2024 Players Tailgate Las Vegas
Doors open at 11:30 am
The Players Tailgate is rated the #1 event to attend 8 years in a row on Super Bowl Sunday and this is the 10-year silver anniversary of the Players Tailgate.
You do NOT need a Super Bowl Ticket to get into the Players Tailgate. Parking is not included with tailgate ticket.
Located on Las Vegas Boulevard and walking distance to Allegiant Stadium.
You do NOT need a Super Bowl Ticket to attend and all ages are welcome. Have questions? Contact Us.
Players Tailgate Las Vegas
THE 2024 PLAYERS TAILGATE IS ON LAS VEGAS BOULEVARD AND WALKING DISTANCE TO ALLEGIANT STADIUM
Doors open at 11:30 am
Players Tailgate Ticket Adult
Players Tailgate Ticket Youth
6 person cabana
12 person cabana
The #1 Event to attend on Super Bowl Sunday
Bullseye Event Group’s exclusive Players Tailgate before the Super Bowl has earned the reputation as the best pre-game experience, where over 50 active NFL players, celebrities and guests eat, drink and are entertained before the big game. Described as a culinary experience in itself, The Players Tailgate is hosted by Sage Steele and features live performance by DJ Irie, open premium bars and all-you-can-eat dining with gourmet dishes prepared by Celebrity Chefs.
EMCEE: Sage Steele
Sage Steele is one of ESPN’s most popular and respected commentators, currently serving as the anchor for the 6 p.m. ET SportsCenter with her co-anchor Kevin Negandhi. Steele also serves as the lead host for SportsCenter on the Road.Steele’s lead role for SportsCenter on the Road includes on-site, day-long and pre-event coverage for the biggest sports events of the year, including the NBA Finals, the Super Bowl, World Series, the Masters, the College Football National Championship and many more.
OFFICIAL DJ: DJ Irie
As the first professional sports franchise DJ in the United States, DJ Irie is the official DJ of some of the most iconic brands in the world, such as Carnival Cruise Lines, the Miami Heat, Target, Mountain Dew Kickstart, Evian, Jamie Foxx and more, making himself one of the most established DJ’s in the industry. In 2018 DJ Irie was donned “The Official DJ” of the Players Tailgate and holds that title still today.
This Is NOT Your Typical Tailgate Fare
Top Celebrity Chefs from around the country that you see on TV will be preparing amazing dishes to get your Super Bowl Sunday started right!
The 2023 Menu Included
- Bobby Flay: Spit-Roasted Red Chile Pork Tostada “Nacho” with Green Chile Queso, Avocado-Corn Relish + Pickled Red Onions
- Belle English & Todd English: Lobster & Black Truffle Grilled Cheese
- Rocco DiSpirito: Deep Fried Lobster with Pepperonata Jelly
- Antonia Lofaso & Brooke Williamson: Pickle Brined Chicken Thigh with Dilly Ranch and Caviar
- Walter Sterling: Birria Quesa Tacos Consomme, Onions, Cilantro and Squash Blossom Taco Zucchini, Green Chili, Vegan Cheese, Guacamole, Pepita Salsa
- David Rose: African Spice Tomahawk Ribeyes with Curried Shrimp Pearl Pasta & Collard Green Chimichurri
- Rocco Whalen and David Feimster: Kalua Pig Stuffed Potato Skins
- Tiffany Derry: Crawfish Beignets
- Michael Voltaggio: Shrimp & Grapefruit Cocktail
- Stan Hays: Smoked BBQ Tri Tip with Jalapeño Pineapple Slaw
World-class Chefs for a World-class Game Day
Our Tailgate chefs are world-class. Come join them for the ultimate elevated tailgate experience.
HOST Chef: Bobby Flay
Chef Flay is a culinary icon and Emmy award-winning host of many cooking programs. Bobby currently stars in Beat Bobby Flay, Bobby’s Triple Threat, and BBQ Brawl on Food Network. You can also find his shows on discovery+ and Cooking Channel. Flay has also been honored with five Daytime Emmy Awards, and was the first chef to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Bullseye welcomes back Bobby for the 2024 Players Tailgate.
FEATURED Chef: Aaron May
Chef Aaron May has been part of The Players Tailgate for the last 5 years and makes his awesomeness available to you. Classically trained in Paris at the Ecole Ritz Escoffier he was inducted into the AZ Culinary Hall of Fame in 2010 as a “Chef Extraordinaire.” Featured on Food Network’s wildly popular Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and TLC’s Best Food Ever. Given his passion for food and irrepressible creativity, he is oneof the top caterers in America.
