Wolfgang Puck and his culinary team continue their celebration of 20 years in Vegas with Sip & Savor, a one-night food event at Spago at the Forum Shops at Caesars that brings together food and drinks from all of Puck's Vegas restaurants. The May 29 event starts at 6 p.m., with tickets running $120 in advance and $130 at the door at 702-369-6300. Eater Vegas talked to the chefs in the Puck empire to get an exclusive look at the dishes they plan to serve and how the famous Austrian chef has effected their careers. Earlier, Eric Klein, the executive chef at Spago shared his secrets with Eater Vegas as did Matt Hurley from CUT and Dustin Lewandowski at Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina. Now, Scott Irestone, who handles Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill and Postrio.
Scott Irestone [Photo: Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining]
Name: Scott Irestone
Restaurant: Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at the MGM Grand and Postrio Bar & Grill at the Venetian
Title: Executive chef
How long have you worked for Wolfgang Puck? 18 years
What have you learned from him?
Several things, but a few top the list. Work with the freshest ingredients possible, and cook them well to highlight their natural flavors. We are here for the customer — go above and beyond. Have fun with what you are cooking.
What will you be serving at Sip & Savor?
Cantonese duck with sesame crepes and plum sauce, spicy Shanghai noodles and kim chee fried rice.
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Matt Hurley [Photo: Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining]