LAS VEGAS, NV (January 26, 2017) –– The award-winning culinary team at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has achieved the prestigious honor of being selected to cook at the acclaimed James Beard House in New York City. The four Westgate Las Vegas chefs – Charles Wilson, Michael McNeilly, Steve Young and Stephen Sullivan – are representatives from Edge Steakhouse, Fresco Italiano and the resort’s pastry team who will showcase their culinary creations during “Valentine’s Day with a Vegas Kiss” at 7 PM on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
According to the James Beard Foundation, which will host the event, “Valentine’s Day meets Vegas glam when talented toques from the luxurious Westgate Las Vegas make their grand debut at the Beard House. From a lavish steakhouse to an Italian trattoria, you won’t want to miss the resort’s jackpot-worthy cuisine at this evening of high-rolling Sin City allure.” The dinner will feature such delicacies as Sea Scallop with Cannellini Bean Purée, Winter Truffles and Nueske’s Bacon; Sunchoke Agnolotti with Trumpet Royale Mushrooms, Pearl Onions, and Micro-Arugula; Snake River Farms New York Strip Steak and Beef Rib with Potato Purée, Creamed Swiss Chard and Cipolline; and more.
The mission of the James Beard Foundation “is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone.” The Foundation maintains the historic James Beard House at 167 West 12th Street in New York City’s Greenwich Village as a “performance space” for visiting chefs. The privilege of cooking in the former townhome of America’s culinary icon James Beard (1903-85) is reserved for the nation’s leading chefs.
For more information about “Valentine’s Day with a Vegas Kiss” at the James Beard House, visit www.jamesbeard.org/events/valentines-day-with-a-vegas-kiss. For more information about the world-class dining opportunities at Westgate Las Vegas, visit www.westgatedestinations.com/nevada/las-vegas/westgate-las-vegas-hotel-casino/dining.
About Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 225,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest Race & Sports SuperBook®. For more information about Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, visit www.WestgateVegas.com.
About Westgate Resorts
Founded in 1982 by David A. Siegel, Westgate Resorts is one of the largest resort developers in the United States. Westgate features 28 themed destination resorts with over 13,000 luxury villas in premier locations throughout the United States such as Orlando, Florida; Park City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Williamsburg, Virginia; Miami and Cocoa Beach, Florida; Branson, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; and Tunica, Mississippi. Most Westgate Resorts locations feature a variety of unique restaurant, retail and spa concepts, including Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, Westgate Smokehouse Grill, Edge Steakhouse, Westgate Marketplace & Deli and Serenity Spa by Westgate. For more information about Westgate Resorts, visit www.westgateresorts.com