The National Endowment for the Arts and the City of Los Angeles
Department of Cultural Affairs to Announce Artists and Authors
for Guadalajara International Book Fair
Joachim Splichal, Chef and Founder, Patina Restaurant Group
Los Angeles Chef Joachim Splichal has been selected to prepare a special Los Angeles-themed menu for the invitational inaugural luncheon marking the opening of the Guadalajara International Book Fair. Splichal has been hailed as one of the nation’s ‘legendary chefs’ by Bon Appetit and named Bon Appetit/Food Network Restaurateur of the Year in 2002. Splichal’s culinary approach emphasizes a playful, yet perfectionist style and his enthusiasm for California’s abundant food translates into innovative and elegant dishes. His surprising and artful use of ingredients has earned him an international reputation as one of the most imaginative and talented chefs on the American culinary scene.
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