Start Spreadin’ the News: Las Vegas to Host Celebrity Chef Fundraiser for Superstorm Sandy Victims

The New York New York Hotel's Brooklyn Bridge in Las Vegas

Las Vegas may have the reputation for being “sin city” but it also has a heart of gold as large as the Big Apple.  And so, it was just announced that Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada will host a fundraising event on The Strip at the New York New York Hotel & Casino Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Celebrity chefs with roots in both New York City and Las Vegas have come together for a unique food and wine extravaganza to benefit victims devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

A partial list of the chefs/restaurants invited to participate in “Start Spreadin’ the News” includes: Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, Scott Conant, Todd English, Bobby Flay, Charlie Palmer, Nobu, Gordon Ramsay, Thomas Keller, Palm Restaurant, Smith & Wollensky, Rao’s, Stage Deli, Nathan’s, Carnegie Deli, Old Homestead and many others. Great wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails will be provided by Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada. 100% of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Tickets are on sale now for $100.00 and can be purchased by calling the New York-New York box office at 1-866-606-7111.

All attendees will receive a commemorative chip reading, “When the ‘chips’ were down, Las Vegas stepped up to help those who were dealt a bad hand by Hurricane Sandy, 12-9-12.”

About Lindsay Taub:
Lindsay Taub is an LA-based writer/editor who covers travel, lifestyle, culture, music/arts, food, wellness, and more. She calls Los Angeles home when she's there, but prefers to leave the city for the mountains and open spaces as often as possible. She loves cooking, gardening, live music, hiking with her three rescue dogs, and rustic luxury. Follow her on instagram/twitter @lindsaytaub and follow the Pacific Punch @ThePacificPunch or email Learn more at and .***


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