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CHEZ LOUIE COMBINES CUISINE WITH CULTURE FOR SUMMER DINING AT THE NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

New Executive Chef pairs fresh produce, perfect weather and exciting new exhibits for a season of fine dining for the whole family

chez louie, located inside the Nevada Museum of Art, serves up a chic eating experience peppered with French-inspired comfort food that’s sure to send taste buds soaring. The contemporary Nevada Museum of Art architecture, world-renowned artwork and new Executive Chef Shakka Moore’s award-winning culinary creations combine to form a laissez faire feeling that’s perfect for everything from Sunday Music Brunch to Thursday night dinners.

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Below are events patrons can enjoy weekly throughout the summer:

Shakka Moore Takes Over the Kitchen

After five years at the helm of the Grove, south Reno’s premier events venue, Shakka Moore has been named executive chef for chez louie. As a fellow Hyatt alumnus, Moore has a passion for fresh, local food, mirroring that of Mark Estee, the eatery’s owner, who also spent many years with the prominent hotel chain. Like Estee, Moore brings an air of creativity and fun to the restaurant with original, seasonal dishes that change frequently.

Patio Dining

The best thing to do on one of Reno’s 300 days of sunshine is sit outside and enjoy a great meal. chez louie offers a large outdoor seating area for diners to take in the sites while taking in one of the restaurant’s delicious dishes. Sample the soup of the moment from a selection of tables with oversized umbrellas or partake in the Parisian gnocchi with crispy prosciutto and spring vegetable ragout.  Start with handcrafted cocktails and baked brie or skip straight to dessert with caramel budino or chocolate cake. Whatever the selection, it’s sure to be better when enjoyed with a side of Sierra Nevada views.

Sunday Music Brunch

Reno is ready for a fresh take on Sunday brunch. Visit chez louie and the Nevada Museum of Art between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. each Sunday to enjoy live music and a classic brunch menu with a seasonal, artistic twist. There isn’t a bad seat in the house when the band plays from the center of the restaurant, complemented by Prosecco and bloody Mary bars for diners to indulge in. Reservations are not required but may be made at 775-284-2921.

Thursday Night Dinners

For an experience unlike any other in town, chez louie offers Thursday Night Dinners starting at 4 p.m. Executive Chef Shakka Moore crafts a perfect combination of dishes for a chalkboard menu of seasonal specials available for one night only. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind dining experience that makes for the perfect date night. Reservations are not required but may be made at 775-284-2921.

Hands ON! Second Saturday

Grab the kids and head downtown to enjoy the Museum’s free Hands ON! Second Saturday. Held on the second Saturday of each month, Hands ON! Second Saturday features hands-on art projects and storytelling, performances and museum tours. This month’s event features the Art of Mexico and begins at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 10.

Pop Up Dinners and Wine Dinners

Executive Chef Moore’s creativity shines with the opportunity to turn food into art during chez louie’s Pop-Up Dinners and special occasion Wine Dinners. Keep an eye out for special dinners correlating with top museum exhibits including this summer’s “Picturing Mexico: Alfredo Ramos Martínez” exhibition that is paired with Spanish Wine, tapas and more. Visit www.NevadaArt.org for complete details.

For more information on chez louie visit www.chez-louie.com

Mother’s Day Dining. Feed the Mom, Love the Mom!

Mom will get a taste of how much she means to you after dining at one of the many Mother’s Day hotspots in Reno Tahoe!

Atlantis – The Gourmet Brunch Extravaganza in the elegant Grand Ballroom is sure to be a delicious and fun meal. The buffet opens at 9am and lasts until 2pm. This delicious buffet for adults is $43.95. The meal for children (ages 4 – 10) costs $16.95. Other restaurants in the Atlantis are having Mother’s Day specials as well. Click here to check them out!Mothers Day Dining

Chez Louie – One of Reno’s elite gourmet options, Chez Louie will have it all for a delicious Mother’s Day brunch. The most expensive entree is steak and eggs for $18. There are so many more options though including almost every breakfast food you can think of and a make your own omelet station!

Eldorado - The Buffet at the Eldorado is pulling out all the stops to pamper moms this Mother’s Day. From traditional brunch favorites to special savory dishes, the wide variety of flavors is sure to make mom feel special.

