Kentucky Derby, Mother’s Day, a New Milos Wine Dinner and More
May is off to a running start at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas with big hats, mint juleps and the Kentucky Derby. Also, honor mom with delicious Mother’s Day brunches and dinner menus from the resort’s signature restaurants and end the month with the latest installment of the Greek Winemaker’s Table Dinner series from estiatorio Milos.
Treat Mom like the queen she is with a special Mother’s Day brunch at Bouchon. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu featuring brunch favorites like Toast d’Avocat, eggs benedict or the Benedicte au Crabe. Mother’s Day brunch at Bouchon is only available on May 8 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. for $65 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.
BRERA osteria is going all out this Mother’s Day with a decadent dish called aragosta (or lobster, in Italian). Pamper mom with an oven-baked Australian lobster tail, presented over a delicious black truffle cream sauce and served with buttered asparagus— and roasted potatoes. This special is only available on May 8 from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
BUDDY V’S RISTORANTE
Have a Mother’s Day Italian feast at Buddy V’s Ristorante. Guests can choose their brunch favorites from seven interactive food stations set up throughout the restaurant. Must-try dishes include Buddy’s benedict, Panettone French Toast, Mac n’ Cheese Carbonara and Pecan Bread Pudding.
Buddy’s buffet style Mother’s Day is available on May 8 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for $55 per adult and $25 per child under 10, excluding tax and gratuity. Add all-you-can-drink libations for $20 featuring mimosas, sangria and more.
Celebrate mom with a special Latin American-inspired three-course menu this Mother’s Day at CHICA. First up is the chorizo-stuffed lobster tail, followed by Chilean seabass served with purple potato purée, jalapeño citrus and Brussels sprouts— and for the finale, a baked meringue. This special menu is only available for brunch and dinner on May 8.
MAJORDŌMO MEAT & FISH
Spoil mom on her special day with a delicious seafood dinner at Majordōmo Meat & Fish. The three-course menu begins with chilled lobster and crab salad, followed by the scallop stuffed branzino— and for dessert, The Major Mess with tonka bean bavarois, strawberry and rosé ice. Available May 6 – 8, treat mom with this exclusive dinner for $118 per person.
MATTEO’S RISTORANTE ITALIANO
On Mother’s Day, Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano is serving up a special surf and turf or as they say in Italy, terra e mare, for dinner only. This dish features a prime filet mignon seared in a foie gras butter and a baked half Maine lobster tail. It’s served with mushroom duxelles, seared asparagus and roasted potatoes.
Shower mom in Mother’s Day love with some good ole Southern charm with Yardbird’s special brunch al a carte menu. Dishes include a watermelon tomato salad, Kumamoto oysters with green apple vinaigrette, king crab benedict, seared Pacifico striped bass and coconut cream pie for dessert.
ELECTRA COCKTAIL CLUB at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas will celebrate the 148th running of the greatest two minutes in sports – the Kentucky Derby – with a viewing party on Saturday, May 7. Enjoy mint juleps and watch the race on the 40-foot digital screen that spans one entire wall for optimal viewing. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. To make a reservation, email: CocktailCollectiveVIP@VenetianLasVegas.com.
ROSINA COCKTAIL LOUNGE is ready for the races with mint juleps. Get in the derby spirit with the classic mint julep made with bourbon, water, shaved ice and fresh mint. For an inventive spin on the classic cocktail, dive into Rosina’s secret julep menu, which features five variations using cognac, rum, apple brandy, absinthe, tequila and mezcal— but not all in one drink!
MEDAL OF HONOR
Congratulations to Chef Olivier Dubreuil, vice president of culinary operations at The Venetian Resort for receiving a Medal of Honor from the Association des Maîtres Cuisiniers de France or the Master Chefs of France (MCF).
This medal – which is considered the highest recognition from the Maîtres Cuisiniersis awarded to culinary professionals who demonstrate dedication to the hospitality and culinary industry.
Chef Olivier, who was born in Rochefort, a coastal town northwest of Bordeaux, France, was inducted into the prestigious MCF in 2009. Throughout his career, he has earned the respect of his fellow chefs for his exemplary passion promoting French culture and traditions worldwide and mentoring aspiring chefs.
MAY 26: ESTIATORIO MILOS GREEK WINE PAIRING DINNER SERIES
Taste the unique flavors and learn the history behind some of the finest Greek wines when estiatorio Milos Winemaker’s Table Dinner series continues May 26. Explore the Island Wines of the Mediterranean from some of theoldest wine-producing regions in the world from Greece likeCrete, Santorini and Cyprus.
An expert sommelier will guide guests through the different varietals carefully paired with a five-course seasonal menu featuring oysters, mushrooms, shrimp, grouper and the famous Milos dessert from Athens, Chocolate Sin. This experience is $94 per person and can accommodate up to six guests per reservation.
Please visit estiatorio Milos at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas for more information on the Winemaker’s Table Dinner series dates and to make a reservation.