Every year for the past twenty-two years, the iconic Los Angeles chef has prepared the menu for this notoriously luxe after-party. This year's menu includes smoked salmon toasts shaped like Oscar statues topped with Osetra caviar, ginger-chili lobster and black truffle-spiked chicken pot pie. You don’t have to go quite so over-the-top indulgent with your Oscar menu, but you can still cook like Puck. Here, a few of his best recipes for delicious Oscar night dinners.
These fast, garlic-rubbed toasts are topped with soft goat cheese mixed with herbs.
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Puck uses both creamy grated corn and sauteed kernels to make this satisfying soup, which he serves with a chile-spiked cream.