Las Vegas Epicurean Affair Returns May 23, 2013 at The Palazzo Save the Date for Southern Nevada's Premiere Culinary Extravaganza LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/13 -- On Thursday, May 23, many of the best restaurants in Las Vegas will unite again poolside at The Palazzo for the Las Vegas Epicurean Affair. The event, sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association (NvRA) gives guests a taste of the gourmet offerings that have elevated Las Vegas to an international dining destination. Hosted by The Palazzo, the Las Vegas Epicurean Affair promises a tantalizing evening of culinary splendor. Guests will savor samplings of cuisine and cocktails from prestigious restaurants and beverage purveyors in a luxurious poolside setting at The Palazzo for a palate pleasing event that is undoubtedly Las Vegas. "We are thrilled to partner with NvRA for the fourth year in a row to host the Las Vegas Epicurean Affair," said Sebastien Silvestri, vice president of Food and Beverage for The Venetian and The Palazzo. "This is one of our favorite evenings of the year -- what an amazing opportunity to enjoy the best chefs of Las Vegas in a gorgeous poolside affair." "This event is the perfect way to showcase the wonderful restaurants and beverage purveyors of the city and look forward to featuring new participants as well as returning signature favorites," said NvRA President and CEO Katherine Jacobi. "The Pools at The Palazzo are an incredible backdrop for this exciting event." Past participants at the event have included Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, Wolfgang Puck's CUT, Delmonico Steakhouse, Restaurant Guy Savoy, Morels French Steakhouse, STK, Nobu Las Vegas, Prime Steakhouse, Table 10, TAO Asian Bistro and many other illustrious restaurants throughout Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is open to the public and will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at The Pools at The Palazzo. Tickets will go on sale in the spring at www.LasVegasEpicureanAffair.com. Proceeds from the event benefit NvRA's educational and scholarship programs. ABOUT NEVADA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION Founded in 1982, the Nevada Restaurant Association is the leading business association serving the needs of food service operators in Nevada. As an affiliate of th e National Restaurant Association, and together with the NvRA Educational Foundation, the Association's mission is to promote, protect and educate the restaurant industry, which is comprised of more than 5,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets employing more than 150,000 people. ABOUT THE PALAZZO(R) LAS VEGAS With more than 3,000 spacious suites, luxury shopping, world-class dining and entertainment, the $1.9 billion, Silver LEED(R) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure "World's Best Awards" for two consecutive years, the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. The Shoppes at The Palazzo(R) feature more than 60 luxury boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and couture brands making their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo including Chloé, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, and Van Cleef & Arpels. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include the chic dining and nightlife hotspot, LAVO; the world's largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub(R); the ultimate sports bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse's Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo -- an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities including private champagne check in, packing and unpacking services, exclusive bath and pillow menus, complimentary cocktail reception and more. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premiere loyalty program, which rewards guests with the ease and usability of just one card and one program. The Palazzo and its famed sister resort, The Venetian Las Vegas, are the first-ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio. For additional information, visit The Palazzo website at palazzolasvegas.com, follow on Twitter @palazzovegas and interact on Facebook at facebook.com/palazzolasvegas. THE PALAZZO and THE VENETIAN are registered trademarks of Las Vegas Sands Corp. All other trademarks are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Media Contacts: Jeannie Yoon Cho Nevada Restaurant Association (702) 878-2313 x 1003 Keith Salwoski The Palazzo Las Vegas (702) 607-4636
Las Vegas Epicurean Affair Returns May 23, 2013 at The Palazzo
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