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Kick Off Life Is Beautiful with Grills & Guitars

Life Is Beautiful kicks off its three-day festival with another rendition of Grills & Guitars, filled with chefs and live music. The event takes place at Gold Spike on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 10 p.m. with its own take on a traditional backyard barbecue.

Festival artists Vintage Trouble, Sleeper Agent and The All-Togethers put on the music while a culinary dream team pushes out the dishes. Look for chefs such as Bruce and Eric Bromberg, Frankie Pellegrino Jr., Cat Cora and more to supply the food. Dishes that make the menu so far include rock shrimp mac and cheese, grilled Spanish octopus with squash caponatta and crab grits, grilled prime steak tacos, barbecue St. Louis ribs, Basque shrimp with chimichurri, pastrami-spiced ribeye, burgers and more.

Grills & Guitars tickets are $175 all-inclusive of food, beverage and music, and can be purchased here. Single-day tickets also go on sale today starting at $105.

Here's a look at the chefs:
Bruce and Eric Bromberg (Blue Ribbon, Brooklyn Bowl)
Cat Cora (Co-Founder of Chefs for Humanity)
Frankie Pellegrino Jr. (Rao's Restaurant Group)
Hubert Keller (Fleur by Hubert Keller)
Jet Tila (Kuma Snow Cream, Pakpao Thai)
Kim Canteenwalla (Honey Salt, Buddy V's, Made.LV)
Marc Forgione (Restaurant Marc Forgione, American Cut)
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger (Border Grill Restaurants & Truck)
Nancy Silverton (Mozza Restaurant Group)
Ralph Perrazzo (BBD's – Beers, Burgers, Desserts)
Sam Marvin (Echo & Rig)
Shawn McClain (Sage and FIVE50 Pizza Bar at Aria)
Andiamo Steakhouse at the D Las Vegas
Palm Restaurant
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Honey Salt

1031 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 445-6100 Visit Website


3730 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89158 877 230 2742

Border Grill

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-632-7403 Visit Website


3730 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 590-8690 Visit Website

Fleur by Hubert Keller

3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-9400 Visit Website

Kuma Snow Cream

3735 Spring Mountain Road Suite 206, Las Vegas, NV 89102 702-816-5862

Gold Spike

217 Las Vegas Blvd. N., Las Vegas, NV