Join us Friday, August 18 for a Patina pop-up dinner at our restaurant Maple! Drawing inspiration from Descanso Gardens, this series features Los Angeles-based chefs hosting and creating specialty menus. On August 18, enjoy a six course, prix fixe dinner by Chef Philip Mackl. To make a reservation, go to store.patinagroup.com/store/?id=501
Hailing from Baltimore, MD, Chef Philip Mack honed his talents through more than 30 years of experience cooking. Chef Philip takes pride in creating a barbecue-influenced menu that goes beyond the expected, and is thrilled to share his innovative cuisine at Descanso Gardens.
Gazpacho: golden tomato, melon, cantaloupe, peach, cucumber, Marcona almond, avocado, herbed crouton
Crudités: seasonal farmers market vegetables, green goddess edamame hummus, red endive, charred pita, tzatziki vinaigrette
Lasagna: fresh lasagna pasta, roasted eggplant, foraged wild mushroom, Gorgonzola cheese, crème fraiche, picked garden herbs
Carrots: molé negro roasted heirloom carrot, butternut squash mousse, celery root purée, fire roasted shallot, toasted almond, scallion, pickled celery root
Halibut: pine nut crusted wild caught halibut, summer vegetable wild rice, wild arugula-cilantro vichyssoise, radish
Berries & Curd: white balsamic marinaded berries, sweet buttermilk curd, brittle, pistachio
Note: Menu subject to change.