Feastly and The James Beard Foundation are proud to present «JBF Goes Local,» a West Coast series featuring some of the nation’s most talented chefs! These exclusive dinners will feature some of Jame Beard's Rising Star Chef of the Year award nominees, semifinalists, and winners in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Guests will experience the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with these top chefs, hearing their food stories and enjoying custom tasting menus.
Ryan Pollnow was a semifinalist for the James Beard Rising Star chef award in 2016. After culinary school, Pollnow staged at Mugaritz in Spain, was sous chef at Mecca Restaurant in SF, and also cooked at Jackson Family Winery in Sonoma. He became chef de cuisine at flour+ water and Central Kitchen, during which he was honored with a Zagat “30 Under 30” nod. Currently, Pollnow is the executive chef of the Ne Timeas restaurant group (flour+water, Central Kitchen, Salumeria).
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Course 1: Smoked Trout & Gold Beet Gravlox
Finger lime, trout roe, creme fraiche
Course 2: Lobster & Fermented Chili Raviolini
Mussel emulsion, preserved lemon, fine herbs
Course 3: Wagyu Beef Bavette
Chanterelle conserva, mushroom-bone marrow tare
Course 4: Tomalas Farmstead Kenne
Course 5: Cheese course
Course 6: Candied Sunchoke
caramelized white chocolate, coffee, dark chocolate ice cream