Steak & Seafood at Riviera Hotel & Casino Partners with
Southern Wine & Spirits For a Monthly Series of Pairing Dinners
First dinner is Wine Pairing on Wednesday, May 9
Monthly tasting dinners are coming to R Steak & Seafood inside the Riviera Hotel & Casino in a partnership with Southern Wine & Spirits. The nation’s number one ranked distributor is providing the wine, liquor and beer for each of the tastings. R Steak & Seafood’s Executive Chef, Jason Bradley, has worked closely with Southern Wine & Spirits’ expert tasting staff to create a series of five-course dinners, including a wine pairing, Scotch Whisky pairing and beer pairing.
Each tasting dinner begins with a welcome reception starting at 6 p.m. and the sit-down portion beginning at 6:30 p.m. The upcoming pairing dinners include:
Wine Tasting Dinner – Wednesday, May 9, featuring French winemaker Gerard Bertrand. Cost is $65 per person in advance and $75 per person at the door, both plus tax and gratuity
Scotch Whisky Tasting Dinner – Wednesday, June 13, featuring all Johnnie Walker marques, including Blue, is being presented by Tom Turner, one of only 15 Masters of Whisky worldwide. Advance reservations cost $85 per person and cost at the door is $95 per person, both plus tax and gratuity.
Beer Tasting Dinner – Wednesday, July 11, featuring a selection of beers from New Belgian Brewing Co. Cost is $40 per person with advance reservations and $50 per person at the door, both plus tax and gratuity.
“The partnership of two Las Vegas staples – Riviera Hotel & Casino and Southern Wine & Spirits – creates an exciting opportunity to give customers an elegant menu with wine and liquor pairings that are second-to-none,” says Lori Nelson, vice president of Food & Beverage at Riviera Hotel & Casino.
“Working side-by-side with the staff at R Steak & Seafood has allowed us to customize a pairing menu that will expand the customers’ palate while showcasing the terrific menu and educating guests about why the flavors work so well together,” says David Gersh, beverage consultant for Southern Wine & Spirits, Resort Spirit Division.
For more information about any of these pairing dinners, call 702-794-9233 or visit www.RivieraHotel.com.
About The Riviera Hotel & Casino
Celebrating more than 55 years of non-stop entertainment, the newly renovated Riviera Hotel & Casino is one of the iconic gaming and hotel destinations in Las Vegas. Located on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, the Riviera brings a rich tradition of quality, service and hospitality excellence. The Riviera features more than 2,000 rooms and suites as well as 160,000 square feet of meeting space. R Steak & Seafood headlines wonderful dining options, providing “affordable elegance” in a modern setting. Headlining entertainment includes Andrew Dice Clay; Confessions of a Rock Star, starring Pat DiNizio from The Smithereens; Illusionist Jan Rouven; Impressionist Jonathan Clark; the legendary Crazy Girls; and nightly performances inside the Riviera Comedy Club. The Royale Pavilion hosts some of the top names in music and entertainment.
With more than 100,000 square feet of casino space, the Riviera offers convenient gaming options for locals and visitors alike. Table game features include 1000x odds on Craps, Single-0 Roulette and 3/2 Single Deck Blackjack, the only casino on the Las Vegas Strip where those odds are available. The Riviera has an expansive Asian Table Gaming area, poker area and more than 900 slot machines. Lucky’s Race & Sports Book offers 37 high-definition televisions, individual carrels for horseplayers and the only walk-up wagering window in Las Vegas’ main corridor. For more information on any of the property’s amenities, visit www.RivieraHotel.com.
About Southern Wine & Spirits
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