Harrah’s – Hash House a Go Go is having a Mother’s Day special for brunch and lunch on May 11 which will include specialty items like Margie’s famous crab cake benedict and Sally’s wild child pancakes! Reservations are being accepted for 7am-9am and from 2pm-5pm. All other times will be first come first served.

JA Nugget – Enjoy Mother’s Day dining on May 11 at JA Nugget. JA Nugget will offer a special Mother’s Day buffet in the Rose Ballroom and the Rotisserie Buffet, along with special menus in The Steakhouse Grill and Rosie’s Café. The Mother’s Day Brunch menu in the Rose Ballroom and the Rotisserie Buffet features six stations: appetizer station, omelet station, waffle station, a carving station, an entree station, and of course a dessert station! Brunch is served in the Rose Ballroom from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and in the Rotisserie Buffet from 8:30am – 2pm for $19.95 per adult and $12.95 per child ages 5-11.

Also at the JA Nugget, there will be a three-course Mother’s Day special at Rosie’s Cafe from 11am-11pm. Meals are just $10.95 per person, $6.95 for children ages 5-11.

The Steakhouse Grill at the Nugget will feature a special three-course Mother’s Day Dinner Menu starting with your choice of Minted Spring Pea Soup or Caesar Salad.  Then enjoy Roasted Beef Prime Rib or Cornish Game Hen. For dessert, enjoy Strawberry Rum Baba.  Dinner is served from 3:00pm to 8:00pm for $35.00 per person.

Peppermill – The Bimini Steakhouse is offering Mother’s Day dining on Sunday from 5:30pm to 9pm. The meal includes iceberg salad, white bean soup, halibut, filet mignon, and more! The meal costs $49 per person, $64 with wine pairings.

Also at the Peppermill, Romanza is having a special Mother’s Day dinner Sunday evening from 5:30pm to 9pm. This meal includes pea soup, arugula salad, a filet of beef, and cake! Again, $49 or $64 per person.

And if you want to take mom to the Peppermill for brunch earlier that day, Biscotti’s is having a brunch Toscana from 9am to 3pm. The buffet includes way too many items to include in this post, but if you can imagine it, it’s probably there! The buffet for adults is $38.95 and children pay $15.95.

Silver Legacy – Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse, recently named as one of Reno’s “best restaurants” by movoto.com, will be having an epic Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch! Treat mom to an exceptional meal from 8:30 am to 2 pm   $40 for adults, and children ages 6 to 12 will cost $20.

Brunch will also be served at the Silver Baron from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults $25.99. Children ages 4 to 10 $12.99.

Western Village – The Western Village Steakhouse in Sparks will be feeding Mothers and their families from 4:30pm until the last person leaves. Their menu includes choice of choice of cream of asparagus soup or baby field greens, and then a choice of steak or lobster, all ending with delicious angel food cake! All this for $34 per person or  $44 with wine pairings.

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New AUTHENTIC IRISH PUB AND TEXAS STYLE BARBEQUE Restaurants Now Open in Sparks

CBQ and O’Cleary’s Irish Pub Are Now Open at The Outlets at Sparks!

Dining options in Sparks have expanded with the opening of CBQ (Cowboy Bar & Que) and O’Cleary’s Irish Pub April 24 at The Outlets at Sparks.

CBQ is a family-friendly casual dining restaurant that creates an authentic Kansas City and Texas style barbecue experience. Baby back ribs, pulled pork, beef ribs, grilled sausages, wild salmon and southwest offerings are the foundation of the restaurant. Meats are smoked up to eight hours over hickory wood, which burns slower and provides a touch of sweetness with a fresh hickory flavor. Dishes are enhanced with an array of signature homemade sauces—Cowboy BBQ,  Spicy BBQ, Carolina Mustard and Sweet Baby Mike’s. CBQ will host live entertainment, featuring popular local and regional bands each weekend.

O’Cleary’s is focused on being the Reno-Sparks area’s choice for a traditional Irish pub experience featuring Irish specialties and gastropub style cuisine with more than 40 craft beers, a large selection of Irish whiskeys and single malt scotch. The concept is designed to capture the social gathering tradition and experience found at Irish pubs. The pub will have sports viewing with more than 20 large screen televisions, six lanes of bowling, billiards and darts. Customers will find traditional favorites merged with contemporary comfort foods like fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage and bangers and mashed, and new favorites including Irish lamb pasties and curry potato and hickory-smoked bacon pizza.

Both venues will be joined by a covered outside dining area, The Patio, where small bites and favorite drinks will be available along with acoustic music on select nights.

The restaurants will also accommodate corporate events, social gatherings and special occasion parties for up to 1,000 guests with a customized banquet menu.

Guide for Reno Food Trucks and Farmer’s Markets this Summer

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Reno Street Food – Party in the Park

Reno Street Food brings gourmet food to the people with over 20 artisan and gourmet food trucks, food trailers and pop-up restaurants. It’s the only weekly gourmet food truck event in Reno and has become a popular must-do on Friday nights.  In addition to the gourmet food selection, there are local and regional craft beer, mixed drinks, cider and wine.  Local musicians provide live entertainment each week!  Reno Street Food – Party in the Park takes place May 23 – Oct 3, every Friday from 5-9 pm at Idlewild Park, a little over a mile from downtown Reno. Check them out on Facebook.

Reno Street Food – Lunch at Midtown.  Another option for food truck junkies in the Midtown district of Reno.  Every Tuesday-Thursday (11am-2pm), starting April 1, there will be a permanent location for food truck in Midtown, (located at Statewide Lighting on the corner S. Virginia and Arroyo Food).

Sparks Food Truck Drive-in

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A unique dinner and movie experience, the inaugural Sparks food drive-in takes place on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. Enjoy your favorite local food trucks, grab some popcorn, and stay for a free movie at the newly renovated Victorian Square amphitheater. Find more information on their Facebook page.

June 14 & 28th / July 12th & 26th
August 9th & 23rd / September 13th & 27th
October 11th & 25th

Feed The Camel

925 Riverside Drive EVERY Wednesday from May 7 through October. 5-8PM.

Reno’s HUMP DAY food and arts bazaar!

Reno’s newest food truck event is taking over the McKinley Arts and Culture Center! Happening EVERY Wednesday (May-October), Feed The Camel presents the best in food and art throughout the Truckee Meadows. Grab the kids, a blanket, and meet “under the Keystone bridge” for your favorite food truck eats, a glass of wine, and maybe a new necklace.

Feed your mind. Feed your belly. Feed The Camel. Visit their Facebook for current information.

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This isn’t your grandmother’s crafts and farmer’s market! Rastro Reno is reinventing the way people view outdoor vendors. There is food, crafts, sunglasses, art, jewelery, sports, and of course, FOOD TRUCKS! Rastro will be held every Sunday 9AM-3PM from April to September. The first one was a huge success, so don’t miss the next one (or the one after that!) Check out their website for more info.

Midtown Farmer’s Market

The Midtown farmer’s market is coming back June 5 and will be in the midtown district (1311 S Virginia Street) every Thursday from 10AM-2PM. Come to one of the most diverse and exciting areas of Reno this summer for great people, food, and fun! Go to their website for more information, and how to become a vendor.

Shirley’s Farmers’ Market

This Farmer’s market changes location, times, and dates in order to serve the entire Reno community. Check out their website for more information.

Cinco De Mayo Fiestas y Food

Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated by use of sombreros, fake mustaches and a decent supply of margaritas. But let’s not forget about the delicious Mexican FOOD! There are so many different food and drink deals during the first weekend of May in Reno Tahoe (preceding Cinco de Mayo on the following Monday). Here is your guide to delicious Mexican food and festivities going on at the beginning of May:

Hussong’s Cantina

As inventors of the margarita! Hussong’s Cantina has stayed true to its authentic yet quirky roots since its 1892 opening in Ensenada, Mexico. As the story goes, in 1941 bartender Don Carlos Orozco whipped up a combination of tequila, lime juice and Damiana liquor for a regular, Margarita Henkel. She loved it and since then the margarita has become a staple in bars worldwide. Now Hussong’s is moving north and opening its third location in Reno!

Grand Sierra Resort

This party is widely regarded as Northern Nevada’s largest celebration of Latino heritage. The entire party will be held at the parking area of the GSR May 2 from 3-8 & May 3 from 11-7. The party costs $5.00 for ages 12-65 years. Children under 12 and seniors 65+ get in absolutely free. The event is catered by Big Daddy’s Barbecue, and there are almost too many options. There will be chile rellenos, fajitas, fully loaded nachos, and almost every type of meat you could possibly dream of! Besides the food, there will be games, contests, boxing matches, carnival rides, and even dancing horses! By the way, if you prefer American food, Big Daddy’s also has ribs, sandwiches, and other BBQ treats. Click on the event picture for the whole menu and more event details!

