April 2019

The Billion Dollar Brand: Rande Gerber Discusses Casamigos Tequila

Photos courtesy Casamigos Casamigos made global headlines when it sold to British beverage company Diageo in 2017 for $1 billion. Many know Casamigos for its celebrity co-founders: Oscar-winning actor George Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill

Pictured here is Jamie Roberts, Head Brewer of the newly-opened Scenic Brewing. Turn to page 6 to read more about Jamie’s background and what he plans to accomplish in Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2019

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

With the rough winter weather we have had all around the United States, many of us are eager to welcome the spring season in, with the sunny days, beautiful Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT Spiegelworld’s third Strip production will be the adults-only, circus-variety “Atomic Saloon Show” with character Boozy Skunkton opening Sept. 8 at the Kraken Music Hall in the Grand Canal Shoppes Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 1, 2019

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada Introduces Two Premium Wineries

Masut: A Return to the Earth By Blake Myers Barney Fetzer and his wife, Kathleen, journeyed to Mendocino County, California in the 1950s so he could work in the booming logging Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2019

Front & Back of the House

photo courtesy Gina Marano Interestingly enough, Gina Marano wasn’t always a drinker of wines, and even four years ago, was certainly not a wine aficionado. It was a circuitous, curious Read more ›

Gael Hees on Apr 1, 2019

What’s Cooking

Server Beana Reveles and Bob Barnes. Photo by Dick Palcic Big Whiskey’s American Kitchen & Bar at Town Square Offering Something for Everyone “I’m only going to have one, so make Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

Photo by Erincooperphotography.com Flowers are blooming and temperatures are rising which most certainly means that our taste buds will soon turn to bright and crisp rosés for refreshment. Rosé is Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Apr 1, 2019

Chef Spotlight

Dermott Driscoll started his cooking career with a simple breakfast of sausage, scrambled eggs and toast at five years old. The Brooklyn Bowl executive chef never saw a career Read more ›

Pat Evans on Apr 1, 2019

The 24th Annual Educational Taste of Excellence

photos courtesy Sk Delph On March 9, Dr. Joni Flowers, the founder of the Cultural Diversity Foundation, treated us to an event that brought together a community. The 24th Annual Read more ›

Sk Delph on Apr 1, 2019

Chef Talk

Cod as a food fish dates back to the Viking times, 800 AD, but had a resurgence during the Middle Ages when Basque people from Northcentral Spain and Southwestern Read more ›

Allen Asch on Apr 1, 2019

Asian Dining on the Vegas Strip

Americans know that New Year’s Eve is Dec. 31 and New Year’s Day is Jan. 1 every year. Not as commonly or exactly known is that Chinese New Year Read more ›

Don Chareunsy on Apr 1, 2019

USBG Las Vegas

Claudia Zelidon Photo courtesy Claudia Zelidon There are a few certainties in the world but one thing you can count on is Claudia Zelidon. Even with her multiple jobs, she is Read more ›

Adam Rains on Apr 1, 2019

Best of the Best

photos courtesy Shelley Stepanek  NOMAD BAR’s new jazz brunch on Sundays was launched recently at the Park MGM. The food and beverage menu is designed by award-winning Chef Daniel Humm Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Apr 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

The restaurant world presents a multitude of opportunities to hire and work with those in your immediate circle. From bringing your child on as a server to launching a Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2019

May I Recommend...

photos by Blake Myers Chef Julian Serrano’s culinary journey began with his graduation from the Escuela Gastronomie P.P.O. hotel management school in Marbella, Spain. Subsequently, he honed his French cooking Read more ›

Blake Myers on Apr 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

It’s a simple concept in theory, but in reality, not so easy for many of us. We all know that you have to give respect to earn it. I Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

Being a restaurant manager can be a difficult job. It can be 100 times harder when you don’t have the right tools and support in place to be successful. Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Apr 1, 2019

UNLV Epicurean Society

photos courtesy Savannah Reeves, Travis Tagala, and Justin Leung As a junior majoring in hospitality and a new executive member for Epicurean Society, I am thrilled to have the opportunity Read more ›

Savannah Reeves on Apr 1, 2019

Product Review

ZOS Halo Wine Preserver  Ever opened a great bottle of wine and forced yourself to drink it all within a day or two before it went bad? Or chose not Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2019

What's Brewing

Photos by Suzy Hendrix/Unlokt and compliments of SkinnyFATS  and Joe Urcioli Lagasse’s Stadium Beer Dinner Featuring Joseph James Our friend Chef Scott Pajak is set to wow us with another of Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

As I am on a flight back to Las Vegas from San Francisco, I am collecting all my thoughts and emotions while they sit fresh on my mind. I Read more ›

Max Solano on Apr 1, 2019