The Venetian and The Palazzo Present Second Annual Food Festival, Carnival of Cuisine

Las Vegas, Nevada (PressExposure) July 22, 2009 -- Event to feature more than 20 eateries showcasing dishes found at two world-class resorts

The Venetian and The Palazzo spice it up this summer with their second annual food festival, Carnival of Cuisine. Tickets are on sale now for this event, scheduled Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 12:30pm-4:00pm in The Venetian Ballroom. Carnival of Cuisine will showcase the very best in gourmet, fine and casual cuisine available only at restaurants of The Venetian and The Palazzo. The food festival will feature cooking demonstrations, tastings from more than 20 eateries including nine James Beard Award winners and live entertainment. Ticket holders will have the chance to win prizes including signed cookbooks, restaurant gift certificates and show tickets. Carnival of Cuisine is presented by Club Grazie, the premier player reward program of The Venetian and The Palazzo.

Participating restaurants include: B&B Ristorante, Bouchon, Canaletto, Canyon Ranch Grill, Carnevino, CUT, Dos Caminos, Double Helix Bar, Enoteca San Marco, Grand Lux Café, LAVO, Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, Pinot Brasserie, Postrio, The Grill at Valentino, Valentino, Restaurant Charlie, SUSHISAMBA strip, Table 10, TAO, Woo, and Zine Noodles Dim Sum. Confirmed chefs to participate in cooking demonstrations in The Venetian Ballroom and in the waterfall atrium of The Palazzo include:

• James Beard Award Winner Chef Luciano Pellegrini of Piero Selvaggio’s Valentino at The Venetian • Executive Chef Zach Allen of Celebrity Chef Mario Batali’s Carnevino at The Palazzo and B&B Ristorante and Enoteca San Marco at The Venetian • Executive Chef James Boyer of Canyon Ranch Grill at The Palazzo • Chef de Cuisine Hiroo Nagahara of Bar Charlie by Charlie Trotter at The Palazzo • Executive Chef Peter Woo of Woo at The Palazzo

Ticket prices are $50 all inclusive and may be purchased in person at any Venetian or Palazzo box office, by phone at 702.414.7469 or online at [] or []. Guests must be 21 and over to attend Carnival of Cuisine. Club Grazie members may use Grazie points towards tickets to this one of a kind event. Please call Club Grazie at 877.314.1500 for more information.

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About The Venetian

The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, the largest property in the country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond Award and Mobil Four-Star, is one of the world’s most luxurious resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment such as Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Blue Man Group, David Spade, and Wayne Brady on its premises, as well as extensive convention and corporate services. For additional information, visit The Venetian website at []

About The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino
With over 3,000 expansive suites, luxury shopping and world-class dining and entertainment, the $1.9 billion, 50-story Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Highlighted by a flagship, 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York, The Shoppes at The Palazzo features more than 60 luxury boutiques. In addition, 20 remarkable stores and luxury brands made their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo, including Chloe, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Van Cleef & Arpels, Catherine Malandrino, Anya Hindmarch, and Michael Kors. Additionally, The Palazzo offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse and Restaurant Charlie by Charlie Trotter. Other one-of-kind offerings include, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, JERSEY BOYS, the chic dining and nightlife concept LAVO, the world’s largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, and the Strip’s first Lamborghini dealership. For additional information, please visit []

About Club Grazie
Providing members extraordinary benefits and rewards including cash back, promo credits and Discover gift cards redeemable at select retail outlets at both The Venetian and The Palazzo, Club Grazie features a point-based structure that allows players to earn points faster than ever before. Casino patrons will delight in the services and amenities available at two world class resorts with the ease and usability of just one card and one program. Club Grazie offers three levels of membership, Grazie, Gold and Platinum. A player's membership level determines the rate at which points are earned and the higher the level, the faster points are earned.

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Press Release Submitted On: July 22, 2009 at 4:29 pm
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