Restaurants of Wolfgang Puck Quiz

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Where did Wolfgang Puck take his first restaurant job in the U.S.?

After arriving in the U.S. from Europe, Puck took a job at Indianapolis restaurant La Tour, where he worked from 1973 to 1975.

What year did Puck finally take the leap and move to Los Angeles?

Puck moved to Los Angeles in 1975, where he became chef and part owner of Ma Maison in West Hollywood.

What name did Wolfgang Puck choose for his famous first restaurant?

Puck rubbed elbows with celebrities at Spago, which he opened on the Sunset Strip in 1982.

Which of these foods was Puck known for early in his career?

Puck impressed the crowds at Spago with his haute pizzas, which included toppings like caviar and foie gras.

What did Wolfgang Puck name his second restaurant?

Puck opened Chinois, which offered Asian fusion cuisine in Santa Monica, California, in 1983.

What city did Wolfgang Puck choose for his third restaurant in 1989?

Puck opened Postrio, his third restaurant, at the Prescott Hotel in San Francisco's Union Square.

Where did Puck move his original Spago restaurant in 1997?

After 15 years in West Hollywood, Puck moved Spago to Canon Drive in Beverly Hills in 1997.

What name did Wolfgang Puck give to his first steakhouse?

Puck opened his first steakhouse, Cut, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in 2006.

What does "Spago" mean?

"Spago" is an Italian slang term for "spaghetti."

Where did Puck open his first Italian restaurant?

Wolfgang Puck chose the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino in Las Vegas for Trattoria del Lupo, his first restaurant dedicated to fine Italian cuisine.

What city is home to the first Wolfgang Puck restaurant ever opened on the East Coast?

Puck took on the East Coast with the Wolfgang Puck American Grille at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

What city is home to Wolfgang Puck Steak, Puck's second foray into the classic steakhouse?

Wolfgang Puck Steak opened at the Detroit MGM Grand in 2012 and offered Puck's take on the classic slab of beef.

What city is home to Red Seven?

Puck's seventh restaurant, Red Seven, features classic California cuisine at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.

What is the name of Puck's Dallas restaurant?

The elegant Five Sixty opened at the Reunion Tower in Dallas in 2009.

What does the name "Five Sixty" represent?

Five Sixty takes its name from the fact that it's located 560 feet above the ground, offering diners spectacular views of the Dallas skyline.

True or false: Five Sixty is a revolving restaurant.

Five Sixty is high in the sky for sweeping views, and its views change constantly as the restaurant revolves.

What year did Wolfgang Puck Express launch?

Puck's line of fast-casual cafes launched in 1991.

What city is home to the Wolfgang Puck restaurant The Source?

Diners can eat Puck's cuisine at The Source, which is at the media-focused Newseum near the U.S. Capitol.

Where is Puck's re Asian restaurant located?

The re Asian restaurant is on the 50th floor of the Four Seasons at Bahrain Bay.

What floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is home to a Wolfgang Puck eatery?

Puck's WP24 is named after the floor it's on at the Ritz-Carlton in Los Angeles.

What type of cuisine does WP24 serve?

WP24 offers a menu inspired by the flavors of China and the Far East, as well as an adjacent lounge called Nest.

What city was home to the first location of The Kitchen?

Puck chose Grand Rapids, Michigan, for his first casual dining spot, called The Kitchen.

What year did The Kitchen open?

The Kitchen opened at Grand Rapids' Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in 2015.

Which of these cities is NOT home to a Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill?

The Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill offers an upscale take on the American grill experience in Summerlin, Las Vegas as well as Los Angeles.

How many Spago locations are operating as of 2016?

Puck has five Spago locations: in Beverly Hills; Las Vegas; Maui, Hawaii; Istanbul; and Singapore.

Where can you find Wolfgang Puck's Cucina?

Cucina is a rustic Italian restaurant located in The Shops at Crystals on the Vegas Strip.

What is the name of the Wolfgang Puck eatery at the Griffith Observatory?

Dine at the Cafe at the End of the Universe while visiting the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

What is the name of the bar at Wolfgang Puck's Cut steakhouse in London?

Cut London is home to Bar 45, which features a bar menu called "Rough Cuts."

What city is home to Puck's Cloud Nine Cafe?

Cloud Nine Cafe is on the observation deck of the Reunion Tower in Dallas, Texas.

Which is NOT one of Puck's casual dining spots?

The restaurant at Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles is a fine dining spot that serves modern California cuisine.

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About This Quiz

Wolfgang Puck learned to cook at his mother's side in Austria before training in Paris and hitting it big in the Hollywood food scene. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the restaurants of this culinary superstar.

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