One of the toughest and most-coveted reservations in Las Vegas just got a bit more expensive. Starting April 1, the 20-course exclusive tasting menu at é by José Andrés at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas goes for $275 per person, a $25 price hike.
The restaurant tucked to the side of Jaleo at the resort has reservation dates open for three months in advance. On the first of the month, new reservations roll out.
The nine-seat chef’s table made of steel inside Jaleo has two seatings at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. every night except Monday. The two-hour dinner features 20-plus courses, with chefs rolling out course after course, many cooked right at the table and meticulously plated with tweezers, dry ice embellishments, and novelty dishware, including plaster replicas of Andrés’ hands.
Frequently, patrons can plan to dine on Cava Sangria, an edible sphere cocktail filled with white sangria made from Cava, gin and fruit as well as the empanada, made with a pillowy cotton candy shell, filled with foie gras and corn nuts. Chefs can accommodate vegetarians, pescatarians, and allergies to pork, shellfish, tree nuts, and peanuts with advance notice.
The small room features a dramatic red glass wall and red velvet curtain, a nod to the chef’s concept of cooking as performance.
Wine pairing options start at $130, but diners can also choose a $300 or $500 option as well. The full Jaleo wine list, as well as full bar, are also available.
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