Jose Garces Debuting New Cookbook With Launch Dinner

On Monday, October 8 Joses Garces’ second book, The Latin Road Home will be released. The book is part cookbook, part travelogue and memoir, offering a chronological look at the food that has shaped Garces’ life.

In honor of the release Garces will prepare and serve a special Latin Road Home dinner at JG Domestic at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9. The meal is all-inclusive dinner costs $125 per person and also includes a signed cookbook.

The dinner will feature dishes from each of the book’s five chapters: EcuadorSpainCubaMexico; and Peru.

The dinner at JG Domestic will feature five food stations serving some of Garces’ favorite dishes from the cookbook including:

  • Empanada Bar (Ecuador), Stuffed pastries will be fried fresh to order.
  • Lechón Asado (Cuba), achiote and citrus-marinated roast suckling pig, with traditional accompaniments such as moros y cristianos, black beans and rice, and tostones, fried sweet plantains.
  • Taco Bar (Mexico), including poached chicken ropa vieja and rajas con hongos, roasted poblano peppers with mushrooms, onions and garlic.
  • Ceviche Bar (Peru), including ceviche de corvina withleche de tigre and pickled red pearl onions and ceviche de pargo con salsa de maracuyá, pink snapper ceviche with passion fruit, citrus and fresno chiles
  • Dessert Bar (Spain)