An Idea Generator List

Savory Potentials

  • Chilled Poached Thai White Prawns
    Mung Bean Salad or Orange Herb-Relish, Sweet Chile Dressing
  • Tataki Pork Tenderloin Medallions
    Pea Shoots, Sesame Vinaigrette, Pomegranate Reduction
  • Demitasse of Chilled Roasted Cauliflower and Anjou Pear Bisque
    Herb Oil, Pepitas
  • Chorizo and Shiitake Mushroom Ragout
    Puff Dough or Seeded Amaranth Chip, Cilantro-Green Chile Puree
  • Crostini of Bocconcini (Baby Mozzarella) and Roasted Baby Artichokes
    Parsley-Pistachio Pesto, Sprouts
  • New Zealand King Salmon Tartare or Fennel-Cured Scottish Salmon Gravlax
    Preserved Lemon, Scallion, English Cucumber, Bergamot Aioli
  • Confit of Natural Pork Shoulder or Slow-Smoked Pork Butt
    Afghani Naan, Pickled Red Cabbage, Flatleaf Parsley
  • Curry-Pickled Vegetables
    Sesame-Rice Crisp, Dill Yogurt Relish
  • Kabocha Squash Crostata
    Goat Cheese Mousse, Garlic Chives
  • Heirloom Carrot Salad (served in a tumbler)
    Honey Wine Vinegar, Cilantro, Daikon Radish
  • Local Lamb Koftah
    Arugula, Bing Cherry Preserves
  • Borlotti Bean, Cannelini Bean, or Chickpea “Hummus”
    Fresh Braeburn Apple, Shaved Fennel Petite Salad
  • Slow-Braised Local Beef Cheek Tarlette
    Crepe Cup, Glazed Celery, Radishes
  • Roasted Baby Bliss Potatoes
    Caramelized Onion Jam, Crispy Bacon, Tarragon, Horseradish Cream
  • Cold Udon Noodle Salad (served in a tumbler)
    Ponzu Vinaigrette, Red Bell Pepper, Scallion, Cilantro, Mung Beans, Kohlrabi
  • Crimini Mushroom and Fresh Herb Bread Pudding
    Radicchio, Lemon-Truffle Vinaigrette
  • Edamame and Roasted Garlic Puree
    Braised Daikon Radish, Spinach, Sherry Vinegar
  • Dashi-Poached Shiitake Mushrooms
    Handmade Seaweed Salad and Napa Cabbage
  • Achiote-Braised Rabbit Ragout
    Crisp Rice Cake, Radish Sprouts
  • Roasted Vegetable Brochette
    Crookneck Squash, Chinese Eggplant, Cherry Tomatoes, Turnips
    Cumin-Mustard Vinaigrette
  • Green Lip Mussel Salad Shooter “In Shell”
    Lime Juice, Shaoxing Wine, Sansho Pepper, Shallot, Bergamot Aioli
  • Cave-Aged Taleggio and Quince Paste
    On Brioche Round

Sweet Potentials

  • "Broken-Down Apple Pie"
    Roasted Braeburn Apples, Cajeta (Goat’s Milk Caramel), Crumbled Ginger Snaps
  • Valrhona Chocolate Cake Bite
    Cocoa-Cream Cheese Frosting, Local Bing Cherries
  • Miniature Vanilla or Valronha Cocoa and Drake Farms Goat’s Milk Panna Cotta
    Blackberry Compote
  • Tuscan-Style Olive Oil Cake
    Rosemary Chantilly
  • Pear and Thai Basil Ragout
    Sweet Crepe Cup, Cinnamon Creme Fraiche

Let’s Make Something Delicious

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Serving Salt Lake City
and Surrounding Areas

Adam Kreisel, Chef Consultant
(801) 598-3986