Claudia – a fine-dining underground pop-up restaurant from Chef Trevor Teich – is hosting two 8-course Valentine’s Day dinner seatings on Sunday, February 14.

Teich – whose first job in a professional kitchen was at age 28 at three-star Michelin rated L20 under acclaimed chef Laurent Gras – also later worked at one-star Michelin rated Acadia under chef Ryan McCaskey and at NoMi under chef Ryan LaRoche.

Teich founded Claudia – named after his mother – in December 2014 and has executed about 15 fine-dining pop-up dinners so far.

Tickets for the Claudia Valentine’s Day dinners must be purchased via http://www.claudiarestaurant.com
 
. There is a 5pm seating that can accommodate up to 16 guests, and there’s an 8:30pm seating that can accommodate up to 16 guests. Both Valentine’s Day dinners will be held at a private event space located at 327 N Bell Ave in the Near North Side.

Tickets are $140 each for the 8-course Claudia Valentine’s Day tasting menu. Tax is included in the ticket price, but gratuity is not included. Claudia is BYOB and there is no corkage fee. The tasting menu is listed on the website and is also at the end of this press release.

(Both seatings for Teich’s Claudia collaboration dinner with for Aaron Martinez – a former Intro chef-in-residence – on January 30 are sold out.)

CLAUDIA VALENTINE’S DAY MENU

SNACKS
Curry Marshmallow, Salmon Macaroon, Smoked Hot Toddy Jelly-Shot

TUNA
Foie Gras, Ponzu, Yuzu Snow

SCALLOP
Fennel, Lychee, Foie Gras Emulsion

LOBSTER
White Chocolate, Seaweeds, Pickled Lemon, Caviar

VENISON
Red Cabbage Puree, Carrot, Pickled Mustard Seeds

PORK BELLY
Yellow Carrot Puree, Chicken Mousse Filled Potato, Truffle Jus

APPLE
Apple, Apple

PINE
Chocolate Textures


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