When it comes to seafood, Michael Cimarusti knows his scallops from his squid. The two Michelin-starred chef has been conjuring elegant seafood-centric cuisine at his LA restaurant for over a decade, treating diners to menus that have earned him numerous accolades and two coveted Michelin stars.

This February, he’ll be hosting a duo of special seafood dinners at Il Pesce Cucina in California, preparing the dishes in front of guests. Taking place on February 7 and 21, these evenings will offer foodies a unique chance to sample the talents of one of the most respected chefs in the industry.

At Il Pesce Cucina, all of the fresh seafood is responsibly sourced, with a particular focus on wild-caught and raw options that promise to satisfy every taste. They aim to elevate the standards of modern American seafood restaurants – raising the bar for seafood-focused eateries. 

On these two special evenings, Cimarusti will prepare a delectable menu that highlights the best seafood California has to offer in regional Italian dishes. Get the best seats in the house and a chance to watch chef Michael Cimarusti in action, as he prepares each course in the open kitchen. 

The dish on Michael Cimarusti
At his much acclaimed Los Angeles restaurant Providence, co-owner and chef Michael Cimarusti is known for his sumptuous seafood. The chef and the restaurant have earned national accolades that include several James Beard Award nominations and two highly coveted Michelin stars. He combines his extensive knowledge and appreciation for seafood, with an advocacy for sustainable fishing practices that is evident in each dish he creates.

“Seafood has inspired me in a personal way from the very start,” he says. “It is my duty to staunchly support its conservation and best practices, and it’s my privilege to have the opportunity to showcase it on a nightly basis.”

The details
When: February 7 & February 21 
Where: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA
How: Click here to make a reservation.