LV Family Business Epitomizes American Dream

Carlos Pereira talks about bread the way composers discuss symphonies and playwrights critique a show.

Just like a concerto is more than simply notes on the page and a play is more than the lines in a script, Pereira knows a memorable loaf of bread is more than a good recipe.

The 38-year-old owner of Bon Breads appreciates a good loaf with all five senses, discovering beauty in simplicity and pointing out subtle accents with a brief whiff or tiny nibble.

Asked about his favorite bread of the hundreds of different types his bakery produces for a multitude of Las Vegas restaurants and casinos, including MGM Resorts properties, Pereira grabs a simple baguette off the rack and launches into a passionate treatise on taste and texture.

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