October 1, 2022

Sahara Las Vegas will host a dinner prepared by celebrity chef Alicia Shevetone

Guests will experience an exclusive Mexican cuisine pop-up at Zeffer’s Café

Photo courtesy of SAHARA Las Vegas

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, SAHARA Las Vegas is hosting an exclusive Mexican-inspired pop-up experience by chef Alicia Shevetone at Zeffer’s Café on September 16.

Renowned for her out-of-this-world pop-up experiences and savory recipes, the star of Sin City Kitchen has amassed a following in over 100 countries. Chef Alicia is the renowned author of Italian cookbook for two and the creator of Dink Cuisine, a dining and entertainment organization curating dining experiences across print, digital, social and live media.

“Chef Alicia Shevetone is one of the most remarkable and creative culinary minds in town,” said Anthony Olheiser, Vice President of Dining, SAHARA Las Vegas. “The pop-up experience will truly be a night to remember, and we look forward to welcoming guests to experience all the fine cuisines for themselves.”

Attendees will enjoy a decadent six-course dinner served with tantalizing drink pairings and a meet and greet with the world-renowned celebrity chef.

The full menu:

Amuse bouche

Green shrimp ceviche

Paired with the Tropical Paloma made with Tequila Cazadores Reposado, Giffard Pamplemousse liqueur, guava syrup, lime juice, grapefruit soda Q

First course

“Pork Belly” Chicharrones with Spicy Serrano Salsa

Second lesson

Ahi Tostada with Mashed Avocado, Macha Salsa, Toasted Sesame Seeds

Third lesson

Birria Torta Ahogada with fresh tomato sauce

Paired with Oaxacan Old Fashioned made with Kimo Sabe Añejo Mezcal, Sierra Norte Whiskey, Spiced Demerara Syrup, Firewater Bitters, Angostura Bitters

Fourth Course

Costillitas con Nopales with tomatillo salsa and chilli de Arbol

Dessert class

Chocolate Tamales

Paired with the Dole Whip Margarita made with Casamigos Reposado Tequila, soft serve pineapple

SAHARA Las Vegas is a comprehensive resort and casino offering 1,613 guest rooms and suites in three distinct towers, including the AAA® Four Diamond Alexandria Tower, over 85,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, AZILO Ultra Pool, two on-site pools, rooftop and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. SAHARA Las Vegas is a minority-owned business certified by the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. For more information, visit saharalasvegas.com and stay connected on instagram, Facebookand Twitter.

SAHARA Las Vegas will host chef Alicia Shevetone’s Mexican-inspired pop-up experience at Zeffer’s Café starting at 6 p.m. on September 16. Tickets are available for $120 per person, and due to limited space for the event, only 50 tickets will be sold. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.