Cake Boss Buddy Valastro’s latest casual restaurant is showing signs of being well ahead of schedule for its prime position debut on the Strip by March 19.
Inspired by Valastro’s East Coast family roots, PizzaCake will pay tribute to New Jersey and New York pizzerias and his famed Carlo’s Bake Shop chain in a spot at the front entrance to Harrah’s Las Vegas.
The restaurant features a 441-square-foot outdoor patio facing the Mirage resort, and already installed a cake ATM, expected to be stocked with slices of Valastro’s chocolate, red velvet, and rainbow favorites, located a couple of steps from a soon-to-be installed six-foot-tall, six-layer, rainbow-colored vanilla cake sculpture.
Construction has closely followed an early rendering of the exterior, and inside, the counter-service restaurant will serve slices, or full pies, plus dessert choices and offer an informal seating area with classic furnishings, open to the casino floor.
Customers will be able to hear songs picked from Buddy’s personal playlist while looking at street art and old school photos.
Valastro worked on his pizza recipes for more than six months, and the team drew on the guidance from the chef’s father-in-law Mauro Belgiovine, and expert pizzaiolo and consultant Giulio Adriani.
Future opening hours have not been announced.
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