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, Dustin Lewandowski at Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina and Scott Irestone, who handles Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill and Postrio. Now, Eduardo Perez of Trattoria del Lupo.
Name: Eduardo Perez
Restaurant: Trattoria del Lupo at Mandalay Bay
Title: Executive chef
How long have you worked for Wolfgang Puck?
I have worked for Wolfgang for 26 years.
What have you learned from him?
Wolfgang has instilled in us the art of true hospitality. I have learned from Wolfgang to do anything I can to accommodate our customers' needs.
What will you be serving at Sip & Savor?
Three cheese tortellini with confit tomatoes and basil blossoms; heirloom tomato bruschetta with parsley, extra virgin olive oil and parmigiano reggiano risotto; and "Frutti di Mare" with Maine lobster, scallops and shrimp.
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Eduardo Perez [Photo: Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining]