We are proud to announce that Food Network Finalist Vic Vegas is the Official Chef of the Links & Laces Golf Tour. Vic and his road show will make appearances at various Tour locations in the USA and abroad. Look for Vic to appear on National TV in the upcoming months. To find out more about Vic, read below.
Chef Vic Vegas
Vic Moea, 38 (Las Vegas), a self-trained restaurant chef, worked his way up the culinary ladder from dishwasher to Executive Chef at Las Vegas hotels such as companies as MGM Inc, Station Casinos, Binions, Sahara House of Lords and many local restaurants around the city in a 20 year span.
He moved from Staten Island-Brooklyn to Las Vegas in 1989, but his culinary style reflects his classic, New York Italian roots along with his unique creativity. He has made his mark creating American Classic comfort with a modern day twist. Learning to cook from his mother and grandmother, Vic adds his modern Vegas flair to traditional recipes from his childhood. From working as a cook at the local restaurants many years ago, he has explored the hotel industry inside and out on the food and beverage side of things on a technical level.
Vic specializes in banquets consisting of annual holiday functions, weddings, corporate events with large events of all kinds and fine dining experience of many cuisines as well as trendy fun casual cuisines. From his banquet and catering experience , in 2008 he decided to compete in the only ever “Food Network Challenge Big Bash Catering Competition”, and pulled out of it with the Gold medal and the rights to be known as one of two “Food Network Challenge Catering Champions” of all time.
Voted one of the 45 under 45 outstanding gentlemen in Las Vegas by Esquire magazine, Vic also completed all 12 episodes of The Next Food Network Star and been featured on the Rachael Ray show performing a food demonstration. He has also appeared in Chopped All Stars and 2011 Food Network Food Truck Face Off winner. An respected industry veteran, he has had the honor to judge food competitions such as Iron Chef, The 2012 World Food Championships as well as many in-house food events. Throughout his career he has always made time to give back and support various charities. He is currently doing his “Chef Thing” for St Judes Ranch For Children and the Leeds Discovery Children’s Museum.
In addition to being the owner of the “The Art of Catering” by Vic Vegas and Vic’s, a “new American cuisine-restaurant that opened in Las Vegas in 2013, he is also the Corporate Executive Chef for US Foods, Las Vegas division and southern Utah.
Click here to see Vic on the Rachel Ray show: Vic Vegas appears on the Rachael Ray Show.