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In 1980, Andre Rochat changed the face of our restaurant industry introducing Las Vegas to its first freestanding fine-dining experience. Decades before Fremont Street Experience and Zappos arrived to put downtown on the map, it belonged to Andre.

Q+A: Star chef Andre Rochat celebrates 35 years in Las Vegas

April 2nd, 2015

In 1980, Andre Rochat changed the face of our restaurant industry introducing Las Vegas to its first freestanding fine-dining experience. Decades before Fremont Street Experience and Zappos arrived to put downtown on the map, it belonged to Andre.

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  • The decorated chef is set to open his third Strip restaurant at Bellagio in April.

  • Moonen is bringing back 10 of his "greatest hits" to this month's menu to celebrate his first Vegas decade.

  • The empire-building chef and restaurateur just opened his new classic French brasserie at Aria.

  • The chef and owner at 10-year-old Table 34 focuses on pleasing regulars and impressing first-time diners.

  • "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.

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  • 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.

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