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The Forgione Family Is Coming to Town Thursday

Marc Forgione
Marc Forgione Photo: James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour

This Thursday evening, Chaya Brasserie will host a dinner as part of the James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour in Beverly Hills. New York’s Marc Forgione (as well as father Larry and brother Bryan Forgione) will be in the restaurant, joining the restaurant’s exec chef Harutaka Kishi for a 7:30 P.M. single seating dinner priced at $175. Each chef will cook a course, with Forgione making chili lobster with Texas toast and and Kishi preparing his signature hamachi mole with Dungeness crab and topping the bash off with dessert. See the full menu below, in addition to a discount when you make reservations online.


Starters/Passed Appetizers
Compressed Watermelon with Basil Oil
Pigs in a Blanket
Avocado Mousse, American Caviar, Szechuan Button
Mac and Cheese Bites with Truffle Sabayon

First Course
Harutaka Kishi
Hamachi “Mole” Arare Dungeness Crab, See Canyon Avocado, Wasabi Tobiko, Citrus Ponzu

Second Course
Bryan Forgione
Tortellini d’ Avanzi, Truffle-Balsamic, Porcini Mushrooms, Burgundy Truffle, Pierre Poivre

Third Course
Marc Forgione
Chili Lobster, Young Ginger, Texas Toast

Fourth Course
Larry Forgione
Venison Loin, Parsnip-Black Butter Puree, Mustard Greens, Wild Hickory Nut Sauce

Fifth Course

*To receive a $30 discount on your reservations, obtain your tickets through the Celebrity Tour website and put in the code: CHAYA

The Forgione Family Is Coming to Town Thursday