Dean James Max co-hosts Timon Balloo's Dinner With Friends


3030 Ocean's chef to pop up at Sugarcane


By Lesley Abravanel |

Sugarcane's Timon Balloo has lots of friends. One of them is fellow James Beard nominee and 3030 Ocean chef James Dean Max, who will join Balloo at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21st for the latest installment of his Dinner With Friends. Both chefs will prepare two to three courses paired with beer or wine and will present to the group of 14 people each dish in the restaurant's private dining area. The dinner costs $110 and tickets go on sale on May 10th at 10a.m. To reserve your spot, send an email to

Here's the menu:

swank beet salad / baby arugula / goat cheese sorbet

Dean James Max

ginger cured wild king salmon / pickled radish / zellwood corn horseradish pudding / crispy shallots

Dean James Max

open-faced soft shell crab ravioli / eggplant basil caviar / pea parmesan bubbles / crispy squash blossom

Dean James Max

duck confit “meatloaf” / english peas / fresh garbanzo beans

Timon Balloo

moroccan spiced baby lamb “porchetta” / couscous / vegetable tagine

Timon Balloo

sweet corn panna cotta / trail mix / sorbet
Timon Balloo

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