Kick back at The Kitchen and enjoy a special dinning experience featuring Chef Manny Castillo. We are opening up our kitchen to Chef Manny so he can create an abstract dinning menu for our guests. Chef Manny currently lives in Los Angeles and wants to showcase his cuisine in hopes of opening his very own restaurant in Columbus. Come support Manny and enjoy his excellent cuisine!
About Chef Manny:
Chef Manny's early influences were the PBS TV Shows of Julia Child, Graham Kerr and Justin Wilson's Cajun Cooking, they letf and incredible imprint.
A graduate of Bishop Ready High School and The Ohio State University. Manny eventually relocated in Los Angeles. After a career in Corporate Finance with MCA/Universal and Fox Entertainment group, he went on to pursue a career in the restaurant industry. He gave up the desk and spreadsheets for the kitchen.
In 2009 Michael Cardenas, Chef Josef Centeno and Manny opened the Lazy Ox Canteen in Downtown Los Angeles. Manny was called upon to work as director of operations and opening partner. He was relegated to using his expertise in accounting and business law to set-up the infrastructure of the restaurant. However, his true passion is in front of a stove. Manny wants to showcase his cuisine in hopes of opening a restaurant in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.
Endive, Radicchio, Apple salad with Pecan Vinaigrette
SOUP (choose 1)
Pumpkin Soup, Crispy Bacon, Fried Sage, Smoked Olive Oil
Roasted Duck and Portobello Mushrooms Gumbo, Pistachio Rice
ENTREE (choose 1)
Salmon, Roasted Pumpkin, Grits, Apple Chow Chow
Short Rib-n-Oxtail Espresso Ragu, Butternut Squash Gnocchi
Half Chicken Under a Brick, Braised Greens, Crispy Shallots served with Cauliflower Gratin
Apple Crisp with Cinnamon Ice Cream
Pricing is per person. Full Bar is available at standard rates.
Please note that this is not a participatory dinner.