Epicurean Extravaganza Vegas Uncork'd Kicks Off With Prosecco Saber Off

Epicurean extravaganza Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit marked the beginning of the seventh annual foodie paradise with a ceremonial Mionetto Prosecco saber off by Chef Michael Mina today. Top culinary talents from around and the world and Las Vegas included Guy Savoy, Francois Payard, Rick Moonen, Mary Sue Milliken, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and more.

2013 Vegas Uncork’d Celebrity Chefs Mionetto Prosecco Saber Off

Vegas Uncork'd Saber Off
2013 Vegas Uncork’d Saber Off With Chef Michael Mina

Celebrated chefs from MGM Grand, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and Mandalay Bay joined Michael Mina on the front steps of the MGM Grand hotel’s iconic golden lion. Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport and LVCVA’s Senior Vice President of Marketing Cathy Tull were in attendance of the kick-off festivities.

Vegas Uncorkd Saber Chefs
Vegas Uncorkd Saber Off
Vegas Uncorkd Saber Off
Vegas Uncorkd Saber Off
Vegas Uncorkd Saber Off
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Chefs gathered on the steps on a beautiful day in Las Vegas as they raised their glasses to the saber off by Michael Mina. The sweet spot was found and pop, champagne flowed through the air as all in attendance captured this bubbly moment.

Vegas Uncorkd Chefs
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MGM Grand Lion
Vegas Uncork’d Kick-Off Festivities At MGM Grand Las Vegas

What a better way to start the gourmand weekend in Las Vegas than with internationally known culinary talents and a champagne shower. Cheers from Las Vegas. Photo credit: Erik Kabik / erikkabik.com

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