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We're teaming up with Le Creuset to bring you an exclusive "Cooking in Color"
dinner series, celebrating the vibrant hues of the company's iconic French
cookware. Join us for one of these eight monthly events at some of America's
best restaurants, complete with wine pairings by Winemaker Rob Mondavi Jr.
of Michael Mondavi Family Estate, featuring stemware by Schott Zwiesel.
Each multi-course dinner will feature a distinctive color theme that will be
showcased in the table décor and menu choices – plus interactive
Instagram-worthy moments.

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MAY 30, 2018
Petit Crenn,
San Francisco, California
 

Featured Chef:
Dominique Crenn
Featured Color: Teal

The visionary French-inspired cuisine at San
Francisco's Atelier Crenn restaurant made
Dominque Crenn the first female chef in the
U.S. to earn two Michelin stars. Chef Crenn is the
recipient of numerous culinary awards, including
2016 Best Female Chef by San Pellegrino's
World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards and Eater
SF’s Best Chef of the Year in 2015. She has also
been a two-time semi-finalist in the prestigious
James Beard Awards.

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@dominiquecrenn       @petitcrenn

 

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JUNE 16, 2018
Bloomsbury Farm
Nashville, Tennessee
 

Featured Chef:
Philip Krajeck & Joshua McFadden

Featured Color: Lapis

Joshua McFadden
Acclaimed Portland chef Joshua McFadden has
won multiple awards for his fresh approach to
Roman cooking at Ava Jean's, including one of
Bon Appétit's best restaurants. His cookbook, Six
Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables
, is a 2018
James Beard Award nominee.

Philip Krajeck
At Nashville's Rolf & Daughters, Philip Krajeck
combines his signature downhome take on Italian
cooking with the best local ingredients. Chef
Krajeck's original cuisine earned him four James
Beard Award nominations before he reached
the age of 35.

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@jj_mc      @pk_rolf       @rolfanddaughters

           

 

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JULY 9, 2018
Bridge Club
Raleigh, North Carolina

Featured Chef: Ashley Christensen
Featured Color: Quince

Ashley Christensen is famous for comfort food
classics, brilliantly reimagined using fresh
local ingredients and French-influenced
techniques. A James Beard nominee for 2018
Outstanding Chef of the Year, she won the
James Beard Award for Best Chef: Southeast
in 2014. Chef Christensen has been featured on
the Food Network and in numerous national
publications. She's also the author of the highly
acclaimed cookbook,
Poole’s: Recipes and
Stories from a Modern Diner.

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@ashley_christensen      @Ashley_Christensen

 

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AUGUST 27, 2018
Monteverde
Chicago, Illinois  

Featured Chef: Sarah Grueneberg
Featured Color: Ocean

Sarah Grueneberg's soulful style at Chicago's
Monteverde showcases creative,
Italian-inspired cooking with "a traditional
heart and a modern hand." In 2017, Chef
Grueneberg won a prestigious James Beard
award for Best Chef Great Lakes. She's
appeared on Iron Chef –  and took second place
on Top Chef, Season 9. During her tenure as
Executive Chef at Spiaggia, the Chicago
restaurant was awarded one Michelin Star for
three consecutive years.

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@ chefsarahjayne       @monteverdechi

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
Jacobsen Salt HQ
Portland, Oregon 

Featured Chef: Sam Smith
Featured Color: Flame

"Locally Sourced. Aggressively Seasonal" is the
motto at Portland's Tusk restaurant, where Sam
Smith's vegetable-driven Middle Eastern menu
features the finest fresh, seasonal produce from
local growers. Chef Smith and Tusk are the
winners of numerous 2017 culinary awards,
including Portland Monthly Chef of the Year,
Eater Portland's Best Restaurant, Food & Wine
Restaurant of the Year and Bon Appétit's

America's 50 Best New Restaurants.

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@tuskpdx      @sam_burglar

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OCTOBER 24, 2018
Felix Trattoria
Los Angeles, California 

Featured Chef: Evan Funke
Featured Color: Matte White

Evan Funke is hailed as "a culinary storyteller,
a custodian of Italian tradition and a master of
handmade pasta." Chef Funke learned and
perfected his art in Bologna, under the
mentorship of master pasta maker Alessandra
Spisni. Combining regional Italian cuisine with
ingredients from California family farms, Felix
Trattoria was named Eater LA's 2017 Best
Restaurant of the Year – and is a 2018 James
Beard Award nominee for Best New Restaurant.

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS >

@evanfunke       @felixlosangeles

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NOVEMBER 8, 2018
Bellecour
Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Featured Chef: Gavin Kaysen
Featured Color: Red

At his acclaimed Minneapolis restaurants,
Gavin Kaysen combines his award-winning
talents with a passion for regional cooking
using the freshest local ingredients. Spoon &
Stable celebrates America's heartland, while
Bellecour reflects the culinary traditions of
Lyon, France. A 2018 James Beard Award
Nominee for Best Chef: Midwest, Chef Kaysen
is also Vice-President of Bocuse d’Or, the
biennial culinary competition that showcases
the world’s best up-and-coming chefs.

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@gavinkaysen       @spoonandstable

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DECEMBER 11, 2018
Salare
Seattle, Washington

Featured Chef: Edouardo Jordan
Featured Color: Mystery Color!

Edouardo Jordan’s philosophy is rooted in his
passion for culinary traditions, primal techniques
and ancient methods for preserving foods. At
Salare, he embraces the diverse cultures that
come together to create America’s own signature
cuisine. Chef Jordan is a nominee for Best Chef:
Northwest at the 2018 James Beard Awards.
He's also the recipient of numerous other awards,
including Food & Wine Best New Chefs in 2016
and Eater Seattle's 2015 Chef of the Year.

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@edouardojordan    @salareseattle