Thursday 15th March 2018 SOLD OUT
Infamous for the impact he has had on the NZ dining scene, whether from his time leading multiple award winning restaurant brigades around the country, or more recently his menu development gigs at central city restaurants. Des now turns to a new chapter as resident chef at The Hunting Lodge, Waimauku. Des will bring his new relaxed, seasonal, farm to table cuisine to Culprit for one night only.
Menu. $70 per person
6 Seasonal bites of Des's creationSpanish Tomato Gazpacho, Buffalo CheeseoGrilled Peppers, Parmesan Shortbread, AnchovyChips & Dip, Straciatella, ComteCold Smoked Salmon, Golden Beetroot, VinegarCharcuterie, Red Deer, Blood Pudding, Quince AioliBread & Dripping
Magic Box MainsDes picks ingredients, dishes designed by CulpritBrined Pork Chop, Sweetcorn, Green Tomato MarmaladePressed Lamb Belly, Black Garlic, Nectarine
Marshmallow offDes's marshmallow creation vs Culprit'sVerjus Marshmallow, beetroot, blue cheeseTangelo Rind Marshmallow, chocolate, labneh, cornflake