#UmamiCelebrityChallenge champion Ricardo Laguna unveils his prize-winning burger recipe, The Truffle Madness

The Truffle Madness will be available at Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book
at SLS Las Vegas through Wednesday, Dec. 5
LAS VEGAS (Nov. 28, 2018) – Pro-BMX rider and television personality Ricardo Laguna recently visited Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at SLS Las Vegas®, where he, alongside Chef Thanawat Bates, created his prize-winning recipe in the #UmamiCelebrityChallenge: The Truffle Madness. The competition, which challenged Las Vegas celebrities and headliners to create their own game day burger recipes from the restaurant’s list of premium ingredients, saw Laguna’s recipe beat out top challengers to be a featured menu item at Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book, where it will be available through Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Made with fried chicken breast, house truffle cheese, crushed avocado, dill pickles, bacon lardons, lettuce, minced onions, roasted tomato, shiitake mushroom, smoked-salt onion rings, tomato, truffled arugula, and roasted garlic aioli, The Truffle Madness topped competitors Jeff Civillico, X Burlesque, FANTASY and Chippendales, and was chosen by voters across social channels as the #UmamiCelebrityChallenge grand champion.
The Truffle Madness is available for $15.95 at Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book inside SLS Las Vegas through Wednesday, Dec. 5. For more information or to make a reservation, visit SLSLasVegas.com.
SLS Las Vegas® is an all-encompassing resort and casino with 1,615 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers – including the AAA® Four Diamond Grand Tower, over 95,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The inviting casino occupies 60,000 square feet and features approximately 600 of the latest slot and video poker machines complemented by more than 50 classic table games. An impressive selection of culinary and cocktail offerings include Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™, named “Best Restaurant in Nevada” by Business Insider; Katsuya; Cleo®; Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book; 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria; Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen; The Sayers Club®; and The Perq™. The resort is also home to The Foundry, an intimate, live entertainment venue. Additionally, SLS houses a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. For more information about SLS, please visit slslasvegas.com and stay connected on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.