Last week, Grant Achatz and Dave Beran switched things up yet again and led the kitchen at Next through a few nights of friends and family for its new Bocuse d'Or menu, which runs at the Chicago restaurant through the end of December. If you're wondering how the precise and elaborately tiered presentation styles at the biennial chef competition will translate into an intimate dining-room setting — we certainly are — the video ahead doesn't give much away. But it's certainly dramatic, and there's pheasant in it.
Next: Bocuse D'Or [YouTube]
Related: Bocuse d’Or 2013 Results: France Wins Gold; USA Places Seventh