Local celebrity chef announces planned steampunk-inspired restaurant

Joyce Lupiani

Local celebrity chef announces planned steampunk-inspired restaurant

CREATED Apr. 25, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas celebrity chef Rick Moonen has announced the planned opening of a steampunk-inspired restaurant inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay.

Rx Boiler Room is slated to debut in June. The decor will be reminiscent of industrialism during the 19th century. The menu will feature comfort-food classics and handcrafted cocktails.

“Rx Boiler Room will feature a cool and funky mix of old and new elements found throughout the space, and the menu is being created to excite and surprise palates of all levels, with cranked-up comfort and deliciously imaginative cocktails created by some of the best bar professionals in Las Vegas,” said Moonen in a press release about his new concept.

Rx Boiler Room will be open for dinner seven nights a week. Additional details can be found at www.rickmoonen.com.

Moonen is an award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author. His restaurant rm Seafood at Mandalay Bay showcases the sustainable seafood movement.