BELLAGIO ANNOUNCES CULINARY CLASSROOM SCHEDULE FOR 2014
The Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom at the Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has announced its schedule for 2014. The educational series includes interactive cooking classes led by executive chef Edmund Wong and his team. Each two-hour class is held in Tuscany Kitchen, a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen. Each class has a seasonal theme and features a menu created with fresh ingredients.
The schedule is: Father’s Day Bellagio Barbeque, June 12; What to Eat First? The Chicken or the Egg, Aug. 27; Farm to Table, Sept. 24; Cooking with Chocolate, Oct. 1 and Harvesting Thanksgiving, Nov. 19.
Classes are $125. To sign up, call 866-406-7117.
COOKING WORKSHOP TO EXPLORE HEALTHY RECIPES
Chef/instructor Charles Caldwell is set to offer a workshop highlighting three heart-healthy recipes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14 at the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas campus, 710 W. Lake Mead Blvd. in North Las Vegas.
A snack and beverage will be provided. Participants must be 18 or older. Space is limited.
The cost is $55 and includes recipes and samples to take home. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 702-924-2171.
ELDORADO CASINO PLANS FLAG DAY DISCOUNT FOR SERVICE MEMBERS
The Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St. in Henderson, plans to offer a 50 percent discount on food in Mary’s Diner and Mariana’s Cantina on Flag Day, June 14, for military personnel with a valid military ID.
TRIPLE GEORGE GRILL INTRODUCES GEORGE FOR A DAY PROGRAM
Triple George Grill, 201 N. Third St., No. 120, plans to offer the George for a Day program from 4 to 5:30 p.m. June 15, celebrating the art of the cocktail. The 90-minute program teaches participants how to make the perfect cocktail and explores modern twists on old classics and new creations. The program includes a mixology lesson in the Side Bar, after which the parties are seated in private booths.
The cost is $45 for guests 21 or older and $15 for guests 20 or younger. For reservations, call 702-384-2761.
SILVER SEVENS PLANS HOT SEAT HAPPY HOUR
Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road, is offering Hot Seat Happy Hour from 5 to 6 p.m. and 1 to 2 a.m. June 17. Casino players can enjoy $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon drafts, $2 Corona drafts and $3 well drinks.
WILD FISH COOKING CLASS SET FOR JUNE 21
The Nevada Department of Wildlife plans to host a wild fish cooking class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21 at the Technique Restaurant on the campus of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 1451 Center Crossing Road.
Participants will learn tips and techniques for taking fish from the lake to the table, along with meals they can create.
The cost is $40. To register, visit tinyurl.com/lsokh8s.
MINUS5 ICE BAR TO CELEBRATE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER WITH FREE ENTRY FOR LOCALS
Minus5 Ice Bar at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate the first day of summer June 21 by offering locals free entry before 5 p.m. Residents must present valid Nevada ID.
RESTAURANT WEEK SET FOR AUG. 22-28
Fall Restaurant Week is scheduled from Aug. 22-28 to benefit Three Square food bank. Participating restaurants plan to offer prix fixe menus priced $20.14 to $50.14, with a portion of the proceeds going to the food bank.
For more information, visit on.fb.me/lvrwfb.
T-BONES CHOPHOUSE PLANS WINE DINNER JUNE 26
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a wine dinner featuring CrossBarn Winery of California at 5:30 p.m. June 26. A cocktail reception with passed appetizers and wine on the patio is set to start the evening, followed by dinner in the private dining room.
The cost is $95 per person. For reservations, call Michelle Lee 702-797-7517.
TASTE & LEARN SERIES TO CONTINUE AT FERRARO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
The Taste & Learn series is set to continue June 28 at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road.
Another event is planned for July 26. Guests will discover facts about the winemaker and learn about wine pairings. Each wine will be accompanied by a small-bite pairing.
The cost is $50. For reservations, call 702-364-5300.
JOE’S SEAFOOD DINNER TO BENEFIT PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR FOUNDATION
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a dinner July 19 to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit that works to find a cure for childhood brain tumors.
The evening is set to begin with cocktails and a silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a live auction at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $140 per person. Seating is limited to 80 guests.
For more information, call 702-795-2000 or visit lvrideforkids.org.
CHEFFINI’S HOT DOGS TO OPEN IN CONTAINER PARK
Cheffini’s Hot Dogs is set to open its first non-mobile location in downtown Las Vegas’ Container Park.
The menu will feature specialty hot dogs served from the Cheffini’s cart, along with new items such as a chorizo dog and vegan and turkey dogs. An adjacent coffee window, The Black Cup, will serve coffee and traditional espresso drinks, iced coffee brews and locally roasted beans.
For more information, visit facebook.com/cheffinishotdogs.
WILDFIRE LAKE MEAD OPENS IN HENDERSON
Station Casinos planned to open Wildfire Lake Mead June 6 at 846 E. Lake Mead Parkway. Formerly the Lake Mead Lounge, the property was renovated and upgraded and now features a newly designed bar with wood millwork and a stone countertop.
It is open 24 hours daily. For more information, call 702-495-3050 or visit wildfire.sclv.com.
LEV RESTAURANT GROUP SUPPORTING AUTISM PROGRAMS IN JUNE
Through June, Lev Restaurant Group eateries plan to donate a percentage of the sale of specific menu items to the Grant a Gift Autism Foundation.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf plans to donate 10 percent of sales of Mud Pie and Caramel Brownie Ice Blended drinks. Jamba Juice plans to donate 10 percent of sales of fruit and veggies smoothies. I Heart Burgers at Town Square and the Palazzo plans to donate a percentage of all burger sales. Daily Kitchen & Wellness Bar plans to donate a percentage of entree sales. Lobster ME in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort plans to donate a percentage of lobster roll sales.
PANEVINO INTRODUCES NEW SUMMER COCKTAILS
Panevino Bar & Lounge, 246 Via Antonia Ave., has introduced six new summer cocktails for $12 each. They are $6 each during happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The cocktail menu includes the Caprese Martini, the Georgia Blackout with Giffard Creme de Peche de Vigne (a French peach liquor) and homemade peach puree, and Cherry Pop with Grey Goose Cherry Noir vodka, Massenez Creme de Griotte (sour cherry liquor) and dry rhubarb soda and Luxardo black cherries.
WINDER FARMS OFFERS ORGANIC PRODUCE BOX
Winder Farms is offering an Organic Produce Box with farm-fresh organic fruits and vegetables, including Granny Smith apples, carrots, kale, lettuce, oranges, grapefruit and lemons. New customers will receive a $30 credit when they sign up at winderfarms.com/producebox.
SOUTH POINT RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE JUNE DINING SPECIALS
The Coronado Cafe at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer graveyard specials daily from midnight to 6 a.m. through June. Biscuits and gravy is $2.95, two eggs with bacon or sausage is $3.45, steak and eggs is $4.95, pancake sandwich is $3.95, ham steak and eggs is $3.95 and a cheeseburger is $3.95. Guests must be 21 or older.
Big Sur Oyster Bar is serving new menu items for its $7.95 lunch special from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday in June. Options include shrimp Alfredo, fish tacos, shrimp jambalaya, red snapper Creole style, oyster po’ boy and Big Sur shrimp salad. Oysters and clams on the half shell will be half price.
Baja Miguel’s is offering $7.95 meal deals from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Entrees comes with chips and salsa and a side of rice and beans, and choices include chicken cilantro, fish tacos and chile relleno.
Zenshin is featuring half off select items from 2 to 6 p.m. daily for happy hour, along with $5 martinis, $2 domestic and $2.50 import beers.
Silverado Steak House, Don Vito’s, Primarily Prime Rib, Big Sur Oyster Bar and Baja Miguel’s have revamped their menus.
Silverado Steak House’s new items include chipotle-glazed flat iron steak for $29 and double-cut pork chop for $27.
Don Vito’s new items include The Don’s Meatballs for $12 and sweet balsamic scallops for $32.
Primarily Prime Rib’s new items include Primarily Flat Bread for $6.95.
Big Sur’s new items include fish sliders for $15 and jambalaya for $19.
Baja Miguel’s new items include seafood salad for $13.95 and shrimp tacos for $15.95.
RESTAURANTS OPEN IN THE CROMWELL
Bound by Salvatore has opened in The Cromwell, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South, featuring cocktails by world-renowned bartender Salvatore Calabrese.
Among the selections is The Breakfast Martini, a gin cocktail with orange marmalade.
For more information, visit thecromwell.com.
Giada De Laurentiis’ first restaurant, Giada, is also open at the property. Hours are from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
For more information about Giada, call 702-667-1799.
JAYDE FUZION ADDS ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SUSHI TO ITS MENU
Jayde Fuzion in the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering unlimited sushi for $24.95 from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday at the sushi bar. It includes a free carafe of sake for guests 21 or older. Seating is limited and first come, first served.
For more information, call 702-797-1000.
RI RA ANNOUNCES JUNE DINING SPECIALS
Ri Ra Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a Mussel Celebration for $13.95 in June with freshly caught mussels in a choice of broths. A Shandy beer cocktail is $5.50.
Lunch and dinner food items are 40 percent off for locals with valid ID Fridays in June.
Ri Ra also is offering new summer menu items, including Jameson pulled pork for $11 and crispy cod for $17.
For more information, visit rira.com/las-vegas.
J.C. WOOLOUGHAN’S IRISH PUB TO FEATURE WORLD CUP SPECIALS
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature World Cup specials through July 13, including $2 Coors Light draft, $3 Heineken draft, $4 shots of el Jimador Blanco tequila and $5 margaritas.
