Francophiles and those who have dreamed of sharing dinner with an acclaimed chef should reserve their spot at RH stat. On Feb. 23, RH’s Chef  Sebastien Archambault will host Club Culinaire’s “Chef A Table,” a dinner that allows guests the unique opportunity to dine with guest chefs while enjoying a multi-course dinner and conversations about the history and culture of France.

The evening starts at 7 p.m. with a champagne and hors d’oeuvres cocktail reception before guests are seated to enjoy a five-course Southwestern French-inspired meal prepared by Archambault and complimented with wine pairings.

Guests will be seated at communal tables allowing the chef the opportunity to pop in and share stories. The price for this dining experience is $105 for Club Culinaire members and $115 for nonmembers.

The full menu includes:

Hors d’oeuvres et Champagne
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Starters family-style:
Perigourdine poached egg, field mushrooms, foie gras, black truffle
Niman Ranch roasted veal sweetbread puff pastry,  artichokes, bacon, shallot and Madeira wine sauce
Wine paring: Mont Tauch Corbières 2006
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Seared diver scallops, orange braised endive, cilantro seeds
Wine paring: Mont Tauch Fitou Reserve 2006
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Homemade crispy Hudson Valley duck leg confit
sautéed potatoes, green onion, garlic, parsley
Wine paring: Clos Fardet Rouge Madiran 1998
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Dillon rhum baba jar, vanilla whipped cream
Rice pudding, sautéed pears, walnut biscuit
Wine paring: Muscat de Rivesaltes

 

This event is part of the dinner series organized by Club Culinaire that gives guests an opportunity to experience the culinary creations of Southern California’s most renowned chefs as they promote the delights of French cuisine.

For reservations, please call 323-785-6090.