Show 10, December 22, 2012: (Chef) Jeffrey Frederick, VP of Food & Beverage for Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas

Jeffrey Frederick, VP of food and beverage, Caesars Entertainment; Jeff Eichelberger, Wine Sommelier, Gordon Ramsay Steak; JP Teresi, General Manager, Gordon Ramsay Steak; Steve Yi, Pastry Chef, Gordon Ramsay Steak; Kevin Hee, Executive Chef, Gordon Ramsay Steak; Chef Gordon RamsayOn Monday evening in Las Vegas (Dec. 17th) Gordon Ramsay Steak at The Paris in Las Vegas hosted a spectacular Friends of James Beard Foundation Benefit (five courses plus passed hors d’oeuvres to start, and wine pairings for each course) to fund the new Gordon Ramsay Steak scholarship at the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas.

Mr. Frederick introduced the dinner as well as presented the closing remarks. Chef Ramsay also spoke and greeted all of the guests.

Jeffrey recounted the evening. He also detailed all of the recently opened Chef Gordon Ramsay restaurants in Las Vegas.

Gordon Ramsay Steak opened last May and has already served an astonishing 82,495 guests as of early December! Last Tuesday evening Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill opened at Caesar’s Palace in the former Bradley Ogden space, and today, Dec. 22nd Gordon Ramsay BurGR debuts at Planet Hollywood. To open two, high-profile, celebrity chef restaurants in Las Vegas in the space of a week has to be a record!

Show 4: October 27, 2012: Brock Radke of Las Vegas Weekly

Our Las Vegas insider, Brock, was back with more great finds.

Chef Gordon Ramsay is going to have three restaurants open on The Strip before the end of the year. Looks like the Brits have landed. Already launched is Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas. Next up is Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill in the former Bradley Ogden space in the center of the action at Caesar’s Palace on the way to Forum Shops.

The 3rd spot is a burger joint, GR Burger, with a youthful vibe. It’s going to be at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. All three properties are owned by Caesars Entertainment.
Brock then moved Downtown to highlight the resurgence there. There is new nightlife on E. Fremont St. Insert Coin(s) is a happening video game centric nightclub. Brock also recommends a favorite breakfast spot and his top pick for Thai.