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The Food Event: Meet the Chefs – Steve Samson and Zach Pollack

The seventh annual Los Angeles magazine Food Event takes place on Sunday, October 21, and once again we couldn’t be prouder of the stellar line-up of restaurants. To whet your appetite, we caught up with some of our guest chefs to find out what they’ll be making and what they are most excited to see at the event—that includes the zebras and camels. Get tickets and more information.

Chef Steve Samson 

Sotto 

1. What other restaurant are you most looking forward to see at the event?

MB Post and Farmshop

2. Have you decided what you will be serving? 

Coppa di testa on housemade bread with pickled pioppini and celery leaf salsa verde.

 3. What fall ingredient currently has you inspired?

Quince

4. Quick, what is the last thing you ate?

Pasta with my mom's bolognese sauce.  She sends it over regularly since the birth of our twins.

5. Saddlerock Ranch-resident Camel vs. Zebra: who wins?

Zebra


Zach Pollack 

Sotto

1. What other restaurant are you most looking forward to see at the event?

MB Post, Night+Market

2. Have you decided what you will be serving? 

Coppa di testa on housemade bread with pickled pioppini and celery leaf salsa verde 

3. What fall ingredient currently has you inspired?

Fresh porcini

 4. Quick, what is the last thing you ate?

Jitlada leftovers: fish kidney curry. It’s supid spicy even straight from the fridge.

 5. Saddlerock Ranch-resident Camel vs. Zebra: who wins?

Camel

 

Photograph by Misha Gravenor