The Mario Batali Foundation Goes on the Road for Swing Session Las Vegas

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Swing Session
Swing Session

Las Vegas – On Saturday, May 10th, The Mario Batali Foundation (MBF), brings its famed Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic to Las Vegas’s Cascata. Join celebrities and world-class chefs for an amazing day of gourmet food and golf. The Las Vegas classic promises to be the ultimate gastronomic event as guests hit the greens to eat, drink and swing their way through a memorable day of golf and deliciousness alongside MBF Founder Mario Batali, Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport, Michael SymonMorgan Spurlock and many more. Guests will escape the bustle of the Strip while enjoying cuisine from Las Vegas’s most celebrated restaurants including:

B&B Burger & Beer
B&B Ristorante
CUT by Wolfgang Puck
Emeril’s Restaurants

Golfers at previous Swing Session golf events have included President Bill Clinton, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, PGA Tour star Hunter Mahan, musicians Edge and Mike Mills, chefs Emeril Lagasse, Ming Tsai, and actors Billy Crudup, Andy Garcia and Josh Charles. Many will return this year to beat their scores and enjoy a fun-filled day benefitting the Mario Batali Foundation. “I could not be more excited to take Swing Session on the road,” says Mario Batali. “It is without a doubt, my favorite event we’ve hosted. There is no better way to raise funds and awareness for MBF.”

The fun continues Saturday evening with a Beef & Barolo Extravaganza at Mario’s CarneVino Italian Steakhouse in the Palazzo Hotel and Casino. Guests will sample the restaurant’s exclusive brand of organic, super-prime beef paired with the pride of the Italian Peninsula: Barolo wines. A limited number of tickets to Beef & Barolo are available to non-golfers.

MBF is thankful for the support of its sponsors: The Coca-Cola Company, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Bon Appétit Magazine, Southern Wine and Spirits, and Apollo Jets.

To purchase tickets and to get more information about MBF Swing Session Celebrity Golf Classic, please contact Susan Marzano at or call (773) 679-1633


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