Events / Dinner

L.A. Essential

Thu, October 17, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Click here for tickets.
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Jon Shook

Jon & Vinny's, Los Angeles


Vinny Dotolo

Jon & Vinny's, Los Angeles

Courtney Storer

Jon & Vinny's Los Angeles

Jen Shen

Jon & Vinny's, Los Angeles

Helen Johannesen

Helen's and Jon & Vinny's, Los Angeles

With more than ten businesses inside their successful restaurant group, there’s no denying that partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo are two of the most influential chefs in La La Land. Now the James Beard Award–winning duo behind hot spot Animal will set up shop at the Beard House for an evening of essential L.A. dining.

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Corn Agnolotti with Brown Butter and Sage

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Weingut Schmitt Field Blend 2018

Spicy Fusilli with Vodka, Basil, and Parmesan

Domaine Dubost Moulin à Vent Gamay 2018

Family-Style Main > Marinara-Braised Meatballs with Ricotta and Garlic Bread; Chicken Parmesan with Mozzarella and Pomodoro Sauce; and Marsala Mushroom Polenta with Braised Kale and Cipollini

Cirelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2017

Thessa’s Chocolate with Vanilla Custard and Italian Rainbow Cookies

Patrick Bouju Festejar! 2018

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