UN PLAZA GRILL launches ‘Dishes from around the world’ with guest chefs until 2022

Starting May 22nd, UN Plaza Grill will take the taste buds on a trip around the world with the debut of the Global Chefs Collaborative Pop-up series, an exploration of the world’s most exciting cuisine.

Each month with the 2022 Credit, a chef with experience in the kitchen from a specific country or region will collaborate with the Culinary Director of UN Plaza Grill Ines Chattas to create a three-course menu showcasing the representative dishes, ingredients and techniques. The first such collaboration will be with Ben and Zikki, husband-and-wife chef team whose original menu will be available in Israel from May 22 to June 2.

Priced at $77 for three courses with a glass of complementary house wine, and reflecting the confluence of Jewish, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine that characterizes contemporary Israeli cuisine, the menu will feature entrees such as Masabacha with Israeli salad, seasoned with spice forks and topped with fire-roasted eggplant, with chilies and fresh tomatoes. . Highlights of the man’s menu options include spiced chicken with freekeh, topped with sumac and tahini onions, and ground fish kebobs in spicy shreimi sauce, topped with an herb salad. Desserts will be Fudge Truffles and Pavlova with Coconut Cream, Lemon, Sumac and Strawberry.

Every Global Chefs Collaborative Israeli pop-up created by Ben and Zikki will also be priced a la carte so they can be mixed and mingled with offerings from the usual dinner menu of a fine kosher restaurant that has always held an international sensibility, given its address at 845 UN Plaza overlooking the UN grounds. .

“We are excited to present this new journey of exploring food from around the world. It will not only broaden our guests’ culinary horizons, but will also expose our entire restaurant team to an exciting variety of ingredients and techniques while implementing menus through an amazing roster of chefs we will work with,” he says. Chatas. What better way to start than Israeli cuisine employment May 22 The date of the salute to Israel in New York City.”

To compile this list of international chefs, Chatas enlisted the help of Levana Kirshenbaum, the chef, restaurateur and cookbook author who is considered a pioneer in upscale kosher dining and is often referred to as the “Jewish Child of Julia.” Their second choice of Pop-Ip collaborative program for global chefs is Rinku Bhattacharya, known for her earthy approach to Indian cooking through a series of cookbooks and classes. www.spicechrionicles.com location.

About BenGingi:

Ben is first and foremost a talented baker on a large scale. A literally self-taught, literalist, he found his passion on a trip that took him from his home in Israel to the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Polenzo, Italy. It was the time he spent in Piedmont that he began his love story with bread. Today, BenGingi is an online presence – over 600,000 followers (via Instagram and TikTok) follow to watch him cook and bake. For more information visit his website at https://www.bingeri.com/about

UN Plaza Grill is located at 845 1st Avenue (at 47th Street), with on-site parking available. Reservations can be made on the restaurant’s website at www.unplazagrill.com Or by calling 212-223-1801. A private party space is available. UN Plaza Grill is kosher supervised by OU.

Photo Source: Courtesy of UN Plaza Grill

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