Megu and their Chef de Cuisine Dave Rashty will be hosting an intimate screening of WASTED! The Story of Food Waste. This documentary, produced by renowned chef Anthony Bourdain, covers the topic of food waste and how people can be more mindful of the way they purchase, cook and consume food.
The event will feature a panel of professional chefs including Marc Oshima, co-founder of AeroFarms, Derek Wagner, chef at Nicks on Broadway, RI, Miriam Garron, chef at Food Network, and Will Horowitz, chef at Ducks Eatery. They will answer questions after the screening while attendees enjoy some little bites.
The food will be provided by Chefs Collaboration's NYC local leader David Rashty of Megu, John McCarthy of OKA, and Jake Rojas of Tallulah's in Rhode Island.
David Rashty is keen on fixing the broken food system and is taking advantage of his influence as a local leader of Chefs Collaboration. He is hosting the screening at the restaurant he works at, Megu, located in 355 West 16thStreet, NYC.
Tickets are available for the screening for $25 a
The event will take place on Sunday, April 15th from 2:00pm-6: 00 pm EDT.
Situated in a posh, subterranean setting beneath the iconic Dream Downtown hotel, Megu, the upscale Japanese restaurant, is serving unique and inventive dishes, delicious and fresh sushi and a high-energy dining experience. The menu is filled with delicious and unique takes on iconic Japanese cuisine; Wagyu Gyoza, Edamame Lollipop, Nori Salmon Belly Taco, their Kagero Yaki; flambé tableside and served with truffle kabayaki sauce; guests can choose from Miyazaki A5 Ribeye, Filet Mignon or Skirt Steak, and many more delicious eats.
The ambiance and décor of Megu are as sophisticated and allure as their food. The infinity-mirrored staircase and art-deco light installations at the entrance welcome guests into the Kimono Room Bar and Lounge. The visual tapestry of exotic Asian motifs set against a backdrop of customizable lights and 3-D activated provide guests with a dining experience seldom achieved. The scroll-laden suite where the sushi bar is located gives guests a front-row seat to the action or can serve as a private dining area.
A Film by Anna Chai and Nari Kye
Runtime: 90 minutes