Todd English is a renowned chef/restaurateur. He is a four-time James Beard Award winner and inductee into the James Beard Foundation’s “Who’s Who in Food and Beverage in America.” Todd has authored six critically acclaimed cookbooks, created the record-breaking housewares line, The Todd English Collection, and hosted the Emmy-nominated and James Beard award winning series Food Trip with Todd English. Todd English Enterprises includes over twenty innovative restaurants spanning the country and abroad, opening the first restaurant, Olives, in 1989. Other concepts include Figs, Todd English Food Hall, Tuscany, Bonfire, Todd English P.U.B, bluezoo, MXDC, and Todd’s in Palm Beach.
Rocco is a healthy lifestyle crusader, James Beard award-winning chef, and highly acclaimed author of thirteen books, including five New York Times bestsellers. By the time he turned 20 years old, he was working in the kitchens of legendary chefs around the globe. His 3-Star restaurant Union Pacific was a New York City culinary landmark for many years.
Antonia has measured her success by her innate ability to understand her audience. She apprenticed under culinary legends and absorbed their sophisticated techniques. After rising quickly through the ranks at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago. Antonia has quickly become one of America’s most beloved chefs and is best known for her roles on Top Chef, CNBC’s Restaurant Startup, Cutthroat Kitchen, Iron Chef America, Best Thing I Ever Ate and most also on, Food Network’s Guys Grocery Games.
Tiffany stepped into the spotlight when she appeared on Bravo’s Top Chef Season 7, earning the title of “fan favorite” and finishing in the top four. Derry’s quiet confidence, warm southern charm, and culinary expertise made her a natural selection for Top Chef: All-Stars, where she was again a finalist. Tiffany was also a series host on Spike TV’s Hungry Investors and Bar Rescue alongside Jon Taffer. She has made multiple guest appearances The Food Network’s Chopped Junior and Bobby’s Dinner Battle and on NBC’s Foodfighters. Currently, Tiffany serves as a recurring advisor and judge on Top Chef, Top Chef Junior, and Bar Rescue.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Brooke Williamson has carved out an impressive résumé full of leading roles and professional achievement, such as being the youngest female chef to ever cook at the James Beard House, winning Bravo’s “Top Chef” Season 14 in Charleston, and most recently, being crowned the first winner of Food Network’s “Tournament of Champions” in spring 2020.
Chef Michael Voltaggio was a finalist for the James Beard “Best New Restaurant” award in 2009 and winner of Bravo’s Top Chef. He has established a reputation for “serious” food that is playful, visually stunning and flawlessly executed. He recently opened his first signature restaurant in Los Angeles, called Ink . Alluding to the idea of permanence, Ink endeavors to create an indelible impression with flavor profiles that are inspired by the myriad of cultures that make up the city of Los Angeles. Thusly, he describes the food at Ink as “modern Los Angeles cuisine” and aspires to create an experience that will repurpose the term “fine dining” for Angelenos.
Eric has been profiled by such publications as The New York Times,Wine Spectator, Art Culinaire, Los Angeles Confidential, Angeleno, and Los Angeles Magazine. Named 944 Magazine’s “Most Buzzworthy Chef in America.” He also won the 2008 Grilled Cheese Invitational.Eric has hosted, judged, competed or appeared on countless TV shows, including on Food Network, A&E, National Geographic, NBC, Fox, Travel Channel, FYI, Tasted, Tastemade, Facebook Watch, and many others.
Belle is the director of the Williams Sonoma Culinary & Test Kitchen.
Rocco Whalen, if nothing else, is wrapped up in the love of cooking: the idea and vitality of it, the doing of it, the invention and sustainability of it, the day-to-day enrichment of it, and, ultimately and significantly, the memory of learning all about it from his Mother. All combine as convictions he affectionately shares with regulars and first-timers who dine at his remarkable restaurant, Fahrenheit in historic Tremont, a scone’s throw from downtown Cleveland. Rocco opened Fahrenheit in 2002. It is contemporary American cuisine, always in a state of flux and perfection. It was a hit from the get-go. After 13 years, it still is: it never fails to impress.
Hailing from Toms River, New Jersey, David Feimster was born to entertain. Feimster was named Executive Chef of Fahrenheit-Charlotte, the city’s first open-air rooftop restaurant. Under his guidance and leadership Fahrenheit quickly became a premier destination for foodies and culinary enthusiasts. Feimster’s culinary stylings highlight fresh seafood creations with creative Asian flair.
