A charming neighborhood restaurant where family prevails
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<<17th October 2019 – Hong Kong>> KINSHIP, the neighborhood restaurant co-venture by chef friends Chris Grare and Arron Rhodes, unveils a traditional all-American Thanksgiving dinner menu serving exclusively on Thursday, 28th November. Further continuing its Thanksgiving celebration, Kinship also invites our city’s American chefs and mixologist friends Ferran Tadeo (La Rambla by Catalunya, Executive Chef), Lenny Nigro(Komune, Executive Chef), Steven Garza (Maximal Concepts), Simone McLean (JIA Group), Chanel Adams (formerly of PDT, Head Bartender) and John Nugent (Leading Nation, Group Beverage Director) for a special “FRIENDSgiving” family-style dinner on 1st December.
Helming the kitchen of Kinship is American-born chef Chris Grare, previously the celebrated Executive Chef of Lily & Bloom, and managing the front of house is British chef and co-founder Arron Rhodes, renowned for his past tenure as the Executive Chef of Gough’s on Gough. With a brotherhood spanning seven years, the two chefs developed their bond into their first restaurant brainchild, Kinship.
One-Night-Only Thanksgiving Dinner Menu on Thursday, 28th November
On the evening of 28th November, Kinship will serve its first ever Thanksgiving dinner menu featuring American holiday classics for HK$488+10% per guest. The three-course menu will include homey delights such as Chicken & Potato Potage with pickled celery, crispy leek and crème fraiche OR Prawn & Scallop Ceviche with apple vinaigrette, cucumber cream and dill; and hearty mains such as Slow-cooked Turkey Breast with confit leg, parsnip and mulberry jus, Baked Cod with creamy polenta, roasted mushroom and charred sweet peppers OR Pumpkin Ricotta Tortellini with hazelnut crumble, Parmesan and fresh herbs. For an indulgent dessert, choose between the buttery Apple Pie Crumble with Mr. Whippy and homemade cinnamon ice cream OR Chocolate Mousse with sour cherry and praline crunch.
Kinship Thanksgiving Menu
28th November (Thursday)
HK$488 + 10% per guest
Chicken & Potato Potage
Pickled celery, crispy leeks, creme fraiche
Prawn & scallop ceviche
Apple vinaigrette, cucumber cream, dill
Slow Cooked Turkey Breast
Confit leg, parsnip puree, mulberry jus
Creamy polenta, roasted mushroom, charred sweet peppers
Pumpkin Ricotta Tortellini
Hazelnut crumble, parmesan, fresh herbs
Apple Pie Crumble
Mr. Whippy, cinnamon ice cram
Sour cherry, praline crunch
Special “FRIENDSgiving” Dinner on Sunday, 1st December
On Sunday, 1st December, four chefs and two mixologists from restaurants across Hong Kong will gather at Kinship to present a special “FRIENDSgiving” feast. For a night of delicious food and a guaranteed good time, head over to Kinship for an unforgettable Friendsgiving – priced at HK$488+10% per guest for food only, and HK$298+10% for an added free-flow drinks package.
On the night, Chef Steven Garza (Maximal Concepts) will cook up a storm of delicious Mexican family-style appetisers such as Pork Belly Tostada with ‘trimmings’ of winter kimchi, cranberry pico, sesame salsa macha and cilantro, as well as sides of smoked kabocha, chipotle yuzu marmalade puree, tequila-pickled red onion, Mexican togarashi and micro shiso. This is complemented by Komune’s Chef Lenny Nigro’s sumptuous turkey ragout tagliatelle with pumpkin and blood orange puree.
For mains, Kinship’s own Chef Chris Grare will serve up a traditional American delight of turkey roulade with leg confit, smoked parsnip and mulberry jus; while Chef Ferran Tadeo (La Rambla by Catalunya) will deliver a unique Spanish-inspired take on Thanksgiving with hearty slow-cooked Iberico lamb shoulder with foie and asparagus filling, and a beetroot merchant du vin. For dessert, guests will be treated to a “Peanut Butter & Jam” finale by Chef Simone McLean (JIA Group), a mouthwatering peanut butter mousse with peanut and feuilletine base, finished with boozy cherries, milk chocolate and candied peanuts.
Guests opting for the drinks package will be able to sip on limited edition cocktails all night long by mixologists Chanel Adams and John Nugent, themed after Thanksgiving’s warm fall flavours. Vagabond by Chanel Adams is a smoky high ball-style concoction of Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon, White Hair peony tea, Biotta Wild Mountain cranberry juice, lemon juice and a garnish of fresh peach slices and Japanese maple leaves; while John Nugent has created Pumpkin Sour, created with Wild Turkey 101, Cynar, pumpkin cordial, sour orange juice and a garnish of anise.
FRIENDSGIVING FAMILY MENU
Turkey Ragout tagliatelle with pumpkin and blood orange puree
By Chef Lenny Nigro (Komune)
Pork belly tostada
Sesame salsa macha
By Chef Steven Garza
Slow-Cooked Iberico Lamb Shoulder
Foie & green asparagus filling, beetroot merchant du vin
By Chef Ferran Tadeo (La Rambla by Catalunya)
Leg confit, smoked parsnip, mulberry jus
By Chef Chris Grare (Kinship)
Carrot Pie with Stracciatella & Andalusian Mojo
Citrus Cranberry Chutney
Mashed potato Katsu with Turkey Curry
Chipotle yuzu marmalade puree
Tequila pickled red onion
Mexican Togarashi (sesame, puff rice, pepita, peanut, dry lime, ancho chili)
“Peanut Butter and Jam”
Peanut butter mousse with a peanut and feuilletine base finished with boozy cherries, cherry gel, milk chocolate and Frangelico foam, candied peanuts, cherry and yuzu sorbet and grated raw peanuts
By Chef Simone McLean (JIA Group)
Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon, Xtabentun Mayan anise liqueur, White Hair Peony tea, cranberry, lemon
By Chanel Adams
Wild Turkey 101, Cynar, Pumpkin cordial, sour OJ, Anise
By John Nugent (La Rambla by Catalunya)
Celebrating the lasting bonds of family and friendship in a city where most interactions are fleeting, KINSHIP is the brainchild of American and British veteran chefs Chris Grare and Arron Rhodes. Combining years of experience at the forefront of Hong Kong’s culinary scene, the two entrepreneurial chefs have joined forces to share their vision for soulful and rustic home-style cuisine with a new world edge. Now open on 2-4 Shelley Street, Kinship champions a ‘family-first’ mindset where everyone – from the farmers who supply our ingredients to the guests who walk through our door – is regarded as kin.
Kinship – Contact Information
Tel: +852 2520 0899
Dinner: Mon-Sun 6pm-11:30pm
Weekend Brunch: 11:30am-1:30pm & 2pm-4pm
Address: 3/F 2-4 Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong