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Here’s what it’s like to work 24 hours straight at a Las Vegas casino — VIDEO

For many, spending 24 hours in a resort on the Las Vegas Strip probably sounds wonderful, but how does the idea sound when you know you’re going to be working the entire time?

With Bon Appétit Magazine celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Vegas Uncork’d event — and Caesars Palace gearing up for its 50th birthday in August — Bon Appétit’s deputy editor Andrew Knowlton set out to see what’s like to work somewhere “everyone else is having fun,” by taking on the seemingly grueling challenge of working a complete 24-hour shift at Caesars.

While pausing for a quick break shortly after his arrival, Knowlton immediately learns that if he can’t stand the heat (of working 24-hours straight), he’s going to have to get out of the kitchen — err, casino — as he’s swiftly greeted by Chef Bobby Flay informing him to “get back to work.”

Along with several other tiring tasks, Knowlton takes on the challenges of serving room service to the exclusive Nobu Villa, trying his hand at making Mr. Chow’s famous noodles and cooking up the mouth-watering foods served at Bacchanal Buffet.

You may notice a few familiar faces throughout the video — one surprise cameo in particular comes as Knowlton gets a lesson in bartending from the master himself, Tony Abou-Ganim, who created the “Atomic Fizz” cocktail for the T-Mobile Arena.

Check out the video above as Knowlton experiences the demands of working 24 hours straight at Caesars Palace.

Contact Caitlin Lilly at clilly@reviewjournal.com. Find her on Twitter: @caitielilly_

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