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Exclusive: Here’s the Culinary Lineup at Life Is Beautiful

The chefs, the restaurants and more for this three-day festival

Rick Moonen
Rick Moonen
Erik Kabik

Heading to Life Is Beautiful, the three-day festival that features music, art and of course, food? The event, now in its fourth year, features food from celebrity chefs, food trucks, grill masters and more in Downtown Las Vegas Sept. 23-25.

"The focus of this year’s festival is a celebration of all Las Vegas has to offer, and what better way to drive that message than by bringing the best of the city’s culinary culture into the festival blueprint," Ryan Doherty, chief experience officer at Life is Beautiful, says in a press statement. "Las Vegas is a city that offers some of the best food in the world and we want to allow our fans to open their eyes and try dishes and flavors they may never have had the opportunity to experience before."

The Culinary Village returns for the fourth year with more than 40 vendors at six different locations, including a designated area at each stage. This year, dishes cover vegan, vegetarian, bar food, seafood, Hawaiian, Asian, Mexican, sweet and savory and more.

Here’s a look at the participating restaurants: 50 Shades of Green, Aloha Kitchen, BBD’s, Ben’s BBQ, Bling Bling Dumpling, Buddy V’s, Bulldogis Gourmet Hot Dogs, Clever Chefs, Coolhaus, Cousin’s Maine Lobster, Donut Bar, Downtown Grand, Dragon Grille, Eatt, El Shuko, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, Fist of Fusion, Fleur, Frozen Frog, Funnel Cake Café, Grouchy John’s Coffee, Honey Salt, Kona Grill, The Lab, Makers & Finders Coffee, MTO Café, N9NE Steakhouse, Nacho Daddy, Nobu, Omings Kitchen, Origin India, Park on Fremont, Plaza, RM Seafood, Rx Boiler Room, Sausagefest, Stripchezze, SushiSamba, Truk N Yaki, The Twisted Lemon, Wise Guys, Yuki Shaved Ice, Chuck Wagon, Siegel’s 1941, Pop Up Pizza, Freedom Beat
and more.

STK Las Vegas will have exclusive menu items available for purchase by those who have VIP wristbands.

For more details on the culinary events throughout the weekend and to purchase single day or three-day tickets, visit

Origin India

4480 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 702-734-6342

Honey Salt

1031 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 445-6100 Visit Website

Makers & Finders Coffee

2120 Festival Plaza Drive, , NV 89135 (702) 586-8255 Visit Website

MTO Café

10970 Rosemary Park Dr Ste 100, Las Vegas, NV 89135 (702) 982-0770 Visit Website

RM Seafood

3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-632-9300 Visit Website

El Cortez Hotel & Casino

600 Fremont Street, , NV 89101 (702) 385-5200 Visit Website


4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169 702-693-5090


3327 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-607-0700 Visit Website

N9NE Steakhouse

4321 W Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-938-9999 Visit Website

Park On Fremont

506 East Fremont Street, , NV 89101 (702) 376-0177 Visit Website

RX Boiler Room

3930 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89119 (702) 632-7200 Visit Website

Nacho Daddy

9560 West Sahara Avenue, , NV 89117 (702) 462-2298 Visit Website

Kona Grill

30 East Big Beaver Road, , MI 48083 (248) 619-9060 Visit Website


3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 698-7990 Visit Website