Giada De Laurentiis was the first to post a video of the GIADA Marquee going up on the second-story of The Cromwell for her highly anticipated restaurant, to which her more than 1 million followers favorite and retweeted, echoing the excitement of the first-time restaurateur.
The GIADA Marquee also marks the opening of reservations for GIADA. Guests can now place reservations on OpenTable.com, with the first reservation set for Tuesday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m.
To place reservations, please visit http://www.thecromwell.com/giada.html.
Emmy Award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author Giada De Laurentiis will open her first-ever restaurant just in time for summer at The Cromwell – the new Las Vegas boutique hotel operated by Caesars Entertainment. Located on the bustling corner of one of the city’s most energetic intersections, her self-titled restaurant, GIADA, will be the cornerstone of the 188 room and suite hotel. The restaurant will extend out over the sidewalk below, offering the most sought-after views in the city.
GIADA will embrace De Laurentiis’ Roman heritage, mirroring her passion for Italian cooking with vibrant Californian influences. The restaurant, lounge and terrace will seat nearly 300 guests featuring modern designs offset with warm undertones and pops of color. Upon entering the space guests will feel at home with aromas of delicious breads baking and living-room style furniture. An antipasto bar will also be a first for Italian eateries on the Strip. An open and airy kitchen will set the space apart giving guests the opportunity to watch chefs prepare the specialty pasta of the day, create beautiful flatbreads and bake divine desserts while taking in the breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip.
ABOUT CHEF GIADA DE LAURENTIIS
Emmy Award-winning, globally renowned celebrity chef, television personality and New York Times best-selling author, Giada De Laurentiis brings her extensive culinary background to her new restaurant. De Laurentiis cultivated her staple Italian cuisine in the kitchen of her grandfather’s restaurant and later commenced her culinary career at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Since her debut in 2002, De Laurentiis has become one of the Food Network’s most recognizable faces, starring in many TV shows, “Everyday Italian,” “Giada At Home,” “Giada’s Weekend Getaways,” “Giada in Paradise: Capri, Santorini, Monaco and Thailand,” and the highly popular series, “Food Network Star.” She is also a correspondent on NBC’s Today, where she highlights current trends in travel, cuisine and lifestyle. De Laurentiis is the author of seven cookbooks, all of which have charted on the New York Times best-seller list, along with her recent releases: Giada De Laurentiis’s Recipe for Adventure: Naples!, Paris!, and Hong Kong! the first three books in a new children’s chapter book series that transports readers to famous food cities around the world, with the fourth book, New Orleans! coming soon; and Giada’s Feel Good Food, a collection of Giada’s secrets for staying fit and her healthy recipes. Her culinary empire continues to expand with the opening of her first restaurant, at The Cromwell. De Laurentiis currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband Todd and daughter, Jade.
ABOUT THE CROMWELL
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest casino-entertainment company, opened its doors as part of a soft opening on Monday, April 21st. The Cromwell – the Strip’s first, stand-alone boutique hotel, recently completed a $185 million renovation of the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, the resort is situated on the bustling corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road. The Cromwell will bring an exclusive, luxury lifestyle hotel experience to the Strip, focusing on hospitality, amenities and personalized service. An intimate collection of 188 rooms and suites, a 40,000 square-foot casino space, and the first-ever restaurant by celebrity chef and television personality Giada De Laurentiis will set the resort apart, while the rooftop pool experience will redefine Las Vegas nightlife culture. Drai’s Beach Club • Nightclub, designed and operated by nightlife impresario, Victor Drai , will span 65,000 square-foot with day and nightlife experiences boasting open-air, panoramic views from 11 stories above the iconic Las Vegas skyline. For more information visit www.thecromwell.com.