Opening Night of Season 3
Spring has Sprung and we are proud to bring you another season of ANIMALÓN under the old oak tree. The weather is warm and the rain has made all things in the Valle burst with color, fruit and life!
Join us this season and be amazed by another wonderful mix of culinary creativity brought to you by Chef Javier Plascencia, Chef Oscar Torres and their award-winning support team that brings you the unique experience you crave with each visit to Animalón.
Once again, the tasting menu will change monthly but there will continue to be an a la carte menu specifically curated for your Animalón dining pleasure.
Join Us For the Culinary Event of the Year
The Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival is one of the most prestigious in the country with 100+ celebrity chefs creating their masterpieces. This year, Chef Javier Plascencia will also join the ranks of the elite chefs in Pebble Beach.
Únase a Nosotros para el Evento Culinario del Año
El Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival es uno de los más prestigiosos del E.U., con más de 100 chefs famosos que crean sus obras maestras. Este año, el chef Javier Plascencia formará parte del talento culinario en Pebble Beach.
Chef Javier Plascencia; Featured Chef at Food & Wine Table in Mexico City
REPUBLICA DE INGREDIENTES
Chef Javier Plascencia cocina con el Chef Leo Espinosa de Colombia un menu para exponer la riqueza y puntos de encuentro de la despensa latinoamerica.
Chef Javier Plascencia cooks with Chef Leo Espinosa of Colombia a menu to expose the richness and meeting points of the Latin American pantry.
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month & Filipino American History Month, Chef Javier Plascencia will be teaming up with Chef Anthony Sinsay of JSIX in downtown San Diego. This unique collaboration dinner will be an epic meal that will chronicle an historic trade of flavors and traditions between the Filipino and Mexican cultures via the Spanish trade routes.
Tickets are $85 pp. A beverage pairing can be added for an additional $35.
FOR RESERVATIONS: 619.531.8744
On Sunday, October 14th, Chef Javier Plascencia joins other local chefs as they come together to create awareness about the issue of food waste. The #WASTEDSD event is a partnership between Chef Works & Kitchens For Good, the non-profit organization that turns food waste into nutritious meals for the hungry in the community while also providing training for those interested in the culinary industry.
The event will take place in San Diego at Liberty Station. Tickets are $90pp and are available on their website, here.
a journey back to a different time...
MAY 7TH | 6:30PM | $125PP | CASA VEGA | LOS ANGELES
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Christina Vega, owner of the beloved landmark restaurant Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks, welcomes her talented cousin Javier Plascencia, Baja California’s celebrated chef, and author of The Soul of Baja; Bill Esparza, a James Beard Award-winning writer, leading expert on Mexican food, and author of L.A. Mexicano; and Roberto Berrelleza, chef and owner of Babita Mexicuisine in San Gabriel, for a progressive dinner. Celebrating the deeply rooted Mexican food culture, past and present, the six-course dinner includes a specialty margarita, souvenir photos, two cookbooks (The Soul of Baja and L.A. Mexicano), and a meet-and-greet opportunity with cookbook signings.
Please note, this event will have a communal seating format. For special seating requests, please email Megan at Megan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resort cocktail attire encouraged.