A La Carte, June 5-11, 2014


VINTNER GRILL TO HOST SMILES FOR SURVIVORS BENEFIT JUNE 5

Vintner Grill, 10100 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 150, plans to host a benefit June 5 for the Smiles for Survivors Foundation. A happy hour is planned from 6:30 to 9 p.m. with sips, bites and music on the patio.

The local nonprofit works to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for breast cancer patients.

Tickets are $40 per person and are limited. To RSVP, visit facebook.com/smilesforsurvivors or email events@smilesforsurvivors.org.

For more information about the foundation, visit smilesforsurvivors.org.

AUREOLE PLANS WINE PAIRING DINNER FOR JUNE 5

Charlie Palmer’s Aureole at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is partnering with Australian wine producer Penfolds to offer a wine pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. June 5.

Tickets are $225. For reservations, call 702-632-7401.

NOVE ITALIANO’S GUEST SERIES OFFERS DINING EXPERIENCES WITH CULINARY ICONS

NOVE Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, recently introduced the NOVE Italiano Guest Series, featuring renowned culinary experts showcasing their cuisines, cocktails and desserts during three events.

Following each dinner, guests can dance off their meal with complimentary admission to Ghostbar.

Upcoming dining events are set for 7 p.m. June 5 with chefs Kieran Toivonen and Luciano Pellegrini and 7 p.m. June 10 with master mixologist Francesco Lafranconi, founder and director of the Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada’s Academy of Spirit. The events cost $105 each, including tax and gratuity.

Another event is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 14 with Lafranconi. The cost is $165, including tax and gratuity.

Reservations are required. To make reservations or for more information, call 702-942-6800 or visit palms.com.

LES KINCAID TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN JUNE

Les Kincaid, host of the radio wine show “Wines Du Jour,” plans to host a class on herbs and spices from 2 to 4:30 p.m. June 6 at the UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The cost is $39.

A class on barbecuing is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 10 at Ferguson Enterprises, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The cost is $59.

To register, visit continuingeducation.unlv.edu or call 702-895-3394 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

BARK & BREW DOG-FRIENDLY BEER FESTIVAL PLANNED FOR JUNE 7

The Bark & Brew Dog-Friendly Beer Festival is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. June 7 at the Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave.

Samples from more than 10 local and regional breweries and entertainment are planned. Proceeds will benefit Adopt a Rescue Pet.

Guests must be 21 or older. General admission tickets are $30, and VIP tickets are $50.

For more information or tickets, visit tinyurl.com/qe77qsm.

RX BOILER ROOM TO OFFER NEGRONI VARIATIONS FOR CHARITY

Rx Boiler Room in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering Negroni variations and donating a portion of the proceeds to the Scleroderma Research Foundation, which promotes research for improved treatment options and a cure for a buildup of scar-like tissue in the skin.

The promotion is planned through June 8. For more information, call 702-632-9900.

DINE & DONATE EVENT TO SUPPORT HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

Dine & Donate is set from 6 to 9 p.m. June 11 at Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza, 6500 W. Sahara Ave.

When patrons present a Dine & Donate flier, Sammy’s will donate 20 percent of the bill to HELP of Southern Nevada. Participants will also receive a complimentary gift bag. To print a flier, visit helpsonv.org.

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 jclark@culinaryartscatering.org or call 702-924-2171.

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.

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.

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.

CULINARY DROPOUT TO SERVE SPECIAL GUNS N’ ROSES-THEMED COCKTAILS

Culinary Dropout at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road, is offering Guns N’ Roses-themed cocktails during the bands residency at the Hard Rock. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door features Angel’s Envy Headmater’s Private Reserve bourbon, Grand Marnier and apricot sour, and Welcome to the Jungle features Sailor Jerry spiced rum, pineapple juice, lime and Red Stripe Jamaican lager. Sweet Child O’Mine features Licor 43, lemon sour and Angry Orchard Hard Cider.

Each is $12. The Joint pre-concert menu is $25 per person. For more information, visit culinarydropout.com.

GRIMALDI’S SERVING DIAVOLO PIZZA THROUGH JUNE

During June, Las Vegas Valley Grimaldi’s Pizzeria locations will serve Diavolo Pizza with soppressata salami, cherry peppers and Kalamata olives.

For more information and locations, visit grimaldispizzeria.com.

CLAIM JUMPER OPENS AT GOLDEN NUGGET

Claim Jumper recently opened its fourth Las Vegas Valley location inside the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St. The restaurant is open 24 hours daily, with breakfast served all day.

For more information, call 702-386-8238 or visit claimjumper.com.

WOLFGANG PUCK TO OPEN RESTAURANT IN DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill is scheduled to open in Downtown Summerlin this fall as Puck’s first off-Strip restaurant.

The 200-seat, stand-alone restaurant will showcase a contemporary version of the classic American bar and grill, with lunch and dinner menus, including Puck’s signature comfort food and seasonally driven salads. Private dining space will be available.

DISTILL TO OPEN SECOND LOCATION IN SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS

The owners of Distill in Summerlin plan to open a second location on Decatur Boulevard, south of Silverado Ranch Boulevard, in Southern Highlands on July 12.

House-made cocktails, handcrafted food and a VIP gaming club are planned, along with a non-smoking dining area for all ages and a state-of-the-art jukebox.

For more information, visit distillbar.com.

PALACE STATION INTRODUCES TWO NEW RESTAURANTS

The Charcoal Room and Little Tony’s are slated to open at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave.

The Charcoal Room is a steakhouse that is set to open in June. It will be open daily for dinner. The first location is inside Santa Fe Station.

Little Tony’s is an Italian trattoria and classic pizzeria by Tony Gemignani, who has received numerous awards for his pizzas and is the president of World Pizza Champions.

BLT STEAK AT BALLY’S TO OFFER STERLING BRUNCH

BLT Steak at Bally’s, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering the Sterling Brunch on the weekends. Caviar, lobster tails, fresh-shucked oysters, Alaskan king crab legs and bottomless glasses of Perrier Jouet Champagne, mimosas and Bloody Marys will be available.

For more information, call 702-967-7258.

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 $125 per person until May 31 and $140 afterward. Seating is limited to 80 guests.

For more information, call 702-795-2000 or visit lvrideforkids.org.

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.

KGB: KERRY’S GOURMET BURGERS TO CONTINUE BURGER AND SHAKE SERIES

KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to return its yearlong burger and shake series. The combinations are $18 and feature different selections each month. June’s combination is Mushroom Swiss Burger and the Pina Colada Milkshake.

For more information, call 702-369-5065 or visit harrahslasvegas.com.

 

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