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One Helluva a Lot of Chefs at Nevada Wild Fest

From top left: Massimiliano Campanari, Lavo; Michael Armstrong, Tao Asian Bistro; Chris Conlon??, Fix; Geno Bernardo, Nove Italiano; Eric Suniga?, Culinary Dropout; Dave Middleton, Marche Bacchus; Mimmo Ferraro???, Ferraro's; and Todd Harrington, Ce
From top left: Massimiliano Campanari, Lavo; Michael Armstrong, Tao Asian Bistro; Chris Conlon??, Fix; Geno Bernardo, Nove Italiano; Eric Suniga?, Culinary Dropout; Dave Middleton, Marche Bacchus; Mimmo Ferraro???, Ferraro's; and Todd Harrington, Ce
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This weekend, the Nevada Wild Fest takes over the Rio and part of the fun includes chefs from local restaurants conducting live cooking demonstrations and tastings. Chefs from Fix, Tao Asian Bistro, Lavo, Nove Italiano, Marche Bacchus, Culinary Dropout, Ferraro's and Central by Michel Richard will be participating in hour-long demonstrations where they will talk about their dishes, the ingredients they use and hints that might help those attending who want to expand their culinary skills at home.

Also on hand, 20 food trucks and 45 food vendors. Here's a look at the chefs who will be on hand Friday through Sunday.

Friday, Oct. 26
1 p.m. chef Chris Conlon, Fix at the Bellagio
3 p.m. chef Mike Armstrong, Tao Asian Bistro at the Venetian
4 p.m. chef Massimiliano Campanari, Lavo at the Palazzo?
7 p.m. chef Mimmo Ferraro, Ferraro's

Saturday, Oct. 27
3 p.m. chef Geno Bernardo, Nove Italiano at the Palms
7 p.m. chef Todd Harrington, Central by Michel Richard at Caesars Palace

Sunday, Oct. 28
1 p.m. chef Dave Middleton, Marche Bacchus French Bistro
7 p.m. chef Eric Suniga, Culinary Dropout at the Hard Rock Hotel

Tao Asian Bistro

3377 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-388-8338 Visit Website

Lavo Nightclub & Italian Restaurant

3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-791-1800

Nove Italiano

4321 W Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-942-6800 Visit Website

Culinary Dropout

4455 Paradise Road, , NV 89169 (702) 522-8100 Visit Website

Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

4480 Paradise Road, , NV 89169 (702) 364-5300 Visit Website

Rio

3700 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV

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