Chef Kerry Simon Hosts Restaurant Week Event at KGB For Three Square

Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon will host his second annual Restaurant Week event at KGB, Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers, in Harrah’s Las Vegas to raise money for Three Square Food Bank on Tuesday, August 30, from 5-7 p.m. The event will kick off a two-week long celebration of fine dining at special prices around Las Vegas, with proceeds benefiting Three Square, an organization that aids in fighting hunger in Southern Nevada.

Kerrys Gourmet Burgers
Chef Kerry Simon

Price of admission is $20 with proceeds benefiting Three Square charity. Chef Simon and KGB will host a silent auction to raise additional funds for the charity. Guests will also enjoy some of Simon’s signature KGB menu items including Iron Chef Sliders, Popcorn Shrimp Boats, Breakfast Cupcakes, Shake Shooters, hosted signature cocktail and more.

About Harrah’s Las Vegas:
Harrah’s Las Vegas is budget-friendly and offers something for every guest with more than 2,500 hotel rooms and suites, 87,000 square-feet of casino space, a state-of-the-art Sports Pit offering both live gaming and sports betting, and more than 25,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space. Seven restaurants encompass everything from Toby Keith’s ‘I Love This Bar & Grill,’ which offers an all-American menu and live music nightly, to the upscale setting of The Range Steakhouse, a romantic venue with breathtaking views of the Strip. Harrah’s outdoor bar, Carnaval Court, brings high energy to the Las Vegas Strip with live music and some of the world’s top flair bartenders who juggle and pour to perfection.

About Restaurant Week and Three Square Food Bank:
Las Vegas Restaurant Week began in 2007 as a way to give locals and tourists the opportunity to help out by dining out. The two week-long celebration of fine dining includes more than 80 participating restaurants, from popular mid-level eateries to the city’s premier and celebrity-chef restaurants, all offering pre-fixe meals at special prices. Proceeds from Restaurant Week benefit Three Square Food Bank, established to end hunger in Southern Nevada.

Three Square currently provides 17 million pounds of food – the equivalent of 13 million meals – per year to more than 300 non-profit and faith-based organizations, 200 schools and multiple food service sites throughout Southern Nevada . Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. www.threesquare.org http://www.threesquare.org/

About Kerry Simon:
One of the first celebrity chefs on the Las Vegas scene, Kerry Simon continues to reinvent himself in the city he calls home. Dubbed the “Rock-n-Roll” chef by Rolling Stone magazine, the aspiring musician’s love for cooking has created a restaurant empire. Simon changed the culinary landscape of Las Vegas when he opened the critically acclaimed Simon Kitchen + Bar which was selected as one of the “Best New Restaurants in America ” by Esquire magazine.

Simon’s innovative approach to Modern American cuisine is currently on display at the equally lauded Simon (Palms Place), Simon LA (Sofitel) and most recently LA Market (JW Marriot at LA Live). Invariably, Simon’s creativity, sense of adventure and passion for his craft have laid the foundation for all of his restaurants, uniting food and fun in an environment guests return to time and time again. Photo credit: courtesy

Bill Cody is an entertainment, technology and luxury travel reporter in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, tech, food, Las Vegas and luxury travel.

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