The old adage says "April is the cruelest month," but perhaps it's February in the restaurant business. After 20 years, Joachim Splichal's Pinot Bistro (of the fantastic pork rillettes) closes its doors on Feb. 19.
To celebrate its two decades, the Studio City restaurant is offering giveaways and featuring several alumni chefs, including Walter Manzke and Octavio Becerra, behind the stoves its last four nights.
Thursday, February 16:
Chef Octavio Becerra and GM Debbie Simes
Giveaway: one $100 Preferred Guest Card; recipe cards for all guests
Friday, February 17:
Chef Walter Manzke and GM Doug Flohr
Giveaway: one dinner for four at Ray's; recipe cards for all guests
Saturday, February 18:
Chef Hugo Veltman and GM Valerie Gerstle
Giveaway: one magnum bottle of wine signed by staff, Joachim Splichal and guest chefs/GMs; recipe cards for all guests
Sunday, February 19:
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Locals' Night menu with chef Steven Mary and manager Jessica Pigott
Giveaway: Recipe cards for all guests
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