Umami Celebrity Challenge Champion Ricardo Laguna Unveils His Prize-Winning Burger Recipe, The Truffle Madness

#UmamiCelebrityChallenge Champion Ricardo Laguna Unveils His Prize-Winning Burger Recipe, The Truffle Madness
Pro-BMX rider and television personality Ricardo Laguna recently visited Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at SLS Las Vegas, where he, alongside Chef Thanawat Bates, created his prize-winning recipe in the #UmamiCelebrityChallenge: The Truffle Madness

Ricardo Laguna tastes His Prize-Winning Burger Recipe, The Truffle Madness
Ricardo Laguna tastes his Prize-Winning Burger Recipe, The Truffle Madness

The competition, which challenged Las Vegas celebrities and headliners to create their own game day burger recipes from the restaurant’s list of premium ingredients, saw Laguna’s recipe beat out top challengers to be a featured menu item at Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book, where it will be available through Wednesday, Dec. 5.

Chef Thanawat Bates and Ricardo Laguna at Umami Burger in Las Vegas
Chef Thanawat Bates and Ricardo Laguna at Umami Burger in Las Vegas

Made with fried chicken breast, house truffle cheese, crushed avocado, dill pickles, bacon lardons, lettuce, minced onions, roasted tomato, shiitake mushroom, smoked-salt onion rings, tomato, truffled arugula, and roasted garlic aioli, The Truffle Madness topped competitors Jeff Civillico, X Burlesque, FANTASY and Chippendales, and was chosen by voters across social channels as the #UmamiCelebrityChallenge grand champion.

The Truffle Madness is available for $15.95 at Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book inside SLS Las Vegas through Wednesday, Dec. 5. For more information or to make a reservation, visit SLSLasVegas.com.