David is a Food Network/TV personality, cookbook author of EGGin’: David Rose Cooks on the Big Green Egg Omaha Steaks Executive Chef/Spokesperson, and serves as a national brand ambassador for Big Green Egg. Chef David Rose regularly appears on Food Network, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Home & Family, Steve Harvey Show, EXTRA TV, Tamron Hall, Dr. Oz, and various national morning shows. As well as being featured in Rachael Ray, Forbes, and Essence magazines.
Walt concentrated on learning about each position in the kitchen, understanding that this would be key to his success as a chef. He also learned to do French, Italian, vegan, new American, Mediterranean, BBQ, and cocktail concepts. Walter opened Ocotillo, Starlite BBQ, and Sidecar Social Club. Recently, he opened Chantico as a casual Mexican dining restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona. It is a scratch kitchen and uses volcanic stones just like those seen in villages to grind the masa and aerate it.
Chef Kate Williams is recognized as one of Detroit’s top chefs and restaurateurs and is the Head Chef for the Lions VIP Tailgate. In 2018 Food + Wine named her one of America’s best new chefs and GQ and Esquire named Kate’s restaurant to their lists of best new restaurants.
It begins deep in the heart of Texas, where Burt Bakman, an Israeli immigrant, found his calling to be a pitmaster. A quick business trip to the Lone Star State instead turned into a chance exploration of barbecue at its source, fostering a lifelong obsession in him to perfect the craft. Not a man to settle for second-best, Bakman determined to become one of the “greats” at smoking meat. When you sit down at SLAB and taste the marbled brisket for the first time or strike up a conversation over a shared plate of food, you’ll know this experience has been worth the wait.
Leonard Botello IV is the owner and pitmaster behind critically acclaimed TRUTH BBQ. Botello opened the original TRUTH BBQ Brenham in a small shack off a rural highway that runs between Austin and Houston in the summer of 2015. Armed with a used Klose pit, and as a complete unknown in the BBQ world, Botello surprised the industry in 2017 when TRUTH BBQ landed the number tenspot on the coveted Texas Monthly’s Top 50 Texas BBQ Joints list. An expert in the art of live fire cooking, Botello is known for his authentic Central Texas-style barbecue and his relentless attention to detail. Obsessed with the perfect cook, Botello spent years sleeping next to his smokers before heading inside the restaurant to serve the line that had queued outside. Botello puts his own twist on traditional recipes, creating dishes that are seemingly simple but unexpectedly delicious to guests.
Stan Hays is the CEO and co-founder of Operation BBQ Relief. A seasoned and accomplished competitor on the barbecue circuit, Hays and fellow cofounder Will Cleaver launched Operation BBQ Relief when a tornado swept through Joplin, Missouri, in 2011. Hays’s passion for barbecue and assisting those in distress culminated in creating Operation BBQ Relief, which has served over 9 million meals in 30 states. In 2017, Hays was recognized as a “CNN Hero” for his work with Operation BBQ Relief. Hays has participated in more than 35 sanctioned barbecue contests, with two grand champion awards, four reserve champions, and several top 10 finishes. He was runner-up in the 2015 season of Chopped: Grill Masters on Food Network and in 2019 won Food Network Canada’s Firemasters. Hays is also a cookbook author. He co-authored a cookbook called Operation BBQ in 2019 and has a new cookbook he co-authored with Mike Golic, Sr called “Grilling with Golic and Hays” that will be released in mid May 2022.
Meet The Players Who Make The Plays
The players Tailgate is a whos-who of current and previous players. Rub shoulders with heros of football's past and present at the Bullseye Event Group's Players Tailgate.
Previous Players Tailgate Attendees:
- Odell Beckham, Jr
- Dak Prescott
- Jalen Ramsey
- Cameron Jordan
- Jarvis Landry
- Tyreek Hill
- Josh Norman
- Amari Cooper
- Maxx Crosby
- Najee Harris
- Deebo Samuel
- Jerry Jeudy
- Aaron Jones
- Fred Warner
- Tyler Boyd
- Rashaan Evans
- Kenny Moore II
- Mike Wallace
- Shaquile Leonard
- Terry Mclaurin
- Mecole Hardman
- Leonard Fournette
- Tre Norwood
- Greg Rousseau
- Jeremy Chinn
- Jamaal Williams
- Chris Olave
- Nelson Agholor
- Travis Etienne
- Trevon Diggs