Sin City Presents Magazine March 2019 Volume 6 Issue 3 - Page 4



Top Culinary Talent Returns to the Las Vegas Strip for Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit, May 9-12

LAS VEGAS – Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appétit today announced tickets on sale for the 13th annual culinary festival May 9–12, featuring a world-class lineup of renowned celebrity chefs, restaurateurs, master sommeliers and cutting-edge mixologists from Caesars Entertainment, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International and Wynn Las Vegas. Tickets are available for purchase at High-res images are available for download here.

Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit is the only festival that brings the world’s most iconic chefs together for a once-in-a-lifetime gourmet experience. This year’s headliners include Roy Choi, Christina Tosi, Gordon Ramsay, Lisa Vanderpump, Guy Fieri, Masaharu Morimoto, Guy Savoy, Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Mark LoRusso, Nobu Matsuhisa, Bryan and Michael Voltaggio, Will Guidara and more.

“Over the years, Las Vegas has evolved into one of the world’s most exciting culinary destinations,” said Cathy Tull, chief marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “We’re excited to partner with Bon Appétit to showcase this incredibly comprehensive collection of distinguished restaurants, chefs, master sommeliers and unique epicurean experiences, all in one thrilling weekend.”

This year, guests can choose from a variety of experiences, ranging from intimate dinners to large-scale events. Returning favorites include The Grand Tasting at Caesars Palace, featuring exclusive Top Shelf access, and Picnic at The Park, MGM Resorts' outdoor dining and entertainment district. New and notable activations include Roses and Rosé with Lisa Vanderpump, Champagne Brunch & Truffle-Making with Christina Tosi, Master Series: Gordon Ramsay’s Favorite Things, Under the Stars at The NoMad Pool and May the Best Chef Win: Celebrity Poker Tournament.

Condé Nast has announced additional lifestyle brands from across its portfolio will host portions of this year’s festival, including AD, Condé Nast Traveler, GQ, and them.

“We are excited to head back to the Strip to celebrate 13 years of Uncork’d,” said Adam Rapoport, editor in chief of Bon Appétit. “Nowhere else can you experience this stellar lineup of chefs, resort partners and brands. This year promises to be nothing short of incredible.”

New and notable:

Master Series: An Evening of Steak and Scotch with Greg and Marc Sherry, featuring Macallan (Caesars Palace), Thursday, May 9: Greg and Marc Sherry from the legendary Old Homestead Steakhouse present with GQ a one-of-a-kind dinner, featuring a distinct variety of scotch whisky from Macallan. Over a welcome cocktail and four courses featuring classic dishes and new favorites from the Old Homestead menu, guests will savor a variety of exclusive and rare selections, including The Macallan 25 Year Old. No matter how you indulge, this intimate evening is one to remember for scotch and steak connoisseurs alike.

Roses and Rosé with Lisa Vanderpump (Caesars Palace), Thursday, May 9: Get ready for a night of intrigue at the all-new Vanderpump Cocktail Garden. Hosted by Lisa Vanderpump, enjoy sweet and savory bites as you mingle in a lush, candle-lit indoor garden complete with a DJ and free flowing rosé and cocktails.

May The Best Chef Win: Celebrity Poker Tournament (Wynn Las Vegas), Friday, May 10: Icons of the culinary world will be putting their best poker faces forward to compete in the Celebrity Chef Poker Tournament at Wynn’s Poker Room on Friday, May 10. Guests get an up-close-and-personal experience, cheering on their favorite chefs as they play to win. Cocktails and irresistible snacks up the ante at this one-of-a-kind poker match. Plus, a portion of the proceeds will support charitable causes.

Perfect Peking Duck and Other Secrets of Chinese Cooking (Wynn Las Vegas), Friday, May 10: Chef Ming Yu invites you behind the scenes into the kitchens of the five-star Wing Lei at Wynn Las Vegas for an exclusive interactive cooking demonstration. Learn the secrets to cooking perfectly crispy Peking duck as well as several of the restaurant’s renowned signature dishes. An informal lunch will follow the class.

