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Aureole Las Vegas

Aureole Las Vegas

 

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Aureole

Aureole is the ultimate wine lover’s destination. Picture a 4-story high, glass-enclosed tower holding 9,865 bottles of wine. Now imagine a wine steward flying to the top of the tower to retrieve your wine request. These “wine angels” are hoisted up the 42 foot high tower in 10 seconds. If you feel like you’ve seen something like this (without the wine) in the movies, you’re right. Designer Adam D. Tihany was inspired by a scene from Mission Impossible.

In the climate controlled tower, the more expensive wines are housed in the higher levels of the tower, with the more common wines below. At the base of the tower is the Aureole Lounge, a wine and cigar bar. Lighter menus are also available, making the Lounge a popular Vegas hotspot.

The restaurant itself, at over 9,000 square feet, is divided into five dining rooms. The Swan Court is definitely the room of choice if dining at Aureole. Modern yet luxurious, you will enjoy glass swan sculptures, gold leaf ceiling, and a three-sided glass-encased waterfall. The Main room is the least formal, but still elegant, of all the rooms. The three remaining rooms are used for private engagements, multi-media presentations and dinner meetings.

There’s no need to feel overwhelmed with the amount of wine choices. Once seated, you’ll be presented with the eWineBook, the world’s first electronic wine list. You can view the eWineBook online by visiting CharliePalmer.com

The quality of design, entertainment, is just a hint of what’s to come. Prepare for your taste buds to be dazzled by Chef Charlie Palmer’s exciting creations. Be sure to save enough room for dessert, something award-winning Palmer is famous for.

Cuisine: Progressive American

Prices: $50 and over (but the average meal for two plus wine and tip is $250)

Tasting Menu $95 in the Main Room, $105 in Swan Court

Reservations: Yes (not necessary at the Aureole Lounge though)

Phone: 702.632.740     Online:

Attire: casual

Best Table: any of the 9 tables in Swan Court

Wine list: 9,865 bottles of wine

Sample Menu:

ALASKAN KING CRAB LEGS

chilled over green and white asparagus with Meyer Lemon and warm Gratinée

HAND ROLLED PRIMAVERA GNOCCHI

summer truffle sweet tomato sauce

GRILLED PACIFIC SNAPPER, RUSTIC RATATOUILLE

shiso-lemon vinaigrette

MOULARD DUCK BREAST WITH RHUBARB CONFIT

roasted fennel and crisp polenta cake

HERB ROASTED VEAL LOIN-TENDER VEAL STUFFED RAVIOLI

spring morels, fava and yellow bean ragout

ROASTED PEACH AND HERB SALAD

WITH MAPLE WALNUT TOAST

Petit Basque, Pont-L’Eveque, Roquefort-Brushed Goat Cheese

PISTACHIO FINANCIER WITH VANILLA PISTACHIO TERRINE

crème chantilly, white chocolate sauce

PETIT FOURS AND HANDMADE CHOCOLATES

Hours:

Dinner :: Monday – Sunday 6:00 to 10:30

Aureole

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S

Las Vegas, NV 89119

702.632.7401 restaurant

702.632.9440 fax


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