Top Chef alums Shirley Chung, Nina Compton to cook at Miami Beach's Scarpetta

 

The duo will reunite in the Scarpetta kitchen on May 17.

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Top Chef season 11 fan fave Nina Compton, chef de cuisine at Scarpetta at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, will be joined by her competitor-turned-friend, Shirley Chung, for a five-course collaborative menu on May 17.

"Shirley and I just clicked," said Compton. "When the show was finished [she] and I kept in touch and promised to do something together and I'm thrilled we've been able to make it work."

The dinner is $150 a person, not including tax and tip; there are two, 50-person seatings: 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Here's the menu:

LOBSTER CRUDO: Glass Noodle and Crustacean Consommè (Chung)

ROASTED DIVER SCALLOPS: Sunchokes and Ramp Gremolata (Compton)

PICI: Lamb Neck Sugo, Chinese Spices (Chung)

28 DAY AGED RIB EYE OF BEEF: Ceci Bean Pesto and Smoked Bone Marrow (Compton)

CHOCOLATE GANACHE: Dark Chocolate, Coffee, Pecans (Compton)

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