If you’re traveling to Hawaii’s “9th island” in May, you may want to check out the 12th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, taking place May 10 through 13.
A limited number of tickets remain to select top-tier events at Caesars Palace, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, The Cromwell, MGM Resorts’ The Park, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, for the opportunity to mix and mingle with such world-renowned chefs, master sommeliers and cutting-edge mixologists. Among participants will be Giada De Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay, Guy Fieri, Guy Savoy, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Julian Serrano, Lorena Garcia, Masaharu Morimoto, Michael Mina, Nobu Matsuhisa, Stephen Hopcraft and more.
Here is the roster of events:
“Master Series: An Anniversary Celebration with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa”
Join Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa for an intimate seated dinner experience that includes a specially designed ice bar featuring Nobu Caviar and premium Belvedere Vodka, fresh-shucked oysters coupled with Dom Pérignon Champagne, a variety of traditional sushi,; and the finest Japanese A5 Wagyu beef. Exclusive Hokusetsu Sake, Japanese beer and favorite Nobu signature cocktails will be available all evening.
“Master Series: Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN”
Join multi-Michelin-star award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay at his newest restaurant, Hell’s Kitchen, inspired by his popular FOX TV show. Guests will sample signature dishes seen on the show, including Ramsay’s famous Beef Wellington, paired with cocktails.
“Master Series: Rao’s Remembers Frank Sr.”
Hosted by Rao’s owners Frank Pellegrino Jr. and Ron Straci, this dinner invites guests to remember the late Frank Pellegrino Sr. The evening will celebrate his life and feature some of Frank Sr.’s favorite dishes from time-honored Italian staples to classics such as Rao’s famous lemon chicken.
“Tacos, Tequila & Salsa Fiesta with Susan Feniger”
The perfect event for tequila and taco lovers. Join the “Hot Tamale” celebrity cheffor an evening at Border Grill featuring tacos, tequila cocktails, and a salsa dance lesson to get everyone moving on the dance floor.
“Top Shelf: The Grand Tasting”
Sample the best bar program Vegas has to offer with four dedicated top shelf bars showcasing premium wine, cocktails and beer. Along with sensational sips, guests will sample light bites from Caesars Palace chefs at the Bacchus Pool.
“The Grand Tasting”
Vegas Uncork’d’s signature event will welcome more than 2,500 food enthusiasts for a variety of signature dishes prepared by world-renowned chefs. The event takes place in the five-acre Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis.
“Master Series: Gordon Ramsay Pub Reception & Beer Tasting”
Join Ramsay and brewmasters for an epic beer tasting event at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill, including brews from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Big Dog’s Brewing Co., Ramsay’s favorite beer Innis & Gunn, and more. Along with small bites, there will be interactive games and pairing tips from the experts.
“Master Series: The World’s Best, An Epicurean Affair with Guy Savoy”
Michelin-starred chef Guy Savoy will present a multi-course epicurean affair with premier pairings at his Forbes Five-Star/AAA Five-Diamond Las Vegas restaurant. With his Paris restaurant recently receiving the “Best Restaurant in the World” award from La Liste for the second consecutive year, this meal will take diners on a special adventure, with a roaming violinist completing the five-star sensory experience.
“Master Series: Women’s Power Lunch”
Get up close and personal with chefs Susan Feniger, Christina Tosi and Elizabeth Blau at Border Grill in The Forum Shops for a delicious meal with curated wines from female winemakers, and tastings of top-shelf tequila from a women-owned distillery.
“Rao’s Italian Brunch with The Rao’s Family”
You’ll be transported to Southern Italy at this intimate afternoon affair at Rao’s Restaurant. Owners Frank Pellegrino Jr. and Ron Straci will be there to celebrate Mother’s Day with a seasonally inspired multi-course brunch featuring family recipes and cocktails.
THE COSMOPOLITAN OF Las Vegas
“Sunset Clambake at The Cosmopolitan”
Enjoy a seafood boil as the sun goes down at The Cosmopolitan’s rooftop Boulevard Pool. Dine on fresh lobster, shrimp, crab and clams served family style with endless sides and spirits. A live band will perform while guests compete in backyard games.
“Brunch at Giada: A Toast to Mother’s Day”
Join chef Giada De Laurentiis and her family for a pre-Mother’s Day brunch at her award-winning namesake restaurant. The menu will be highlighted by Giada’s California-inspired Italian cuisine with limitless mimosas and entertainment.
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
“An Afternoon Social with Michael Mina”
Join award-winning chef Michael Mina at his Bellagio namesake restaurant for a four-course cocktail menu from mixologist Craig Schoettler while chatting with Mina and enjoying mouthwatering bites.
“Picnic at The Park”
Join Masaharu Morimoto, the Voltaggio Brothers, Graham Elliot, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Mina, Julian Serrano, Shawn McClain, Roy Ellamar, and more, during this second annual picnic on the Las Vegas Strip. This outdoor dining and entertainment venue provides an ideal backdrop for an interactive afternoon with celebrated chefs. A limited number of early access tickets are available to deliver the undivided attention of experts on-site and an exclusive signature cocktail available only to early access guests.
“Vodka & Caviar Happy Hour with Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim”
Join Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim to indulge in one of the world’s most revered food and drink pairings, vodka and caviar. Learn why vodka is caviar’s perfect companion while discovering the different types of caviar available today through a selection of sustainable, farm-raised sturgeon and taste why different styles of vodka produce different pairings.
THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO
“A CUT Above the Rest”
The Ultimate Steak & Eggs Breakfast at CUT by Wolfgang Puck
For the first time, the award-winning CUT by Wolfgang Puck will offer an exclusive steak and eggs breakfast—only event. This meal will showcase Puck’s philosophy of offering only the finest selections of beef, cooked simply and presented beautifully. Served with premium brunch cocktails and a selection of wines.
“Burgers & Beats at Black Tap with chef/owner Joe Isidori”
Join Isidori and chow down on Black Tap’s award-winning craft burgers, and for one-time-only, create your own CrazyShake™ milkshake. Let your imagination and taste buds go wild. There will also be a lip-sync battle to wow crowds with your favorite ’80s pop and ’90s hip hop, including prizes.
“Chica “Mom-Mosa Brunch” with Chef Lorena Garcia”
Mark the one-year anniversary of CHICA at The Venetian with chef Lorena Garcia. This brunch event will feature a celebration of Latin American flavors, influences and hospitality, reimagined in her distinct global style.
Tickets are available at vegasuncorked.com.
Courtesy Vegas Uncork’d