Enjoy the ocean breeze and a perfect SoCal sunset as 1212 Santa Monica hosts MasterChef Season 6 runner-up Chef Derrick Fox for a delectable one-night only, limited seating event featuring a Five-Course Pop-Up Dinner and optional Wine Pairing curated by DAOU Vineyards on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 7:30 pm!
After a successful run as a professional drummer, Chef Derrick Fox decided to trade his drumsticks for a chef knife when he pursued another dream and submitted for a chance to compete on the world’s biggest cooking competition, MasterChef. Week after week, not only was Fox the “fan favorite”, but he proved that his artistic cuisine, risk-taking and dynamic personality would lead to a huge career in the culinary world. After completing MasterChef Season 6 as runner-up, Fox traveled across the United States doing personal appearances, judging cooking competitions, as well as cooking at recognized culinary events and for high-profile clients. Chef Fox’s upcoming Five-Course Pop-Up Dinner at 1212 Santa Monica will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy five delicious and visually stunning dishes, as his food is a fusion of his unique journey inspired by childhood memories, his MasterChef experiences, and his travels, all to bring his guests a true taste of the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle.
Chef Derrick Fox
End of Summer Figs
Herbs de Provence goat cheese mousse, lavender oil, nasturtium, balsamic glaze
DAOU, Rose, 2017, Paso Robles, CA
Brown butter Hollandaise, garlic flowers, chive oil, herb yogurt, roe
DAOU, Chardonnay, 2017, Paso Robles, CA
Pan Seared Scallop
Beet puree, crispy kale, avocado mousse, citrus
DAOU, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017, Paso Robles, CA
Pan Seared Oven Roasted Filet
Parsnip puree and peppercorn & port wine reduction
DAOU “Reserve”, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016, Paso Robles, CA
Chocolate ganache, toasted meringue, and cream cheese ice cream
DAOU, Pessimist, Red Blend, 2017, Paso Robles, CA
Chef Derrick Fox Five-Course Pop-Up Dinner at 1212 Santa Monica – $75.00 per guest
Optional Wine Pairing curated by DAOU Vineyards – $50.00 per guest
Tax and 18% Gratuity not included.
Reservation Information: Chef Derrick Fox’s Five-Course Pop-Up Dinner will take place on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 1212 Santa Monica starting at 7:30 pm for $75.00 per person with optional Wine Pairing curated by DAOU Vineyards for $50.00 per person (tax and 18% gratuity not included). For more information and to make reservations, please call 1212 Santa Monica directly at 310 576.9996.