Chef Curtis Stone's Up-Close Fan Weekend For Carnevale At The Palazzo

Chef Curtis Stone hosted a foodie weekend, for the summer long festival Carnevale, at The Venetian and The Palazzo, on Friday, July 26, 2013. The Top Chef Masters host and chef, Curtis Stone welcomed fans for an up-close and personal weekend at his pop-up restaurant inside The Palazzo Las Vegas.

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Chef Curtis Stone Pop Up Restaurant
Chef Curtis Stone At Pop Up Restaurant At The Palazzo

Venetian | Palazzo Executive Chef Olivier Dubreuil joined Stone in the kitchen to prepare the delicious five-course tasting menu.

Guests, including Curtis Stone’s wife Lindsay Price, began the night with a champagne reception, then were treated to a five-course tasting menu with wine pairings crafted by the Australian chef himself.

Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price
Lindsay Price and Curtis Stone

Throughout the dinner, Stone emerged from the kitchen to explain the inspiration behind each course. The dishes were created with thoughts of his father, Australia, and summer.

Lindsay Price In The Kitchen

Curtis Stone
Chef Curtis Stone

The five-course menu included Fried Zucchini Stuffed with Taleggio, Seared Scallops in Coconut Lime Sauce, Roasted Lobster in Corn Butter and Bacon Marmalade, and Spiced Lamb Chops.

Seared Scallops and Vegetables
Seared Scallops and Seasonal Vegetables In a Coconut Lime Sauce

The dinner was completed with delectable Peaches with Melted Boucheron and NY Cheesecake paired with cherries. All of the items served at the “pop-up” can be found in his cookbook, “What’s for Dinner? Delicious Recipes for a Busy Life.”

Curtis Stone Pop Up Restaurant Table Setting
Pop Up Restaurant Table Setting

The evening ended with each guest receiving an autographed copy of Stone’s cookbook. Guests spent time asking questions of the celebrity chef about his recipes, Top Chef Masters, his family, and being newly married. Photo credit: Tom Donoghue /

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