Malaga Chef José Carlos García Presents New Seasonal Menu
Acclaimed Andalusian Chef José Carlos García, impressed by spring, as created a brand new tasting menu, introducing seasonal merchandise from the prized natural kitchen gardens of Malaga province. Substances embody purple cabbage, artichoke, leek, spinach, elvers, eel, purple fruits and pomegranate.
Enthusiastic about native produce, the Malaga chef is dedicated to the notion of 0km in his delicacies, and is impressed by conventional Andalusian recipes.
I not too long ago tried this new “Productos de estación y Proximidad” menu with 8 starters, 7 plates y 3 puddings together with native Malaga veg like purple cabbage, mushrooms, artichoke, leek, spinach, Mediterranean, Atlantic and river fish, native fruit, and award-winning Andalucia cheeses.
Costs begin at 139,50 euro for the brand new seasonal menu.
The chef has additionally launched the marginally extra intensive menu “José Carlos García 2023” with with 8 starters, 10 plates y 3 puddings!
Meet the Chef
This was a very particular meal, as we shared the Chef’s desk, proper subsequent to the open kitchen. But Chef José Carlos García may be very right down to earth and sociable and likes to spend time within the restaurant together with his friends.
The truth is, the brand new menu is designed in order that the eating room crew, led by Lourdes Luque (the chef’s spouse) is absolutely built-in with their colleagues within the kitchen, as some dishes are completed off in entrance of the diner, to allow them to benefit from the plating, and including components like gazpachuelo, the grating of truffle and many others.
The José Carlos García restaurant has three most important areas for eating – the big salon with one in every of Spain’s largest residing vertical gardens, a waterside alfresco terrace and a extra intimate eating room ‘La sala de los cañizos’. Views are of the marina, cathedral and historical Arab ‘alcazaba’ fort.
José Carlos García is one in every of Spain’s most achieved cooks but retains his modest, genuine and heat character. Collectively together with his spouse and crew he strives to make his friends really feel relaxed and at dwelling. This his ‘alta cocina’ however his fashion is for his friends to be comfy and to have enjoyable with their family members, having fun with the meal.
As for the wine record, the variety of Spanish and worldwide references has elevated significantly, because of a powerful funding rigorously deliberate by the sommelier crew of José Carlos García. Within the nSpanish assortment we discover a number of wines from Rueda, reminiscent of Belondrade Les Parceles 2018; from Ribera del Duero, reminiscent of Pingus 2018, Vega Sicilia Único 2005 and 2011 and Dominio Del Águila 2018; wines from Madrid reminiscent of Las Umbrías or from the Uvas Felices wineries. Whereas among the many worldwide choices we uncover distinctive vintages from Burgundy reminiscent of: Clos De Tart Grand Cru 2018 and Domaine Vincent Girardin Meursault Les Vieilles Vignes 2019; from Bordeaux: Petrus (Pomerol) 1995, Château Margaux 2017 and Château Mouton Rothschild Pauillac; champagne blanc de blancs reminiscent of Salon and Le Mesnil 2012; wines from California reminiscent of Kistler, Cuvee Cathleen Chardonnay 2017 or from Chile reminiscent of Tara Chardonnay.