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Table 2-3-1

June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm 9:00 pm


Kitchen Angels is melding good food with a good cause at its first Table 2 ∙ 3 ∙ 1™ dinner benefit. 
2 – Cultures – 3 Common Ingredients – 1 Amazing Meal!

Conceived by Open Kitchen’s Chef-Owner Hue-Chan Karels, Table 2 ∙ 3 ∙ 1™ believes magical things happen when people gather around a table to share a meal. This Table 2 ∙ 3 ∙ 1™ Kitchen Angels benefit dinner partners Chefs Hue-Chan Karels and Dave Sellers to present an amazing wine pairing dinner featuring dishes using three common ingredients from the Italian and Vietnamese food cultures and concluding with a sweet surprise dessert that unites both cultures.

Join us on a journey of the senses that brings together distinct and complimentary aromas and flavors and celebrates a deeper appreciation of Italian and Vietnamese cultures, traditions and stories behind these foods.




Chef David Sellers
Chef Hue-Chan Karels

Italian & Vietnamese Table 2 – 3 – 1 Wine Pairing Menu

*Apertif: A Surprise* Paired with a Sparkling Wine

*First Course: Farmers Market Asparagus*


Grilled and Raw Asparagus with Burrata, Pancetta, Tuscan Bread and Arugula

Paired with an Ingolia (Sicily, IT)


“Sup Mang Tay Cua” – Asparagus Crab Soup

Paired with an Austrian Gruner Velliner

*Second Course: Noodles*


Squid Ink Linguine with Rock Shrimp, Calabrese, Salami and Red Pepper

Paired with a Falanghina (Campania, IT)


“Bun Chao Tom” – Lettuce Wrap of Grilled Sugarcane Shrimp with Rice Vermicelli, Fresh Herbs, and Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Paired with a French Rose

*Third Course: Sea Bass*


Sicilian Citrus and Herb Crusted Sea Bass with Olives, Red Onion and Polenta

Paired with Greco di Tufa (Campania, IT)


“Ca Kho To” – Caramelized & Braised Sea Bass with Coconut Water in Clay Pot, with Jasmine Rice and Vietnamese Pickles

Paired with a German Riesling

*Sweet Finish: A Surprise* Paired with a dry digestif


June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm