Las Vegas loves its aging celebrities. Billboards and LED displays all over The Strip hype shows by stars who you’ll never see on Saturday Night Live anymore but who live on in this desert oasis. Some of them don’t even have a pulse anymore – but are honored nightly by outrageous impersonators in glitter and gowns.
Or, at least in one case, they have a restaurant named for them.
This would be the case at Wynn Las Vegas, where one of its nine fine-dining establishments is Sinatra. You might expect a Forbes Four Star tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes would display Frank Sinatra memorabilia, and it does: his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in From Here to Eternity and his Grammy for “Strangers in the Night.”
Executive Chef Theo Schoenegger used to cook for “The Chairman of the Board” at New York City’s most elegant haute Italian restaurant, the former San Domenico on Central Park South. His menu at Wynn includes several of Frank’s favs.
But the tastiest surprise at Sinatra comes at dessert. You can eat his hat.
A miniaturized version of Sinatra’s trademark fedora is recreated in chocolate mousse with milk chocolate panna cotta on the side.
Turns out, Las Vegas loves its outrageous desserts, too.