Nobu at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosts A Night of Canapés and Cocktails

Wednesday Oct 09, 2013

Celebrated Chef Nobu Matsuhisa along with 28 of his executive chefs from across the country hosted A Night of Canapés and Cocktails last night, Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the home of the restaurateur’s first Las Vegas location inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
 
Over 500 guests including Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil, strip headliner Claire Sinclair and Robin Leach, mingled beneath the stars at the property’s secluded Breathe Pool while sampling light bites designed to showcase each restaurant’s unique style and palate. Some of the savory selections include grilled pork belly with amazu, pickled compressed watermelon and balsamic crema, fluke sashimi chimichurri and Wagyu short ribs topped with tomato jam and crispy shallots. In addition to the delectable dishes served, guests also sipped on signature cocktails including the Grapefruit on the Rocks made with Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Vodka, Canton Ginger Liqueur, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, grapefruit juice and a squeeze of fresh lemon.   
 
Last night’s event marked the first time talent representing Chef Nobu’s original dining concept, Matsuhisa along with chefs from Nobu locations including Malibu, San Diego, Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, New York, Next Door, Fifty Seven, Lana'i, Waikiki, Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas all came together to offer guests an opportunity to experience the finest of Nobu cuisine.
 
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa poses behind Belvedere bar with Angelica Lopez and Abby Galloway Photo Credit: © Patrick Gray / Erik Kabik Photography
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Assortment of offerings including the scallop on potato gaufrette Photo Credit: © Patrick Gray / Erik Kabik Photography
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Guests surrounding Breathe Pool Photo Credit: © Patrick Gray / Erik Kabik Photography
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From left to right: Dean Torbert, Luis Cortes, Claire Sinclair, Reem Awad, Remmington McKenney Photo Credit: © Patrick Gray / Erik Kabik Photography
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Chef Nobu Matsuhisa preparing sushi Photo Credit: © Patrick Gray / Erik Kabik Photography
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From left to right: Vince Neil, Rain Andreani, Jessica Savage, Robin Leach, Michael Boychuck Photo Credit: © Patrick Gray / Erik Kabik Photography
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About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC.  Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed.  Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub & Afterhours; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint  and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones, Rocks The Jewelers and Rock Paper Photo. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

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