James Beard Award Winner and public television star Chef Martin Yan brings his internationally loved style and Asian flavors to his first Las Vegas restaurant, M.Y. Asia in the newly rebranded Horseshoe Las Vegas on March 13. The legendary chef’s restaurant brings elements of his decades-long career and extensive travels together, giving diners a true Yan-tastic experience with unique Yan-tertainment paired with impeccable food and beverage offerings. The exhibition kitchen with a noodle-pulling chef and the only changing face kung-fu dance performance chef in Las Vegas will perform several times a night.
“It is an honor to partner with Caesars Entertainment and bring my Yan-energy to Las Vegas – exciting taste buds with diverse Pan-Asian cuisine,” said Chef Martin Yan. “My mission has always been to educate and entertain with food, so partnering with the leader in entertainment is the perfect choice!”
Cuisine That Spans A Continent
M.Y. Asia diners can enjoy traditional dishes from across Asia, crafted by Chef Yan and his team. With a touch of international whimsy, the menu features only the freshest quality ingredients. Appetizers include Asian Pickled Vegetables Korean Style Kimchi and Vietnamese Style; Shrimp Lettuce Cups with shrimp, water chestnuts, onions, and green onions; and M.Y. Dim Sum Sampler with shiu mai, har gow, steamed BBQ pork bao, lotus leaf-wrapped rice, Korean dumplings, and farmer’s dumplings. Entrees include Thai Yellow Coconut Curry Chicken with Asian spices, potato, and carrots; Mu Shu Pork Tacos with Berkshire pork, cabbage, eggs, and Hoisin sauce; Sizzling Black Pepper Steak with mushrooms, onions, and asparagus; and Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass marinated in Jasmine tea and seared and smoked with a miso ginger honey glaze.
“Having traveled through Korea and Japan in the North, to Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam in the South, and through the many fabulous food meccas in China and all over Asia, allowed me to fill my culinary treasure chest with unique, colorful, authentic and tasty dishes,” said Chef Martin Yan. “Those dishes will make up the M.Y. Asia menu, showcasing food in an exciting, entertaining, and nourishing way.”
The Lucky Bell Bar
The Lucky Bell Bar, a Yan signature, features classic cocktails, an extensive beer and wine menu, and offers a late night lounge vibe on the weekends. Soon-to-become guest favorites are the Kasama Mama with rum, ginger liqueur, fresh lime, and orgeat syrup; M.Y. Paloma with tequila, yuzu liqueur, fresh lime sour, and sparkling pink grapefruit; and Lychee in Paradise with vodka, elderflower liqueur, fresh lemon juice, lychee juice, and Chandon Brut.
“We are delighted to welcome an award-winning chef to our culinary roster at Horseshoe,” said Jason Gregorec, SVP and General Manager of the resort. “M.Y. Asia is a fantastic dining option, and we can’t wait to introduce Chef Martin Yan’s talent and cuisine to our guests.”
A Dynamic Space
The 5,300-square-foot space is designed to create a casual atmosphere with rich, deep tones and textures, and contemporary Asian murals adorning the walls encompassing the fusion of Asian cuisine. Chef’s ‘Yan-tertainment’, noodle preparation, and open kitchen cooking will anchor the 150-seat restaurant. Guests can enjoy the private dining room, grab a seat at the noodle bar, browse through Chef Yan’s retail area featuring autograph books, cookware and merchandise, or just pick up their dinner from the restaurant’s food lockers. As the first food lockers in Las Vegas, guests can order, pay, and pick their dishes from a warmed locker perfect for hotel guests seeking a non-contact experience or for those on the run.
LOCATION AND HOURS
For more information, visit www.myasialv.com, and follow @myasialv on Instagram and @myasialv on Facebook. M.Y. Asia is open Monday-Thursday 11 a.m-11 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 11 a.m.-1 a.m. for lunch and dinner service.
ABOUT M.Y. ASIA
The first Las Vegas restaurant from celebrated Chef Martin Yan and hospitality veterans ATM Hospitality, M.Y. Asia celebrates the best of the continent with Chef Yan’s signature Yan-tertainment and bold but approachable flavors in classic dishes and new favorites. M.Y. Asia opens at Horseshoe Las Vegas in 2023. Follow M.Y. Asia for updates on Facebook: @myasialv and Instagram: @myasialv.
ABOUT MARTIN YAN
For four decades, legendary Chef Martin Yan has educated and entertained millions around the world. His Yan Can Cook series (3,500 shows and counting) is one of the longest-running cooking programs from Singapore to San Francisco. Beyond the public airwaves Chef Yan’s business enterprise includes several successful restaurant ventures, 30 plus cookbooks, countless public appearances, and culinary consulting projects for many Fortune 500 businesses. Always eager to lend a hand to worthy causes, Chef Yan is active in helping many charitable foundations in their fundraising efforts. He’s also a frequent judge and panel member in numerous national and international culinary competitions, including the Iron Chef on the Food Network (U.S. / Canada / Vietnam). Follow Chef Yan on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT HORSESHOE LAS VEGAS
The newly rebranded Horseshoe Las Vegas is located at the center of the world-renowned Las Vegas Strip, across from Caesars Palace and next to Paris Las Vegas. The 44-acre resort consists of two 26-story hotel towers with more than 2,800 guestrooms, including the renovated Resort Rooms and 244 suites. For entertainment, Horseshoe Las Vegas offers The Magic Attic, a 3,685-square-foot showroom exclusively for magic-inspired productions. Dining options include Horseshoe’s signature fine dining experience, Jack Binion’s Steak, as well as a food court, Nosh Deli and LavAzza. Joining the roster of eateries are Chef Martin Yan’s first Las Vegas restaurant, M.Y. Asia, as well as Guy Fieri’s newest concept, Flavortown Sports Kitchen. The resort also offers a fitness center, the Blu Pool and attractions such as Twilight Zone by Monster Mini Golf, REAL BODIES, The Cabinet of Curiosities Lounge, National Geographic’s Rarely Seen and the ARCADE at Horseshoe Las Vegas. The resort features nearly 70,000 square feet of casino space and is home to the World Series of Poker®. Horseshoe Las Vegas is operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit caesars.com/horseshoe-las-vegas or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Horseshoe Las Vegas on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram. Must be 21 or older to gamble. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling or texting 1-800-GAMBLER ©2021, Caesars License Company, LLC.