Wolfgang Puck, David Chang, Roy Choi and Other Super Chefs’ Collaborative Dinners

When are too many chefs in the kitchen A-OK? When top names (Rick Bayless, Roy Choi and Nobu Matsuhisa) come together for clients to create the ultimate Los Angeles foodie experience.


SpoonFed: Via The Hollywood Reporter

In an era when even casual diners have become in-the-know gourmands thanks to Top Chef and other programs, it’s harder to impress the restaurant-going public. Rare, just-for-you ingredients and special tables positioned inside the kitchen no longer are enough to satiate hard-core foodies. Lately, these jaded types have been hungering for seats at celebrity-chef collaborative dinners, which might as well be dubbed Super Friends Suppers.

These high-priced special events — for which all-star toques align for an evening, handling different courses of elaborate tasting menus — are the new hot ticket. During the summer, Wolfgang Puck teamed with Roy Choi of Kogi fame and Manhattan’s Momofuku empire builder David Chang at Hotel Bel-Air, at $190 a pop. Dishes included Santa Barbara spot prawns with sea urchin and short ribs with pickled peaches. (Jon Favreau also worked in the [...] read more