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The extended happy hour schedule in honor of Cinco de Mayo will runon May 2-5 from 2-7 p.m. with a whole different type of happy hour schedule. Enjoy amazing drink deals such as buckets of regular Corona priced at 4 for $15, and you keep the Corona metal bucket! Also, Premium Jose Cuervo Gold Margaritas for only $5, enjoy all our Mexican premium drafts for $4 (including Modelo, Pacifico, Dos Equis and Modelo Negra), top tequila shots for only $2 (including Espolon Reposado, Campeon, El Sagrado Anejo and Toro de Lidia Extra Anejo) and complimentary tortilla chips and house-made red and verde salsa.

The food specials are a basket of Jalapeño Poppers for only $1.99 or house-made mini tacos in soft tortilla with your choice of chicken or pork for only .99 cents each. In the Dos Gecko’s Cantina restaurant on Cinco de Mayo only, bring in your family, friends or the entire neighborhood for Dos Gecko’s specialty foods and our famous family style platters for $12.95 per person ($8.95 for children under 6). For those over 21, enjoy a $1 margarita with each order. The kids won’t be left out; they each can get a real Mexican celebration sombrero while supplies last!

Silver Legacy

You’ve been to the Great Rib Cookoff at the JA Nugget, but do you know about the Great Reno Margarita Mixoff? Rum Bullions Island Bar at the Silver Legacy is hosting their first ever Margarita mixing competition this Friday May 2, 2014. Celebrity judges will choose the “Best Specialty Margarita,” concocted by professional bartenders from all the bars at the Silver Legacy! The competition is sure to be fierce as they compete for bragging rights and the right to wear the Championship Sombrero! Hussong’s Cantina®, the birthplace of the Original Margarita serves a full menu of tasty twists on Baja Mexican cuisine and will be featuring a “built-your-own” nacho bar and taco specials during the competition on the back patio. Somehow the word “delicious” does not seem to capture the thought of loaded nachos and a cold refreshing margarita.

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Offering $1 margaritas all month long in Toucan Charlie’s Buffet & Grille.

Reno Mexican Food

The Grand Sierra and Dos Geckos are not the only places with Mexican food in Reno. There are many other places to get your chimichanga fix this Cinco de Mayo. Here is a list from renotahoe.about.com of the top Mexican restaurants in the Reno area.

Happy Grilled Cheese Day!

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Saturday, April 12 is National Grilled Cheese day! To some, a grilled cheese is just melted cheese between two pieces of toasted bread. But to Reno locals, a grilled cheese represents so much more, and is never plain. It is that loud crunch of  brown bread as you look upon the Truckee River. It is the warm gooey cheese that hangs onto the sandwich as you pull it away from your mouth. It is having a picnic with your friends at a food truck event at Idlewild Park or Victorian Square.

Whether you make it yourself, or buy one at a food truck or restaurant, April 12 will be a day for cheesy goodness. Here are a few locations that you can get a grilled cheese around Reno.

Gourmelt Food Truck- This mobile grilled cheesery is a Reno gem. Every local knows that Gourmelt means delicious fresh bread and quality cheese. With over 16 different options (including a dessert grilled cheese…what!?) there is never a shortness of options. Gourmelt was even mentioned in Via Magazine’s “Grilled Cheese Hotspots” among great grilled cheese locations around the country!

Silver Peak Grill and Taproom- Their grilled cheese is one of the most highly ranked sandwich in Reno and is a perfect pairing for one of their brews.

The Original Mel’s- A great spot for those who are looking for authentic goodness.

Sup – Their grilled cheese and soup combo is mouth-watering.

Easter Brunch in Reno Tahoe

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Reno Tahoe knows how to serve a phenomenal Easter Brunch to enjoy with family and friends. Check out these dining options to get a taste of what to expect:

Eldorado Casino Resort

The Buffet at the Eldorado is pulling out all the stops to serve guests a delectable Champagne Brunch this Easter Sunday. From traditional brunch favorites to special savory dishes, the wide variety of flavors is sure to impress.

