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Suzanne Tracht and Jar Welcomes Raphael Lunetta for a Collaborative Dinner at Jar on July 18

Suzanne Tracht and Jar Welcomes Raphael Lunetta for a Collaborative Dinner at Jar on July 18

Two of Los Angeles’ Seasoned Chefs/Restaurateurs Join Talents for a Best-of-Summer Menu on July 18

Chef Suzanne Tracht welcomes her long-time friend and colleague Raphael Lunetta for a first-time collaborative dinner at Jar, combining their talents and love of Southern California’s seasonal markets.

Suzanne and Raphael have been talking about doing a dinner together for months.

“We’ve known each other in the culinary community for years and share the same sensibility in our cooking,”

says Tracht.

“It’s rare for chefs to see each other unless we’re at an event, and even that is fleeting. This makes for an opportunity that we know we’ll enjoy, and it’s great for both of us because we can work off each other’s energy and inspire one another.”

 

The four-course dinner begins with an Amuse Bouche of Sweet Summer Melon with Dungeness Crab with Jalapeno Vinaigrette & Persian mint. Then to share for the table, guests will savor Suzanne’s signature Fried Ipswich Clams with Cocktail & Roasted Garlic Tartar Sauce. Next is Wild Striped Bass & Spot Prawn with Sweet Corn Succotash, followed by the entrée of Westholme Australian Wagyu New York Strip with Weiser Farms Baked Potato, Wild Watercress, Gorgonzola, Tomato Confit & Roasted Balsamic-Glazed Ojai Roots’ Vidalia Onions.

Finish with Raphael’s Chilled Summer Cherry Soup with Vanilla Ice Cream & Chocolate Biscotti for dessert.

Guests can pair beverages with Jar’s complete list of wines, cocktails and beers, available à la carte. The dinner is priced at $172 per person, menu only, and inclusive of taxes and gratuity. The dinner must be reserved and pre-paid via OpenTable Experience ticketing.The public may call JAR at 323.655.6566 for further information.


Lunetta & Jar

July 18, 2023

$172

~Amuse~

Sweet Summer Melon with Dungeness Crab

jalapeno vinaigrette, persian mint

~Shared~

Fried Ipswich Clams

cocktail & roasted garlic tartar sauce

~Second~

Wild Striped Bass & Spot Prawn

sweet corn succotash

~Entree~

Westholme Australian Wagyu New York Strip

weiser farms baked potato,

wild watercress, gorgonzola, tomato confit

roasted balsamic glazed ojai roots vidalia onions

~Dessert~

Chilled Summer Cherry Soup

vanilla ice cream, chocolate biscotti

$172 per person

includes tax and tip

alcohol, wine, and beverages not included

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