Champagne Showers As Chefs Kick-Off Vegas Uncork'd By Bon Appetit

A Prosecco saber off started with cheers the eighth annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit and threw the destination into a flurry and fine wine and foie gras as world-renowned chefs descend upon Las Vegas this weekend. Now in its eighth year, the foodie festival continues to gain momentum with tickets selling faster than ever before.

Vegas Uncork'd At The Venetian


2014 Vegas Uncork’d Saber Off

Vegas Uncorkd Saber Off At The Venetian
2014 Vegas Uncork’d Saber Off With Chef Daniel Boulud

Acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud launched the event by sabering a bottle of Mionetto Prosecco at The Venetian surrounded by other notable chefs.



Other chefs in attendance at the kick-off include Mary Sue Milliken, Guy Savoy, Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Roy Ellamar and Shawn McClain.


The celebrity chefs enjoyed sweet moments with other culinary giants, including Sirio Maccioni, to unwind before touring Las Vegas Boulevard and kicking off festivities at ARIA, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and MGM Grand.

Vegas Uncorkd Champagne Showers At Bellagio
Vegas Uncork’d Champagne Showers At Bellagio
Vegas Uncorkd Champagne Showers At MGM Grand
Vegas Uncork’d Champagne Showers At MGM Grand

The chefs took a tour of the Las Vegas Strip and made stops spreading good cheer of champagne showers to the crowd.

Vegas Uncork'd ARIA Champagne Showers
Vegas Uncork’d Champagne Showers At ARIA
Vegas Uncork'd Champagne Showers At Caesars Palace
Vegas Uncork’d 2014 Champagne Showers At Caesars Palace

The star-studded weekend welcomes new chefs such as Giada De Laurentiis, Buddy Valastro, Masa Takayama and Pierre Gagnaire along with returning favorites Michael Mina, Gordon Ramsay and Joël Robuchon among others.

Joël Robuchon’s Cooking & Wine Demo at MGM Grand sold out within the first 90-minutes of tickets going on sale, and by the end of the first week, seven events had completely sold out. This is a highly anticipated foodies’ weekend of food and fun. Photo credit: Courtesy

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