Michelin Guide Party, Wynn Las Vegas, Continued…


The Michelin Guide Collection party at the Wynn was an all out event. Attended by Michelin Star chefs from around the country, this party was the cream of the crop for the gourmet elite. Held at the Wynn’s Sunset Terrace with an after party at Blush, this exclusive VIP event spared no expenses.


              Steve Wynn, Michelin Director Jean-Luc Naret, and Wynn’s Michelin Chefs


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Laura Cunningham, Chef Thomas Keller, Mika Takeuchi


The champagne was popping and the cuisine was endless and extravagant. There was the charcuterie from DB Bistro Moderne, the amazing beef from Okada, and the divine salt- crusted sea bass from Bartolotta. In addition to the vast variety of food stations, I must mention the noteworthy pool side decor. The Wynn’s breathtaking Sunset Terrace was transformed in to a red carpet mix of south beach chic with a luxury Wynn aesthetic.


Courtesy of chef Paul Bartolotta

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Jean-Luc Naret and Mika Takeuchi


Speeches were made by Michelin Director, Jean-Luc Naret and Steve Wynn. There were tons of restauranters and chefs on hand to delight in the Michelin star or stars bestowed upon them. Chefs such as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Michael Cimarusti, Anthony Amoroso, Julian Serrano, Pierro Selvaggio, David Walzog, Joe Isidori, Christopher Kostow, Mark Donnen, David Kinch, Douglas Keane, and so many others were in attendance celebrating and enjoying in this highly coveted distinction.


 Michael Cimarusti, Julian Serrano, Christopher Kostow

The after party held at Blush in the Wynn was equally festive with a lot of music, dancing, and mingling. It was nice to see a lot of old and new friends and faces in the house. I definitely have to give the Food Fashionista groove star to Hubert Keller who along with being one talented chef is an incredible D.J. and dancer. Always great to see people with a mulititude of talents and interests. It was also so much fun hanging out with my fab friend’s Ceci DeLa Montanya, director of PR for the Charlie Palmer Group and Julian Serrano, Michelin two star chef of Picasso. Since we all hail from the city by the bay, it was a nice reunion.

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Chefs Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud


MICHELIN Party Atmosphere

All in all, it was one hell of an event. I mean heavenly event. Now that the party is over, I just have two things to say.. 1)Congrats to all the Michelin star recipients and 2) 2010 guide announcements are just 12 months away.




  1. FIFI
    24/10/2008 / 11:40 am

    Great photos and scoop of the event! Thanx

  2. 24/10/2008 / 12:11 pm

    Excellent photos and great wrap-up. It looks like you had an amazing time!

  3. Mike Alexander
    25/10/2008 / 12:15 pm

    Wow…Keller and Boulud. Looks like the big ones were there. Did Joel Robuchon or Eric Ripert show up?

  4. Janine
    26/10/2008 / 9:09 pm

    Looks like one spectacular event

  5. Payam
    27/10/2008 / 5:20 pm

    Chef Keller is a culinary super star! Wish I were there.

  6. michael
    30/10/2008 / 12:40 am

    Michelin knows how to throw one heck of a party. Thank you for sharing this exclusive event with all of us on the outside 🙂

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