people first culture.

we do not build a business. we build people. and these people build and take care of the business.

artisan by nicholas menu.
elevate menu.
elevate catering kitchen menu.

giving for the sake of giving.

sauces for scholarships. university of nevada. local charities.

one of our core principles is, and always will be, giving for the sake of giving to our local community. every december, 100% of profits from our brand new elevated jams, sauces and marinades, go to the nicholas hackstaff university of nevada memorial foundation scholarship.
as we launch our elevate catering kitchen in november, we are looking to give back to local charities doing amazing things each month.

want to nominate a group doing amazing work? let us know below.

nominate a charity group.

unrelenting standards.
quality ingredients.
disciplined execution.

"I DON'T LIKE LOOKING BACK. I AM ALWAYS CONSTANTLY LOOKING FORWARD. I'M NOT THE ONE TO SORT OF CRY OVER SPILT MILK. I'M TOO BUSY LOOKING FOR THE NEXT COW."
- GORDON RAMSAY


"We maintain standards. we strive for perfection. we are passionate about meeting, and then exceeding, all of our guests' expectations. that level of pressure is conveyed in a very bullish way and that is what cooking is all about."    

-Jay hackstaff
chef + owner
handcrafted restaurants
                                                                                                                               

2022 scholarship winners

nicholas hackstaff memorial foundation scholarship

awarded annually to university of nevada students & created for one of the most incredible, talented and brightest minds, bringing a strong design voice to the table, while going against popular opinion. we want to faciliatate future generations to find their own inner voice. to influence. to go against the norm, create new ideas and inspire.

"don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice." - steve jobs

amore italia.

our elevated. scratch made. supreme ingredients. italian concept.

brand new elevated italian for your catering events + dining.

november feature item:
amore italia wagyu bolognese.

durham ranch wagyu beef bolognese. spinach. cherry tomato. basil pesto. parmigiano reggiano
scratch-made pappardelle.

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they are what they are.
we do not change them for anyone.
we do not change them for anything.
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