Alex (restaurant)


Alex (restaurant)

Alex is a French gourmet restaurant located in the Wynn Las Vegas hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is the namesake restaurant of celebrity chef Alessandro Stratta, Iron Chef USA and winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef Southwest" in 1998. [cite news |first=Al |last=Mancini |title=Down to Earth: Alex Stratta takes everything seriously except himself |url=http://www.944.com/?page=articles/view&AID=4648 |publisher= [http://www.944life.com 944 Life] |accessdate=2007-11-12 ]

Overview

Cuisine

The food is French with a Mediterranean influence and is offered as "prix fixe", or fixed price, menu only. The three-course menu is priced at $145; the seven-course chef's tasting menu is priced at $195 with wine pairing an additional $130. The menu changes seasonally.

Notable Ratings Honors

*5 stars, 2007 Mobil Travel Guide [cite web |url=http://mobiltravelguide.howstuffworks.com/fivestar.php |title=Mobil Travel Guide: 2007 Five-Star Hotel and Restaurant Award Winners |accessdate=2007-11-12 ]
*5 diamonds, 2006, 2007, and 2008 AAA Restaurant Ratings [cite news |first=Jennifer |last=Robinson |coauthors=Heidi Knapp Rinella |title=A LITTLE MORE SHINE: LV scores nine winners of AAA's Five Diamond Awards |url=http://www.lvrj.com/business/11169511.html |publisher= [http://www.lvrj.com Las Vegas Review-Journal] |date=2007-11-10 |accessdate=2007-11-12 ]
*2 stars, 2008 Michelin Guide [cite web |url=http://www.michelinguide.com/lv_stars08.html |title=Michelin Guide: 2008 Las Vegas Restaurant Award Winners |accessdate=2007-11-14 ]

ee also

*Alessandro Stratta
*Wynn Las Vegas

References

External links

* [http://www.wynnlasvegas.com Wynn Las Vegas] (official website)
* [http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/north-america/united-states/nevada/las-vegas/restaurant-detail.html?vid=1154654626929 The New York Times]
* [http://www.gayot.com/restaurantpages/LasVegasInfo.php?tag=LVRES050701-06&code=LV Gayot Travel Guide]
* [http://mobiltravelguide.howstuffworks.com/alex-las-vegas-restaurant.htm Mobil Travel Guide]
* [http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/diningtravel/restaurants/lasvegas_highend Epicurious]
* [http://www.esquire.com/features/ESQ0207Best Esquire Magazine]
* [http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2006/Dec-15-Fri-2006/weekly/11367571.html The Las Vegas Review Journal]


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