Today on our episode #371 of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer is on-location in Las Vegas with Elizabeth Blau, a James Beard Award Nominee who is recognized for the impact of her leadership, innovation, and philanthropy over a nearly four-decade career. Elizabeth is widely credited with transforming Las Vegas into a world-class culinary destination. In 2002, she founded Blau + Associates, expanding it into one of the leading restaurant development and consulting companies. Along with her husband Chef Kim Canteenwalla, she operates successful signature restaurants including Honey Salt in Las Vegas and Vancouver, and Buddy V’s Ristorante on the Las Vegas Strip. Among her many accolades, she was the recipient of the 2022 Cornell Hospitality Innovator award. In 2020, she co-founded the non-profit Women’s Hospitality Initiative to develop and implement programs for women to achieve leadership positions in the restaurant industry. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to be a transformer; Industry News on Las Vegas hosting The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards in 2024; and Shari's Solo Dining experience at Yangban, Katianna and John Hong's modern-Korean American restaurant in Los Angeles.
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