Sake Fever

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NOTE: Due to a high wind advisory, Sake Fever has been moved indoors to the Red Rock Ballroom.

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East meets West, the Ballroom at Red Rock Casino Resort
$75 in advance / $100 at the door
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About Sake Fever

Sakes, Craft Beer and Craft Spirits from Around the World

UNLVino re-introduces the popular Sake Fever with an exciting new twist, melding the best of the East and West. Surrounding Red Rock’s scenic pool, the evening will showcase Vegas’ mixology scene, an extensive selection of sakes, plus Japanese and American cuisine from some of the city’s favorite restaurants.

Dom Pérignon Award of Excellence – Brian Massie, Corporate Executive Chef and Partner for Clique Hospitality

Brian Massie
Brian Thomas Massie
Corporate Executive Chef and Partner for Clique Hospitality

A New Yorker by birth and by heart, Brian Massie’s rise to the apex of the culinary world should come as no surprise, having been seasoned by several of the world’s most renowned chefs. His training, skills and creativity led him to The Light Group, where he was hired as the company’s Executive Chef for it’s original foray into dining, opening FIX Restaurant & Bar at Bellagio in June 2004.

The success of Fix later led Massie to open other endeavors for The Light Group, including STACK Restaurant & Bar, Diablo’s Cantina, Red Square, Citizens Kitchen & Bar and Bianca in Miami Beach. In Fall 2014, he opened Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar, a restaurant centered on refined rustic cuisine, seasonal ingredients and fine wine.

Following the success of Hearthstone, Massie became a partner in Clique Hospitality, a boutique outfit that owns and operates restaurants and lounges in multiple states.

A craft-driven chef by trade, Massie has been given the honor of cooking at the prestigious James Beard House in New York, and his food has been praised by celebrities, athletes, acclaimed chefs and former United States presidents.

As Executive Chef at The Light Group in Las Vegas, Massie captained five of the cities most approachable restaurants, where he oversees concept development, cooking, menu offerings and overall management of the restaurants.

His passion for food instilled at a young age, Massie studied at the Culinary Institute of America in New York and worked for renowned chef Lidia Bastianich at her three New York restaurants: Felidia, Becco and Frico. Later, he apprenticed for Guiltier Marchesia at his Bella Vista Vineyards in Erbusco and Annie Floydee at Enoteca Pincourri in Florence.

With his reputation highly regarded, Massie was sought by legendary restaurateur Charlie Palmer, who hired the young chef at his flagship Aureole restaurant in Manhattan. Massie later helped bring Aureole to Las Vegas and was eventually hired as the Executive Chef at Charlie Palmer Steak, which won Wine Spectator’s Award for Excellence during his tenure.

But as celebrated as he is as a chef, Massie is still a guy who’s just as comfortable cooking a James Beard dinner as he is entertaining guests on the Strip or in his own backyard. “More than anything, cooking is about passion,” he said, “no matter who you’re cooking for.”

Suppliers

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Asahi Beer USA, Inc.
Azzurre Spirits
Danone Waters of America
Dreyfus Ashby Inc. – Ichishima Sake
Espresso Amore
FIJI Water
Gekkeikan
Hiro Sake
Joto Sake
MADD Virgin Drinks
MITA Beverage Co., LTD.
New Belgium Brewing Company
Pabst Brewing Company
Pacific International Liquor, Inc.
SakéOne
Singha Beer
Smart Assist, LLC
SWS
Takara Sake USA Inc.
Terlato Wines
Tiger Beer
TKO Beverages
TY KU Sake & Spirits
Wine of Japan
World Sake Imports

Participating Restaurants

8 Noodle Bar
Aburiya Raku
Borracha Mexican Cantina
Bottiglia
District One
Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar
Itsy Bitsy Ramen and Whiskey
Japaneiro
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant
Le Pho
Libre Mexican Cantina
Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ
Lucky Foo’s Restaurant and Bar
Moko Ramen Bar
Monta Ramen
Naked Fish Sushi and Grill
Other Mama
Pot Liquor Contemporary American Smokehouse
Raku Sweets
Salute Trattoria Italiana
Soho SushiBurrito
T-Bones
Zenshin Asian Restaurant

April 15 2016

Details

Date: April 15
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: $75 - $100
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Venue

Red Rock Casino Resort

11011 W Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89135 United States
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Schedule

  • 7-10 p.m.
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