Chef Scott Commings Kicks-Off His First Monthly Dinner Series of 2018, “Culinary Road Trip,” on February 13 at Freedom Beat inside the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

January 24, 2018 by  

Chef Scott Commings Kicks-Off His First Monthly Dinner Series of 2018, "Culinary Road Trip," on February 13 at Freedom Beat inside the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
Las Vegas’ preeminent monthly dinner series, Culinary Road Trip, is back with Chef Scott Commings at the Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino

With 9 successful destinations in 2017 in his rear view and a flair for the dramatic always under his chef’s toque, the Hell’s Kitchen season 12 champion has his sights set on making this globe-trotting, culinary night out more immersive than ever with greater destinations, bigger experiences, and more over-the-top tastes all served with a story and a smile.  The 2018 journey begins with a return (in celebration of Mardi Gras) to the Crescent City of New Orleans on Tuesday, February 13th inside Freedom Beat.

New to this intimate monthly dinner series, designed to be family-style and interactive, is an all-you-can-drink option. Ideal for guests looking to pair each course with an authentic chaser and enjoy the monthly destination and chef just a little bit more.

New Orleans will be the first featured destination of 2018. In a city known for its genuine eatery, Chef Scott was determined to put in the extra hours to create a menu that unmistakably screams Big Easy while promising to deliver authentic tastes guaranteed to impress any palette.

Welcome Cocktail


Dark rum, passion fruit syrup, fresh lemon juice, orange slice and cherry


Crispy Oysters & Boudin Balls

House made boudin with whole grain mustard

Cocktail: Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s #1, Lemonade, Sprite, Cucumber


Duo of Soft Shell Crab & Andouille Sausage Po Boys w/ okra fries

 *featured item sold all month long

 Cocktail: New Orleans Beer Flight

4 taster-size signature beers from the 504


Coop’s Place Rabbit Jumbalaya

*featured item sold all month long

 Cocktail: “Sazarac”

Absinthe, simple syrup, Peychaud’s Bitters, Rye Whiskey


Mile High Pie

In addition to being paired with a regional beverage and dessert, passengers will also receive the first stamp of 2018 on their Culinary Road Trip Passport, the more Road Trip cities you visit, the more great rewards and dining experiences you will receive for future visits to the Downtown Grand.

2018 Culinary Road Trip Debut

  • Tuesday, February 13th
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Freedom Beat inside The Downtown Grand

Unlike traditional dinner series, the Culinary Road Trip is designed for those who like good food, good music, and great fun. Advanced tickets for the first Culinary Road Trip are on sale now via EventBrite for just $38 per person and just $48 for all-you-can drink. Tickets are based on a first come, first serve basis. Plan your next delicious destination ahead of time by staying up to date with all future 2018 Culinary Road Trips at:

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