Las Vegas is like a playground for adults. Whether you are going to sightsee, gamble, or party with the best of them, Vegas is a place where no one holds back; and that is certainly true of the food. Some of the most famous restaurants in the world can be found in Las Vegas, but the classic Vegas buffet is bigger and better than ever and you won't believe what you can get for your dollar.
Our first stop was the buffet at the world famous Bellagio Resort. Executive chef Edmond Wong took us through the buffet and we were shocked to hear how much food they go through a day. Check it out:
4,000 people are served per day
12,000 dirty dishes are washed per day
1,400 pounds of Alaskan King Crab legs are consumed per night
2,000 pounds of shrimp are consumed per day
500 pounds of salmon is consumed per day
500 pounds of chocolate is consumed per day
700,000 pounds of sugar is consumed per year
And we couldn't leave Vegas without visiting the cheapest buffet: the Ports O'Call at the Gold Coast. At this buffet an all you can eat lunch will only cost you $7.99. Just because it is cheap doesn't mean it is any less impressive.
500 pounds of prime rib is consumed per weekend night
100 pounds of crawfish are consumed per day
400 pies are consumed per day
3 cases of shredded cheddar cheese are used per day
20 pounds of butter is used per day
50 pounds of sugar is used per day
177 staff members are needed to run the buffet
200 condiments are offered
400 different recipes are prepared
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