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Virgin Hotels reveals restaurant partners for Las Vegas location

Posted at 4:06 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 19:06:58-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Virgin Hotels Las Vegas has announced its roster of world-class restaurant partners.

“We are looking forward to welcoming an elite group of restaurant partners to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas,” said Richard “Boz” Bosworth, President and CEO of JC Hospitality LLC, owner of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. “ Our partners will provide our guests with top-tier service and hospitality that we cannot wait to debut.”

Restaurant partners include:

  • James Beard Award-winning chef Todd English welcomes back Olives to Las Vegas. The restaurant will be a hat tip to the original location in Boston offering a bold and extensive menu with Mediterranean warmth.
  • Night + Market, a widely lauded Los Angeles eatery behind chef and mastermind Kris Yenbamroong, will bring to Las Vegas its high intensity and signature Thai drinking food. The space will offer delicious and authentic Thai dishes.
  • The original Nobu location in Las Vegas will also receive an invigorating update, with fresh décor and an expanded bar area. The restaurant will feature Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s traditional Japanese cooking.
  • Kassi Beach Club, from restauranteur Nick Mathers, will open their Las Vegas location poolside at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The European-style restaurant and ultra-lounge will combine coastal Italian flavors with the spirit of the Mediterranean.
  • Hakkasan Group, recognized for its innovative restaurant, daylife and nightlife brands spanning four continents, brings Casa Calavera, a new culinary and cantina concept to Virgin Hotel Las Vegas. The new venue will combine traditional Mexican cuisine complemented by a twist of energetic social ambiance. Guests can anticipate a relaxed open-air, feet-in-the-sand experience from a dining perspective paired with a trendy, pre-party nightlife atmosphere.
  • David Morton and Michael Morton will reveal a new look for MB Steak, complete with an expansion that captures the excitement and spirit of the Virgin brand when it opens this fall. The brothers leverage three generations of devotion to quality, method and flavor in a steakhouse experience that will be unrivaled in the city. MB Steak pairs the old-school steakhouse standard with a rich, comfortable vibe.
  • From Clive Collective, comes Money, Baby! Industry veteran/co-founder Justin Massei and company have joined forces to create Vegas's newest adult playground. Money, Baby! combines unparalleled sports viewing experience with sports betting, interactive games, innovative food and cocktails and a high energy atmosphere that will carry from day into night, seven days a week. Its design plays with a funky mid-century style while reinventing a timeless modern look that will bring nostalgic gaming to Las Vegas. Money, Baby!'s indoor and outdoor patios seamlessly merge with the iconic pools at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas creating one of the most unique venues in Vegas.
  • Guests from all over the world will scream for Afters Ice Cream. The Southern California-based hot spot will open its first location outside of California at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Afters offers one-of-a-kind handcrafted creations include its signature Milky Bun™ donut ice cream sandwich.
  • Pizza Forte, created by the Ferraro Family, known for one of Las Vegas’ longest-running family-owned and operated Italian restaurants, returns with fan-favorite Roman-style pizza by the slice, whole pizzas, house-made meatballs and a variety of Italian street food.

Guests will also enjoy Virgin Hotels signature concept Commons Club including:

  • The Kitchen at Commons Club, a contemporary American eatery laced with British Brasserie sensibility. This 24-hour/7 day a week gathering space will serve breakfast through late night. The culinary and beverage offerings are more international in nature, but there are definite nods to Virgin’s British roots. The Kitchen at Commons Club will also offer an extensive beverage program including carafe cocktails, beer flights, wines by the glass and more.
  • The Bar at Commons Club features multiple gathering spaces and live entertainment on select nights for maximum social connectivity. Service will be a well-choreographed performance with a noticeable level of showmanship and sophistication. Hotel guests and locals alike will enjoy an extensive, though restrained, wine list for the savvy connoisseur and a wide-ranging wine by the glass offering. Locally sourced wines, beers and craft brews will also prominently populate the list in addition to a fun and accessible cocktail menu.
  • The Shag Room will be an intimate and alluring space designed to host a variety of social events and can also be reserved for private affairs. The Shag Room is a place where cocktails are served and everyone can let their hair down and enjoy live entertainment on select nights.
  • Take a seat in the Funny Library Coffee Shop, the communal workspace to pop open your laptop or grab a book off the shelf. Cozy up and enjoy a few belly laughs, then fill your belly with some delicious coffee, pastry, or fresh and healthy lite bites. The Funny Library Coffee Shop proudly pours coffee by Laughing Man®, the brand co-founded by actor Hugh Jackman. Laughing Man uses high-quality beans supplied by Fair Trade coffee growers and supports farmers through the Laughing Man Foundation.

Virgin Hotels announced last week that they would be announcing an opening date in mid-September. The property was originally expected to open this fall, but is now expected to open next year.

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