Hosted by Blue Ribbon Restaurants, Honoring Jonathan Waxman

Start the festival weekend with 15 celebrity chefs, gourmet comfort food and live music. A twist on the traditional backyard barbecue, the festival kick-off party will pair beer, wine and cocktails with flamed-kissed fare that will satisfy all the senses

Friday, October 25th @ 8 PM

GA $175 VIP $225

*Does not require purchase of a festival ticket. Must be 21 or over. Includes food and beverage. Located on 7th st between Fremont & Carson.

Featuring

Bruce & Eric Bromberg, Jonathan Waxman, Cat Cora, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Nancy Silverton, Jet Tila, Scott Conant, Kim Canteenwalla, Aaron Sanchez, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Rick Moonen, David Myers & Clayton Arakawa.

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Within The Alchemy Gardens

Drink enthusiasts can choose to purchase additional tickets to meet and mingle with master brewers, wine makers and distillers over flight tastings for a better understanding of the passion and history poured into each glass. Whether you consider yourself a spirit aficionado or just a curious soul in search of libation inspiration, this is one element of the festival you do not want to miss.
*Must be 21 or over.

Price: $40

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Featuring

Kim Canteenwalla, Sven Mede, Akira Back, Richard Camarota, & Megan Romano

This three-hour dining tour is designed to introduce palates to a variety of tastes. Guests will be guided on this culinary adventure to three different venues, each with a different chef host who has customized a unique experience that pairs their creative dishes with specially paired cocktails, wine or brews.

5pm-8pm Saturday, October 26th

  • Pig & Whiskey
  • Hosted by Kim Canteenwalla & Sven Mede
  • Drinks by Marcel Vigneron
  • Location: The Flame Steakhouse
  • Berkshire Grand Prix
  • Hosted by Nicole Brisson & Jason Neve
  • Drinks by Kirk Peterson
  • Location: Park on Fremont
  • Amaro & Amare
  • Hosted by Richard Camarota & Megan Romano
  • Location: EAT

Price: $130

*Requires purchase of a festival ticket. Must be 21 or over. Price includes food and beverage.

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Featuring

Jonathan Waxman, Nancy Silverton, Rick Moonen,Cat Cora, & Jason Tuley

This three-hour dining tour is designed to introduce palates to a variety of tastes. Guests will be guided on this culinary adventure to three different venues, each with a different chef host who has customized a unique experience that pairs their creative dishes with specially paired cocktails, wine or brews.

5pm-8pm Sunday, October 27th

  • Rare & Rosso
  • Hosted by Jonathan Waxman & Nancy Silverton
  • Location: EAT
  • Tongue & Cheek
  • Hosted by Rick Moonen & Gerald Chin
  • Drinks by Marcel Vigneron
  • Location: Le Thai
  • Bones & Brews
  • Hosted by Iron Chef Cat Cora & Jason Tuley
  • Location: Park on Fremont

Price: $130

*Requires purchase of a festival ticket. Must be 21 or over. Price includes food and beverage.

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Hosted by
Elizabeth Blau and Hubert Keller
Benefitting Three Square Food Bank and Communities in Schools

Showcasing the mystery and wonderment of Old Vegas at its finest, this charity dinner will feature 8 award-winning chefs serving eight courses in various styles throughout the night paired with priceless wines and crafted cocktails.
*Must be 21 or over. Only 40 seats available.

Friday, October 25th
7pm - 10pm

Price: $5,000

Contact: info[at]lifeisbeautifulfestival.com for more information

Includes

VIP two-day festival ticket
Grills & Guitars ticket

Meet the Chefs

Presented by Sub-Zero Wolf, Westar Kitchen & Bath and Whole Foods Market

Over two days, 20 of the most highly regarded chefs will intermix their sizzling skills with aromatic ingredients as they create dishes live on a Sub-Zero Wolf, Westar Kitchen & Bath stage located in a climate-controlled tent to give attendees a chance to discover culinary secrets. These demonstrations will tantalize taste buds and teach viewers how to create the same experience at home.
*Included with festival ticket

Saturday, October 26th & Sunday, October 27th

Within The Culinary Village

Sunday Lineup

Saturday Lineup

Schedule Coming Soon!

Presented by Wirtz Beverage

Designed for wine, beer and spirit lovers, this garden is overflowing with liquid creativity. The Alchemy Garden is where beverage aficionados can enhance their experience by purchasing a-la-carte libations from craft brewers, wine makers and distillers throughout the weekend.

Located in the heart of the festival and home to the world’s best chefs and restaurants, The Culinary Village is where the aromas of earth’s four corners collide. Over 50 restaurants will partake in this bazaar of epicurean delight that takes festival food options to a whole new level; culinary vendors will offer gourmet dishes, sold a la carte, for $10 or less.