Paired: A Culinary Series
On December 7 at 7PM, Top Chef fan favorite, Chef Shirley Chung, joins Chef Yip Cheung from Red Plate for a one-night-only, eight-course meal inspired by their childhood and travels. The dinner includes three courses presented by each chef in addition to two collaborative courses alongside inventive Red Plate cocktails and wine from Ao Yun, an exclusive luxury cabernet from the foothills of the Himalayas. Tickets are available now for $124.99
Menu highlights include:
- Matsutake Mushrooms with steamed egg custard, Matsutake consommé
- Beijing Lamb Belly braised, pressed, roasted lamb belly, spiced sesame sauce, Napa cabbage heart
- Australian Lobster Tail Foie Gras
- Coconut Tapioca Pudding dragon fruit, mango, condensed milk, passionfruit snow
Paired is a rotating culinary series that partners guest chefs and industry personalities with the talents behind The Cosmopolitan’s award-winning Restaurant Collection. Featuring collaborative pop-up events and kitchen takeovers, the Paired experience provides guests a dual take into each chef’s perspective as specialty dishes come together to produce an unmatched spread.
About Shirley Chung
Chef Shirley Chung is a native of Beijing and a proud Chinese-American and author of Chinese Heritage Cooking, From my American Kitchen. In 2013, Shirley was a chef contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef Series Season 11 New Orleans and was invited to compete again in 2016 on Top Chef Season 14 Charleston where she was awarded as the runner up. In a partnership with her husband Jimmy Lee, Shirley showcases her Chinese heritage in progressive Chinese cuisine at Ms Chi Cafe in Culver City. In 2010, Chef Shirley opened an innovative Mexican and Chinese concept, China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as Executive Chef alongside José Andrés.
About Red Plate
Red Plate celebrates traditional Chinese cuisine in a refined setting. The culinary vision is led by Chef Yip Cheung, an esteemed expert in multi-regional Chinese cuisine. As Executive Chef of Red Plate, Cheung utilizes traditional Chinese techniques and preparations to present an authentic Cantonese menu with hints of modern inspiration.
About Ao Yun
Ao Yun is the first wine Estate of the Himalayas, born from a dream that began in 2008. It exists today thanks the determination, dedication and faith of visionaries, the hard work and passion of its winemaking team, as well as the peaceful connection with nature of 120 local Tibetan farming families. Ao Yun is the first of its kind and brings a new region – Yunnan – to the world winemaking map.