On January 18th Wolfgang Puck, one of the world’s most acclaimed and prestigious chef, visited Bodega Garzón, invited by our Chef Ambassador Francis Mallmann.
This is the first time that the creator of renowned restaurant Spago in Los Ángeles (two Michelin stars), CUT in Beverly Hills (one Michelin Star) and of a gourmet empire that has largely spread throughout the world, visits South America. The reason why Puck decided to visit Uruguay is because of his cherished friendship with Francis Mallmann and to seize the opportunity to cook in the restaurant of the New World Winery of 2018 according to Wine Enthusiast.
As well as being known for his superb cooking and great charisma, Puck was also chosen as the caterer for the Oscars Award Ceremony, had a very successful TV show named Cooking Class with Wolfgang Puck and participated as a judge in Top Chef, Master Chef and Hell’s Kitchen in the United States. Puck also played a role as himself in Frasier and Las Vegas.
In this great event, which was completely sold-out, Puck served a menu from Spago, his most famous restaurant, which included:
Amuse: Foie Grass mousse in Miso Tartlet and Plum filling.
First course: Lemongrass and ginger ice, sole “tiradito”, marinated tapioca.
Second course: Organic suckling pig confit in its own fat, clams from Rocha and pork rind.
Third course: Plantain, black truffles from France, ricotta gnocchi and perfect egg.
Fourth course: Yellow croaker in “fata bag”, beet and tomato broth, onion oil.
Fifth course: Lamb chops, nuts and seeds, peaches and smoked bone marrow.
Sixth course: Kaisershmarren, raisins and strawberries.
We shared a summary of the event.