Stars Attend Grand Opening of Chef Lorena Garcia’s Chica Las Vegas in The Venetian Las Vegas
On Friday, May 12, an exclusive pre-opening party was held at Chica Las Vegas, the newest hand-crafted concept from John Kunkel’s 50 Eggs Inc., in collaboration with Top Chef Masters’ Chef Lorena Garcia (Pictured: Lorena Garcia and Vegas Showgirls – Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com).
John Kunkel and Lorena Garcia
The restaurant, located at The Venetian Las Vegas, showcases the vivacious flavors of Latin American fare united with an eclectic wine and unique mixology program. Chica opens to the public on Mother’s Day, May 14
Human Nature at Chica Las Vegas
During the celebration, guests were welcomed with innovative cocktails such as the F.W. Margarita and Tamarind Guava Colada, while enjoying a first bite of robust dishes such as Classic Ceviche, Asado Negra Arepas, Pork Tacos and Grilled Octopus; along with sweets including Lemon Bunuelos, Coconut Panna Cotta and Churro Fried Ice Cream Pops.
Randy Jackson at Chica Las Vegas
The Players, a Colombian band featuring a DJ, drummer and live saxophonist, provided entertainment and Latin beats, while guests mingled alongside notable icons Randy Jackson and Cody Allen Christian.
The Players at Chica Las Vegas
Cody Allen Christian at Chica Las Vegas
Cuban Sandwiches at Chica Las Vegas
Lorena Garcia, John Kunkel and Alison Kunkel
Lorena Garcia at Chica Las Vegas
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