Las Vegas' MGM Resorts Cook Up Holiday Feasts

The chefs at ARIA, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, Luxor and Excalibur have designed menus for Christmas.

Executive Chef  Robert Moore’s, at Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria, holiday menu includes butternut squash soup, steamed shrimp salad with champagne vinegar dressing, a 26 oz. char-grilled Australian tomahawk chop and an apple and pecan sticky bun with brown butter ice cream. Also at Aria, Sirio Ristorante will celebrate the holiday in Italian stylewith cheese ravioli topped with fresh shaved black truffles from Norcia and roasted veal medallions wrapped in prosciutto with pomegranate sauce.

Head to Bellagio for Sensi’s a la carte menu featuring roasted Mediterranean octopus and kimchee butter poached oysters served with crispy pork belly, Napa cabbage and scallions.   The menu is available December 24-26. Another tasty Bellagio spot is Todd English’s Olives. Its holiday menu includes lobster pumpkin bisque and grilled lamb steak. Specialty menus also are available at Picasso, Prime Steakhouse, Le Cirque, Osteria del Circo, Café Bellagio, Noodles and Snacks.

Aureole’s Executive Chef Vincent Pouessel at Mandalay Bay designed a festive five-course menu with foie gras and fresh black truffle au torchon for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. A holiday menu also is available at Wolfgang Puck’s eatery, Trattoria Del Lupo.

At SEABLUE by Michael Mina at the MGM Grand dine on oysters, prime rib, and apple tarte tatin. Specialty tasting menus also are available at Shibuya and Diego.

Onda Ristorante & Wine Lounge at the Mirage offers a Christmas prix fixe menu with crostata di pere gorgonzola, creamy potato leek soup and braised beef short ribs. Kokomo’s will celebrate the season with a three-course meal December 23-25. At Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar feast on an Asian-inspired four-course menu including wonton soup, California rolls, prime sirloin, walnut shrimp and Hong Kong chow mein as an entrée. Holiday menus also are available at d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and The Café.

In addition to prix fixe menus, several special Christmas Day buffets will be available at The Buffet at Bellagio, MGM Grand Buffet, Cravings at The Mirage, MORE The Buffet at Luxor and Roundtable Buffet at Excalibur.