FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 15, 2015
Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group to Participate in Three Square’s
Las Vegas Restaurant Week
Proceeds from special lunch and dinner menus to benefit local food bank
LAS VEGAS – Dine out for a great cause. Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group (B&BHG) proudly announces its participation in Three Square Food Bank’s Las Vegas Restaurant Week from June 15-26. B&BHG’s Las Vegas Culinary Director, Chef Jason Neve and his team created special lunch and dinner menus incorporating fresh, seasonal selections at B&B Burger & Beer, B&B Ristorante and Otto to benefit Three Square, Southern Nevada’s only food bank, and its fight against ending hunger in Southern Nevada.
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“As a Las Vegas resident, it is very important to support our local community,” said Chef Jason Neve. “We love participating in Restaurant Week because it is a wonderful opportunity to help Three Square end hunger in Southern Nevada. We hope Las Vegas residents will dine with us in support of this great cause.”
B&B Burger & Beer:
Guests can enjoy a three-course lunch or dinner for $30.15 per person. The first course features Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese or the Chop Salad with salami, beans and cucumber drizzled with an oregano vinaigrette. For the second course, choose from the All American Beef Hotdog on a Challah Bun topped with chili cheddar cheese sauce and onions, or Eggplant Parmigiano with fried eggplant, marinara, fresh mozzarella, provolone and basil pesto on a ciabatta bun, or The Drive-Thru Burger consisting of two griddled patties topped with American cheese and B&B pickles on a sesame seed bun. To complete the dining experience, guests can sip on one of B&B Burger & Beer’s award winning shakes, the Caramel Swirl made with caramel gelato and Averna, finished with a ginger snap cookie. B&B Burger and Beer is located inside of the Venetian Hotel Resort Casino and is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. To make reservations call 702-414-2220. The cost does not include beverage, tax and gratuity.
Available for dinner only, a delectable four-course dining experience was created for $50.15 per person. The antipasti course offers the choice between B&B Affettati Misti containing an assortment of cured meats or Field Greens with Chianti vinaigrette, crispy shallots and Parmigiano. Guests can choose between the Pork Trotter Ravioli accompanied with cherry tomatoes or Garganelli with summer squash for the primi course. For the secondi course, choose from the Spicy Two Minute Calamari, or the Short Rib “al Barolo” with Anson Mills polenta and horseradish, or Pork Loin “alla Toscana” plated with summer beans. For dessert, guests can nosh on seasonal selections of Gelati & Sorbetti. B&B Ristorante is located inside of the Venetian Hotel Resort Casino and is open seven days a week from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. To make reservations call 702-266-9977. The cost does not include beverage, tax and gratuity.
Guests can enjoy a three-course lunch menu for $30.15 per person. The first course offers the choice between Arugula and Shaved Parmigiano or Baby Lettuces, Prosciutto and Aceto Manodori. For the entree course, choose from the Margherita ‘D.O.C.’ Pizza topped with tomato, buffalo mozzarella and basil, or Prosciutto Arugula Pizza with tomato, mozzarella and cacio, or Spaghetti & Meatballs served with basil and tomato. Lunch concludes with a delicious selection of Artisanal Gelati & Sorbetti.
For $40.15 per person, patrons can choose from a three-course dinner menu. The first course features Antipasti Misti consisting of roasted beets with Saba, mixed marinated olives, oven roasted tomato bruschetta and salami cotto. For the entree course, diners have four options including Penne alla Norma with tomato, eggplant and ricotta, or Bucatini all’ Amatriciana made with tomato, cured pork and onion, or Margherita ‘D.O.C’ Pizza topped with tomato, bufala mozzarella and basil, or Sausage & Peppers Pizza with house sausage, roasted peppers and mozzarella. End the meal on a sweet note with a selection of Artisanal Gelati & Sorbetti. Otto is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is located in St. Marks Square inside of the Venetian Hotel Resort Casino. To make reservations call 702-677-3390. The cost does not include beverage, tax and gratuity.
ABOUT BATALI & BASTIANICH HOSPITALITY GROUP
Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and Lidia Bastianich are the distinctive forces behind B&B Hospitality Group: an eclectic group of critically acclaimed, unanimously adored restaurants in New York, Las Vegas, California, Singapore and Hong Kong. What started as a small cadre of downtown Manhattan staples has expanded to an international fleet of neighborhood favorites. Each restaurant offers its own culinary identity but has a signature combination of thoughtful and memorable food, intelligent wine lists, and an emphasis on living life to its absolute fullest. For more information visit www.bandbhg.com.
ABOUT LAS VEGAS RESTAURANT WEEK AND THREE SQUARE
Las Vegas Restaurant Week began in 2007 as a way to give locals and tourists the opportunity to help out by dining out. 2015 marks the ninth year of Las Vegas Restaurant Week, which features a variety of fine dining experiences throughout the Valley. Proceeds from Restaurant Week benefit Three Square, Southern Nevada’s only food bank. Three Square currently provides more than 34 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of more than 28 million meals – per year to more than 1,300 community partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. For additional information visit www.threesquare.org or www.helpoutdineoutlv.org.
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