Forte Tapas strives to bring the essence of European home cooking to its guests by staying true to traditions with respect to modern times and a vision of the future. At just 23 years old, the Bulgarian-born, Las Vegas raised Nina Manchev opened Forte Tapas with a dream of preserving old traditions and recipes and bringing her culture and cuisine to a new audience. Ten years later, forte has done just that, and Nina has not only made a name for herself in her restaurant but in the community as well. Forte takes inspiration from the rich cuisine of Bulgaria, her home country; haute cuisine; and her family’s traditions and zest for life. With a love for connecting with people through food, drink, hospitality and the insatiable desire to create something that has never been done before, Forte was born. The walls are saturated with the vibrancy of loved ones and meals shared.