Chef uncorking new steakhouse

Fans of fiery chef Gordon Ramsay will get their first look at his Las Vegas debut – a steakhouse – at the May 11 opening, which coincides with the food extravaganza Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit.

He’ll be bouncing between Gordon Ramsay Steak and the Garden of the Gods pools at Caesars Palace, site of Vegas Uncork’d’s Grand Tasting.

Ramsay’s debut at Vegas Uncork’d will include three menu items at the Grand Tasting: his classic version of roasted Beef Wellington, with potato puree and butter-glazed root vegetables, pan-seared haddock with Irish potato broth and sticky toffee pudding.

In an email, Ramsay said his two-story, 200-seat restaurant at Paris “means there will be some French inspiration.”

Separating the main dining room from the lounge will be a “Euro-tunnel” design.

Other menu items from the Michelin-decorated chef will include his take on signature dishes from some of the world’s most revered restaurants.

Here’s a first look: from London, fish and chips from The Narrow and pork belly accented with candied kumquats and braised chard from Bread Street Kitchen.

Also: fried oysters and smoked beef tartare with Guinness-infused mustard seeds. And, of course, there will be beer, including Innis & Gunn Original Oak Aged Beer, the English-inspired Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA, and, making its U.S. debut, will be John Smith’s ale from North Yorkshire, England.

Vegas Uncork’d runs May 10-13. Information:


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