LAS VEGAS, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The seventh annual Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit expands its May 9-12 festival with programs featuring chefs Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsay, Joel Robuchon, Michael Mina, Michel Richard and Nobu Matsuhisa. With the addition of nine new events, a total of 28 events are taking place at Vegas Uncork'd presented by Bon Appetit and Las Vegas, in partnership with Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand and Chase Sapphire Preferred. The first round of tickets for additional events goes on sale today at noon EST at VegasUncorked.com.
The Master Series Dinners at Caesars Palace offers ticket holders the rare opportunity to meet and mingle with the resort's leading chefs in an intimate setting. The series adds returning favorites Bobby Flay and Michel Richard and debuts two dinners hosted by chefs Gordon Ramsay and Nobu Matsuhisa. Also new to the program is an exclusive preview of chef Michael Mina's highly anticipated PUB 1842 at MGM Grand.
New events include:
- Master Series Dinner: Gordon Ramsay, Thursday, May 9: Acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay hosts a one-of-a-kind dinner where he prepares an array of specialties and chats with guests at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace.
- Master Series Dinner: Nobu Matsuhisa, Thursday, May 9: World-famous chef Nobu Matsuhisa hosts an intimate dinner of his Asian fare at his all-new namesake restaurant at Caesars Palace. Guests will have a chance to interact with chef Nobu as they sip exotic cocktails and taste a variety of flavors.
- Master Series Dinner: Old Homestead, Thursday, May 9: Be part of American history during a special dinner at this iconic steakhouse at Caesars Palace. Taste timeless dishes, sip free-flowing big red wines and learn more about how this establishment became so beloved.
- 1842 Poolside with Michael Mina, MGM Grand, Friday, May 10: Get a sneak peek at Michael Mina's new soon-to-open PUB 1842. Savor new dishes as the restaurant is transported poolside.
- Vodka & Caviar, Red Square, Mandalay Bay, Saturday, May 11: Guests are invited to indulge in the finest caviar and the best vodka in this after-hours event hosted by chef Brian Massie.
- Joel Robuchon Dinner, MGM Grand, Saturday, May 11: Be among a select few to enjoy this one-of-a-kind, six-course menu from celebrated chef Joel Robuchon at his namesake restaurant and bring home a signed cookbook.
- Beer Brunch, Sunday, May 12: It's a traditional English Sunday Roast with all the fixings. Guests are guaranteed a true U.K. pub experience at the all-new Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace.
Back by popular demand are:
- Master Series Dinner with Michel Richard: It Takes Two, Thursday, May 9: Renowned Chef Michel Richard and his James Beard award–winning staff host an intimate dinner at Central at Caesars Palace and showcase the food and techniques that won them the title of Best New Restaurant.
- Master Series Dinner: Spice Market with Bobby Flay, Thursday, May 9: Awaken taste buds with an evening of bold flavors and signature Southwestern cooking from legendary Chef Bobby Flay at Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace.
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