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Cranes Pop-Up Dinner at Gravitas

September 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

On September 8, get a first taste of the highly anticipated restaurant, Cranes as Chef Pepe Moncayo joins Chef Matt Baker for a one-night pop-up dinner at Gravitas. Chef Moncayo's cooking explores the intersections of Spanish and Japanese cuisine with contemporary dishes that spotlight the similarities found in the ingredients, techniques and culinary viewpoints of Japan and Spain. From cooking style to ingredient and flavor combinations, his Spanish kaiseki is a natural cultural and culinary marriage.

Reservations are available for 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 8:00pm time slots. After you purchase your ticket, we will reach out regarding reservation notes and allergies.

Tax and gratuity will be charged at the event along with a la carte beverages or optional specialty sake pairings. Reserve your seats today!

- Cherry Gazpacho & Mascarpone Yuzu-Kosho 
- Tomatoes Aemono, Shiso Tempura 
- Green Beans, Ebi, Sea Urchin, Ponzu 
- Cold Capellini, King Salmon Aburi, Ikura, preserved Lemon
- Golden Tilefish Gazpachuelo, Wakame, Potato Trinxat & Mojama 
- Mushrooms Rice, Shio-kombu broth, Burrata 
- Beef Cheek, Shishito Peppers, Red Wine & Sesame sauce 
- Coffee, Baileys, Miso 

About Chef Pepe Moncayo  //  Pepe Moncayo is chef/partner at the forthcoming Cranes in Washington, DC’s Penn Quarter neighborhood, and a partner at Bam!, his first solo restaurant, opened in Singapore in 2013. At Bam!, chef Moncayo built an omakase-style experience unbound by geography. Living in Singapore for 10 years has enriched his cuisine with Asian ingredients and methods. Previous stops include stints under three Michelin star Catalan chef Santi Santamaria at his eponymous Santi in Singapore, Can Fabes and EVO, and as executive chef at two-Michelin-starred Dos Cielos with Javier and Sergio Torres.

Gravitas | 1401 Okie Street NE, WDC 20002