The Noodle Den at SAHARA Las Vegas to open Wednesday, December 8

LAS VEGAS (November 30, 2021) – The Noodle Den, the new restaurant concept from Chef Guoming “Sam” Xin, will open at SAHARA Las Vegas on Wednesday, Dec. 8. The newest addition the property’s all-new Strip-facing restaurant row will feature Chef Sam’s popular hand-pulled noodles and dumplings, traditional Northern Chinese dishes, and a demonstration kitchen for guest viewing.


SAHARA Las Vegas has tapped industry veteran Wan-Yi Huang to lead the new concept as General Manager alongside Chef Sam. Since 2006, Huang has held a number of restaurant management positions on and off the Las Vegas Strip including, most recently, General Manager roles at Beijing Noodle No. 9 inside Caesars Palace, and Shabuya.


“Wan-Yi brings extensive knowledge and understanding of the restaurant and hospitality landscape, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome her to the team at The Noodle Den,” said Anthony Olheiser, SAHARA Las Vegas Vice President of Food & Beverage. “We’re thrilled to be able to tap into her leadership for this exciting opening, the second of our newly developed restaurant row.”


The restaurant’s menu will feature Chef Sam’s renowned hand-pulled noodles in standout dishes like Beef Brisket Hand Pulled Noodle Soup, Kung Pao Chicken Stir-Fry with Cat Ear Noodle, Farmhouse Style Pork with Knife Sliced Noodle and Tomato & Eggs with Knife Sliced Noodle. Chef’s specials will include Baked Sea Bass with Unagi Sauce, Spicy Cashew Prawns, Wagyu Mapo Tofu, and Sweet and Sour Port Spare Ribs, among others.


The design of The Noodle Den merges harmonious Chinese tradition with a modern style, with an inviting palette of warm wood tones, green onyx and hints of brilliant red. As guests enter the 1,300 square-foot venue, they will be greeted by a bold architectural waffle parasol. Other design highlights include contemporary paper lanterns, a backlit painted fabric ceiling of cranes and blossoms, and a playful mural of cranes with umbrellas in the backdrop.


The Noodle Den will be open for lunch daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will serve dinner from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. For additional information on The Noodle Den or SAHARA Las Vegas, please visit


About SAHARA Las Vegas

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 Ballo. 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 InstagramFacebook and Twitter.



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