Here's a look at the 43 chefs who will part of the Life Is Beautiful Festival coming to Downtown Vegas Oct. 26-27. No surprises here; most are either members of the advisory board or based here in Vegas.
They are: Bruce Bromberg, Eric Bromberg, Scott Conant, Jonathan Waxman, Hubert Keller, Cat Cora, Michael Mina, Chris Cosentino, Rick Moonen, Kim Canteenwalla, Jet Tila, Donald Link, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez, David Burke, Charlie Palmer, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Paul Bartolotta, David Myers, Todd English, Kerry Simon, Carla Pellegrino, André Rochat, Sven Mede, Marcel Vigneron, Mike Minor, Megan Romano, Elias Cairo, Josh Graves, Jason Tuley, Rebecca Wilcomb, Ben Hammond, Grant MacPherson, Michael Kornick, Natalie Young, Dan Coughlin, Sean Kinoshita, Massimiliano Campanari, Carlos Buscaglia, Vinod Ahuja, Manuel Hinojosa and others to be announced.
The inaugural festival promises "feature demonstrations, culinary affairs, intimate meals, a beer, wine and spirits garden and a large-scale Moroccan-style bazaar with stations manned by more than 60 chefs, mixologists and winemakers."
The Killers, Kings of Leon and Beck are just some of the acts on deck to perform at the festival.
Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com. General admission tickets start at $99.50 up to $159.50, while two-day VIP tickets start at $349.50 and include a VIP lounge, viewing areas for the main stages, special restrooms, access to special VIP food concessions, beer, wine and spirits concessions and a commemorative poster.
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