Caesars Palace Celebrates Grand Opening of Dominique Ansel Las Vegas
Inventor of Cronut® and award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel welcomed guests to its new bakery on the Las Vegas Strip
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LA VEGAS, October 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Creative confections, decadent desserts and, of course, the Cronut® arrived at Dominique Ansel Las Vegas at Caesars Palace. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel opened his bakery and introduced his unique “Lucky 7” collection in Vegas, Cookie Shots, Frozen S’mores, the Cronut® flavor of the month, and more at the resort.
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Dominique Ansel Las Vegas officially opened on Friday October 21to the enthusiastic guests, including the first four customers who drove Vegas the night from Southern California and lined up at 6 a.m. The first 100 people received a special gift to celebrate the occasion. Chief Dominique Ansel and Caesars Entertainment executives were joined by a traditional procession from Caesars Palace Royal Court to unveil the bakery. The group ceremonially toasted the chef’s signature Cookie Shots to commemorate the opening.
“Chief Dominique Ansel is one of the most esteemed pastry chefs in the world,” said Caesars Entertainment Regional President Sean McBurney. “It’s been a long time coming for her bakery to open. Her creations are the perfect complement to our extraordinary culinary offerings at Caesars Palace.”
Chief Dominique Ansel created exclusive pastries for Caesars Palace, including a Cronut® flavor that changes every month and is never repeated. The first featured Cronut® the flavor is Lucky Cherry Chambord and Caramelia. Available via November 30the dough is filled with Chambord cherry jam and Valrhona Caramelia ganache (caramelized milk chocolate).
“I’m so thrilled to finally bring Dominique Ansel Las Vegas to life and have a home here at Caesars Palace,” the chef said. Dominique Ansel. “We were so humbled and honored to welcome guests from all over the world. For each of our shops, we strive to make each menu unique, and we hope that our ‘Lucky 7’ pastry collection will bring good fortune to everyone here. . I can’t wait to share what we have planned for our future menu creations.”
Exclusively available at Dominique Ansel Las Vegas, the “Lucky 7” collection symbolizes good fortune and includes:
Lucky Penny Pig – Creamy milk chocolate, homemade raspberry jam and salted peanuts feuilletine are sandwiched between vanilla shortbread cookies to create a pig, which is topped with a lucky golden chocolate penny.
Ladybug – Mascarpone mousse with elderflower, fresh strawberry compote, strawberry jelly, soft mousseline and lychee meringue make up a mini garden watering can, which ends with a small chocolate ladybug.
Goldfish – Tropical flavors of calamansi coconut mousse, diced fresh mango, passion fruit mango jelly and coconut dacquoise make up a goldfish, complete with hand painted white chocolate fins.
Four Leaf Clover – Coffee mousse topped with a hazelnut dacquoise, dark chocolate cream and crispy feuilletine to create a four-leaf clover.
Fortune cookie – A Breton shortbread base is topped with a jasmine tea cream and a lemon cream. A white chocolate “fortune” comes out of the biscuit, wishing good luck Vegas.
Feather – A vanilla shortbread cookie is filled with chestnut mousse, banana jam, orange marmalade and banana cake and is topped with a white chocolate nib.
Evil Eye Lightning – A classic French éclair is filled with black currant jam and Valrhona Caramelia whipped ganache.
Patrons can also sample many of Chef Dominique’s signature creations, from the best-selling DKA (Dominique’s Kouign Amann) to Cookie Shots, Frozen S’mores and Mini Madeleines cooked to order. In addition, a selection of classic French croissants and pastries will be baked daily, prepared with Beurre d’Isigny butter and Les Grands Moulins des Paris flour imported from France.
Dominique Ansel Las Vegas at Caesars Palace spans over 1,100 square feet and offers cafe-style seating for 20 people. open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Daily; the bakery is next to the Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill. For more information, visit caesars.com/caesars-palace/restaurants/dominique-ansel.
Notes for editors:
Cronut® is always capitalized and must be written with a trademark symbol.
Cronut® is singular. For the plural version, please use Cronut® pastries.
About Caesar’s Palace
World famous Vegas resort and a Top 10 “Best US Casino” by UNITED STATES TODAY’S 10BEST Readers’ Choice, Caesars Palace offers 3,980 hotel rooms and sequelsincluding the renovated palace tower featuring 10 luxury villas, the new design of 182 rooms Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace and Forbes Star Prime The Laurel Collection at Caesars Palace. The 85-acre resort offers a variety of dining options, from the award-winning Bacchanal buffet to signature chef restaurants including Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN, Pronto by Giada, Amalfi by Bobby FlayVanderpump Cocktail Garden by restaurateur and TV star Lisa Vanderpump, one of At Nobu Matsuhisa Nobu’s largest restaurant and lounge, Restaurant Guy Savoy, Old Homestead Steakhouse, MR CHOW, award-winning pastry chef by Dominique Ansel first Vegas bakery, legendary New York Steak House Peter Luger (expected to open in 2022), Stanton Social Prime (expected to open this winter) and more. For the best in cocktails, destination lounges include Montecristo Cigar Bar, Alto Bar, VISTA Cocktail Lounge and Stadia Bar. The resort also features nearly 130,000 square feet of casino space, Caesars Race & Sportsbook at Caesars Palace with a 143-foot HD LED screen and state-of-the-art sound, a five-acre Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis, the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa, Hairdreams by Michael Boychuckfive wedding chapels and gardens, and the 75,000 square foot OMNIA nightclub with top DJs such as Steve Aoki. The 4,300-seat Colosseum, Billboard Magazine’s “Venue of the Decade: 2000 – 2009″ and Largest Venue of Its Size 2010 – 2019”, spotlights world-class artists including Sting, Keith Urban, Rod Stewart and jerry seinfeld. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace feature more than 160 shops and restaurants. Caesars Palace is operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit caesarspalace.com or Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow Twitter and instagram. Know when to quit before you start.® If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services are available by calling 1-800-522-4700 ©2021, Caesars License Company, LLC.
About the leader Dominique Ansel
James Beard Award-winning pastry chef, Dominique Ansel has shaken up the world of pastry with innovation and creativity at the heart of his work. Chef Dominique is responsible for creating some of the world’s most beloved pastries, including: the Cronut® (named one of the TIME magazine’s “25 Best Inventions of 2013”), The Cookie Shot, Frozen S’more, Blossoming Hot Chocolate, and many more. For his prolific creativity, he was named the World’s Best Pastry Chef in 2017 by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. Food & Wine called him a “culinary Van Gogh” while the New York Post coined him “the Willy Wonka of New York.” He also received the prestigious Order of Agricultural Merit, France second highest award.
Prior to opening her own boutique, Dominique held the position of Executive Pastry Chef for Chef by Daniel Boulud famous restaurant Daniel, when the team earned its coveted third Michelin star and a four-star review from The New York Times. In 2011, Dominique opened her first boutique, the eponymous bakery Dominique Ansel in New York’s Soho neighborhood, with just four employees. In January 2020he launched Dang Wen Li in Dominique Ansel in hong kongand more recently in July 2021, he opened Dominique Ansel Workshop, a croissant counter inside his pastry kitchens in New York’s Flatiron District. 2022 marked the debut of the very first chef Vegas location, Dominique Ansel Las Vegas at Caesars Palace, which opened in October. Dominique is also the author of two cookbooks: Dominique Ansel: The secret recipes (October 2014), and Everybody can cook: Simple recipes to master and mix (April 2020).
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