Award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel to open Las Vegas’ first bakery at Caesars Palace


Dominque Ansel Las Vegas to Showcase Whimsical Signature Creations, Including Ansel’s Famous Cronut®

LAS VEGAS, November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – James beard Award-winning pastry chef Dominique ansel is set to bring its creative culinary skills to Caesars Palace Las Vegas with the opening of Dominique Ansel Las Vegas, set to open in the summer of 2022.

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“I am delighted to be moving west and opening a new store in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace next year. We have known the Caesars team for several years and are convinced that we are aligned with quality and creativity to bring something special to visitors and locals, ”said Dominique ansel. “We’re pretty conservative in where we choose to grow and open our stores, and at the end of the day it all depends on the team you build. There is so much talent in it. Las Vegas and we are thrilled to be among the best. As with all of our stores, we will be developing new items inspired by our new house and limited edition exclusives just for Las Vegas, then expect some delicious surprises. “

“Our relationship with Dominique goes back many years and we have long talked about bringing his incredible talent to Las Vegas. We are delighted that the time has come to create something true to Dominique’s incredible vision and unique at Caesars Palace, ”said the Regional President of Caesars Entertainment. Sean Mc Burney. “For over fifty-five years, Caesars Palace has been providing extraordinary experiences to our guests. We are proud of our food and beverage heritage, and we know Dominque Ansel Las Vegas will raise the bar once again, with his innovative creations and unforgettable confections. “

Chef Dominique is responsible for creating some of the world’s most famous pastries, including Cronut®, which has been named one of the TIME Magazine’s “25 Best Inventions of 2013” The following signature elements will make their mark Las Vegas debuts at Dominique Ansel Las Vegas:

  • Cronut® – Cronut® dough is Chef Dominique’s unique creation that many have called a croissant-donut hybrid. Following its launch on May 10, 2013, the Cronut® fandom set the world on fire with Berlin To Singapore, which makes it the most viral dessert in history. Its creation took two months and over ten different recipes to develop. Not to be confused with a simple fried croissant, it’s made with a puff pastry that has been likened to a croissant (but uses a proprietary recipe) and is first leavened, then deep-fried in grape seed oil. a specific temperature. Once baked, each Cronut® dough is flavored in three ways: 1) rolled in sugar, 2) filled with cream and 3) covered with icing. Cronut® pastries are fresh daily and completely homemade. The whole process takes up to three days, with flavor every month, in each location, never repeating itself.

  • DKA (Dominique’s Kouign Amann) – Similar to a caramelized croissant, DKA has tender, flaky layers on the inside and a crisp, caramelized crust on the outside. This is the best-selling item in Soho NYC and in all Chef Dominique stores around the world.

  • Cookie Shot – a hot chocolate chip cookie shaped like a shot glass, garnished to order with our cold-infused homemade Madagascan vanilla milk. Sip the milk, then enjoy the cookie. Cheers!

  • Frozen s’mores – with a center of Madagascar vanilla ice cream covered with crispy chocolate feuilletine, the frozen S’mores are then wrapped in honey marshmallow and flambé to order, served on a smoked willow wood branch for this authentic campfire flavor.

With dishes cooked daily in a brand new, state-of-the-art kitchen, guests will smell the intoxicating aroma of Dominque Ansel Las Vegas throughout Caesars Palace. Cafe-style seating will be available for those who want to treat themselves right away, as well as ample retail space, perfect for picking up treats for friends and family, or just candy on the go.

The renowned chef is proud to shake up the conventional and inject innovation and creativity to create something extraordinary. For his prolific originality, Ansel was named the best pastry chef in the world in 2017 by the 50 best restaurants in the world. Food and wine called it a “Culinary Van Gogh” while the New York Post nicknamed him “the Willy Wonka of new York. “He also received the prestigious Ordre du Mérite Agricole, from France second highest honor.

Prior to opening his own boutique, Ansel served as executive pastry chef at Restaurant Daniel, when the team earned their coveted third Michelin star and a four-star review from The New York Times. In 2011, Ansel opened his first store, the eponymous Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York’s Soho neighborhood, with just four employees. In january 2020, he launched Dang Wen Li in Dominique ansel in Hong Kong, and more recently in July 2021, he opened Dominique Ansel Workshop, a croissants counter inside his pastry kitchens in the Flatiron district of New York. Ansel is also the author of two cookbooks: Dominique ansel: Secret recipes (october 2014), and Everyone Can bake: Easy recipes to master & To mix together (april 2020).

Dominque Ansel Las Vegas will be located in a soon to be constructed space adjacent to the Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace.

About Caesars Palace
World famous Las Vegas resort and a Top 10 “Best US Casino” by United States TODAY TOP 10 Readers’ Choice, Caesars Palace offers 3,980 hotel rooms and suites, including the all-new Palace Tower with 10 new luxury villas, the 182-room Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace and Star Forbes The award-winning Laurel collection by Caesars Palace. The 85-acre resort offers a variety of dining options, from the award-winning Bacchanal buffet to renowned brand restaurants including Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN, Pronto by Giada, as well as Bobby Flay’s new restaurant concept, Amalfi, now open, Vanderpump Cocktail Garden by restaurateur and TV star Lisa Vanderpump, one of the by Nobu Matsuhisa Largest Nobu Restaurant & Lounge, Guy Savoy Restaurant, Old Homestead Steakhouse, Rao’s, MR CHOW and more. For the best cocktails, destination lounges include Montecristo Cigar Bar, Alto Bar, VISTA Cocktail Lounge, and Stadia Bar. The resort also has nearly 130,000 square feet of casino space, including a newly renovated sports betting and racing site featuring the Strip’s largest screen at 138 feet, a five-acre Garden of the Gods Pool oasis. , the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa, COLOR Salon, five 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”, features world-class artists including Usher, Sting, Keith Urbain, Rod stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn and Jerry Seinfeld. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace features over 160 shops and restaurants. Caesars Palace is operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram. Know when to quit before you start.® If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, you can access crisis counseling and referral services by calling 1-800-522-4700 © 2021 , Caesars License Company, LLC.



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