Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Monterey Bay Underground Dining

Time and Place Date: Thursday, January 22, 2009
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Pelican Tavern
Street: 125 Ocean View Blvd. Suite 126
City/Town: Pacific Grove, CA

Featuring: Estevan “EJ” Jimenez

EJ attended the Culinary School of Culinary Arts (C.S.C.A.) in Pasadena, California, graduating with honors in 2004.

In February of 2005, EJ moved to the Monterey Bay Peninsula to begin work as the Restaurant Chef for Bon Appetit Management Company the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Portola Restaurant. Over the past 4 years he has progressed through the ranks of the kitchen, first in the position of Banquet Chef and currently as Chef de Cuisine.

Small Plates

Crispy Ricotta Dumplings
Charred Tomato Compote, Artichoke Pesto,
Garlic Herb Crème Fraîche

Shaved Endive and Pear Salad
Roasted Squash, Shafts Blue Cheese
Poached Cranberries, Spiced Walnuts
Cider Vinaigrette

Truffle Scented Crispy Chicken Breast
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Creamed Spinach

Char Broiled Arctic Char
Baby Beets, Braised Arugula
Horseradish Vinaigrette, Chive Oil

Natural Beef Short Rib Raviolis
Cracked Pepper Pasta, Wilted Swiss Chard
Onion Beer Sauce, Buttermilk Fried Shallots

Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder
Barley Risotto, Braised Red Cabbage, Quince Conserve
Sage Pan Jus

Panna Cotta
Rose Hip Jam, Shaved Pistachio, Honey

Chocolate Ganache Tart
Cointreau Chantilly, Naval Orange Cardamom

$7 Each

R.S.V.P. needed

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