Chicken Basques
Chicken Basques
Chicken Basques
Chicken Basques

Chicken Basques

$25 $180 on Michelin-starred menu

The Aisle

A labor of love crafted by our Michelin-starred chef, renowned for his expertise in European and Mediterranean fare.

This dish is the pride of the Basque Country, as tender chicken is meticulously braised to perfection. Handcrafted from start to finish, succulent chicken thighs luxuriate in a vibrant piperade sauce, marrying the flavors of tomatoes, onions, and green peppers. Infused with the iconic Piment d'Espelette, this colorful masterpiece transports your taste buds to sun-kissed Basque landscapes.

Served alongside crispy potatoes, it invites you to savor the heartwarming comforts of winter or delight in a light summer dinner, complemented by a simple salad. A symphony of handcrafted flavors, artfully presented in our rustic round dish, truly embodying The Essential experience.

Chicken, Red Pepper, Onion, Green Olive, Garlic, Tomato, Parsley, Thyme, Olive Oil,
Lemon Juice Salt, Pepper, Spices

Calories 370; Total Fat 4g; Sodium 290mg; Total Carbohydrates 28g; Total Sugars 4g; Protein 39g

The Michelin-starred Chef

A true culinary virtuoso, Chef Eric Minnich hails from the Bay Area, honing his craft alongside culinary luminaries like Michael Mina and Traci Des Jardins. As the Executive Chef of The Commissary, he pioneered Spanish cuisine in San Francisco. With his tenure at Michelin-starred Madera, he showcased his expertise in California-inspired gastronomy, artfully blending flavors from Southern European, Northern African, and Mediterranean traditions. Chef Eric's creations at The Essential embody his passion for culinary innovation and his unwavering commitment to delivering a remarkable dining experience.

Price Comparison

The Essential

Price $25 for 4 servings
Michelin-starred chef
Same ingredients
16 ounces

Michelin-starred menu

Price $45 per serving
Michelin-starred chef
Same ingredients
4 ounces

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