Artist Saul De La Cruz + La Chitarra—Nico De La Cruz
Artist + Food Pairing at SAVOUR 2021:
The Heirloom: A Family Memory
Meet cousins Saul and Nico De La Cruz. From the time Saul was a child, he has been making and creating, using whatever materials he had access to. Nico grew up interested in the kitchen—his mother was a home chef who taught him to blend his heritage with other cultural food influences. La Chitarra, one of the Collective Root food vendors at The Branch, brings flavors together from coastal Mediterranean cuisine across countries.
What makes these cousins connect? A shared memory. Images of their grandfather, a migrant worker, pulling fresh food from his urban garden, whatever was in season. See and taste how this this shared memory is captured by both cousins—one visually in his art piece, and the other through taste—from the plate to the palate, and from the palette to paper.
In this exclusive experience, become immersed in the creation process. Watch as artist Saul De La Cruz brings a piece of art alive, before your eyes. Saul will collaborate in advance with the winning bidder to design a work that has been personalized for you and your color story. And La Chitarra chef Nico De La Cruz will teach your group his secret to making his perfect dishes, Nico will astound your group with a multiple-course meal—featuring a Mediterranean coastal flare. Each course will be paired with a drink infused with the flavors of the Med, and selected to bring forth the perfect tasting profile.
This special experience can happen at The Branch at 1501.
This is a package for up to 10 guests, dates must be mutually agreed on by all parties. Expires December 31, 2022.