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Nobu Hospitality Partners Robert De Niro and Chef Nobu Matsuhisa toast at the Sake Ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of the Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace. Photo by Erik Kabik
Nobu Hospitality Partners Robert De Niro and Chef Nobu Matsuhisa toast at the Sake Ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of the Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace. Photo by Erik Kabik
Nobu Hospitality partner Robert De Niro, illusionist David Blaine, singer Ed Sheeran and chef Nobu Matsuhisa pose at the Grand Opening party for the Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace.
Nobu Hospitality partner Robert De Niro, illusionist David Blaine, singer Ed Sheeran and chef Nobu Matsuhisa pose at the Grand Opening party for the Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace.
Grammy nominated singer Ed Sheeran performs poolside at the Grand Opening celebration of the world’s first Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Grammy nominated singer Ed Sheeran performs poolside at the Grand Opening celebration of the world’s first Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace Las Vegas Celebrates Official Opening With Sake Ceremony, Poolside Party and Concert Featuring Grammy Nominated Performer Ed Sheeran

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper Celebrate the Completion and Official Debut of the World’s First Nobu Hotel

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 29, 2013) /PRNewswire/ — The sake was flowing and music was rocking in celebration of the debut of the world’s first Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace. Nobu Hospitality partners including Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, Meir Teper, Trevor Horwell and Struan McKenzie joined Caesars Palace in marking the completion and introduction of one of the hottest new boutique hotels featuring 181 rooms including 18 luxury suites. The highlight of the weekend was a traditional Japanese Sake Ceremony and party on Sunday, April 28 with a special musical performance by Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran poolside at the Garden of The Gods complex at Caesars Palace.

Set amidst the breathtaking Garden of the Gods pool oasis, the evening was complete with floating Japanese lanterns, Nobu-inspired one-of-a-kind fashions, taiko drummers, Nobu cuisine and distinctive Nobu cocktails. The poolside concert party was attended by Holly Madison, David Blaine, Matt Goss, Taylor Hicks, Robin Antin, Randi Zuckerberg and Coco Austin who were seen sipping Vueve Clicquot and Nobu inspired cocktails including the classic Belvedere Matsuhisa Martini and popular dishes including Nobu Style lobster rolls, and Umami Sea Bass.

The recent opening of the Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace as the first-ever Nobu Hotel, along with the Las Vegas Strip’s first and world’s largest Nobu Restaurant and Lounge, has garnered praise and accolades for its originality, distinctive design and attention to service and detail. Just weeks into its debut, CNN Travel named the Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace one of the Hottest New Hotels of 2013.

“It’s a great day today for our shareholders Chef Nobu, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, as they have fulfilled their dream of opening the first Nobu Hotel, and with Caesars Palace as our partners we have the perfect fit of people, location and brand for this first Nobu Hotel,” said Trevor Horwell, Chief Executive of Nobu Hospitality. “We offer something different in Las Vegas in that we are truly at the heart of the entertainment on the Strip, with spectacularly designed facilities and with 181-rooms we have the perfect size to actually deliver boutique luxury with bespoke services to our guests. To have already been recognized by CNN and others for our offering, underscores our growing Nobu Hotel portfolio.”

Incorporating his passion and decades-long history with the Nobu brand, David Rockwell has created stylish interiors showcasing natural materials fused with Nobu’s signature Japanese elegance in each of the Hakone, Sake and Nobu Penthouse suites. Ranging in size from 1,000 – 3,250 square feet, the suites are ideal for guests seeking a stylish and distinctive alternative to a traditional hotel suite and are designed to be the perfect spot to host an unforgettable special celebration or event.

Room and suite reservations are being taken at www.nobucaesarspalace.com or by calling (800) 727-4923. The interactive website allows guests to not only book a room but also explore the various rooms and suites and browse hotel amenities and offerings.

Showcasing Nobu’s first-ever, in-room dining menu, exclusive amenities and guest privileges, Nobu Hotel is centrally located within Caesars Palace, at the heart of Las Vegas’ world-class entertainment, luxury shopping and gaming.

NOBU HOSPITALITY
Nobu is one of the premier luxury lifestyle brands in the world. With operations spanning five continents, the Nobu brand thrives in many global capitals as a focal destination. The natural growth of the Nobu luxury brand built on service, image and hospitality offers the complete spectrum of hotel and restaurant management for unique projects around the world. www.NobuHospitality.com

CAESARS PALACE
Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace features 3,960 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the brand new Octavius Tower and 181-room Nobu Hotel. The 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay and Guy Savoy, the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, nearly 130,000 square-feet of casino space, a five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis and the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa. The Forum Shops at Caesars showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants and the 4,300-seat Colosseum spotlights world class entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain and Jerry Seinfeld. For more information, please visit www.caesarspalace.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

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Media Contacts:

Celena Haas-Stacey
Caesars Palace
Director of Public Relations
chaas@caesars.com
(702) 400-3687

Michelle Loosbrock
Jeff Wagner Agency
michelle@jeffwagneragency.com
(702) 287-4130

Struan McKenzie
COO, Nobu Hospitality
smckenzie@nobuhospitality.com