March 25, 2009 in Colorist, Directed, DoP, LuxeTV

Simon Restaurant & Lounge - Las Vegas

In 2009, while living in the USA, I was contracted to direct and film several short films for Luxembourg-based LUXE.TV

This one is about Simon Restaurant & Lounge at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas where celebrated chef, Kerry Simon, presents his culinary venture. An inventive menu implements a unique concentration on the freshest seasonal items and quality organic ingredients. Known as a celebrity hot spot, Simon Restaurant & Lounge overlooks a sparkling view of the Vegas strip and Spring Mountains. Chef Simon has both featured in and judged the TV show Iron Chef America and has been given the moniker "Rock n' Roll Chef" by Rolling Stone Magazine. One of the unique aspects of this restaurant is the incorporated herb garden. An entire wall is replaced by glass view of the may pots where he grows his own organic herbs under specialist lighting...

Click on any of the thumbnails bellow to see sample images from the film captured on the RED ONE digital cinema camera...:

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