The World’s 50 Finest Restaurant Awards Heads to Las Vegas in 2024 — With Occasions That Are Open to the Public

The 2024 World’s 50 Finest Eating places Awards might be hosted in Las Vegas subsequent 12 months, with the five-day occasion beginning on June 1. That is the second time the annual restaurant awards ceremony might be held in america — the primary happened in New York Metropolis in 2016.

The awards might be organized in collaboration with the Las Vegas Conference and Guests Authority (LVCVA), Wynn Las Vegas, Resorts World Las Vegas, and The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.

“Similar to town itself, the culinary panorama in Las Vegas is consistently evolving, and we’re thrilled to showcase the breadth and depth to world-renowned cooks, restaurateurs, and culinary leaders from around the globe,” Steve Hill, LVCVA president and CEO, mentioned in an announcement obtained by Journey + Leisure.

Tim Brooke-Webb, the managing director of fifty Finest, informed T+L that subsequent 12 months’s awards will characteristic various occasions. This contains interactive seminars; collaborative eating experiences the place the 50 Finest cooks will cook dinner alongside famend Vegas cooks; and a Chef’s Feast that can “showcase the best cooking and exhilarating leisure Las Vegas has turn out to be synonymous with.” Many of those occasions might be open to the general public and permit for a showcase that “may solely be finished in Las Vegas,” based on Webb.

“I’ve been so thrilled to look at this group develop in affect and provides again to the chef’s neighborhood,” Elizabeth Blau, a restaurateur and CEO of Blau & Associates who has been concerned with 50 Finest for practically 20 years, informed T+L. “To have a corporation that acknowledges cooks internationally is so necessary. [This event] just isn’t solely so necessary for North America and for the U.S., however solidifies every thing that everybody in [Las Vegas] has been engaged on for therefore lengthy.” 

The festivities are slated to conclude with the awards ceremony and a closing occasion on June 5.