Champagne Brunch & Truffle-Making with Christina Tosi (The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas), Saturday, May 11: Pinkies up for a whimsical Saturday morning with Vogue and James Beard award-winning pastry chef and owner of Milk Bar, Christina Tosi, for a brunch featuring bites, bubbly and baking! Guests will have the opportunity to get their hands divinely dirty as they take part in an interactive cake truffle-making class alongside Christina while enjoying bottomless champagne, a spritzer station, and a decadent and delicious brunch spread.

From Amalfi, with Love (Wynn Las Vegas), Saturday, May 11: An alfresco tasting extravaganza celebrating the flavors of Capri, Positano and the Italian Coastline. Savor the tastes of Italy’s Amalfi coast in a vibrant, outdoor marketplace setting offering live culinary demonstrations, seafood and pasta cooking and tasting stations, Italian inspired cocktails, wines and much more.

Master Series: Gordon Ramsay’s Favorite Things (Caesars Palace), Saturday, May 11: Join award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay as he gives guests a glimpse into the Ramsay household and his distinguished career with a selection of his favorite dishes and special family recipes from throughout the years. Guests will enjoy a seated multi-course experience and will walk away with a commemorative photo along with recipe cards to recreate some of the dishes at home.

Yo Cuz!: An Italian Afternoon with Steve Martorano (Paris Vegas Hotel & Casino), Saturday, May 11: Anything is possible and everything is delicious with Steve "Yo Cuz" Martorano. Join the “heavyweight champ of Italian-American cooking” as he demonstrates some of his most famous dishes as seen on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “The View,” and “STEVE.” Guests will also walk away with a DVD keepsake.

Under the Stars at The NoMad Pool (NoMad Las Vegas, located at Park MGM), Saturday, May 11: NoMad Las Vegas will host the coolest roof deck pool party of the season led by Will Guidara, restaurateur of the 2017 World’s Best Restaurant as well as The NoMad Restaurant. Enjoy a night under the stars while sipping expertly crafted cocktails, dining on elevated casual fare and listening to the latest beats courtesy of On The Record, the new speakeasy and club at Park MGM. The event will be filled with interactive, immersive moments and special surprises. Discover NoMad Las Vegas, an intimate resort experience and The Strip’s newest destination.


We are the largest family owned music retail company in the world, supplying you with the largest selection of music products you could ever want!

Company Overview

When Sam and Rose Ash opened the first Sam Ash Music in Brooklyn, NY back in 1924, they never imagined what it would become. Sam Ash Music is now the largest family-owned musical instrument retailer in the U.S., and it remains family owned and operated as it always has been. Three generations of the Ash family are employed by our company, and each of us is intimately involved with the day-to-day operations of the business.

Often, people who call on us – with nice things to say about our team or with problems or questions – are surprised to find themselves speaking with a member of the Ash Family. Our long time customers know that this was our tradition when we were one little store in Brooklyn, NY, and it continues even now that we are 45 Megastores in 16 states. Our name is on the door, so we take a personal interest in you, our customer, and personal pride in your satisfaction.

Of course, Sam Ash is more than just the Ash Family. Our company has an entire staff of serious musicians and technicians who care about our customers, so you’ll always get the most honest and helpful advice in your area of expertise. We are committed to serving all of your musical needs with a vast selection of the finest musical instruments, products and print music in any price range. We have something for you, whether you are a newbie, a professional, or someone who just loves to make music.


Electric Guitars, Acoustic Guitars, Ukuleles, Harmonicas, Mandolins, Banjos, Bass Guitars, Drums, Electronic Drum Sets, Keyboards, Workstations, Digital Pianos, Microphones, DJ Gear, EDM equipment, PA Systems, Studio Recording Equipment, Wireless Systems, Brass, Wind, and String Instruments, Clarinets, Flutes, Saxophones, Trumpets, Trombones, Horns, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses, Books and Music.