September 2019

Heaven Hill

Photos courtesy Heaven Hill Brands Heaven Hill Brands is the sixth largest spirits supplier in the US. They’re the second largest holder of aging bourbon whiskey in the world, with Read more ›

Ben Brown on Sep 8, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

Southern Glazer’s launched their inaugural Craft Spirits Expo last month and it was special, with crafted spirits taking center stage featuring entrepreneurs, innovators and visionaries in the field of Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Sep 8, 2019

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

photos courtesy Alice Swift and Sinasera 24 In the first part of August this year, I had the opportunity to visit Taitung to co-teach a culinary camp along with my Read more ›

Alice Swift on Sep 8, 2019

What’s Cooking

Photos by Anthony Mair, Ryan Hafey, Jenn Smulo and Chris Summers La Strega—There’s a Good Witch in the Kitchen The trend of extremely talented chefs from the Vegas Strip venturing out Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 8, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT Foreigner has an exclusive headlining residency show at The Venetian Resort beginning Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, with 10 performances. Journey with nine dates in October has added four dates for New Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Sep 8, 2019

Bottom Line

Menu engineering is the art of increasing your average check by getting customers to subconsciously order higher-profit items, and more of them. For those unfamiliar with this practice, it’s Read more ›

Ben Brown on Sep 8, 2019

Human Resources Insights

Now more than ever, it is important that companies today are in tune with and attentive to what behaviors are going on in their workplace. This new workforce is Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 8, 2019

What's Brewing

Photos by A.D. Cook Hop Nuts Brewing 2nd Location Now Open I previously reported on Hop Nuts Brewing expanding from its location in the Arts District to open a second location Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 8, 2019

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy Chef Donald Lemperle As healthy dining choices continue to gain steam, Las Vegas has a strong option at VegeNation, led by Chef Donald Lemperle.  Chef Lemperle grew up in Read more ›

Pat Evans on Sep 8, 2019

Twinkle Toast

  Laura Gatti is no stranger to the wine business. Winemaking has been a constant in her life since she was a little girl and to this day, she works Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Sep 8, 2019

Dishing It with Sk Delph

photos by Sk Delph The doors opened at 12 noon on August 14th, 2019 at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada to a world of spirits that not only Read more ›

Sk Delph on Sep 8, 2019

Front & Back of the House

photos by Gael Hees “Herbs by Diane,” is somewhat of a misnomer. Diane Greene grows much more than herbs including a wide range of greens, squash and other seasonal vegetables, Read more ›

Gael Hees on Sep 8, 2019

Rooster Boy Café

photos courtesy Elaine and Scott Harris Chef Sonia El-Nawal Brings Decades of Fine-Global-Culinary Experience to Her Rooster Boy Café in Desert Shores Las Vegas Chef Sonia El-Nawal has become a celebrated Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Sep 8, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

Years ago, I came across a study called “The Spirit of Service.” It was done by a foodservice industry association that is no longer around, but the information it Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Sep 8, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photos courtesy Max Solano In our marvelous food and beverage industry (and, it is truly marvelous) how many countless “Best of…” articles have been written over the years? Whether the Read more ›

Max Solano on Sep 8, 2019

USBG Las Vegas

 Francis Kelly  photo courtesy Francis Kelly Many of us bartenders feel like “OG’s” just from being behind the stick for a couple of years. Not many of us can say that Read more ›

Adam Rains on Sep 8, 2019

Best of the Best

photos courtesy Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival and Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan Some of the top chefs from Las Vegas will again come together for the 11th Annual Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Sep 8, 2019

May I Recommend...

photos by Blake Myers The year was 1891. New York City was teaming with an influx of immigrants from all over the world who had come to this country in Read more ›

Blake Myers on Sep 8, 2019

Chef Talk

Coming from the East Coast, and having lived in New Orleans, I experienced how oysters have become a mainstay in the diet due to its indigenous nature. Here in Read more ›

Allen Asch on Sep 8, 2019

Product Review

Martini & Rossi Frosé  In the wake of the massive heat that recently swept the US, frozen drinks are a welcome relief, but the new Martini & Rossi Frosé is Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 8, 2019

Nevada Restaurant Association

Win $10,000: Apply Today for the 2020 Restaurant Neighbor Award, Faces of Diversity Award, and Ambassador of Hospitality Award.  Is your restaurant one of the 90% of restaurants doing charitable Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Sep 8, 2019