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Vegas Chef Prizefight: Interview Of A Lifetime At BLT Steak

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The chef who wins in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Eight elite chefs try to knock out the competition and earn a job at the new Bugsy & Meyer’s Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas on Food Network’s new show, “Vegas Chef Prizefight.”

Anne Burrel Vegas Chef Prizefight

Anne Burrell hosts Vegas Chef Prizefight at BLT Steak in Las VegasThe show, hosted by Food Network star Anne Burrell, premieres Thursday, March 5 at 10 p.m. PT. The chefs competing are: Brittney Brown (Detroit, Michigan); Jeffrey Compton (Auburn, Alabama); Julia Helton (Chicago, Illinois); Jeff Kraus (Tempe, Arizona); Janey Lyu (New York, New York); Lamar Moore (Chicago, Illinois); Roshara Sanders (Bridgeport, Connecticut) and Juan Zepeda (Denver, Colorado).

Each week, host Anne Burrell puts the chefs through their paces at a different restaurant within the Caesars Entertainment empire where they must take over a busy dinner service to prove they have what it takes to run a high-profile restaurant in Las Vegas.

Anne Burrell hosts Vegas Chef Prizefight at BLT Steak in Las Vegas - Chef cooking in the kitchen

In episode 1, “Interview of a Lifetime,” the chefs arrive in Las Vegas to start their six-week job interview for the title of Head Chef at the Flamingo. First, the contestants are challenged to show their culinary point of view using an ingredient beloved by high rollers and vacationers alike. Then, the big test goes down at Bally’s Las Vegas where they take over BLT Steak for an evening.

The famous popovers from BLT Steak - Anne Burrell hosts Vegas Chef Prizefight at BLT Steak in Las Vegas

The famous popovers from BLT Steak. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Fans of the show can experience BLT Steak for themselves at Bally’s Las Vegas. The restaurant combines bistro ambiance with classic American steakhouse fare.

Featured dishes from BLT Steak that you’ll see on the TV show include tuna tartare, 36-ounce porterhouse for two, sauteed Dover sole, creamed spinach, popovers and crepe souffle.

Meals at BLT Steak always start with their famous popovers – warm Gruyère-laced puffs of dough. Other popular starters include the tuna tartare and jumbo shrimp cocktail.

Steak is the main attraction at the restaurant and diners can choose from a variety of USDA Prime and 100 percent naturally-raised Black Angus steak cuts as well as American Wagyu.

You’ll find all the traditional sides to accompany your steak like creamed spinach, truffle mashed potatoes, baked potatoes and heirloom carrots.

BLT Steak is also renowned for its weekend Sterling Brunch with endless Alaskan king crab legs, lamb, lobster tails, prime rib, sushi and fresh-shucked oysters and more.

Catch “Vegas Chef Prizefight” on Food Network Thursday, March 5 at 10 p.m. PT.

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Kristine came to Las Vegas more than 20 years ago to escape the frigid weather of Minnesota. Now she soaks up the sun while covering all things Vegas from dining to nightlife to hotels. She has written for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Vegas.com. When she’s not scouring the Strip for stories you can usually find her at a concert, enjoying a nice glass of wine or binge-watching Netflix and HBO.

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