Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Gunshow “Hired Guns” Takes Aim at the 2016 Calendar, Tags Bryan Voltaggio for January 31 and February 1
Offset winter chills with some of the hottest seats in town, those for the first “Hired Guns” dinner in the 2016 series at Gunshow, Kevin Gillespie’s Glenwood Park restaurant. Acclaimed guest chef Bryan Voltaggio flies south from Washington, D.C. to take on the season-opener role on Sunday, January 31 and Monday, February 1. Voltaggio’s family of restaurants, which includes VOLT, Lunchbox, Family Meal, RANGE and AGGIO, spreads his passion for local ingredients and hospitality across the Mid-Atlantic region from D.C. and Baltimore and Frederick, Maryland to Ashburn and Richmond, Virginia. Tickets, $95 per person (plus drinks, tax and gratuity), are available via Xorbia beginning December 31. Space is limited for these intimate dinners, and seats are sure to go quickly, so make reservations ASAP. For those who want to attend all six dinners in the series,season tickets are available for $75 per person per dinner through December 31 and for $85 per person per dinner starting January 1, 2016. New in 2016, Gunshow will open its doors for these exclusive dinners on Sunday and Monday, nights the restaurant is usually closed, and tickets will be sold and mailed prior to each dinner.
Stay tuned in to Gunshow’s Facebook page for future additions to the “Hired Guns” lineup, including James Beard award nominee and executive chef Vishwesh Bhatt of Snackbar in Oxford, Mississippi on March 13-14; Brian Baxter of HUSK in Nashville, Tennessee on May 22-23; Kenny Gilbert of Gilbert's Underground Kitchen in Fernandina Beach, Florida over the dates of June 12-13; Vivian Howard of Chef & The Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina in October; and one more surprise chef to be announced.