ALEX, DANIEL BOULUD BRASSERIE AND WING LEI RECEIVE MICHELIN STARS WING LEI IS THE FIRST AND ONLY MICHELIN RATED CHINESE RESTAURANT IN NORTH AMERICALAS VEGAS, Nov 14, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The premier edition of the
Las Vegas Michelin Guide (2008) has awarded Five Red Pavilions, the highest
rating available, to Wynn Las Vegas Resort and Country Club. Wynn is the only
resort in Las Vegas to receive such honors. Two coveted Michelin stars were
awarded to ALEX, Alessandro Stratta's namesake restaurant, and one star to
both Richard Chen's Wing Lei and Daniel Boulud Brasserie.
In North America, only eight hotels have received Michelin's highest
rating of Five Red Pavilions, only eight restaurants have received two stars
and 55 restaurants have received one star. Wing Lei is the first and only
Michelin rated Chinese restaurant on the continent.
These prestigious honors bring a trifecta to Wynn Las Vegas, the only
casino resort in the world to hold the Mobil Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond
awards for both hotel and fine dining.
The Michelin Guide features a selection of the best restaurants and hotels
in a given city or region, across various comfort and price scales, and is
widely considered the "bible of gastronomy for foodies." Restaurants worthy of
a star or multiple stars reflect the characteristics of first-class quality, a
mastery of cooking and a superior product.
Named for internationally acclaimed executive chef Alessandro (Alex)
Stratta, ALEX offers refined French cuisine in one of the most luxurious and
opulent settings at The Tower Suites at Wynn Las Vegas. Chef Stratta creates
seasonal menus inspired by the flavors of France. In the hands of this gifted
chef, even the simplest of ingredients are transformed and elevated to the
summit of fine dining. ALEX has received additional honors including the AAA
Five-Diamond and Mobil Five-Star awards.
Wing Lei takes its place as the "Haute Chinese" restaurant at Wynn Las
Vegas. Helmed by rising star chef Richard Chen, Wing Lei offers guests
refined Chinese cuisine in a beautifully elegant setting. The menu features
traditional Chinese selections as well as new, innovative pairings of Eastern
and Western ingredients.
World-renowned chef Daniel Boulud and co-executive chef Wes Holton
showcase their mastery of French cuisine at Daniel Boulud Brasserie. The menu
features modern brasserie fare that pays homage to Boulud's roots while
playfully reinterpreting many classic dishes. Boulud's signature touch is
highlighted in an elegant and cozy atmosphere with a magnificent view of the
Lake of Dreams.
About Wynn Resorts
Wynn Resorts, Limited is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under
the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the NASDAQ-100 Index. Wynn Resorts owns
and operates Wynn Las Vegas (http://www.wynnlasvegas.com), a luxury hotel and
destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip. Wynn Las Vegas
features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites; an approximately 111,000
square foot casino; 22 food and beverage outlets; an on-site 18-hole golf
course; approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space; an on-site Ferrari
and Maserati dealership; and approximately 76,000 square feet of retail space.
On September 6, 2006, Wynn Macau, a destination casino resort in the Macau
Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, opened. Wynn
Macau (http://www.wynnmacau.com) currently features 600 deluxe hotel rooms and
suites; approximately 130,000 square foot casino; casual and fine dining in
five restaurants; approximately 26,000 square feet of retail space; a health
club, pool and spa, along with lounges and meeting facilities.
SOURCE Wynn Las Vegas