James Beard Foundation semifinalist for Best Chef Southwest Alan Ji began his career as part of the opening culinary team for Hakkasan in Miami, moving on to New York and then Las Vegas before becoming executive chef at the Beverly Hills outpost in 2014. By 2016, he returned to Las Vegas to lead the Wing Lei team at Wynn Las Vegas as chef de cuisine. He came on board at Mott 32 at the Palazzo to open the restaurant in late 2018, focusing on seasonal ingredients. Here he shares some of his favorite restaurants in Las Vegas, with a special focus on Chinese food.
Awards & Press
- James Beard Award