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animal Restaurant Presents: animal 10th Anniversary Fairfax Tour


In celebration of Animal restaurant’s 10th anniversary, chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo are pleased to present the Animal 10th Anniversary Fairfax Touran 18-night chef series that will take place from August 8th-December 19th, featuring 21 critically-acclaimed chefs, who will each visit for a one-night-only collaboration. The series will feature a star-studded lineup—among them, friends, colleagues, mentors, and heroes—curated by Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.

Beginning on August 8th, some of the chefs who will visit include Thomas Keller (French Laundry, Yountville), Brandon Jew (Mister Jiu’s, San Francisco), Gabriela Camara (Contramar, Mexico City), Jeremiah Stone & Fabian von Hauske Valtierra (Contra & Wildair, NY) and Tom Colicchio (Craft, NY), to name a few.

Stay tuned for more dates to be announced. Be advised that reservations will go live 30 days prior to each dinner. Set a Notify to be alerted once reservations are available.

Event Details:

Reservations will go live 30 days before each dinner at 9am PST via Resy. 

Tuesday, August 7 and Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Matty Matheson (Toronto)
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Monday, August 20, 2018
Linton Hopkins (Atlanta)
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Saturday, September 1, 2018
Christopher Kostow (Napa Valley)
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Ignacio Mattos (NY)
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Michelle Bernstein (Miami) & Ben Ford (LA)
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Erik Anderson (SF) & Josh Habiger (Nashville)
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Carlo Mirachi (NY)
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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Tom Colicchio (NY)
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Gabriela Camara (Mexico City)
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Brandon Jew (SF)
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Frank Castronovo & Frank Facinelli (NY)
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Monday, October 29, 2018
Naomi Pomeroy (Portland)
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Thomas Keller (Napa Valley)
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
David McMillan and Frédéric Morin (Montreal)
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Friday, November 16, 2018
Jeremiah Stone & Fabián von Hauske Valtierra (NY)
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Ashley Christensen (Raleigh, NC)
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Paul Kahan (Chicago)
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Nate Appleman & Tandy Wilson (Nashville)
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Danny Bowien (NY)
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Sponsors of the series include Delta Air Lines and Vans.

Delta Air Lines offers farm-fresh, seasonal meals from some of Jon & Vinny’s most famed LA restaurants to customers seated in the Delta One cabin on flights from LA to Amsterdam, Boston, New York-JFK, Paris, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo-Haneda and Washington-DCA. Delta is also providing travel for the chefs participating in the Animal 10th Anniversary Fairfax Tour. For a limited time, SkyMiles Members will enjoy a complimentary off-menu item at local Jon & Vinny’s restaurants: AnimalJon & Vinny’s, Son of a GunPetit TroisTrois Familia, and Kismet. To redeem, show your Fly Delta app SkyMiles card or Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card.