Show 92, October 11, 2014: Chef Holly Jivin, The Bazaar by Jose Andres

Holly JivinChef Holly Jivin of The Bazaar by Jose Andres at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills has just been promoted to Chef de Cuisine. She has been part of The Bazaar’s culinary team since the restaurant’s opening in 2008.

Chef Holly also oversees SAAM, the intimate (and very exclusive) chef’s tasting room located within The Bazaar. SAAM seats twenty guests. It’s available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening. The changing tasting menus are typically 16 to 20 courses. An exceptional white truffle dinner series will be on the menu from October 23rd to November 22nd.

Chef Michael Voltaggio (Bravo’s “Top Chef” and Ink and Ink Sack) originally hired Chef Holly before he moved on to establishing his own restaurants.

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Show 15, February 2, 2013: Jason Kessler, food writer, Food Republic and Bon Appetit

First Jason gave a course by course report on his recent meal at Saam located within the Bazaar by Jose Andres at the SLS at Beverly Hills. It’s a special occasion spot. This is an elegant, 22-course tasting menu which is offered by reservation only.

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