Chef Dean James Max and Chefs Host "Five Chefs/Five-Courses Dinner"

Jan 09, 2014, 14:10 ET from Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning chef, owner and operator of DJM Restaurants, Dean James Max, along with several other chefs will host a Five Chefs/Five Courses Chefs Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Latitude 41, located at Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. Participating chefs include Latitude 41 Executive Chef, Michael Koenig; Renaissance Columbus Executive Chef, Sven Lindemann; Cleveland's AMP 150 Executive Chef, Jeffrey Jarrett; and AMP 150 Sous Chef, Daniel Hawrylak. The event will also be hosted at AMP 150 at Cleveland Airport Marriott on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

"I am truly excited about hosting a chefs' dinner with the chefs from DJM restaurants, Latitude 41 and AMP 150; and the Renaissance Columbus," said Dean James Max. "We collaborated to create a menu that wholly reflects the talents of all of the participating chefs."

Each chef will prepare a course and complementing wines will be poured. A signature cocktail by Watershed Distillery will also be served. The course list is as follows:

First Course: Foie Gras, Sweet Potato, Bacon Quince Marmalade,
Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc, 2012
Chef Jeffrey Jarrett, AMP 150

Second Course: Celery Root Soup, Chili Oil, Lovage Oil, Pistachio Dust Bonterra, Riesling, 2009
Chef Sven Lindemann, Renaissance Columbus

Third Course: Duck Sugo, Porcini Mushrooms, Community Grains Polenta
Jekel, Pinoit Noir, 2011
Chef Michael Koenig, Latitude 41

Fourth Course: Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Shortrib and Mushroom Crepenettes,
Celery Root Puree, Kale Walnut Sauce
Fetzer Crimson, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010
Chef Dean James Max, DJM Restaurants

Fifth Course: Goat Cheese Thyme Panna Cotta, Beet, Vanilla, Cardamom, Graham Crumb, Candied Pistachios
Chef Daniel Hawrylak, Sous Chef, AMP 150

The cost for the Five Chefs/Five Courses dinner is $55, plus tax and gratuity, per person and includes the signature cocktail and complementing wines with each course. Space is limited. 

Reservations are available by calling Latitude 41 at (614) 233-7541.

About Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Located in downtown Columbus near Nationwide Arena, COSI and the convention center, Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel has been awarded AAA's Four Diamond designation. This stylish 21-story Columbus, Ohio, hotel offers luxurious guest rooms with contemporary decor and upscale amenities, elegant meeting spaces and a seasonal, heated rooftop pool complete with sundeck, spa tub and stunning views of downtown.

For more information, visit or call 614.228.5050.

SOURCE Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel