Chef Cal and 2-star Michelin Chef Onno Kokmeijar will be working together again in creating a “Dutch Dinner” in Marinus Restaurant. Last year, Chef Cal traveled to Hotel Okura in Amsterdam to co-create a California inspired menu with Chef Kokmeijar. The two quickly developed a friendship, as well as shared a common philosophy about quality organic ingredients and the importance of cooking with the seasons. Now Onno is coming to Carmel Valley, to see the abundant coastline, organic farms and markets. After a few days in the valley, he and Chef Cal will create an evening which integrates contemporary California cuisine with Dutch ingredients.
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Chef Cal has invited Chef Traci Des Jardin, of Jardinière in San Francisco, to join him in celebrating his 11th Annual Truffle Dinner in December. The two met almost 20 years ago, while Cal was working at Citrus and Traci was around the corner at Patina. Their friendship transpired over great wine, food and a common culinary philosophy. Their collective knowledge and passion for quality ingredients will create a decadent menu using France’s black and Italy’s white truffles.
Chef Cal and Chef Des Jardin will be celebrating the arrival on truffle season on Friday, December 7th in Marinus Restaurant.