Ment’or is a leading non-profit organization created by Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud and Jérôme Bocuse to inspire young people to want to cook.
Chef Charles Phan, owner of legendary Slanted Door in San Francisco, is considered an icon among chefs in America. Charles was the one of the first chefs to introduce Vietnamese influenced menus in America and his cuisine has won him numerous awards worldwide. Join us for an entertaining cooking demonstration in the elegant Gaggenau Kitchen with famed Chef Charles Phan of Slanted Door followed by a book signing. This hands-on experience will highlight recipes with a sumptuous lunch to follow in La Playa Carmel’s Sea View Dining Room featuring Relais & Châteaux Chefs Nathan Rich of Twin Farms and Joshua Drage of Ranch at Rock Creek paired with wines from famed winemakers Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat and Rheingau star Gunter Künstler of Weingut Künstler.
11 AM – Cooking Demo with Chef Charles Phan at La Playa Carmel
12 PM – Lunch at La Playa Carmel