OUR CELEBRITY CHEFS
Thanks to the amazing Las Vegas restaurant scene, you can eat like a celebrity every night of your trip. Will it be antipasto at Giada? Pastries at Payard? Sushi at Nobu? There's really no reason to choose just one. Caesars offers the most diverse celebrity chef gourmet restaurants on the Strip. Make reservations now!
Scottish by birth, Gordon Ramsay was brought up in Stratford Avon, England. His dedication and natural talent led him to train with leading chefs Albert Roux and Marco Pierre White in London and Guy Savoy and Joël Robuchon in France. Now internationally renowned, Ramsay holds nine Michelin stars and has successful restaurants across the globe, including four restaurants in Las Vegas: Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris, Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill at Caesars Palace, Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood, and Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips at The LINQ.
Bobby Flay discovered his culinary identity at 17 working as a cook at Joe Allen’s. Allen was so impressed with Flay that he paid the young cook’s tuition to The French Culinary Institute. Chef Flay first discovered the sweet heat of Southwestern ingredients working with Jonathan Waxman at Buds and Jams. Jerome Kretchmer offered Bobby Flay an opportunity at Mesa Grill, which opened in 1991. Flay’s restaurants include Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Bobby Flay Steak and Bobby’s Burger Palace (BBP).
Born in Japan, Chef Nobu cultivated his unique style of fusion artistry with influences from his travels to Peru, Argentina, Alaska and California. In 1987, Chef Nobu opened his first U.S. restaurant, Matsuhisa, in Beverly Hills, which quickly became popular due to a dedication to the highest quality and finest ingredients from around the world. Chef Nobu partnered with Robert De Niro and Meir Teper to open Nobu Restaurant in Las Vegas, his largest location in the world.
Cultivating cuisine in her grandfather’s restaurant and starting her career at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, New York Times best-selling author Giada De Laurentiis exemplifies her heritage in the kitchen. She has become an internationally beloved face, starring in “Everyday Italian,” “Giada’s Weekend Getaways,” “Giada At Home,” “Food Network Star” and serving as a correspondent on NBC’s Today. De Laurentiis' restaurant overlooks the center of the strip at her first restaurant at The Cromwell.
Restaurateur, author and “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” host Guy Fieri began his love affair with food at ten, selling soft pretzels from a three-wheeled cart he built with his father. He studied abroad in France, gaining an appreciation for international cuisine. In 1996, Fieri launched his culinary career with Johnny Garlics, based in Santa Rosa, CA. He has created a culinary empire as a TV host, chef of six acclaimed restaurants and author. Guy Fieri’s first Las Vegas restaurant will be at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. His second Las Vegas restaurant, El Burro Borracho, features signature Mexican dishes and is located at Rio Las Vegas.
South Philadelphia native Steve Martorano is a true American success story. Starting his career as a D.J. with a sandwich delivery business based out of his apartment, he opened Café Martorano in Fort Lauderdale with only $40 in his pocket. Now a worldwide sensation, Martorano’s locations include the original spot in Fort Lauderdale, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL, and Paris Las Vegas.
Chef Guy Savoy grew up in Bourgoin-Jallieu in a culinary culture where exceptional seasonal ingredients were a part of everyday life. He worked at Michelin-starred restaurants in and around Paris before opening his own restaurant and winning his first Michelin star. Savoy also received the Legion d'Honneur and an entry into the Larousse Encyclopedia. In 2002, his French colleagues named him Chef of the Year. Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace is the only place in America to experience his elegant cuisine.
In just four years, Chef Brian Malarkey has created five wildly successful restaurants across the United States and Searsucker Las Vegas is located at Caesars Palace. In addition to his well- established Searsucker brand (San Diego, CA; Del Mar, CA; Austin, TX; and Las Vegas, NV), its sister property Herringbone (La Jolla, CA and Santa Monica, CA) where every detail from the “fish meats field” dishes, to the décor and music - is filled with a sense of whimsy and fun.
François Payard, a third generation French pastry chef from Nice, France, cultivated his passion for the art of pastry in his grandfather's acclaimed shop on the French Riviera. In 1997, he realized his dream of opening his own restaurant in New York. Branches of Payard have since opened at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, in Japan, and Korea. Chef Payard is the recipient of top awards including The James Beard Foundation's Pastry Chef of the Year and the Dom Pérignon Award of Excellence 2010.