For more information, call 702-869-7725.
FERRARO’S PLANS FREE SMALL BITES FOR WORLD CUP
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to offer free small bites in its lounge for World Cup soccer games at 1 p.m. June 12 and 3 p.m. June 14. Any guest who orders wine, beer or cocktails in the lounge during either game will receive the free appetizers.
For more information, visit ferraroslasvegas.com.
GOLDEN GATE PLANS WORLD CUP DRINK SPECIALS
The Golden Gate, 1 Fremont St., plans drink specials during World Cup soccer games through July 13, including $2 Budweiser drafts at Bar Prohibition! until 6 p.m.
STATION CASINOS PLANS WORLD CUP DINING SPECIALS
The Race and Sports Books at Station Casinos plan to offer World Cup food and drink specials. When games are playing, Bud Light will be $3 at all Race and Sports bars. Select games also will feature hot dog specials and stadium food.
For more information, visit sclv.com.
TREASURE ISLAND PLANS WORLD CUP SPECIALS
Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall and Bar-B-Que, the Seafood Shack and Breeze Bar inside Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to feature World Cup drink specials June 12-July 13. Four for $20 beer buckets will feature Heineken, Newcastle and Dos Equis while select games are shown on big-screen televisions at each location.
For more information, visit treasureisland.com.
VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE SPECIALS TO MARK WORLD CUP
Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to feature World Cup specials June 12-July 13, with games to be shown on a 15o-inch screen with surround sound. Lunch will be served from noon to 4 p.m. June 12 as Brasil takes on Croatia and on Monday, Tuesday and Friday during the tournament. The cost is $19.99 for the gourmet appetizer bar and $26.99 for a special light rodizio option. A la carte menu items will start at $4.
Saturday will feature a $19.99 Saturday brunch and a $14.99 bar brunch special from noon to 3 p.m. The full Sunday brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, call 702-804-1400 or visit viabrasilsteakhouse.com.
RAMPART CASINO RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE JUNE DINING SPECIALS
The Promenade Cafe in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer dining specials in June, including $7.99 rotisserie barbecue half chicken dinner, available daily from 3 to 11 p.m., and a $9.99 three-course special, available daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
For more information, call 702-507-5966.
Shizen has added new menu items, including signature sushi rolls starting at $9 and noodle bowls starting at $10. Sushi is all you can eat from 5 to 10 p.m. Sundays for $28 per person.
HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS SET AT THE COMMISSARY LATIN KITCHEN
Happy hour specials are offered daily from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Commissary Latin Kitchen at the Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St. House red and white wine, mojitos, margaritas, tinta roja and select beers are $4 each.
Street Taco Tuesdays feature tacos for 99 cents from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information, visit facebook.com/commissarykitchen.
ARIZONA CHARLIE’S ANNOUNCES DINING SPECIALS
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd., and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway, are offering a summer barbecue brisket special in the Sourdough Cafe from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The special features barbecue beef brisket, baked beans, french fries, Texas toast and a slice of pie for $9.99 with an ace I PLAY card. The cafe at both properties also is featuring ham or steak and eggs with hash browns and toast or biscuit and gravy all day for $4.49 with a card and $4.99 without a card.
At Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, Ron’s Steakhouse plans to offer a Triple Selection special with three courses for $24.99 with a card and $27.77 without a card. Entree choices are 6-ounce dry-aged filet mignon, 14-ounce prime rib, chicken piccata or rainbow trout. The special is available from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
MIMI’S CAFE OFFERS PANCAKE DINNER FOR CHILDREN DINING WITH PARENTS
Mimi’s Cafe is offering children dining with their parents an invitation to come back and enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake dinner, while parents will receive $5 offer their next meal.
For more information, including Las Vegas Valley locations, visit mimiscafe.com.
JERRY’S FAMOUS COFFEE SHOP RETURNS STEAK AND LOBSTER SPECIAL
Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop at Jerry’s Nugget, 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is offering its steak and lobster special for a limited time for $9.89 from 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. It includes a 4-ounce lobster tail and 8-ounce New York steak with squash, choice of potato or french fries, bread and soup or salad.
CHILDREN CAN EAT FREE AT TRAVELCENTERS, PETRO THIS SUMMER
Children 10 or younger can eat free through Sept. 1 at TravelCenters of America’s TA and Petro Shipping Centers. A free meal off the kids’ menu, including a small beverage, is available with the purchase of an adult entree.
In Las Vegas, TravelCenters of America is at 8050 Dean Martin Drive, and Petro is at 6595 N. Hollywood Blvd. and off Exit 54 of Interstate 15 at Speedway Boulevard. For more information, visit tatravelcenters.com or petrotruckstops.com.