Show 19, March 2, 2013: Executive Chef Rick Moonen of rm seafood at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place in Las Vegas

Rick Moonen of rm seafood in Las VegasJet recognizes Chef Moonen as probably the finest seafood chef in the United States. He’s also a pioneer in the sustainable seafood movement.

On Thursday evening March 14th Chef Moonen is joining forces with Chef Matthew Accarrino of SPQR in San Francisco to collaborate on a special evening benefiting the Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas. Accarrino was previously the chef de cuisine for Moonen’s Restaurant RM in Las Vegas.

The menu is a five-course, wine-paired, Shellfish Lovers’ Paradise with the chefs alternating courses. The evening will start with a cocktail reception featuring hand-crafted specialty cocktails by rm seafood lead barman Nathan Greene. All guests will receive an autographed copy of Chef Accarrino’s new cookbook, SPQR: Modern Italian Food & Wine.