This incredible Champagne Brunch is served from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is just $24.99 for adults, $13.99 for children age four to 10 and $19.99 for Club Eldorado gold card members and above.

Silver Legacy

Celebrate with friends and family, and delight your senses with an irresistible array of taste sensations and unique offerings at Silver Legacy’s Easter brunches  served Sunday, April 20.

Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse’s Easter Champagne brunch is a plethora of astounding choices with service and ambiance that is unmatched!  Come experience Easter in style from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults dine for $40 and children ages 6 to 12 is $20.

Silver Baron Easter Sunday Brunch will be serving guests from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everything from crab legs and chilled shrimp to antipasto vegetable trays to “made to order” omelets. Additionally, choose roast leg of Sonoma lamb and slow roasted prime rib. This extensive buffet, just $25.99 for adults and $12.99 for children, ages 4 to 10, gives everyone what they want and more!

Flavor’s Easter Sunday Brunch, serving the Easter holiday guests from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., has options galore. Breakfast specialties include choices like Oriental Shrimp and Calamari salad, traditional Antipasto vegetables and crab legs and chilled shrimp. All this for just $25.99 for adults and $12.99 for children 6 to 12.

Café Central’s Easter meal is served from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for only $15.99 with a choice of soup or salad, roast stuffed leg of lamb with cabernet rosemary jus or honey glazed ham with gingered peach coulis. Choose from either creamy green onion mashed potatoes or scalloped potatoes with herbs and Swiss cheese, fresh seasonal vegetables, homemade cross buns and rolls. Finish with chocolate banana bread pudding with banana foster sauce with tea or coffee.

JA Nugget

There is going to be an Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet in the Rose Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The price is $22.95 for adults and $12.95 for children ages 5 to 11.  For more information, call (800) 648-1177 and ask for reservations. Other restaurants in The Nugget will also be changing up their menus for Easter brunch. Here are a few of the other restaurants and times.

  • Rotisserie Buffet – 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Restaurante Orozko – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Trader Dick’s – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Rosie’s Café – 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

The Atlantis Casino Resort will be having their special Easter gourmet brunch at their grand ballroom from 9AM until 2PM. Prices are $43.95 for adults and $16.95 for children 4-10. Try not to drool too much when you see this menu! Other restaurants in the Atlantis will be having special Easter menus as well! Click here for those menus and schedules!

• Jumbo Prawns & King Crab on Ice | Marinated Mussels with Mango Relish
• Chianti Braised Sirloin Tips | Petite Filet Mignon
• Orange Marmalade Glazed Ham
• Rack of Lamb Persille | Applewood Smoked Bacon | Maple Sausage Links
• Cheese Blintzes with Blueberry & Strawberry Sauce
• Tantalizing selection of hand crafted breakfast pastries, pies and desserts from our award-winning bakery
• And so much more!

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

The Lone Eagle grill will serve Easter brunch  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults are $70, children 5 to 12 are $35, 4 and under are free. Tim Callicrate will be providing live music. The Lone Eagle Grille is located at 111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, NV. For reservations, call (775) 886-6899.

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Enjoy an amazing meal and a visit from the Easter Bunny on April 20th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Courtyard Buffet is offering traditional dining options as well as some unique entrees for your holiday. Bring your cameras so you can catch photographs of your favorite bunny with the people you love.

Brunch runs from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. with Easter prices at $11.99 for adults and $6.99 for children age 4-11. Supper starts at 11 a.m. and adults are only $16.99 with children 4-11 only $9.99. Children under 4 are free.

Red Hawk Golf & Resort

If family friendly and fun is what you are seeking to celebrate Easter, look no further than the Red Hawk Event Center!  Easter Brunch in the Event Center features an incredible menu including everyone’s favorite omelet and carving stations as well as a kids only station. Brunch will be held between 10am and 3pm. Adult fare for this event is $26.95. Kids 5-12 are $15.95. Children 4 and under are free. Reservations are highly recommended for this event. For reservations, please contact at (775) 626-6000 ext. 1206

Line-to-Table Dining at Lake Tahoe

Part of the appeal of Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is its prime location on the northeast shore of Lake Tahoe. Taking advantage of this locale, the resort will offer guests an opportunity to book a fishing charter on Lake Tahoe and enjoy their catch prepared freshly by Chef Shane Hammett at the award-winning Lone Eagle Grille.

