VIPs heading to the music festival Rock in Rio in Las Vegas the second and third weekends in May will e dining on chef Wolfgang Puck's creations. Organizers of the festival just announced that the chef behind Spago and Cut, as well as five other Vegas restaurants, plans to serve dishes from the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil during the event.
“Just like art, great music comes together with food and service to create a memorable dining experience,” Puck says in a press statement.
Puck’s buffet, which will be served to 4,000 people in the VIP area, includes a menu that changes all four days of the festival. Snacks, dinner and desserts are all available.
The buffet, included in the price of a VIP ticket, features fried chicken and pimento cheese po’ boys with okra kimchi, spicy boudin balls with creole tartar and bread pudding soufflé with whiskey cream.
Dishes with Brazilian influences include the national dish feijoada, Portuguese rice and chicken bobo. Puck updates British dishes such as house-made bangers with stout onion gravy, Yorkshire pudding and Thai red curry Scotch eggs.
VIPs also land air conditioning, an open bar and a view of the City of Rock, the main stage that will feature acts such as Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Linkin Park, No Doubt, Maná, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Jessie J.
Single day VIP passes cost $498. VIP tickets for May 9 and May 16 have already sold out.
Tickets: Rock in Rio