The MENU! Solace and the Moonlight Lounge, April 16th – Chef Celebration Dinner

Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by in Dinner Series, Events

Featuring the lineup of San Diego’s “Young Guns”, the next generation of culinary leaders!  Some of whom are scholarship recipients from past years Chef Celebration events.
Make your reservations by calling 760.753.2433

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
Michael Welch, William Geiger – Solace and the Moonlight Lounge
Jon Bautista – Kitchen 1540
Henry Wassink – Barona Casino
Steven Molina – Delicias
Alex Bourgo – George’s at the Cove

Chilled Hors d’ Oeuvres

Geoduck Clam, Sun choke, Clam Dashi, Celery,
Smoked Lardo, Cracker
Jonathan Bautista, 1540

Northern Divine Caviar, Charred Asparagus, Aori Ika, Buttermilk
Alex Bourgo, George’s California Modern

Hot Hors d’ Oeuvres

Ginger Scented Duck Cake, Avocado Lychee Salad,
Finger Lime, Chili Oil
Henry Wassink, Barona

Rabbit Saddle, Baby Gem Lettuce, Black Truffle beignets
Michael Welch, William Geiger, Solace & the Moonlight Lounge


Confit of Beef Cheeks, Pan Jus,
Leek-Caramelized-Onion Boniato Puree, Pickled Serrano Relish
Henry Wassink, Barona

Seared Diver Scallop, Cornbread Puree, Peppadew Jam,
Crispy Pig Ears, Mustard Flowers
Steven Molina, Delicias

Roasted Squab, Peas, Green Garlic, Radish, Wild Rosemary,
Black Truffle- LiverJus.
Alex Bourgo, George’s California Modern

Halibut, Ham’d Lamb Neck and Tongue,
Spring Pea, Morel,Oatmeal
Jonathan Bautista, 1540


Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart, Toasted Marshmallow Mousse,
Dark Chocolate Gelato
Steven Molina, Delicias

Basil-Greek Yogurt Pot de Creme, Lime Meringue,
Strawberry-Poppy Seed Cake
Michael Welch, William Geiger, Solace & the Moonlight Lounge

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