FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AREA15 TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING FOR GRAND OPENING OF KAIA HANDROLL, THURSDAY, JUNE 22
Event to Include AI-Generated Artwork Coming to Life
On Thursday, June 22, media are invited to attend the official ribbon cutting for Kaia Handroll at AREA15. The destination, which includes eye-catching artwork produced by AI, will also unveil its key figure, Kaia, as she transforms from a computer-generated image into a 7-foot-tall physical character. Kaia’s elongated hair ribbon will also double as the official ribbon to be cut by AREA15 Chief Operating Officer Dan Pelson and the restaurant’s head chef, Joseph Soto.
Following its official opening, Kaia will offer a vibrant, modern take on sushi handrolls inspired by traditional Japanese flavors and techniques. Meaning “of the sea,” Kaia will feature an array of fresh handroll selections and chef pairings, including specialties such as lobster truffle, blue crab and bluefin tuna as well as classic and vegetarian options. The destination will also offer sashimi varieties, dessert, tea, sake, Japanese beer, to-go options and more.
Kaia Handroll inside AREA15
3215 S. Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89102
To schedule an interview or attend the ribbon cutting, please contact Desiree Vontur at firstname.lastname@example.org. All interviews must be scheduled in advance.
ABOUT AREA15 LAS VEGAS
AREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, represents the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment district offering live events, distinctive attractions, interactive art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries and much more. AREA15’s curated mix of dynamic destinations—including LIFTOFF Bar and Ride, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, Lost Spirits Distillery, Illuminarium, Dueling Axes, Five Iron Golf, The Beast by Todd English, Wink World: Portals Into the Infinite, Museum Fiasco, Virtualis VR and many more—represents what’s next in experiential entertainment. With a robust, ever-changing roster of concerts, events, immersive art exhibitions, out-of-this-world nightlife and boundary-pushing production shows, AREA15 attracts visitors of all ages. Expanding across 20 acres in Las Vegas, AREA15 will soon welcome even more immersive destinations, including Universal Parks & Resorts’ new, year-round horror entertainment experience inspired by its popular Halloween Horror Nights.
AREA15 has received numerous accolades, including being named “Another Unmissable Stop for Art Lovers” by The Times UK, “Most Innovative Venue in the USA” by Timeout, “Best Immersive Art Experience” by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, one of “The 10 Most Innovative Urban Development and Real Estate Companies of 2020” by Fast Company, “Best Place for Your Instagram Shot” as well as “Best Attraction” for two consecutive years by Las Vegas Weekly Readers’ Choice Best of Vegas Awards, “Best Arts Hub” by Vegas Magazine, claiming the No. 1 spot in Blooloop’s “World’s Top 11 Immersive Art Experiences” and being included in Las Vegas Magazine’s Hall of Fame.
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