Emeril Lagasse's Las Vegas Restaurants Earn 2016 Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards; Full Dining Guide Revealed in August Issue

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Emeril Lagasse's Las Vegas restaurants have been honored for their outstanding wine programs in Wine Spectator's 2016 Restaurant Wine List Awards. Delmonico Steakhouse, Emeril's New Orleans Fish House and Table 10 are recognized among other winners from all over the globe as top destinations for wine lovers.

Delmonico Steakhouse, located in The Venetian, was awarded the Grand Award, the program's highest honor for the twelfth consecutive year.  This elite group comprises the world's best wine programs, which delivers serious breadth of top producers, outstanding depth in mature vantages, a selection of large-format bottles, excellent harmony with the menu and superior presentation. Wine Spectator carefully assesses each Grand Award candidate, including rigorous independent, on-site inspections of the wine program, cellar, service, ambiance and cuisine of the restaurant.  

Emeril's New Orleans Fish House, located in the MGM Grand, was awarded the Best of Award of Excellence, which recognizes restaurants with more extensive selections with significant vintage depth and excellent breadth across multiple regions.  Emeril's New Orleans Fish House has won this award for 18 consecutive years.  

Table 10, located in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Palazzo, has won the Award of Excellence for the eighth time, recognizing restaurants with wine lists featuring a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.

"We're honored to have all three of our restaurants included on Wine Spectator's award list," said Mike Olsen, director of operations for Emeril Lagasse's Las Vegas restaurants.  "We strive to bring the best of the best to our guests across the board through our food and beverage offerings and are excited to be recognized for our efforts."

"On behalf of Wine Spectator, I'm thrilled to congratulate each and every award-winning restaurant. They should be very proud," said Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher, Wine Spectator.

Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the world's best wine lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award-with 2,414; 1,093; and 88 winners this year in each respective category. Seven of the Grand Award winners are first timers.

The complete list of award winners is available in print in Wine Spectator's August issue, on newsstands July 19, and online at the newly minted Restaurants.WineSpectator.com, where visitors can search and access exclusive content on the more than 3,500 restaurants. The full list is also available for free on iOS via the new Restaurant Awards app, which allows users to look for dining spots in any location with maps, choosing by wine strengths, cuisine type, pricing and more.

Follow the Restaurant Awards on Twitter and Instagram, and join the conversation by using #WSRestaurantAward.

 

About Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator is the world's leading authority on wine. Anchored by Wine Spectator magazine, a print publication that reaches more than 3 million readers worldwide, the brand also encompasses the Web's most comprehensive wine site (WineSpectator.com), mobile platforms and a series of signature events. Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table, exploring wine's role in contemporary culture and delivering expert reviews of more than 18,000 wines each year. Parent company M. Shanken Comm., Inc., also publishes Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily and Shanken's Impact Newsletter.

About Chef Emeril Lagasse's Restaurants

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 12 award-winning restaurants, including three in New Orleans (Emeril's, NOLA and Emeril's Delmonico); four in Las Vegas (Emeril's New Orleans Fish House, Delmonico Steakhouse, Table 10 and Lagasse's Stadium); two in Orlando (Emeril's Orlando and Emeril's Tchoup Chop); and three at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania (Emeril's Chop House, Burgers And More by Emeril and Emeril's Fish House). Lagasse opened his first restaurant, Emeril's New Orleans, in 1990 to national acclaim. He opened his first Las Vegas property, Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand in 1995, followed by Delmonico Steakhouse in The Venetian Resort, Hotel & Casino in 1999 and Table 10 at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian l The Palazzo in 2008. Lagasse's restaurants consistently win critical praise and top ratings. Delmonico Steakhouse has received the prestigious "Grand Award" from Wine Spectator magazine every year since 2004.

About Emeril Lagasse

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 12 restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando and Bethlehem, PA.  As a national TV personality, he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC's "Good Morning America." Lagasse has appeared as a guest judge in three seasons on Bravo's hit food series, "Top Chef" and in January 2015, he entered his third season of "Emeril's Florida" on the Cooking Channel.  Lagasse is the best-selling author of 19 cookbooks, the latest of which, Essential Emeril: Favorite Recipes and Hard-Won Wisdom from My Life in the Kitchen, was released in October 2015. In 2002, Emeril established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children's educational programs that inspire and mentor young people through the culinary arts, nutrition, healthy eating, and important life skills. To date, the Foundation has donated more than $7 million to community organizations in New Orleans, Las Vegas and on the Gulf Coast.

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