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Chef Mark Savors the Memory of Cooking with Julia Child  foundation-logo

August Dinner Series Benefiting The Julia Child Foundation

Chef Mark

 

In 2000 & 2002, Chef Mark Kropczynski was honored with the fortunate opportunity to cook alongside culinary icon Julia Child.  Join Chef Kropczynski in reminiscing about his experience cooking with Julia with a weekly tasting menu offered exclusively during her birthday month and featuring the tantalizing dishes he prepared for Julia.   

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“Cooking with Julia” Tasting Menu:  $82 per person++

A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.

 

Wednesday, August 5-Tuesday, August 11:  Week 1 “Cooking with Julia” Tasting Menu

Santa Barbara Ridge Back Shrimp with Red Onions and Roma Tomatoes
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Grilled Lamb Tenderloin
“Roasted Root Baby Vegetables, Pumpkin Seed Oil and Balsamic”
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Local Halibut with Creamy Polenta, Asparagus and Sherry Morel Sauce
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Mango Beignets with Crème Fraiche Ice Cream and Mango Mint Sauce

 

Wednesday, August 12-Tuesday, August 18:  Week 2 “Cooking with  Julia” Tasting Menu

Mediterranean Fish Soup with Garlic Aioli and Croutons
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Smoked Sturgeon with White Bean and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
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Roasted Muscovy Duck Breast with Mango Mint Chutney
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Mango Beignets with Crème Fraiche Ice Cream and Mango Mint Sauce (click here for the recipe!)
 
 

Wednesday, August 19-Tuesday, August 25:  Week 3 “Cooking with Julia” Tasting Menu 

 Sautéed Crab Cakes with Lightly Spiced Tomato Sauce
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Seared Beef with Violet Mustard and Reggiano Parmesan
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Roasted California Lobster with Asparagus and Chanterelle Vinaigrette
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Mango Beignets with Crème Fraiche Ice Cream and Mango Mint Sauce