Until Las Vegas dining returns, enjoy the works of its celebrity chefs on Instagram
A big reason people visit Las Vegas is for the food—the concentration of celebrity chefs with restaurants is second to none, making this city a true foodie destination. The country is currently riding out the COVID-19 lockdown, including the temporary closure of Vegas’ hotels and casinos, but when things are back up and running you can get back to your plan of coming to Las Vegas to indulge in your culinary dreams. Until then, we’ve checked out some of the Instagram accounts of our city’s celebrity chefs, and they’ve posted their own recipes so folks at home can get a little taste of their culinary creativity.
Giada De Laurentiis (Giada at The Cromwell, Pronto by Giada at Caesars Palace)
Chef Giada posts a great slow cooker quinoa minestrone recipe.
Michael Symon (Mabel’s BBQ and Sara’s at Palms)
A treasure trove of recipes like mac n’ cheese, crispy rice with broccoli, and pasta with greens, along with step-by-step directions.
Robert Irvine (Public House at Tropicana Las Vegas)
Some great posts include stick-to-your-rib, hearty recipes like shepherd’s pie and spiced short ribs, plus a great breakfast post on how to make French toast.
Johnny Church (Chopped champion and Las Vegas executive chef)
Check out Church’s video post of him putting together his simple quarantine salad.
Charlie Palmer (Charlie Palmer Steak at Four Seasons, Aureole at Mandalay Bay)
Make a Palmer family favorite recipe with his post on how to make Firehouse Chicken.
Vincent Pouessel (Mon Ami Gabi at Paris)
Chef Vincent posts a plethora of cooking videos, including how to make some French dishes like crepes and ratatouille.
Tom Colicchio (Craftsteak at MGM Grand, Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak at The Mirage)
Watch Chef Tom create a loaf of sourdough bread and check out his post on how to create a meal from leftovers.
Gordon Ramsay (Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris, Hell’s Kitchen and Gordon Ramsay Pub at Caesars Palace, Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips at The Linq Promenade, and Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood Resort)
Re-create his easy and healthy Chicken Tray Bake recipe.
Jose Andres (Bazaar Meat at Sahara Las Vegas, Jaleo and China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan)
Check out his video and step-by-step directions for a quick-and-easy sushi snack and a hearty fried rice recipe.
Emeril Lagasse (New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand, Delmonico Steakhouse and Lagasse’s Stadium at The Venetian and Palazzo)
His most recent story shows followers how to make chicken and andouille gumbo.
Masaharu Morimoto (Morimoto at MGM Grand)
Learn how to make tamagoyaki, a Japanese-style omelet. Follow the post for a cooking video and step-by-step instructions.
David Chang (Majordomo Meat & Fish and Moon Palace at The Palazzo, Momofuku at The Cosmopolitan)
Check out Chef Chang’s post on the benefits of freezing leftover rice and his recipe posts for Chapagetti and red beans and rice.
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