LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2018) — Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit day two invited culinary enthusiasts to enjoy intimate and interactive experiences at Caesars Palace. The day ended with the premier event of the weekend, The Grand Tasting at Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis at Caesars Palace.
Guests had the chance to celebrate all things coffee at Pronto by Giada, the brand new fast-casual restaurant from Emmy Award-winning and New York Times best-selling celebrity chef, Giada De Laurentiis. Attendees enjoyed an interactive coffee tasting and conversation with De Laurentiis, Bon Appetit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport and Hana Kaneshige of Counter Culture Coffee. Guests sipped and savored with tasty small bites, including Italian rainbow almond cake that showcased Giada’s signature cuisine.
Sushi aficionados had the rare opportunity to journey inside legendary chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s expansive Las Vegas destination restaurant to hear about the philosophy of sushi making from one of the world’s foremost artisans and restaurateurs. This signature “Beauty of Sushi” event allowed guests the opportunity to see Nobu’s sushi making in action while also sipping premier sake and discover his inventive “Nobu Style” that fuses classic sushi-making techniques with unique ingredients.
The Grand Tasting at Caesars Palace’s Gardens of the Gods Pool Oasis is the cornerstone event of Vegas Uncork’d. A star-studded red carpet kicked off the one-of-a-kind culinary experience. A toast between Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner, Bon Appetit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport, the one-and-only Caesar and 2,500 food enthusiasts welcomed the evening in grand style. The Grand Tasting featured more than 50 award-winning chefs and 100 of the best wines and spirits from around the globe.