Haute Event: Food & Wine’s All-Star Weekend Kicks Off at the Beach

From left to right: Steve Benjamin, Joe Phillips, Mike Minor, Roy Ellamar, Harley Carbery, Christina Olivarez, Richard Betts, Doug Bell, Bobby Stuckey, Shawn McClain, Christophe Tassan, Gail Simmons, Mary Sue Milliken, Jason Smith, Susan Feniger, Patrick Lee, Vincent Pilon, Kamel Guechida, Gun Kahong Hiew, Emmanuel Kemiji, Julian Serrano, Rick Moonen, Claude Le-Tohic, Jean-Philippe Maury. Photo: Denise Truscello/WireImage

Celebrity chefs and master sommeliers hit the shores of Mandalay Bay Beach on Friday morning to kick off Las Vegas’ Food & Wine All-Star Weekend. Food & Wine’s Gail Simmons joined culinary stars Rick Moonen, Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken, Shawn McClain, Julian Serrano, Jean-Philippe Maury among many others to celebrate the start of the culinary event.

Now in its third year, Food & Wine All-Star Weekend is taking place through Sunday at restaurants at Mandalay Bay, Aria, Bellagio and the MGM Grand with interactive experiences and once-in-a-lifetime culinary moments with a talented line-up of celebrity chef superstars, distinguished sommeliers and sophisticated mixologists.

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