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Traci Des Jardins, Ludo Lefebvre, Jeremy Fox and Daniela Soto-Innes Are Coming to Cook in Minneapolis

The next chefs for Gavin Kaysen’s Synergy Series

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The famed French chef and host of Ludo Bites is coming to town
Ludo Lefebvre/Facebook

Gavin Kaysen’s North Loop restaurant, Spoon and Stable has announced the next round of celebrity chefs arriving in town to cook for his charitable Synergy Series. Traci Des Jardins, Ludo Lefebvre, Jeremy Fox and Daniela Soto- Innes will come to our northern state to each cook a ticketed dinner, and a few bar snacks available to the lucky first-come, first-served seats in the bar area of the restaurant.

New to this year’s event will be the option of buying a season ticket, guaranteed seats to every dinner for the year. There are also two options for dinner reservations, the choice of main dining room seating ($350 per person) or front row seats at the chef’s counter ($450 per diner). Each ticket includes a multi-course dinner with beverage pairings and all the associated fees, tax and gratuity. Tickets will be available 60 days in advance of each dinner.

Traci des Jardins arrives this summer for a dinner benefitting the Angel Foundation
Traci des Jardins/Website

Past chefs have included Grant Achatz, Dominique Crenn, Daniel Boulud, Sean Brock and many more.

The Synergy Series 3.0

We are so excited to announce the amazing chefs joining us for the third season of The Synergy Series! We can’t wait to welcome them to Minneapolis throughout the year! - We are also opening up the opportunity to have a seat at all four dinners with a season pass which will be available Friday 2/23 at 10am! To learn more about the chefs, reservations & charities, please visit the link in our bio! - Thank you to our sponsors, S.Pellegrino, Hewing Hotel & Steelite International America for helping us bring this to life! - #TheSynergySeries

Posted by Spoon and Stable on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The dates for this year are April 5 and 6, Jeremy Fox benefitting the Children’s Theatre Company. July 19 and 20, Traci des Jardins benefitting, Angel Foundation. October 4 and 5 Ludo Lefebvre benefitting Appetite for Change. December 6 and 7, Daniela Soto-Innes benefitting the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

Jeremy Fox, known for his deft way with vegetables
Rustic Canyon/Website

These chefs have a stable of impressive culinary awards and accomplishments. Jeremy Fox is the author of On Vegetables, where he shares his experience of opening the Michelin-starred Ubuntu in Napa before burning out and coming back with LA’s celebrated Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen, Mexican-inspired Tallulah’s and the forthcoming Birdie G’s.

Traci des Jardins is the master chef with the impressive cadre of San Fransisco restaurants including the landmark Jardinière. She’s often spotted on the chef-celebrating TV shows and is an outspoken advocate for farm to table cooking. Her major accolades began in 1995 both the Food & Wine best new chef and James Beard Rising Star awards.

Ludo Lefebvre is the charismatic LA-based French chef who is often seen on food TV with his rapier charm and approachable recipes. He’s the author of Crave and Ludo Bites, operates the restaurants Trois Familia, Petite Trois, Trois Mec, Ludo Bird and cooks a mean crêpe Suzette with his adorable son.

Daniela Soto-Innes was just selected as a semi-finalist for the James Beard Awards Best Chef East Coast after winning the prestigious Rising Star Chef Award in 2016. She was born in Mexico, studied in Austin and racked up a lot experience in well-known kitchens before opening Cosme in New York as chef de cuisine. She’s also the co-founder of Atla, where Eater’s critic Ryan Sutton had one of his best dishes of 2017.

Have dinner with Daniela Soto-Innes in December
Daniela Soto-Innes/Website

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