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Network to Feature Exclusive Immersive Onstage Culinary Experience

Network to Feature Exclusive Immersive Onstage Culinary Experience

The forthcoming Broadway production of Network has an appetizing experience in store for certain audience members. Producers David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies announced that FOODWORK, an exclusive immersive onstage culinary experience at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). This unique experience will be curated by former White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses. FOODWORK is NETWORK’s own fine dining restaurant.

FOODWORK ticket buyers will be escorted into a private entrance of the Belasco Theatre and have the opportunity to explore the stage as the actors prepare around them. They will enjoy a four-course meal and cocktails throughout the evening, with the play’s action surrounding them onstage. Chef Yosses, chef/owner of PALAIS/PERFECT PIE, an artisanal catering/bakery in New York City will curate the meal. Yosses held the title of White House Executive Pastry Chef for 7 years.

The menu for the FOODWORK dining experience is described as follows:

MEAT OPTION 

APPETIZERS

  • Shrimp Roll, Sesame Ginger Sauce
  • Corn and Scallion Empanada
  • Peruvian Blue Potato, Crème Fraîche, Caviar

MAIN 

  • Roast Filet of Beef Tenderloin Salad, Kalimata Olives, Aged Parmesan, Spicy Aioli

INTERMEZZO

  • Lime Granita and Pink Prosecco

DESSERT

  • Chocolate Mocha Dobos Torte

 

VEGETARIAN OPTION

APPETIZERS

  • Vegetable Roll, Rice Noodles, Jicama, Sesame Ginger Sauce
  • Corn and Scallion Empanada
  • Peruvian Blue Potato, Crème Fraîche. Popped Quinoa

MAIN COURSE

  • Seasonal Vegetable Salad: Fennel, Orange Segments, Queso Fresco, Pan Fried Tofu, Kalamazoo Olives.

INTERMEZZO

  • Lime Granita and Pink Prosecco

DESSERT

  • Chocolate Mocha Dobos Torte

Network, which is based on the Academy Award-winning Paddy Chayefsky screenplay of the same name and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliott), is a strictly limited engagement. The play, which stars Bryan Cranston (All the Way) and Tatiana Maslany, will begin performances at the Belasco Theatre on November 10, 2018, with an official opening slated for December 6. Ivo Van Hove will direct.

Mark Robinson is the author of the two-volume encyclopedia The World of Musicals, The Disney Song Encyclopedia, and The Encyclopedia of Television Theme Songs. He maintains a theater and entertainment blog at markrobinsonwrites.com.

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