Friday, October 4
10 Ways to Sushi
MGM Grand Shibuya
Join Executive Chef Heather Zheng at Shibuya for an exciting cooking demonstration and sake tasting. Chef Zheng will be fabricating an entire tuna to make 10 different plates, paired with 10 types of wasabi and 10 varieties of sake.
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
First Course Kick-Off Party
ARIA View Bar
As the official kick-off party, meet and greet participating chefs, sample on delights from ARIA Resort and Casino's restaurants and sip on the cocktails and bubbly as you mingle amongst Las Vegas' celebrity chefs.
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday, October 5
ARIA American Fish
Hosted by MGM Resorts International All-Stars, guests will enjoy a 4-course seated meal with exclusive classic cocktail/wine pairings in Michael Mina's American Fish restaurant.
11:00 am – 1:00pm
Burger Bash with Chef Joel Robuchon and Chef Michael Mina
MGM Grand Grand Pool
Bring your appetite for Burger Bash at the Grand Pool. Seven of MGM Grand's restaurants will be serving their amazing burgers and unique sides paired with music.
Try a burger from any one of the Chefs and see which is deemed the favorite by a panel of celebrity judges including Chef Joel Robuchon and Chef Michael Mina.
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Syrah That Will Change Your Life
A tempting tasting of world class wine that is sure to change your palate. We will explore the lighter, elegant versions from cooler climates as well as blockbuster, paint your teeth selections. Led by Master Sommelier and Bellagio Director of Wine Jason Smith along with some incredible producers of Syrah, this will be a lively and entertaining event.
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Six-Course Bliss with Chef Joel Robuchon
MGM Grand Joel Robuchon
It's every foodie's dream. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience with “Chef of the Century” Joël Robuchon's six-course menu and wine pairing. You'll also receive a cookbook signed by the chef himself.
7:00 pm – 9:00pm
A Harvest Dinner with Chef Michael Mina
Bellagio Grand Patio
Discover the secrets of the ultimate seasonal cuisine on the splendid Grand Patio with an innovative menu created by Chef Michael Mina.
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Afterhours with Shawn McClain
ARIA Five50 Pizza Bar
Not only is Five50 the ideal temperature to cook your pizza, it's the primary ingredient to one smokin' hot party. James Beard Award-winning Chef Shawn McClain tops your night with savory hors d'oeuvre's and his own signature East Coast inspired style pizza, each paired with hard-to-find craft beers, and a DJ tossed in for good measure. It's what all pizza parties should be.
10:00 pm – 1:00 am
Sunday, October 6
From Far East to Champagne – Bubbles Meets
Enjoy a unique brunch created by Bellagio's array of Asian Chefs. Lead by Bellagio Executive Chef Edmund Wong, Chef Akira Back of Yellow Tail, Chef Patrick Lee of Noodles and Chef Hiew Gun Khong of Jasmine will come together to create the ultimate Sunday brunch experience.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm