China Poblano Restaurant
An innovative concept from chef José Andrés, China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas combines the flavors of Mexico and China to create a breakthrough restaurant experience that encompasses both authentic dishes and inspired new favorites.
Here, noodles and tacos come together in a festive, stylish setting. Guacamole is made to order and served alongside mi fen noodles with dried shrimp and black mushrooms. A wide array of tacos includes everything from authentic carnitas to inspired soy-marinated duck and salsa, all crafted in house-made tortillas.
How do the fascinating flavors of China and Mexico go together? Allow our chef to show you how with one of our experience menus:
- Chef’s Experience – a tour of China and Mexico’s favorite traditional and modern flavors
- The China Poblano Cocktail Experience – four unique cocktails inspired by the spirits of China and Mexico
Dia de los Muertos
China Poblano's annual Day of the Dead celebration runs from Oct. 20 - Nov. 2. This year's festivities are dedicated to Francisco Gabillondo Soler, the famous Mexican children’s composer known popularly as Cri-Cri, and will feature a special food and cocktail menu.
Chef Bio: José Andrés
Named one of Time Magazine’s "100 Most Influential People" and awarded "Outstanding Chef" by the James Beard Foundation, José Andrés is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, television personality, humanitarian and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup. A pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United States, he is also known for his groundbreaking avant-garde cuisine. Andrés’ award-winning group of restaurants includes locations in Washington D.C., Miami, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles, as well as in Mexico City, his first location outside the United States.
Andrés made his Las Vegas debut with the 2010 opening of two restaurants at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Andrés brought the authentic flavors of his native Spain to The Cosmopolitan with his award-winning Jaleo restaurant. Designed by David Rockwell Group, Jaleo embodies the excitement and spectacle of Las Vegas. A perennial favorite in Washington DC, Jaleo was one of the country's first successful tapas restaurants, setting the standard for Spanish cuisine in the U.S. for almost two decades. China Poblano is an innovative concept from Andrés, showcasing his personal take on Chinese and Mexican cuisines. Tucked away within Jaleo Las Vegas is é by José Andrés, which offers a clever and creative tasting menu of Spanish avant-garde dishes.
Andrés is a committed advocate on food and hunger issues and is known for championing the role of chefs in the national debate on food policy. In 2012, Andrés formed World Central Kitchen, a non-profit that uses the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies, providing smart solutions to hunger and poverty. Andrés also serves as Culinary Ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Andrés’s impact on the global stage has earned him distinctions such as the McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian Award and the EY Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Greater Washington. A successful immigrant from Spain turned United States citizen, he serves as a Presidential Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization to boost awareness of new Americans’ contributions to the world, and he was lauded as an Outstanding American by Choice by President Barack Obama. Andrés also holds the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Chair’s Medallion Award as an outstanding role model in the Latino community and the nation.