The Dali in Downtown St. Pete is pleased to present a series of seven unique dining experiences in conjunction with the special exhibition Ferran Adria: The Invention of Food. Each meal serves as a one-of-a-kind homage to food innovator Adria, widely celebrated for changing the landscape of gastronomy in the same way Salvador Dali changed art. These exclusive dining events feature singular, chef-inspired menus and wine pairings from Masciarelli Wine Company, designed to immerse you in the transformative nature of food. Seating is limited, reservations required.
Tuesday, October 4
Chef Michael Mina, FarmTable Kitchen at Locale Market
The Menu: From an installation of light bites and canapes to three seated courses to a decadent dessert display, an experience “carefully curated to engage all the senses.”
The Chef: A James Beard Foundation “Who’s Who of Food & Beverage” inductee, Bon Appetit and San Francisco Magazine Chef of the Year and the International Food and Beverage Forum’s Restaurateur of the Year, Michael Mina dazzles the culinary world with bold dining concepts. Learn more.
Wednesday, October 12
Chef Jeremy Duclut, Cassis American Brasserie
The Menu: The inspiration for this homage comes from the suite of Dali lithographs depicting the signs of the zodiac: twelve wine-paired courses reflecting the design of each print.
Wednesday, October 19
Chef Tyson Grant, Parkshore Grill
The Menu: Showcasing familiar ingredients in unanticipated ways, Chef Tyson’s Immersion Dinner menu plays with our notions of the unexpected, promising a unique dining experience full of sensory surprises and Adria-inspired challenges to diners’ expectations.
Tuesday, October 25
Chef Greg Baker, The Refinery and Fodder & Shine
The Menu:“…a dinner that has no rules in the traditional sense, there will be no entree, no dessert, but a blurring of traditional roles and placement in the progression of the courses.”
Sunday, November 6
Chef Fabrizio Aielli, Sea Salt
The Menu: Guests will journey through a fusion of flavors Aielli calls “Venetian world cuisine,” allowing diners to explore traditional tastes authentic to the region, yet with dashes from faraway culinary palates.
Wednesday, November 9
Chef Marty Blitz, Mise en Place
The Menu: Land, sea, local, imported, glazed, grilled, pickled, tartare, pureed, merinque, charred, compressed… artful dishes that offer a once in a lifetime journey.
Wednesday, November 16
Chef Jeannie Pierola, edison: food + drink lab
The Menu: Featuring pedigreed ingredients – both indigenous and exotic – Pierola’s menu is designed with culinary subliminal text to heighten the senses and feed the psyche.