Chef Emeril Lagasse Kicks Off The Fall Sports Season At "Lagasse's Stadium(R)" At The Palazzo Las Vegas

Las Vegas, California (PressExposure) September 25, 2009 -- The menu, inspired by Emeril's long time love for sports, will include game-day fare and fans favorites - the best tastes from ballparks, stadiums and backyards across the country - re-imagined with Lagasse's distinctive culinary style.

Working to provide fans with the ultimate in dining and hospitality are Chef de Cuisine Vincent Chiyuto, previously a member of the culinary team at Table 10, Emeril's sister outpost at The Palazzo, General Manager Marc Zakin, and a team of 90.

"I am a huge sports fan, and I love to cook and tailgate with friends," says Emeril Lagasse. "At Lagasse's Stadium I've included some of my favorite game day dishes, and many of the iconic foods that fans love to eat at sporting events across the country. Our goal was to create a unique and fun dining experience for sports fans- there's not a bad seat in the house!" Lagasse's Stadium will serve an all day menu for lunch and dinner, including:

• Signature dishes that Emeril pioneered at his flagship restaurant: Barbecue Shrimp with Rosemary Flatbread, New Orleans Style Crab Cakes, Creole Boiled Shrimp Cocktail, Sweet BBQ Salmon

• Game-day fare with Lagasse's twist: French Dip with shaved Garlic Roasted Prime Rib and Truffle Aioli on New Orleans French Bread, Creole Reuben, Ahi Tuna Melt with Creole Tomato Glaze, BBQ Baby Back Ribs with Jalapeño Cornbread

• Refreshing beverages: all of the premium cocktails that you expect in Vegas - served by the pitcher or glass, tap beer, micro-brews and wines by the bottle or glass

The sports bar and entertainment sections will feature several ways to catch the latest match-ups or take part in the game, including:

• Main Stadium: at the center of the 24,000 space - a multi-level theater and dining room with stadium-style seating and cocktail tables perfectly suited for game day dining, high profile match-ups are projected on the floor-to-ceiling video wall above the sportsbook betting counter, reservations available by game with space also available for walk-in guests

• Unprecedented Access: nearly every pro and college game, race and sporting event, over 100 high definition screens including a two custom 103 inch plasma TVs and 9 x 16 foot video wall

• Sky Boxes: these semi-private zones feature lounge seating for an elevated experience in the main Stadium - view the game in comfort and dine with style

• Luxury Boxes: these private rooms offer guests the ultimate setting to dine and play, select rooms include private patio access, billiard tables and video game consoles; available for private or group events

• Bar & Lounge: four full service bars serving specialty cocktails, tap beers, micro-brews and wines by the bottle or glass

• Outdoor Patio: enjoy impressive views of the Las Vegas Strip and dine outdoors, street level access is available from Las Vegas Boulevard, high definition televisions keep you connected to the latest stats and all of the action

The restaurant and bar is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 am-10:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:30 am-10:00 pm Saturday, and Sundays from 8:30 am-10:00 pm. The sportsbook is open Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-10:00pm, Fridays from 9:30am-11:30pm, Saturdays from 8:00am-11:30pm, and Sundays from 8:00am-10:00pm. Reservations for lunch or dinner, as well as game seats, sky or luxury boxes may be made by calling 702-607-2665.


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-a-kind offerings include, Tony Award winning Broadway musical, JERSEY BOYS, the chic dining and nightlife LAVO, the world’s largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub, and the Strip’s first Lamborghini dealership. For more information, please visit The Palazzo website at []

About Emeril Lagasse:
Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of eleven restaurants across the country. He opened his newest restaurant, Emeril's Chop House, on May 22 at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania. He is a national TV personality, and has hosted over 1,500 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America. He is the host of Emeril Green, an original series exploring fresh and seasonal ingredients on Discovery’s Planet Green. Lagasse is the best-selling author of thirteen cookbooks, including his latest, Emeril at the Grill. His new book, Emeril 20-40-60 debuts on November 3. In September 2002, Emeril established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support and encourage culinary arts and education programs for children. As of May 2009, the foundation has contributed $3 million to organizations in New Orleans and on the Gulf Coast. Lagasse's restaurant company, Emeril's Homebase, is located in New Orleans and houses restaurant operations, a culinary test kitchen for cookbook and recipe development, and a boutique store for his signature products.

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Press Release Submitted On: November 24, 2009 at 12:53 pm
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