Crush kicks off this year's Seattle Chef's Table

The Seattle Chefs Table was formed in 2009 in an effort to regenerate an interest in fine dining. Each chef--Thierry Rautureau of Rover's, Jason Wilson of Crush, Maria Hines of Tilth, Joseba Jiménez de Jiménez, co-founder of Harvest Vine, John Sundstrom of Lark, and Holly Smith of Café Juanita--cooks one course in this culinary extravaganza.

For those who might be interested in Monday's event, here is the menu:

When: Monday, Feb. 22; 6:00 p.m.
Where: Crush, 2319 East Madison Street
Cost: $110 per person, not including wine, tax or service


Hors D’oeuvres & sparkling wine—CRUSH
1st Course—ROVERSColumbia River Sturgeon Salad with Celery Root and Cucumber-Harissa Relish
2nd Course—TILTH Smoked Penn Cove Mussel, uni remoulade, seaweed, crostini
3rd Course—JOSEBA JIMENEZ DE JIMENEZoyster, salmon caviar with melon
4th Course—LARK-Braised pork cheek and crispy trotter with rutabaga and black trumpet mushrooms
5th Course—CAFÉ JUANITATagliata of Blackmore Wagyu Flatiron with Cipollini Agro Dolce
Dessert—CRUSHhazelnut & Dark Chocolate Bombe with Huckleberries & Cocao Nibs

Has anyone attended one of these Seattle Chefs dinners? What did you think?