Mizumi Executive Chef Devin Hashimoto Named “Best Chef on The Strip” by Vegas Seven

Mizumi Executive Chef Devin Hashimoto Named “Best Chef on The Strip” by Vegas Seven
Devin Hashimoto
, Executive Chef at Mizumi, the premier Japanese restaurant at Wynn Las Vegas, has been named “Best Chef on The Strip” by Vegas Seven in the magazine’s 2012 Restaurant Awards issue. 

Since opening in May, Mizumi and the rising young chef have received numerous accolades from guests and food critics. The notable weekly publication, Vegas Seven, said, “This chef does it better than anyone in the city… All hail this new star!”

“To be recognized as the “Best Chef on the Strip” by Vegas Seven is a huge honor and quite a hefty title.” said Hashimoto. “I am thrilled that guests value the authenticity and artistry of the dishes presented at Mizumi.”

The menu at Mizumi is a reflection of Hashimoto’s mastery of kaiseki, traditional skills and Japanese cooking techniques, learned through studies and travels to Japan. The menu features classic entrées, sushi and sashimi, robatayaki selections prepared over authentic Japanese charcoal grills and teppanyaki offerings.

Chef Hashimoto pays homage to his heritage with unique creations including a 72-hour braised American Wagyu shortrib “kakuni,” with creamy satsuma potatoes, fava bean and shitake ragout and red wine miso sauce, as well as seafood Inaniwa pasta with scallops, king crab, octopus, roasted tomatoes, shiso, lime and uni butter sauce. Other Japanese favorites, such as dobin-mushi soup, with sea bass, shrimp, shimeji mushrooms, yuzu, mitsuba and bonito-kombu dashi, and okonomiyaki, a traditional Japanese pancake made with shrimp, scallops, cabbage, tonkatsu sauce, creamy mustard, aonori and katsuo, round out the bill of fare.

Mizumi at Wynn Las Vegas is open for dinner nightly from 5:30 p.m. For reservations, please call (702) 770-DINE. For more information, please visit www.wynnlasvegas.com.