Toasts, Tributes, Tasting Among Highlights at the 44th Annual UNLVino

LAS VEGAS – Only one question remains following The 44th Annual UNLVino: How do you top that? From the 1,926 red, white, and blue balloons released into the sky honoring Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on May 1, 2018

Hot Off the Grill

Our LVFNB Pro staff had an amazing time at the 2018 Ultimate Whiskey Experience on April 6 at Encore. Pictured here (l-r) are Broads of Bourbon columnist Delilah Tennyson, Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on May 1, 2018

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

With the beautiful spring weather right around the corner, what better time than now to have equally beautiful wine from Southern Rhône, such as rosés or Châteauneuf du Pape? Read more ›

Alice Swift on May 1, 2018

What's Brewing

Photo by Josh Brown May Southern Nevada Beer Events Steiner’s-A Nevada Style Pub was one of the first pubs in Southern Nevada to serve a quality craft beer list and now Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2018

Broads of Bourbon

Photos by Delilah Tennyson From some of the world’s most distinguished distillers, to the small up and comers, the Nth offered some of the best pours available. Not only was Read more ›

Mary Powers & Delilah Tennyson on May 1, 2018

Good for Spooning

The team from local favorites, Artisanal Foods, headed by Brett Ottolenghi, hosted the second Vegas Food Expo at the Westgate Resort April 15-16. The variety of products offered was Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on May 1, 2018

What’s Cooking

Café Hollywood—Not Your Average Café   General Manager Sebastien Buquoy and Bob Barnes. Photo by Dick Palcic. Names can be deceiving. If you are expecting Café Hollywood to be your run-of-the-mill 24-hour casino Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2018

2018 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show Convenes in Las Vegas

Photo courtesy Getty Images The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show continues to reign as the largest annual bar and nightlife convention and its 33rd annual 2018 show brought together Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2018

Twinkle Toast

Photo by Erin Cooper The Mondavi family name has been synonymous with the California wine industry for over 50 years, and the newest generation of Mondavi winemakers is rising to Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on May 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy The Palm Restaurant Group Francisco “Kiko” Ojeda started in professional kitchens as a dishwasher and hasn’t taken his eyes off the sink. More than 35 years later, Ojeda Read more ›

Pat Evans on May 1, 2018

Bellagio Unveils Michael Mina 2.0

photos by Anthony Mair Michael Mina Bellagio opened nearly 20 years ago, when the resort debuted in October of 1998, and over the years has established itself as one of Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2018

The Bottom Line

Instagram has transformed photos as a means of communication, with food ranking high among Instagram’s content leaderboard. Many restaurants have upped their food presentation to make their product more Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

As employers we are, in reality, providing opportunities and options for many possible futures. What really is critical is whether our prospective employees are wise enough to understand and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 1, 2018

Adam Rains of Flock and Fowl Wins “Star of the Bar” Regional Competition

Photo by Benjamin Smock Today, the National Restaurant Association announced the first finalist in the annual Star of the Bar mixology competition. Following a live cocktail competition held at Mandalay Bay’s Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on May 1, 2018

Chef Talk

This article will discuss tamarind, one of the most versatile health foods available. Tamarind is a fruit that grows in a pod. It is very dark in color and Read more ›

Allen Asch on May 1, 2018

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photos by Deanna Wong  A seemingly long semester has at last touched the surface of a conclusion. Epicurean Society members have been building upon strong relationships and developing mental endurance Read more ›

Justin Leung on May 1, 2018

Nevada Restaurant Association

How to Attract More Job Candidates and Make Better, Faster Hires The number one pain point for owner and operators is staffing. Hiring is hard—and hiring in restaurants presents an Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on May 1, 2018

USBG Las Vegas

Co-authored by Brian Bridgeman David Cooper by Adam Rains photo by Adam Rains David Cooper is Las Vegas born & bred and “lives & breathes 702.” Not only is he the patriarch Read more ›

Adam Rains on May 1, 2018

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Flashes “Gwen Stefani–Just a Girl” will be the superstar’s residency show inside Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood with 25 dates from June 27 through March 2019.  Marilyn Monroe played by Read more ›

Jackie Brett on May 1, 2018