Entertainment Exec Rick Gray Talks Vegas Entertainment and History, Residencies, and Great Comedy and Music, Plus Restaurant Development Exec Elizabeth Blau on Vegas Dining, Trends, Incredible Food Experiences, and Giving Back - Episode 562

Note: Interviews were recorded in the fall of 2021. Please check venues and protocols for updates. Rick Gray, General Manager of Entertainment Operations at Wynn Las Vegas joins Nancy to talk about the Vegas entertainment scene, life after the initial shut-downs of the pandemic, entertainment at Wynn Las Vegas and the Encore Theater, and how comedy and music residencies are bringing the best to Vegas. Plus Rick discusses the change and creative process behind the resort’s new Lake of Dreams (1:07). In the second segment, Elizabeth Blau, James Beard Award Nominee and founder and CEO of restaurant development company Blau + Associates, discusses the culinary landscape of Las Vegas, her restaurants, teamwork, resiliency and compassion in the industry. And Elizabeth shares a glimpse into her life as a restauranteur, food visionary, and longtime avid foodie (35:33). Find out more about the new Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas. Explore more entertainment at the Wynn Las Vegas. Check out Elizabeth Blau’s Honey Salt.  Order Elizabeth Blau’s cookbook Honey Salt: A Culinary Scrapbook. Find out more about Buddy V’s Ristorante. Learn more about Delivering with Dignity Las Vegas. Visit Nancy’s website. Learn about segment sponsor Humoroutcasts.com (:57, 35:26).

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