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.


university of nevada foundation scholarship. victims of violent crimes. substance abuse recovery.

one of our core principles is, and always will be, giving for the sake of giving, rather than for gaining.

get ready to join us in our cocktails for a cause and pints for a purpose giving events.
our elevate charity wine dinners feature collaborations with other local chefs as a very special way to bless others.

$0.05 from all artisan by nicholas scoop shop orders and $5 from every catering order will be allocated to our foundation scholarship.
our elevate foundation was established to help amazing people within our communities in need.
0.5 - 1% of elevate total monthly gross sales are directed to our foundation.

want to nominate a group doing amazing work in our community? an individual or family in need?
let us know below.

nominate an amazing individual or group.

enjoy the ride.

eat at a local restaurant tonight.
get the cream sauce.
have a cold pint a 4 o'clock in a mostly empty bar.
go somewhere you have never been.
listen to someone you think may have nothing in common with you.
order the steak rare.
eat an oyster.
have a negroni.
have two.
be open to a world where you may not understand or agree with the person next to you, but have a drink with them anyways.
eat slowly.
tip your server.
check in on your friends.
check in on yourself.
enjoy the ride.

- anthony bourdain.
6.25.56 - 6.8.18


2022 scholarship winners

nicholas hackstaff foundation scholarship.

awarded annually to university of nevada students + created for one of the most incredible, talented and brightest minds of our time, bringing a strong design voice to the table, while going against popular opinion.

we want to facilitate 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

our high end, supreme italian concept is coming soon for your catering events + fine dining.

amore italia menu.
contact us.

our standards are our standards.
they are what they are.

we do not change them for anyone.
we do not change them for anything.