Ghost Ranch Launches Guest Chef Series

Madison RutherfordNovember 12, 2019
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There’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen for Ghost Ranch chefs Rene Andrade and Robert Centeno.

In fact, they just launched a monthly series where they invite other locally renowned chefs into the kitchen with them to create a unique five-course meal. The first guest chef is Samantha Sanz of Talavera on Wednesday, November 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Andrade, Centeno and Sanz are all from Nogales and each dish will reflect their roots. Each course also comes with a beverage pairing. Tickets are $75 each and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

The menu will include:

First Course
Cured salmon, green chiltepin aguachile tostada, radish salad and pickled avocado mousse
Paired with: Mohua sauvignon blanc

Second Course
Mesquite charred local squash and sweet potato, grapes, mint, crow’s dairy feta, peanut mole, tamarind and chiltepin candy crunch
Paired with: Tamarind piloncillo old fashioned

Third Course
Steamed red chile taquitos, duck confit potatoes, pickled farmer’s market veggies and burnt salsa
Paired with: Pacifico michelada

Fourth Course
Grilled nopal, adobo flank steak, fresh ranchero cheese, charred pineapple pico de gallo, crispy beans, fried scallions, tomatillo and avocado salsa
Paired With: Nogales sangria

Fifth Course
Dulce de leche coyota
Paired with: Spiced horchata

Ghost Ranch Modern Southwest Cuisine
1006 E. Warner Rd., Tempe


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