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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.
“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 MenuSanta Barbara Ridge Back Shrimp with Red Onions and Roma Tomatoes *** Grilled Lamb Tenderloin “Roasted Root Baby Vegetables, Pumpkin Seed Oil and Balsamic” *** Local Halibut with Creamy Polenta, Asparagus and Sherry Morel Sauce *** Mango Beignets with Crème Fraiche Ice Cream and Mango Mint Sauce
Wednesday, August 12-Tuesday, August 18: Week 2 “Cooking with Julia” Tasting MenuMediterranean Fish Soup with Garlic Aioli and Croutons *** Smoked Sturgeon with White Bean and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette *** Roasted Muscovy Duck Breast with Mango Mint Chutney *** 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 MenuSautéed Crab Cakes with Lightly Spiced Tomato Sauce *** Seared Beef with Violet Mustard and Reggiano Parmesan *** Roasted California Lobster with Asparagus and Chanterelle Vinaigrette *** Mango Beignets with Crème Fraiche Ice Cream and Mango Mint Sauce