Carnevino at the Palazzo
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 2 a.m.
- The 10 best steakhouses in Las Vegas (2-8-2010)
In a city with plenty of high-end options for the discerning carnivore, Carnevino at the Palazzo has been singled out as one of the best steakhouses in the country by restaurant review site Gayot.com.
Carnevino, opened in 2008 by American chef Mario Batali, was named one of the top 10 steakhouses in the United States by the website, joining steakhouses from such locales as New York City, Chicago and Beverly Hills, Calif.
The website’s review praised Carnevino’s beef, which is dry-aged for months before reaching the table, as a “good and natural-tasting steak.”
Nicole Brisson, Carnevino executive chef, said the restaurant focused on using high-quality ingredients, including organic beef and locally grown produce, served in uncomplicated dishes that allow natural flavors to stand out.
“We’re not like every other steakhouse. We keep everything very simple,” she said. “We start with the best product, and the simplicity helps keep the integrity.”
The restaurant’s attention to detail and focus on quality extends to the rest of its menu. Noodles for its pasta dishes are made fresh daily, several varieties of Italian meats are made in-house, and a carefully crafted wine list offers plenty of options to pair with a meal, Brisson said.
The Gayot Guide and Gayot.com were founded by French restaurant critic Andre Guyot. The guide dates to 1981.