Sat, Apr 17|
Da 420 Bang Bang
Da Bang Bang is a monthly dining series that celebrates culture and wellness through food.
Time & Location
Apr 17, 2021, 4:20 PM – 7:00 PM
About the event
Rage and Release Presents: Da Bang Bang - a dining series that goes beyond the plate for a culinary culture clash that brings together the flavors of two guest chefs and the stories behind their food. For this special 420 edition, the Haitian x West African menu will include an infused dish. Seats are limited. Tickets are $96 per person. Tickets are non-refundable
What to expect
- Haitian and West African inspired dishes from Chef Adjoa and Chef Widza
- Seated four course Vegetarian tasting - Please note that these dishes contain nuts; substitutes are not available
- Guests will recieve a complimentary CBD infused welcome cocktail
- This menu is mindfully infused, see menu below
- Botanical Pre-Rolls are available for pre-purchase
The Tap Tap
"Legume" Eggplant Stew topped with roasted trumpet mushrooms served with infused polenta 33 mg of THC
coconut velouté, Epis roasted cassava and carrots, and toasted cashews
Stuffed Sweet Plantain, Suya-Spiced Jackfruit, Tamarind Gastrique
Palm Nut Emulsion, Charred Okra, Fonio
Meet the Guest Chefs
Chef Adjoa Kittoe discovered her passion for the culinary arts at a young age through experimentation. Self-taught, she successfully runs a plant-focused, Modern West African cuisine, private chef service,catering the tristate area. Wanting to fill in the gaps and advance her techniques, she enrolled at the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE,2020) and currently assists with special events with ICE, the James Beard House, and various food companies. She is a freelance writer,recipe developer and has assisted various chefs with menu development and food styling. In her free time, Chef Adjoa runs a web development and project management company, catering to the hospitality industry.
A New York native, Widza Gustin, owner of 180H4 Cuisine, was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Widza graduated with a Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts from the International Culinary Center formerly known as the French Culinary Institute. Her journey begin in the corporate world selling auto insurance. Widza was able to learn the art and value of quality customer service and applies it to 180H4 Cuisine every second. Once in the culinary world, Widza interned for top notch companies like VICE/Munchies where she contributed to projects such as 'Bong Appetit' and the Food Network where she has contributed her work to shows like 'Worst Cooks of America.' Widza has watched many major culinary pioneers like Jacques Pepin and Julia Childs on the screen together but the major pioneer that drove the force for her culinary career is her mother Marie. Learning from her mom not only ancestral cooking techniques, Widza also learned the history of her home, Haiti. 180H4 Cuisine’s name is derived from the history of Haiti being the first country in the Caribbean to gain their independence in 1804. Proud of her Haitian roots, Widza incorporates her culture in every dish she caters. Also a mom of one to her daughter, Jahzara Marie, Widza teaches the young and old generations the value of testing your palate with different cuisines.