15, 2020

El Dorado Cantina Brings the Flavors of Mexico to Luxurious Tivoli Village

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris Tivoli Village is creating quite a diverse selection in the culinary lineup of its restaurant row. Recently, yet another Las Vegas landmark restaurant has Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Mar 15, 2020

Human Resources Insights

Having your ear (and a door) open to what is going on at your workplace is probably one of the most essential leadership skills that you, as a manager Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Mar 15, 2020

May I Recommend...

Photo credit: Blake Myers Chain restaurants began to proliferate in the early 1950s, and were never conceived as “fine” or “upscale” dining establishments. They catered to the growth of newly-mobile Read more ›

Blake Myers on Mar 15, 2020

Dishing It with Sk Delph

NO PASSPORT REQUIRED Photo credit: Courtesy of Vegas PBS Showing Love for America Through Food On February 12 I had the great pleasure of attending a Vegas PBS Spotlight Series Event entitled Read more ›

Sk Delph on Mar 15, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo credit: Gabe Ginsberg & Wolfgang Puck Players Locker TRUE FOOD KITCHEN, the award-winning, seasonally-inspired restaurant and bar that is health conscious, has opened a 2nd location in Las Vegas Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Mar 15, 2020

Hampton Water Honored with the 2019 Wine and Culture Wine Star Award

Photo credit: Gamma Nine Photography Each year, the Wine Star Awards from the Wine Enthusiast honor the women and men that have contributed to the success of the wine and Read more ›

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

Nevada Restaurant Association Educational Foundation ProStart State Competition

Photo Credit: Nevada Restaurant Association On Saturday, February 8th, 2020, the Nevada Restaurant Association hosted its 2020 ProStart State Competition at the UNLV-Hospitality Hall. At this annual competition, teams of Read more ›

National Restaurant Association on Mar 15, 2020

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

As St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaches, it, just like other “holidays,” sometimes takes on other meanings in addition to what they originated as. March 17th is a day of Read more ›

Max Solano on Mar 15, 2020