Savor the Vegas Cuisine of 10 Celebrity Chefs

What's better than watching their cooking shows? Eating their delicious fare!

Love “Hell’s Kitchen,” “Cake Boss” and “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives?” Those are but a few of the shows whose chefs have restaurants in Vegas. Read on for our favorites—and where to find them. 

José Andrés An innovator and humanitarian chef nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Andrés is credited with bringing the small plates movement to the U.S. (Bazaar Meat, SLS Las Vegas; China Poblano and é, Cosmopolitan)

David Chang The Momofuku founder was the first chef to be featured on PBS’s “The Mind of a Chef.” (Momofuku, Cosmopolitan)

Giadi De Laurentiis at her namesake Las Vegas restaurant.

Giada de Laurentiis We love Giada’s sunny personality and cuisine. (Giada, The Cromwell; Pronto, Caesars Palace)

Guy Fieri The UNLV alum knows tasty eats in Las Vegas. (Vegas Kitchen & Bar, The Linq; El Burro Borracho, Rio)

Lorena Garcia The star of “Top Chef Masters” has also appeared on many Telemundo shows. (Chica, The Venetian)

Emeril Lagasse Bold flavors mark everything this celebrity chef touches. (Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House, MGM Grand; Lagasse’s Stadium, The Palazzo; Delmonico Steakhouse, The Venetian)

Nobu Matsuhisa The business partner of Robert DeNiro lends his name to restaurants worldwide. (Nobu, Caesars Palace; Nobu, Hard Rock Hotel)

Michael Mina Longtime Vegas fixture and TV star Mina has cooked for three U.S. presidents. (Bardot Brasserie, Aria; Michael Mina, Bellagio; Pub 1842, MGM Grand; Stripsteak, Mandalay Bay) 

Gordon Ramsay “Hell’s Kitchen” made Ramsay an overnight sensation. (Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill and Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen, Caesars Palace; Gordon Ramsay Steak, Paris Las Vegas; Gordon Ramsay Burger, Planet Hollywood; Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips,The Linq)

Buddy Valastro The “Cake Boss’ creations are must-tastes. (Buddy V’s Ristorante and Carlo’s Bakery, The Palazzo) City of celebrity. 

Jennifer McKee
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Jennifer is the Managing Editor of Morris Visitor Publications, where she has worked since 2005. She grew up in small...