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Saturday Family Dinner

  • The Williamsburg Hotel (2nd floor terrace) 96 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11249 United States (map)
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Taste Talks Presents:

FAM-to-TABLE, An Ode To The Family Meal

Doors at 6pm - Dinner: 6:30 to 9 PM  

Join us Saturday, September 9th in Williamsburg for an intimate family style dinner for 100 special guests, featuring chefs presenting unique takes on one of the most important meals any chef can serve in a restaurant: the staff meal. 

Featuring lauded chefs Fernando Navas (Balvanera, elBulli, Nobu), Timon Balloo (Sugarcane) and Lee Desrosiers (Achilles Heel) presenting grilled savory courses in the spirit of South American cuisine, we'll start the evening with cocktails provided by lauded bartender Angela Laino (The Wayland), and then a series of paired drinks throughout the evening, with spirits provided by ALTOS Tequila.

    MENU: 

    • Ember Roasted Cabbage   |  herb sauce
    • Harissa Beets   |  feta & mint
    • Sumac Carrots   |  sunflower seed, dukkah
    • Tomato & Stone  |  fruit salad
    • Entraña (Steak), Pork and Blood sausages  |  Balvanera signature sauces
    • Baked Meringue, Queso Crema, Spiced Chocolate Fresh Figs & Berries, Sweet Wine

    COCKTAILS:

    • Garden Variety: Altos Plata, Kale Ginger, Agave
    • Pineapple of The Sea: Altos Plata, Chipotle, Smoked Pineapple, Seaweed
    • Angela's Arch: Altos Reposado, Sherry, Bitters, Digestive, Essential Oil

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    Tickets are $99, which includes all food and drink. 

    For Group Reservations/Discounts, email: events@tastetalks.com

    CHEFS: 

    TIMON BALLOO // SUGARCANE raw bar grill Home to globally inspired plates, three stars from the Miami Herald, and a JBF Best New Restaurant semifinalist nod, SUGARCANE raw bar grill is hands-down one of South Florida’s best restaurants, while Timon Balloo, who recently opened a Vegas outpost, is one of the area’s most talented and respected chefs. SUGARCANE will open in Brooklyn this fall. https://sugarcanerawbargrill.com/ 

    TIMON BALLOO // SUGARCANE raw bar grill

    Home to globally inspired plates, three stars from the Miami Herald, and a JBF Best New Restaurant semifinalist nod, SUGARCANE raw bar grill is hands-down one of South Florida’s best restaurants, while Timon Balloo, who recently opened a Vegas outpost, is one of the area’s most talented and respected chefs.

    SUGARCANE will open in Brooklyn this fall.

    https://sugarcanerawbargrill.com/ 

    ANGELA LAINO // THE WAYLAND Musician/Bartender Angela Laino is head bartender at the LES cocktail bar, The Wayland. Originally from Miami, she is also a singer and songwriter with a powerhouse voice and has performed all around the world. http://www.instagram.com/thewaylandnyc  

    ANGELA LAINO // THE WAYLAND

    Musician/Bartender Angela Laino is head bartender at the LES cocktail bar, The Wayland. Originally from Miami, she is also a singer and songwriter with a powerhouse voice and has performed all around the world.

    http://www.instagram.com/thewaylandnyc

     

    FERNANDO NAVAS // Balvanera Argentine Chef Fernando Navas (Samba Brands Management, elBulli, Nobu), brings the cuisine and spirit of Buenos Aires - porteña cuisine with influences from the dynamic regions of Argentina through friends&family style plates in NYC. Balvanera takes it’s name from a historic ‘barrio’, or neighborhood, of Buenos Aires where poets, musicians and creatives once convened.  https://www.balvaneranyc.com

    FERNANDO NAVAS // Balvanera

    Argentine Chef Fernando Navas (Samba Brands Management, elBulli, Nobu), brings the cuisine and spirit of Buenos Aires - porteña cuisine with influences from the dynamic regions of Argentina through friends&family style plates in NYC. Balvanera takes it’s name from a historic ‘barrio’, or neighborhood, of Buenos Aires where poets, musicians and creatives once convened. 

    https://www.balvaneranyc.com

    LEE DESROSIERS // Achilles Heel Lee Desrosiers is currently the chef of Achilles Heel in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where his aptly named 'Hell Chicken' was created. Previously the butcher at Reynard, and also Diner, Marlow & Sons, San Francisco’s Bar Tartine and Plum Beach in Martha’s Vineyard, He frequently collaborates with chefs on open-fire events around the country. http://achillesheelnyc.com/

    LEE DESROSIERS // Achilles Heel

    Lee Desrosiers is currently the chef of Achilles Heel in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where his aptly named 'Hell Chicken' was created. Previously the butcher at Reynard, and also Diner, Marlow & Sons, San Francisco’s Bar Tartine and Plum Beach in Martha’s Vineyard, He frequently collaborates with chefs on open-fire events around the country.

    http://achillesheelnyc.com/

    Later Event: September 10
    All-Star Cookout