2349417821_cbffb7e3a8_bFish are cleaned on one of the two charter boats — the 28-foot “Reel Action” or the 22-foot “Delta Angler,” both from Action Watersports. Guests then have the option of packaging the catch to bring home or hand-delivering it to Hammett, who discusses the best way to prepare the fish. Options include simply baking the fish whole in a Chinese style for a crisped skin, or filet grilling.

Combine the service with the panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and wines from the Lone Eagle Grille, and it’s an experience like no other on the North Shore.

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino also recently completed major renovations to its luxurious Lakeside Cottages. The $3.6 million in upgrades, led by Simeone Deary Design Group, includes a total of 48 rooms in 12 lakeside buildings, with new millwork, refreshed wall coverings, new furniture and artwork, and decorative lighting.

“The recent upgrades to our Lakeside Cottages bring a new warmth and modern appeal to these one-of-a-kind accommodations,” said Fred Findlen, general manager of the resort. “We want to set the highest standard for our guests, and the refreshed cottages truly deliver that by providing a quintessential Lake Tahoe experience.”

The cottages range in price from $350 a night during the slow season to $1,899 during the summer high season.

WHITNEY PEAK HOTEL ANNOUNCES CULINARY PARTNERSHIP WITH ACCLAIMED CHEF MARK ESTEE

Whitney Peak Hotel, which will open May 17, 2014 in downtown Reno, has announced a culinary partnership with acclaimed, Reno-based chef Mark Estee. As partner, Estee will oversee the hotel’s food and beverage operations, as well as serve as the exclusive manager of Whitney Peak’s new on-site restaurant, Heritage.

heritageThe 4,000-square-foot restaurant will draw heavily on locally inspired cuisine, using regional foods and practices that tie into Reno’s history. “This restaurant, along with all culinary operations at Whitney Peak, will embrace all that is Reno,” said Estee. “Northern Nevada and Reno have such a rich history and an abundance of amazing farmers and ranchers – all of which we want to showcase at Heritage.” The restaurant will also include an expansive bar serving craft beers, local wines, and unique cocktails, which will appeal not just to hotel guests, but also the local community.

In his role, Estee will oversee the final design and roll-out of Heritage, along with the ongoing management, operations, promotion and marketing of all of Whitney Peak’s food and beverage services related to the restaurant, room service and banquets and events.

Rob Hendricks, the new general manager for Whitney Peak, added: “Chef Estee’s passion for great food is evident in all of his culinary endeavors. Combined with his knowledge of – and love for – the region, we can promise a one-of-a-kind experience for our hotel guests, as well as Reno residents and visitors who come to Whitney Peak to dine or attend a performance.”

Estee has more than 20 years of distinguished experience in food and beverage. He is the current chef/owner of Campo Reno and Campo Mammothchez louie, a French inspired restaurant in the Nevada Museum of Art, Glenbrook Club, and two Burger Me! restaurants in Reno and Truckee, California. Each uses only the best organic, local and seasonal ingredients. Estee is a 2013 James Beard Award finalist and is a familiar face in some of the nation’s most respected restaurants and culinary events and festivals.

Please visit www.facebook.com/HeritageWPH and www.twitter.com/HeritageWPH to keep up with daily updates on the restaurant.

A Nouveau Beaujolais Emerges on Riverside Dr.

Longstanding Local French Bistro Gets New Look, Feel and Location

After 11 years on West Street, it was time for an upgrade in scenery for the longtime French hotspot, Beaujolais Bistro. The restaurant’s new setting along the Truckee River in downtown Reno perfectly complements the historic French Bistro ambiance inside. Items on the menu will instantly transport diners to France – yet with a more approachable price tag.

Watch the culinary team at work through the window of the open kitchen, or the bustling Riverwalk goers just outside; both add a dynamic element to the dining experience.

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Wrapping around the kitchen, a new bar offers small plates that allow patron to enjoy Beaujolais’ enticing, everyday French fare more often than just on special occasions. The bar’s drinks are modernizations of the classic from the French cultures of New Orleans and the French Caribbean.

Beaujolais is now located at 753 Riverside Drive, and will be open Tuesday-Sunday for dinner beginning at 5pm, with small plates and drinks available in the bar and lounge areas at 4pm.