El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a Cooking Fiesta class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Chef Terry Lynch will show guests how to prepare nachos with crab and polano, shrimp and carne fajitas with Oaxacan black beans, Prickly Pear margarita and coconut and mango paletas.
The cost is $25. To RSVP, call 258-1211.
Brio Tuscan Grille to reward educators during Teachers Appreciation Week
Brio Tuscan Grille at Town Square Las Vegas, 6653 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate Teachers Appreciation Week Monday through May 6 by offering teachers and school administrators 20 percent off.
Teachers and administrators must present their Clark County School District badge to receive the discount, which is valid only for patrons dining in the restaurant. Tax, gratuity and beverages are not included.
For more information, call 914-9145.
Enjoy Mothers Day brunch with a view
One Six Sky Lounge inside the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, plans to offer dining specials for Mothers Day on May 8.
One Six Sky Lounge, offering a panoramic view of the Las Vegas Valley from the 16th floor, plans to serve a champagne brunch, with six seatings available between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The menu is set to feature omelets prepared to order, eggs Benedict, rosemary-crusted prime rib, seafood, salads and more. Desserts will feature a selection of cookies, tarts, creme brulee, tiramisu, warm bread pudding with rum sauce and three-layer cakes. Champagne and Bloody Marys will be included, along with non-alcoholic beverages. All mothers will receive a gift box of chocolates.
The cost is $29.99 per person. Children 9 or younger are half price. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 856-5566.
Carls Jr. partners with March of Dimes, Las Vegas 51s for fundraisers
Carls Jr. locations across the Las Vegas Valley are collecting donations for the March of Dimes through May 23.
Any customer who donates $1 will receive a special cutout to sign and display, along with food coupons. Last year Carls Jr. raised $40,000 for the organization, which supports research, awareness programs, local hospitals and families affected by the outcomes of premature births.
Carls Jr. also is partnering with the Las Vegas 51s baseball team. While supplies last, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson locations are giving one ticket to a 51s game to customers for free, upon request, with the purchase of any large combo. The 51s also are selling a Family Four Pack with four game tickets, four Carls Jr. $4 food coupons and four 51s hats for $36.
To purchase a Family Four Pack, visit lv51.com or call 798-7825. To find a Carls Jr. location near you, visit carlsjr.com.
Summertime Somewhere promotion ends Sunday at Tropical Smoothie CafÉ
Through Sunday, Las Vegas Valley locations of Tropical Smoothie Café plan to offer patrons the chance to win a vacation to a Club Med resort in the Caribbean, Mexico or Florida.
With each purchase, customers will receive a scratch-off card. Every card is a winner, offering free menu items, menu discounts and a code to win flip flops, Hawaiian shirts or the grand prize trip.
For store locations, visit summertimesomewhere.com.
Eastside Cannery serving April specials
Restaurants at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway, are offering dining specials in April.
Snaps is serving a Blue Plate Breakfast Special with choice of French toast, pancakes or waffles, one egg and bacon or sausage for $5.99; meatball sub with fries for $6.99; an 8-ounce prime rib special with mashed potatoes and vegetables for $8.99; a shrimp, chicken or steak poboy with fries for $.7.99; a sliders lunch special for $5.99 and an 8-ounce New York steak and egg special for $7.99.
The All American Tax Free Breakfast is apple pie French toast, one egg, bacon and a cup of coffee for $6. Root beer floats are $1 with the purchase of an entree. Surf & Turf is $9.99 with choice of soup or salad, an 8-ounce New York steak, four breaded shrimp, vegetables and mashed potatoes.
All specials are valid with a beverage purchase. For more information about Snaps, call 856-5429.
Carve is serving a three-course dining special with choice of soup or salad, New Zealand rack of lamb provençal, dessert and a glass of red or white wine. For more information about Carve, call 856-5425.
The Cannery Row Buffet is serving a $7 buffet today. For more information, call 856-5427.
The Deli is offering a Slugger Special with brautwurst, sauerkraut, fries and a drink for $4.99. Casa Cocina is serving carnitas and Corona for $9.99.
Sammys Woodfired Pizza to highlight gluten-free menu
May is Celiac Awareness Month, and Sammys Woodfired Pizza is offering an extensive gluten-free menu at all five of its Las Vegas Valley locations.
There are more than 20 gluten-free pizzas available, along with a variety of tapas, salads, entrees and beers.
Locations include 4300 E. Sunset Road (450-6664).
Wine Walks to raise funds for New Vista Community
The Village Lake Las Vegas plans to host a Wine Walk from 7 to 10 p.m. May 7 to raise funds for New Vista Community, a nonprofit group that provides equal opportunities and support for the intellectually challenged people of all ages.
The Wine Walk will feature a variety of wines at 20 different tasting stations through the Village and live entertainment.
Another Wine Walk to benefit New Vista Community is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. May 21 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The cost for either event is $25 per person in advance or $30 for a single ticket or two for $50 at the door.
For event tickets, visit winewalklv.com. Guests must be 21 or older.
Border Grill announces weekend brunch, Cinco de Mayo margaritas
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering a weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays now through October.
The all-you-can-eat menu includes Yucatan eggs Benedict, breakfast enchilada, coconut French toast, green corn tamale, guava empanada, huevo ranchero, machaca chilaquiles, chipotle shrimp BLT, mini breakfast burrito and steak and eggs.
The cost is $24.99 per person, plus tax and gratuity, or $29.99 with free-flowing mimosas. For a reservation, call 632-7403.
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Border Grill is offering a $5 Margarita Countdown now through May 4.
Mention the secret password Cinco de Drinko, and the featured margarita for that week will be $5 any time of day or night. There is a limit of one per person. The offer expires May 4.
Rick Moonens rm Seafood plans Surf & Turf The Sequel
Rick Moonens rm Seafood in Mandalay Bay, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is collaborating with chef Ralph Pagano of STK Miami to create round two of the ultimate surf and turf dinner.
The event is planned for 7 p.m. May 5 and will feature a cocktail reception with three hand-crafted specialty cocktails and a four-course dinner with wine pairings. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Three Square food bank.
The cost is $150 per person. For reservations, call 632-9300.
Vegan cooking event set at Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host a vegan cooking and tasting event as part of Vegas Uncorkd by Bon Appétit magazine at noon May 7 in the Beethoven Suite at Encore.
It will be co-hosted by Tal Ronnen, a vegan culinary pioneer and New York Times best-selling author, and chefs from Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. Guests can sample a selection of vegan creations, with each participating chef demonstrating how to prepare their vegan dish. Step-by-step preparations will be projected onto a large screen so guests can follow along using ingredients provided at their stations.
Tickets are $125 per person. For tickets, visit vegasuncorked.com.
Las Vegas Epicurean Affair set for May 26 at the Palazzo
The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is scheduled for May 26 at The Pools at the Palazzo, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The annual event is sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association (NvRA) and will feature samplings of cuisine and cocktails from restaurants and beverage purveyors. The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair package features a luxury suite at the Palazzo or The Venetian, two general admission tickets to the Affair, two-for-one well drinks at Salute Lounge, complimentary line pass/admission to LAVO nightclub and a buy-one-get-one-half-off ticket deal for a gondola ride.
The Affair is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. General admission is $100. VIP tickets are $150 for early admission at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the NvRAs educational and scholarship programs.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit lasvegasepicureanaffair.com, palazzo.com, venetian.com or call 414-9000.
Magnum Mondays set at STK Las Vegas at Cosmopolitan
STK Las Vegas, a steakhouse inside the Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is hosting a weekly appreciation dinner party titled Magnum Mondays: Because Size Matters.
Patrons receive a magnum-sized bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne for each regular-sized bottle order placed from 9 a.m. to midnight Mondays.
The event also features performances by S.K.A.M. Aritst disc jockeys. Industry appreciation specials include 25 percent off dinner and a magnum upgrade with the purchase of a bottle of Veuve Clicquot. Reservations are required for industry night.
For more information, call 698-7990 or visit stkhouse.com.