Chef Rikku O'Donnchu
The night before the Michelin Guide shoots its stars onto the Florida restaurants
it deems worthy, Michelin star hopeful Immersion at London House
will stage a collaborative dinner with two Michelin-starred Washington, D.C., restaurant Jônt
on June 8.
Immersion executive chef Rikku Ó’Donnchü and Jônt chef-owner Ryan Ratino will present an experiential, experimental, 15-course dinner with a focus on sustainable ingredients. Only 20 seats are being made available for the ultra-exclusive meal, with each seat going for ... gulp! ... $895.
Chef Ryan Ratino
As far as those courses are concerned, expect a medley of mind-blowing creations incorporating ingredients ranging from wild-foraged mushrooms and ethical foie gras to wild sika deer and farmed bluefin tuna from Ehime Prefecture.
"By using a mix of rare and highly sustainable ingredients, we’ve created dishes that challenge guests' perception of what food can be, all while creating delicious and artistic plates," says Ó’Donnchü in a statement.
Needless to say, beverage pairings are included.
The event will mark a homecoming of sorts for Ratino, who graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando and cooked at Shula's Steak House and Todd English's Bluezoo at Disney's Swan & Dolphin Resort.
So if you're craving to be a part of the Michelin hype, have some deep-seated FOMO, or just have a spare $900 kicking around, get your glutton on and make a reservation
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