Two-time James Beard chef Gabriel Rucker celebrates Halloween with Rucker’s Bitchin’ Kitchen, a five course dinner inspired by Food Network’s most notorious star
Portland, Ore., (October 18, 2017) – Le Pigeon is dressing up once again this Halloween, the restaurant’s favorite holiday of the year! This year Le Pigeon chef Gabriel Rucker pays tribute to everyone’s favorite least favorite Food Network star during this Halloween extravaganza. Frost your tips, trim your goatee, put your sunglasses on backwards, and join us at Rucker’s Bitchin’ Kitchen on Thursday, October 26th. Le Pigeon will be serving a five-course tasting menu inspired by mainstream American cuisine, playing with the dichotomy between highbrow and lowbrow dishes, and chef Rucker’s appreciation for all things Americana. On Thursday, October 26th, Le Pigeon will be celebrating kitsch with dishes like General Tso’s Buffalo Short Ribs, black truffle ranch, and blue curacao. Don’t worry beverage pairings will be killer wines. Five courses with beverage pairings for $175 a person, service is included. There will be two seatings. The first at 5:30 and the second at 8:30. Costumes, Food Network inspired or otherwise, are encouraged.
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
Seatings at 5:30 pm & 8:30 pm (very limited)
$175 per person, includes five course dinner, wine pairings, and gratuity
Tickets available for purchase through Eventbrite
We may not be able to accommodate last minute substitutions or changes. If you have any allergies or food related concerns, please let us know ahead of time, 503-546-8796.
Reservations will not be taken by email or by phone. They will only be taken through eventbrite. All tickets are non-refundable, but are fully transferable. If you give them to a friend, just please let us know so we can properly welcome them when they arrive. Additionally, if you do need to cancel your ticket may be exchanged for a Le Pigeon gift certificate of the same value as long as we have 8 hours notice.
ABOUT LE PIGEON
Chef Gabriel Rucker opened Le Pigeon in Portland, Oregon in 2006 and has since earned many accolades, including two James Beard Awards for Rising Star Chef in 2011 and Best Chef Northwest in 2013, Food & Wine Best New Chef, locally won The Oregonian’s Restaurant of the Year and Portland Monthly’s Best Chef, was named among Travel + Leisure’s 10 Best French Restaurants in the US, highlighted in Art Culinaire, Details Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and Wine Spectator, and featured in episodes of NBC New York and Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. Rucker, a 2016 James Beard Award nominee for Outstanding Chef, challenges the notions of classic French cuisine by juxtaposing uniquely prepared ingredients in unparalleled, clever execution. Complementing the ever-changing menu is a worldly beverage list overseen by Andrew Fortgang, Co-Owner and Manager of Le Pigeon and Little Bird Bistro. One can get a glimpse of Rucker and his team’s food theatre by taking a seat at Le Pigeon’s chef’s counter, which is available for walk-ins only. Le Pigeon released their first cookbook, Le Pigeon: Cooking At The Dirty Bird, in September 2013 to resounding approval from media and fellow chefs across the country. Le Pigeon is open for dinner nightly and reservations at their communal dining tables can be made through OpenTable or by phone at 503-546-8796. Please visit www.lepigeon.com for the most recent menus and wine list. Follow Le Pigeon on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.