Chef Jet Teams up with Fukuburger to Announce Las Vegas’ First Pop-Up Dinner
Nationally renowned Pan-Asian Chef jumps on the Fuku Truck
LAS VEGAS – December 2010, Chef Jet Tila and the brains behind Fukuburger, Robert “Mags” Magsalin and Colin Fukunaga, partner to bring Sin City its first pop up dinner – food truck style. Revelers and culinarians can look forward to the “Chef Jet Asian Street Food Pop Up” set to take place on Sunday, December 19. Also along for the ride, Herbs & Rye will host the mobile foodie event in the restaurant’s parking lot and provide the libations a warm place to enjoy the street eats.
Tila’s Asian street food menu consists of 3 dishes; Monkey Curry, Thai mi up "Banh Mi" and Okinawan Chicken and Waffles. All items are available for purchase at $6 each, with $1 of every sale going directly to benefit local charities.
The collaboration came about after Tila discovered the Fuku Truck while writing for Las Vegas Weekly. "It's going to be a first for Las Vegas, but definitely not the last," says Tila. "We plan on doing themed pop up dinners every few weeks and will invite other local chefs and food personalities to participate."
Fukuburger Truck made its debut on the Las Vegas gourmet food truck scene in July of 2010 and features classic American burgers with a unique Japanese twist. The collaboration with Tila promises to be a night of highly entertaining umami.
Truck Windows open at 5 p.m.
About Chef Jet
Chef Jet Tila is the Executive Chef of the Pan-Asian restaurant Wazuzu at Encore. Tila holds the Guinness Book of World Records for preparing both the world’s largest stir-fry and the world’s longest sushi roll. Tila has made numerous television appearances including The Travel Channel’s “No Reservations” with Anthony Bourdain, TLC’s “Take Home Chef” with Curtis Stone, CBS Early Show’s “Chef on a Shoestring,” several Food Network programs and currently hosts the show “Casing the Yum” on the Veria Network. Chef Jet Traditional Pan Asian Cuisine is available nationwide exclusively through Schwan’s Home Service.
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