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Dine Out for a Good Cause During Restaurant Week at Harrah’s Entertainment Resorts

August 25, 2010 by  

As part of the fourth annual Restaurant Week, nine restaurants at Harrah’s Entertainment Las Vegas resorts are offering special pre-fixe menus priced at $20.10, $30.10 or $50.10 per person with a portion of each cover benefitting local food bank, Three Square. Guests can enjoy world-class cuisine at great prices while helping end hunger in Las Vegas from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5.

Participating restaurants are Bradley Ogden, Mesa Grill, Rao’s and Serendipity 3 at Caesars Palace; Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas; Strip House at Planet Hollywood; KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers at Harrah’s Las Vegas; Steakhouse46 at Flamingo; and Martorano’s at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Please find a list below of all the participating restaurants and the three-course menus being offered at each location during Restaurant Week.

Award-winning chef Bradley Ogden and his talented culinary staff, offer guests seasonal, farm-fresh American cuisine specializing in artisanal and organic ingredients in a fine dining setting. The three-course Bradley Ogden dinner menu priced at $50.10 features the following:

  • First course: choice of  twice-baked Maytag blue cheese soufflé, globe artichoke soup or Bradley’s signature Caesar salad
  • Second course: choice of pan-roasted Alaskan halibut, duroc pork loin or roasted Petaluma free range chicken
  • Third course: choice of bananas fosters cake, selection of house-made ice cream or chocolate peanut butter brownie

 Rao’s has been called a “culinary national treasure,” widely acclaimed for its authentic, southern Neapolitan Italian cooking and its home-style family ambiance. The eatery features a lunch menu for $20.10 and a dinner menu for $50.10. The lunch menu includes:

  • First course: choice of house salad, pizza Bianca or Rao’s meatballs
  • Second course: choice of pizza margherita, calzone di ricotta, piadina romagnola or spaghetti all marinara
  • Third course: choice of torta di ricotta or tiramisu

The dinner menu includes:

  • First course: choice of bruschetta al pomodoro e Carciofo, insalata della casa, vongole oreganate or mozzarella in carrozza
  • Second course: choice of fusilli con cavolo e salsicce, scaloppine piccata,  penne alla vodka, Uncle Vincent’s famous lemon chicken quartered charcoal, traditional Rao’s meatballs or salmone e spinace. Each entrée is served with a side of vegetables.  
  • Third course: choice of torta di ricotta, torta di niccioline, varieta’ di gelati or tiramisu

At Mesa Grill, Chef Bobby Flay serves vibrant Southwestern cuisine which marries the flavors of the southwest with Flay’s love of grilling. The restaurant’s $30.10 lunch menu features:

  • First course: choice of roasted corn soup, tiger shrimp and roasted corn tamale or Sophie’s chopped salad
  • Second course: choice of swordfish club, sixteen spice chicken salad or Mesa burger
  • Third course: Chef’s selection (dessert)

The $50.10 dinner menu features:

  • First course: choice of roasted corn soup, blue corn pancake or grilled asparagus salad
  • Second course: choice of blue corn crusted halibut, new Mexican spice rubbed pork tenderloin or roasted hacked chicken
  • Third course: choice of coconut cake, pineapple upside down cake or crème brûlée

Serendipity 3, one of New York City’s most beloved eateries with more than 50 years of history, offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience with over-the-top desserts and a variety of savory creations that makes it a haven of comfort food. The restaurant is offering the following lunch and dinner menu priced at $30.10:

  • First course: choice of tropical tuna tacos, safe at home Kobe sliders or PB&J . . .& fluff
  • Second course: choice of Serendipity 3 chicken salad, orchard salad, the full monty or monster meatballs & spaghetti
  • Third course: Frrrozen hot chocolate

Martorano’s prides itself on homemade Italian-American food created exclusively by famed chef Steve Martorano. The restaurant is serving the following dinner menu for $50.10 per person:

  • First course: choice of fried mozzarella or Caesar salad
  • Second course: choice of chicken cutlet Martorano, bucatini carbonara or ziti with broccoli rabe
  • Third course: choice of ricotta cannolli or old world spumoni

The elegant yet relaxed Eiffel Tower Restaurant offers a symphony of gourmet French dishes perfectly tailored for the American palate, as well as flavorful daily specials and classical French food. The three-course Restaurant Week lunch menu for $30.10 includes:

  • First course: Maine peekytoe crab salad
  • Second course: veal medallion
  • Third course: crème brûlée

At KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers, celebrated chef Kerry Simon offers the ultimate in burger selections, shakes, sides and snacks created with his signature Simon flair. The restaurant is serving special lunch and dinner menus priced at $20.10 and $30.10 respectively. The lunch menu features:

  • First course: KGB house salad
  • Second course: choice of veggie burger or American standard burger
  • Third course: cotton candy

The dinner menu features:

  • First course: choice of waffle fry nachos or popcorn shrimp
  • Second course: choice of THE cheddar cheeseburger or Cali chicken
  • Third course: ménage à trois milkshakes

Steakhouse46 serves the finest aged beef and freshest seafood to the most sumptuous desserts, served in an atmosphere so seductive and elegant, guests know they’ve discovered the best-kept gourmet secret on the Strip. The $50.10 three-course dinner menu features:

  • First course: choice of French onion soup, lump crab cake or arugula salad
  • Second course:  choice of grilled filet mignon, roasted half Petaluma chicken or pan-seared king salmon
  • Third course: choice of strawberry shortcake or chocolate dome

The innovative menu at Strip House is designed to excite all the senses with prime cuts of beef charred to perfection, signature side dishes, an extensive wine list and the famed 24-layer chocolate cake. The $50.10 dinner menu includes:

  • First course: choice of Caesar salad or slice tomato and red onion salad
  • Second course:  choice of 6-ounce filet mignon or sautéed Atlantic salmon
  • Third course: choice of Strip House cheese cake or rocky road pudding

About Restaurant Week and the Three Square Food Bank: 
Las Vegas Restaurant Week began in 2007 as a way to give locals and tourists the opportunity to help out by dining out. The weeklong celebration of fine dining includes more than 80 participating restaurants, from popular mid-level eateries to the city’s premier and celebrity-chef restaurants, all offering pre-fixe meals at special prices. Proceeds from Restaurant Week benefit Three Square Food Bank, established to end hunger in Southern Nevada. A national model project inspired by Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with the gaming industry, businesses, non-profit agencies, food distributors, UNLV, the CCSD, governmental entities, the media and hundreds of volunteers to efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides 17 million pounds of food – the equivalent of 13 million meals – per year to more than 300 non-profit and faith-based organizations, 200 schools and multiple food service sites throughout Southern Nevada. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. www.threesquare.org

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