Experience Vegas Uncork’d & Las Vegas

February 23, 2010 @ 11:00 pm – February 24, 2010 @ 12:00 am America/Los Angeles Timezone
Vegas Uncork'd

Location: Aureole, Las Vegas

Join Charlie and several of our Las Vegas chefs when they participate in events May 6 – 9, 2010.

Vegas Uncork’d is a world-class wine and food festival held over Mother’s Day weekend, and celebrates Las Vegas’ premier standing as the world’s most exciting and entertaining culinary destination.

Passion for the art of cooking and innovative talent collide at 30 events, spanning over four days, with more than 50 chefs on the cutting edge of today’s global culinary scene. Vegas Uncork’d is presented by Bon Appetit magazine, a Conde Nast Publication.

The Grand Tasting May 7, 7:30pm
The Grand Tasting features more than 50 of the city’s most celebrated restaurants, and 50 vintners and distillers from around the world, plus hosted lounges and much more.

Designed to showcase the dramatic 5-acre backdrop of the all-new Garden of the Gods swimming pools and gardens at Caesars Palace- the Grand Tasting offers an unmatched opportunity to sample a staggering variety of signature dishes prepared by the city’s roster of award-winning chefs.

Celebrity Chef Blackjack Tournament May 7, 11:00pm
Back for a second year, the Celebrity Chef Blackjack Tournament provides an unforgettable opportunity to woo lady luck alongside icons of the culinary world in Encore’s provocative poolside setting. Join celebrity chefs such as Bobby Flay, Charlie Palmer, Joi«l Robuchon, Alex Stratta, Paul Bartolotta, Kim Canteenwalla and Carlos Gui­a. Prefer to observe rather than play? Then come as a spectator and root for your favorite chef while enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a bird’s-eye-view.

Better by the Bay: With Alain Ducasse and Charlie Palmer May 8, 9:00pm
Step out beneath the stars for a first-ever i¼ber beachside barbecue at Mandalay Bay with memorable food from two of the culinary world’s biggest stars. Enjoy an east coast inspired menu from Charlie Palmer and tastes from coastal France created by Alain Ducasse.

Out of Africa into Aureole
Disney’s The Lion King Brunch Meet and Greet May 9, 1:00pm, 4:00pm
For the first time, Vegas Uncork’d partners with Master Chef Charlie Palmer and Disney to present a regal Mother’s Day brunch paired with performance of The Lion King. Guests will enjoy the progressive American cuisine at Aureole in Mandalay Bay where Chef Palmer will be joined by Pastry Chef Megan Romano and then have the option of enjoying a matinee performance of the world’s #1 musical. Guests who chose to include The Lion King performance will receive a Lion King CD and will get an exclusive cast meet and greet prior to the show. Hosted by Bon Appetit Senior Food Editor, Sarah Tenaglia.

For the complete schedule of events and to purchase tickets click here.