On the heels of her James Beard nomination for Best Chef in the West, Dominique Crenn, the innovative and acclaimed chef behind San Francisco’s Michelin-starred Atelier Crenn restaurant, has announced a collaboration with another rising star chef: The 16-year-old cooking phenom Flynn McGarry.
The two-night collaboration, which is slated for April 5 and 6, is part of a new series that the restaurant is launching, according to Eater, which quoted Crenn as saying the idea was “about community, sharing experiences with other chefs and learning from them…[and] also about humility and welcoming friends to our house and sharing our space.”
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The second collaboration, on April 12 and 13, will be with Kyle Connaughton and his team from the Single Thread Farm-Restaurant-Inn. According to Eater, both will be 20+-course tasting menus at $398 a head.
Given what we know about what it's like to cook with Dominique Crenn, we'd say both McGarry and Connaughton are in for a treat.