Favorite

Sneed's Vegas Gig Ends Before It Begins 



Elizabeth Blau, executive vice president for restaurant development at the hotel, says the company wanted to make the change before the opening, "and things got confusing." As for Sneed, she says, he decided that "the independent restaurant life was more what he was suited for" than "a big, corporate hotel structure."

Sneed achieved culinary success at the former The Frog and the Redneck in Richmond. Last summer, he was running a restaurant in Charleston, S.C., when developer Steve Wynn wooed him away to his $2.7 billion casino, which will have 10 high-end restaurants run by such world-famous chefs as Daniel Boulud.

Sneed has bought a house in Vegas and says he's exploring other options there. But he says he's also interested in returning to Richmond. — Don Baker



Letters to the editor may be sent to: letters@styleweekly.com




Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Connect with Style Weekly

Most Popular Stories

  • Waive That Flag

    Waive That Flag

    A VCU teacher has students redesign Virginia flags to “reckon with dead symbols.”
    • Jun 8, 2021
  • Preaching for Peace

    Preaching for Peace

    As gun violence plagues the city, the Rev. Donte McCutchen seeks solutions.
    • Jun 15, 2021
  • Power to the People

    Power to the People

    A new documentary about the rise and fall of the Confederate monuments offers a sweeping history of resistance.
    • Jun 8, 2021
  • COMMENTARY: Welcome to the Caymans

    COMMENTARY: Welcome to the Caymans

    The success of Urban One Casino proves that Richmond remains in dire need of campaign finance reform.
    • Jun 1, 2021
  • More »

Copyright © 2021 Style Weekly
Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
All rights reserved
Powered by Foundation