Monday, May 16, 2011

David Kinch Goes East

New dean David Kinch, chef/owner of Manresa in Los Gatos, California, showcased his West Coast cooking flair at The James Beard Foundation pop-up restaurant, JBF LTD, in Chelsea Market in New York City, as part of the celebrations in connection with the recent James Beard Award Ceremony. A JBF award winner himself (Best Chef: Pacific Region 2010), Kinch was invited to cook dinner for guests Wednesday, May 11th through Saturday, May 14th.

The Menu

Green Garden Gazpacho and Almond Milk Ice, Pickled Green Strawberries, Vegetable Beignets
Boulder Bank Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand 2008

Romaine and Abalone Salad, Grilled Cucumber, Avocado with “Norinade”
Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay Sonoma, California 2008

Suckling Porcelet, Whey Polenta, Rhubarb, Hazelnut, Spring Onions
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, California 2007

Popovers and Hibiscus–Berry Butter
Lavazza Coffee and Espresso

Click through to The FCI homepage to watch a slide show of David in action, along with some shots of the swoon-worthy food and dinning scene.

If you went, we'd love to hear what you liked. Leave us a comment.

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