Manresa Reemerges As a Pop-Up Vacation spot in Los Gatos for a Bunch of Michelin-Starred Restaurant Cooks


Chef David Kinch shocked followers when he determined to shut his three-Michelin-starred restaurant Manresa on the finish of 2022 after 20 years in service, however now the following evolution of the Los Gatos area has simply been revealed. The restaurant will remodel into Ritual at Manresa with three-week-long residencies by cooks hailing from Michelin-starred eating places across the globe.

Slated to start on January 17, 2024, Kinch is concerned with the venture as Ritual’s “culinary ambassador,” assembling a stellar — no pun supposed — lineup of cooks every month. First on deck is chef Ángel León of three-Michelin-starred Aponiente of Spain, adopted by chef Junghyun Park of two-Michelin-starred Atomix in New York for March.

“After over twenty years of devotion to constructing Manresa, I’m thrilled to be part of its subsequent chapter, becoming a member of Ritual at Manresa as its Culinary Ambassador,” Kinch mentioned in a press release. “Ritual at Manresa is the proper continuation of the legacy of Manresa — shifting from a three-star expertise to welcoming among the finest cooks on the earth, revolving and evolving each month. Ritual at Manresa shall be a artistic playground for high culinary expertise to innovate and create proper right here in Los Gatos.”

Tickets begin at $450 per particular person with non-compulsory wine and nonalcoholic pairings out there, with simply 48 seats out there each night. These trying to make this an everyday outing all year long can splurge on Ritual at Manresa’s membership, which permits subscribers to guide any of the dinners all through 2024, snag last-minute seats, and participate in chef meet-and-greets, in addition to reserve the restaurant’s non-public room, amongst different options.

Tickets are actually reside for the Ritual’s first two residencies of the 12 months as of Thursday, December 14.

The Ritual at Manresa lineup for 2024:

  • January: Aponiente, Chef Ángel León (Spain, 3 Michelin Stars)
  • March: Atomix, Chef Junghyun Park (New York, 2 Michelin Stars; World’s Finest High 10)
  • April: D.O.M. Chef Alex Atala (São Paulo, 2 Michelin Stars)
  • Might: The Clove Membership, Chef Isaac McHale (London, 2 Michelin Stars)
  • June: Odette, Chef Julien Royer (Singapore, 3 Michelin Stars)
  • July: Ikoyi, Chef Jeremy Chan (London, 2 Michelin Stars)
  • August: The Jane Antwerp, Chef Nick Bril (Antwerp, 2 Michelin Stars)
  • September: Lasarte, Chef Paolo Casagrande (Japan, 3 Michelin Stars)
  • November: Chef Paul Liebrandt (New York, Chef of Earlier Michelin Starred Eating places)
  • December: Château de la Chèvre D’Or, Chef Arnaud Faye (Paris, 2 Michelin Stars)


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