Time to uncork and pour. The Venetian Las Vegas is getting in the spirit of fall harvest with Festivino, the fifth annual food and wine festival, Friday, Oct. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Pictured: Wine Stomping Grapes).
Festivino guests will learn about the celebrated wines from master sommeliers and enjoy culinary specialties under the stars from illustrious Master Chefs of France including Steve Benjamin, Jacques Chretien, Olivier Desaintmartin, Jean -Louis Dumonet, Jerome Ferrer, Claude Le-Tohic, Patrick Ponsaty, Nico Romo, David Werly, and Olivier Dubreuil, executive chef of The Venetian and The Palazzo.
This year, former keyboardist and songwriter from Journey, Jonathan Cain – also a wine enthusiast will perform at Festivino. In partnership with Dennis De La Montanya and his De La Montanya Winery & Vineyards, Cain has created Finale Wines, which will be available during Festivino for guests to experience.
“Festivino is a favorite food and beverage event for many of our guests,” said Sebastien Silvestri, vice president of food and beverage for The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, “and we are honored to celebrate the event again this year with a distinguished lineup of Master Chefs of France.”
To take advantage of the fall weather, the popular epicurean event has been moved outdoors to the picturesque Doge’s Palace grand entrance of The Venetian.
Tickets go on sale Sept. 1 and are $95 plus tax and fees. To purchase online, visit www.venetian.com or at any Venetian or Palazzo box office. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend Festivino.