Cuban Chef Collaboration at Alma De Cuba

This Monday, August 13th Douglas Rodriguez, the chef of Alma de Cuba, will be teaming up with Chef Enrique Nunez of Paladar La Guardia in Havana, Cuba for a one-night-only collaboration dinner. The Cuban native is visiting colleague Rodriguez to prepare a five course menu for lucky guests.

There will be a reception from 6 to 7 p.m. which for $25 includes snacks and cocktails. Then the two chefs will be cooking up their special menu with reservations available from 7:30-9:30. The five course menu is $80 per person with wine pairings for $115. The event will also be filmed, as a documentary is being prepared about Rodriguez and Nunez.

For the full menu, read on.

Reception

$25
Hors D’oeuvres
Smoked Marlin Tacos
Shrimp Ceviche
Tuna Watermelon Ceviche
Royal Palm Dates
Lamb Anticuchos
Pork Belly Anticuchos
Drinks
Classico & Sauve Mojitos

Dinner

$80
with pairings $115
A M U S E
Chupito de Ajo Blanco
cantaloupe sorbet & eggplant caviar
paired with a Mojito Classico
F I R S T C O U R S E
Snapper & Conch Ceviche
with sour orange, burnt onions,
& sweet peppers
paired with Finca Antigua Viura,
La Mancha Spain, 2010
S E C O N D C O U R S E
Crispy Cuban Sandwich Sticks
paired with Cubanisimo “Rumba” Pinot Noir,
Willamette Valley Oregon, 2008
T H I R D C O U R S E
Plantain Crusted Scallop
red wine braised oxtail & fufu
paired with Zuccardi Q,Tempranillo,
Mendoza Argentina, 2006
F O U R T H C O U R S E
Rabbit Confit
catalan spinach & anejo rum sauce
paired with Cubanisimo “Estate” Pinot Noir,
Willamette Valley 2007
D E S S E R T
Chocolate Tres Leches
with textures of coconut
paired with Café la Guarida

For reservations call 215-988-1799.

Alma De Cuba [Official Site]

  • been there, done that

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