Superstar chef Giada De Laurentiis has been very tight lipped about her second Las Vegas restaurant headed across the Strip to Caesars Palace, but the ubiquitous TV star doubled down on the limited announced details and updated comedian Steve Harvey during his daytime TV talk show, Steve.
The host was shocked to discover Giada was preparing a concept “a little more casual, a grab-and-go,” at the resort, asking the celebrity chef, “who the hell opens a restaurant in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas?” Appearing unconvinced by the explanation, “I'm just one of many, or will be soon enough,” Harvey admitted as a frequent visitor to the city he was nevertheless unaware of Caesars’ dining options.
Yet to be officially unveiled, but believed to be named Pronto By Giada, back in June De Laurentiis had expected to be up and running by November, inside the still serving Payard Patisserie & Bistro. Located opposite Rao’s and the Bacchanal Buffet, Payard is currently only accepting reservations through Saturday, October 7.
Launched in 2014 at The Cromwell, the wildly successful Giada restaurant reportedly served 260,000 diners during its first year in business.