A Vegas vacation offers more than just bright lights, chaotic casinos and dazzling shows. It’s also famous for its fabulous food. For the past decade or two, Sin City has reinvented itself into a culinary capital, with world-class fare in sought-after venues. Many of the popular dining spots are helmed by star chefs with a cult following of foodie fans. Here are 10 celebrity chef restaurants in Las Vegas to check out next time your heading to the strip.
1. Wolfgang Puck’s Spago
Austrian-American Wolfgang Puck was one of the first chefs to become celebrity in his own right by catering to Hollywood celebrities at the annual Academy Awards. His flagship L.A. restaurant, Spago, opened a Las Vegas location in 1992 at Ceasar’s Palace Forum Shops. Spago is a stylish yet casual venue with eclectic California cuisine. Its popularity sparked the trend for celebrity chef restaurants along the strip and opened the door for other restauranteurs to hit the spotlight. Puck now runs an empire of 20 restaurants, with six on Las Vegas Boulevard. These include CUT, Postrio and Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill.