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"This is the entertainment business, but for us what the customer will get still matters the most."

The Weekly interview: Daniel Boulud

December 4th, 2014

"This is the entertainment business, but for us what the customer will get still matters the most."

  • Between New York and Las Vegas, Neve has opened five different restaurants for the B&B empire.

  • This well-traveled chef runs the show at Planet Hollywood's PBR Rock Bar & Grill.

  • The chef closed his landmark Fleur de Lys restaurant in San Francisco earlier this year.

  • There's a reason he's known as the mayor of Chinatown in Chicago.

  • “I get that a lot, that we’re overlooked ... we have a lot of concierges and event planners telling people they’ve gotta try Strip House."

  • The award-winning pizza maker is getting set to expand his presence in Las Vegas.

  • "The specials are my area to play around and try new things."

  • The new Downtown hot spot's menu was a collective effort among Andrews, Kerry Simon and Cory Harwell.

  • "Average is not good enough. Getting up there means you need to take risks, and part of that is being unique."

  • The Light Group is opening Hearthstone at the Red Rock Resort this fall, and the chef is fired up about it.

  • The former Caesars Palace chef has returned to Las Vegas to open the new Border Grill—at Caesars Palace.

  • Emeril is one of the OG Las Vegas celebrity chefs. He currently operates four restaurants on the Strip at MGM Grand, Venetian and Palazzo.

  • The chef at Michael Mina's Pub 1842 recommends the bacon cheeseburger.

  • The veteran chef pulls triple duty at MTO Café, RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room. How?

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