LAS VEGAS (August 2022) – SAHARA Las Vegas invites guests to an exclusive Mexican-inspired pop-up experience by Chef Alicia Shevetone at Zeffer’s Café on Friday, September 16 at 6 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a decadent six-course dinner served with tempting drink pairings as well as a meet and greet with the world-famous celebrity chef.
Renowned for her noteworthy pop-up experiences and savory recipes, the star of “Sin City Kitchen” has amassed a following in more than 100 countries across the globe. In addition, Chef Alicia Shevetone is the renowned author of “Italian Cookbook for Two” and the creator of Dink Cuisine, a food and entertainment organization curating culinary experiences across print, digital, social and live media.
“Chef Alicia Shevetone is one of the city’s most noteworthy and creative culinary minds,” said Anthony Olheiser, vice president of food and beverage, SAHARA Las Vegas. “The pop-up experience will truly be a night to remember and we look forward to welcoming guests to experience all of the fine cuisine for themselves.”
The full menu follows:
Amuse Bouche
•Shrimp Ceviche Verde
•Paired with the Tropical Paloma made with Cazadores Reposado Tequila, Giffard Pamplemousse Liqueur, guava syrup, lime juice, Q Grapefruit Soda
First Course
•Chicharrones “Pork Belly” with spicy Serrano salsa
Second Course
•Ahi Tostada with avocado puree, salsa Macha, toasted sesame seeds
Third Course
•Birria Torta Ahogada with fresh tomato sauce
•Paired with the Oaxacan Old Fashioned made with Kimo Sabe Añejo Mezcal, Sierra Norte Whiskey, spiced Demerara syrup, Firewater bitters, Angostura bitters
Fourth Course
•Costillitas con Nopales with tomatillo and Chile de Arbol salsa
Dessert Course
•Tamal de Chocolate
•Paired with the Dole Whip Margarita made with Casamigos Reposado Tequila, pineapple soft serve
Tickets are available for $120 per person and due to limited space for the event, only 50 tickets will be sold. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. For additional information and to purchase tickets, click here.
SAHARA Las Vegas is an all-encompassing resort and casino with 1,613 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers – including the AAA® Four Diamond Alexandria Tower, more than 85,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, AZILO Ultra Pool, two rooftop pools and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The inviting casino occupies 60,000 square feet and features approximately 600 of the latest slot and video poker machines, 50 classic table games, Infinity – a premium gaming lounge, The Poker Room at SAHARA Las Vegas and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. An impressive selection of culinary and cocktail offerings includes Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™, named “Best Restaurant in Nevada” by Business Insider; famed Philadelphia sports bar Chickie’s & Pete’s; The Noodle Den from renowned Chef Guoming “Sam” Xin; CASBAR Lounge; Uno Más; Prendi; The Tangier; Zeffer’s and, coming soon, James Beard award-winning Chef Shawn McClain’s Balla. SAHARA Las Vegas is also proud to serve as home to MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas presented by Channing Tatum. SAHARA Las Vegas players can also enjoy the perks of an Infinity Rewards membership, a joint loyalty program between SAHARA and its sister property Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Reno, that gives players the opportunity to earn and redeem rewards across both destinations. SAHARA Las Vegas is a minority-owned business certified by the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. For more information, please visit and stay connected on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
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