VFX Sponsor TAO Group to Host Expo Kickoff Party – #VFX2019

The Vegas Food Expo is pleased to have TAO Group as a 2017 sponsor.

The TAO Group is a leading restaurant and nightlife company that develops, owns and operates many of the most successful food, beverage and nightlife entertainment venues in the United States. Partners Marc Packer, Richard Wolf, Noah Tepperberg, and Jason Strauss bring decades of hospitality experience to the brand portfolio. TAO Group boasts operations in New York City, Las Vegas and Sydney, Australia. In New York City, the collection includes Avenue, Beauty & Essex, LAVO Italian Restaurant and Nightclub, Marquee Nightclub, The Stanton Social, TAO Asian Bistro Uptown and TAO Asian Bistro Downtown. Additionally they operate all of the food and beverage outlets of the Dream Downtown hotel including room service, Ph-D Rooftop, Electric Room Lounge and Bodega Negra.


Las Vegas operations include TAO Asian Bistro, Nightclub & Beach at The Venetian, LAVO Italian Restaurant & Lounge at The Palazzo, and Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan. Marquee Nightclub at The Star in Sydney represents the company’s first international offering. TAO Group regularly brings the brands to additional markets via pop-up venues at noted events such as the Sundance Film Festival and The Olympics, among others.

LAVO Casino Club Party on March 30

Join us on Thursday, March 30th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the LAVO Casino Club for the Vegas Food Expo Welcome Kickoff Party. LAVO has become Las Vegas’ celebrity haunt that has already hosted a long list of star studded evenings. The LAVO Casino Club is located in The Venetian at 3355 South Las Vegas Blvd. This is your last chance to get LAVO tickets today.

Located directly on Las Vegas Boulevard (LVB), LAVO’s terrace (available for dinner, cocktails and private events) overlooks The Strip, affording one of the best views in all of Las Vegas. With over 20,000 square feet of space, LAVO offers a multitude of indulgent entertainment experiences. Guests can start or end the night with cocktails in one of the sexiest lounges in town, or enjoy incredible Italian cuisine in one of the warmest fun filled dining rooms in LAVO Restaurant. Above the restaurant, the new LAVO Casino & Sports Lounge – where our event will be held – is a modern gaming experience fusing blackjack table games with Vegas-style VIP bottle service, mixology, and Italian cuisine.

Louis Albin

Louis Albin

With the restaurant, lounge and terrace open 7 nights a week, the club open 5 nights and some of the latest hours in Vegas, LAVO has quickly become a “must-go” destination for those who love great food, music, dancing and a high quality nightlife experience. The Las Vegas Review Journal recently rated LAVO Las Vegas as the “best new patio experience on the Strip,” while People Magazine has dubbed LAVO: “Vegas’ New Hotspot.”

LAVO Managing Partner, Louis Albin, To Speak at Expo

The Vegas Food Expo is also pleased to have Louis Abin, Managing Partner of TAO Group, as one of our emerging food speakers. He will speak at 1:40 pm on Thursday, March 30 on “Current and Future Trends” on the Stage in the Nevada Ballroom at the Gold Coast Resort & Casino.

Get your Vegas Food Expo tickets today. And, don’t miss the Vegas Food Expo Kickoff Party on March 30 at the LAVO Casino Club. Get your LAVO tickets today.