October 2015

For the Love of the Craft

Steve Schneider is on quite a ride. From his military service, to bar apprentice, bartender to principal bartender at one of the most iconic/influential bars in the world, Employees Read more ›

Adam Rains on Oct 1, 2015

What’s Brewing?

Nevada Beer EventsOctober will be a great month for beer in Nevada, with five quality events taking place in Las Vegas and Reno. If you could be in more Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 1, 2015

Mixology at the Trump

When you hear the word Trump you may first think of reality TV “catchphrases” and controversial news headlines but maybe not Las Vegas. In a city that is full Read more ›

Adam Rains on Oct 1, 2015

West Eats East

A savory taste is traditionally created by either dried Shiitake mushroom, Komb kelp sea-veggie, cured-dried Bonito flakes, dried sardines, dried scallops or their combinations, in Japan. In old days Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Oct 1, 2015

Food for Thought

If you are going to cook with wine and I recommend you do the first and most important rule of thumb is: cook only with a wine you would Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Oct 1, 2015

Wine Talk With Alice Swift

Such an innocent and simple question, or so it seems… either it does, or it doesn’t, depending on a person’s preference for wine. Tourists love the wine country of Read more ›

Alice Swift on Oct 1, 2015

Hot Off the Grill

CHEF KERRY SIMON PASSES AND LEAVES A LEGACY BEHIND HIM. Las Vegas lost one of our most beloved chefs recently to a rare brain disease, Multiple System Atrophy or Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Oct 1, 2015

Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon Passes Away in Las Vegas at Age 60

Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon passed away on September 11 after a two-year battle with the brain disease Multiple System Atrophy MSA. He went public in 2013 with news that Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Oct 1, 2015

What’s Cooking

Carson Kitchen Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Updated MenuCarson Kitchen in Downtown Las Vegas recently celebrated its one year anniversary and has updated its menu, keeping old standbys, bringing Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 1, 2015

Up Front and Personal

Heading in to your favorite restaurant and sitting down to enjoy an excellent meal prepared by a great chef is the best way to experience food. This, however, is Read more ›

Heidi Rains on Oct 1, 2015

Good for Spooning

From the age of thirteen Adam Gomes worked in the restaurant business. Adam worked his way up from dishwasher, to bus boy, server, bartender and on. In fact, he Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Oct 1, 2015

Nevada Restaurant Association

On October 15 the Nevada Restaurant Association will host its annual Culinary Awards honoring the best in the industry. The event will be held at The Palazzo, inside Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Oct 1, 2015

The Joy of Sake Brings 391 Competition-Level Sakes to Las Vegas

An unparalleled array of the world’s finest sakes, a record 391, found their way to Las Vegas, for its first time hosting of the 15th Annual The Joy of Read more ›

Aimee McAffee on Oct 1, 2015

Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada Salutes Those Who Paid the Ultimate Price on 9-11-2001

As the American flag was raised to half mast, employees, friends and invited guests of Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada paid tribute to those whom had fallen on Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Oct 1, 2015

Product Spotlight

Why not try experimenting with some of your more traditional sauces by adding different products, creating a unique infusion of flavors? At Major we like to be different and Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Oct 1, 2015

Summer May Be Over But Not Our Love For Ice Cream!

With a city that has the temperature of Las Vegas, ice cream is something we dream of year round. And even though it may be October, a delicious scoop, Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Oct 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

I like to have a good time at work! Everyone does. Wouldn’t it be great if we looked forward to coming to work each day? Doesn’t it Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Oct 1, 2015

The Bottom Line

The drought has swept through the media these past few months, grabbing the attention of avid news-watchers and politicians alike. Having mounted over the past several years, this weather Read more ›

Ben Brown on Oct 1, 2015

American Culinary Federation Chefs of Las Vegas Chapter Page

On a calm 98 degree night, the Las Vegas ACF Chefs gathered with friends and family at the Cashman Center to watch the 51s versus the El Paso Chihuahuas. Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Oct 1, 2015

Government Cracks Down on Non-Transparent Environmental Claims

The term Greenwashing has been around for a couple decades or so. It describes businesses that make general unsubstantiated environmental claims in order to attract environmentally concerned customers Read more ›

Michael Oshman on Oct 1, 2015

Megan Mack’s Latenight Excursions

As a bartender in a nightclub, my weekend eating habits are a little skewed. Although I eat before my shift, I am always starving at the end and Read more ›

Megan Nicolson on Oct 1, 2015

Brett’s Vegas View

Entertainment News Britney Spears extends her residency show and Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Oct 1, 2015