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Video: Food art helps Vegas’ Joel Robuchon provide world-class dining

Joel Robuchon - Dining Art

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From plates that are hand painted each night to colorful desserts that decorate the end of a meal, French chef Joel Robuchon's restaurant at MGM Grand presents food as a visual art that envelopes the five senses.

Becoming, and remaining, one of the best restaurants in the world takes more than exquisite food. For a restaurant to earn a AAA Five Diamond distinction, as the Las Vegas establishment has done, it has to "exceed guest expectations by attending to every detail in an effortless and unobtrusive manner." Joel Robuchon's approach to meeting those standards is what draws in diners, who pay $425 for a 16-course, four-hour experience.

To Claude LeThohic, executive chef at the restaurant, how the food looks on the plate directly affects an appetite. He took us inside the kitchen to show how it's done:

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