On this week’s audio podcast…Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas… wine and dine scene extraordinaire! Our Fabulous Finds For Foodies… Aureole Las Vegas by Charlie Palmer, Mandalay Bay.
Coming up on today’s show…
one of our Fabulous Finds For Foodies we just recently discovered in Las Vegas! The restaurant is Aureole, located in the Mandalay Bay resort.It is part of the incredible Charlie Palmer Group, a two time Michelin Star recipient and Wine Spectator Grand Award winner for its wine list every year since 1999!
We welcome Harley Carbery, the Director of Wine, responsible for maintaining that steady flow of Wine Spectator Grand Awards… also for over 60,000 bottles, and the uber cool, first of its kind 4 story glass wine tower, inspired by the Tom Cruise film Mission Impossible!
Listen to Harley Carbery 6:09 minutes into the show.
Executive Chef of Aureole, Vincent Pouessel. We will chat with Chef about his philosophy in the kitchen, his spectacular tasting menu as well as the very unique “Parallel dueling plates menu” that is offered to his clientele as well….
Congratulations as well to second place winner Steven Robinson, Atelier Restaurant, Ottawa, Ontario and in third place Carl Villeneuve Lepage, Toqué! Montreal, Quebec.
A toast to these competitors who faced a grueling preliminary exam yesterday that included components of service, theory and tasting followed by a live performance this afternoon in front of their peers and public at Montecito restaurant in Toronto.