“The dishes have to be well assembled, easy to understand and possess eccentricity. And, of course, they have to be delicious,” says Pierre Gagnaire, who opened his first restaurant in the United States at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, three years ago. Twist by Pierre Gagnaireboasts an innovative menu that infuses the simplicity of classic French cuisine with a modern spin – a fusion for which Gagnaire is revered in today’s culinary world. Twist is Gagnaire’s second restaurant within Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. His first, Pierre, is located at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

Born in Apinac, France, Gagnaire has created a culinary empire around the world, consisting of multiple Michelin star restaurants, including establishments in his native France as well as London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Dubai.

Gagnaire is progressive in the kitchen, despite his style being firmly rooted in classic French cooking.

Twist is perfectly located within Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas; a sophisticated sanctuary of modern elegance in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

Ideally located at the entrance of CityCenter, an urban resort destination, the 47-story, non-gaming hotel, brings luxurious accommodations, dining, beautifully equipped spa, together with the culinary excellence of Pierre Gagnaire.

Designed by the award-winning architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, with contemporary interior design by Adam D. Tihany, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas offers 392 rooms and suites and 225 residences. The hotel’s impressive Sky Lobby is located on the 23rd floor, providing a stunning arrival experience with glittering views of the Las Vegas skyline.

Uniquely, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is the only hotel in Las Vegas and among only four in the world to receive the Forbes Five Star designation for 2012 in all three categories (hotel, spa and restaurant).