orange County Restaurant Week
Baby Kale Salad
lemon ∙ sea salt ∙ olive oil ∙ manchego
Fried Green Tomatoes
lump crab ∙ green goddess
Filet Mignon Mac & Cheese
porcini cream ∙ bleu cheese crust
Leek, onion & fennel confit ∙ black pepper bacon potato purée ∙ red wine gorgonzola butter
Tea Smoked Duck Breast
wild rice ∙ rainbow chard ∙ black currant demi-glace
Lemon Blueberry Pots de Crème
pine nut rosemary cookies
Chocolate Espresso Bundt Cake
salted caramel ∙ whipped cream ∙ vanilla anglaise
Chef Marc Cohen
Question: How long have you been a chef?
Answer: I have been a chef for 23 years. 18 of which in California.
Question: How long have you been at this restaurant?
Answer: 230 forest Avenue 18 years-Opah Seafood Grill 13-Watermarc 3
Question: Who or what inspired you to become a chef?
Answer: A neighbor when I was growing up in Baltimore was a chef and first introduced me to the business.
Question: What do you enjoy most about your profession?
Answer: The challenge of business and the opportunity to change and adapt to both customer and the product >
Question: When you’re not in the kitchen what are you doing?
Answer: I spend my time with my wife of 20 years and our three children.
Question: What is your most popular dish?
Answer: Every restaurant is slightly different but it always surrounds the freshest seafood prepared in season with inspiring products
Question: Your last meal on Earth would be??
Answer: Maryland Blue Crabs