Doc Sconz Is At It Again…

It didn’t take long for uber-food/food-fotog-fellow Doc Sconz (aka Dr. John Sconzo) to figure out that patissier/chocolatier Fredric Robert and boulanger Boris Villatte are the Wynn’s secret weapons when it comes to putting superior baked good and desserts on the tables of each of its eating outlets.

Here is Part One of Doc Sconz’s photo essay on how these two work their magic deep in the bowels of the Wynn Resort and Casino.


Lenotre in the Paris Hotel and Casino is the best patisserie in Las Vegas. Nothing else is even close.

Some might argue for Jean-Philippe Maury’s creations in the Bellagio, but we’ve always found them too touristy and unimaginative. Others may prefer Francois Payard’s in Caesars — and there’s no denying the lusciousness of his creams, chocolates, cakes and mille-feuille — but the selection is limited.

The only other real competition comes from the Wynn’s boulanger Boris Villat and head patissier Frederic Robert, but they don’t even have a shop. (Their breads and pastries are stunning, but you have to hunt and peck among the Wynn’s eateries to find their creations.) Shame, shame, shame on you Wynn Hotel!

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