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Twin Cities Table


Twin Cities Table
Open Arms of Minnesota

January 26-30, 2015

Doors open at 6pm for social hour.
Seated dinner begins 7pm. 


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This year's Twin Cities Table Chefs include:

Chef Asei Tendle
Chef Philip Dorwart
Chef Donald Gonzalez
Chef Mike Rakun Chef Derik Moran
​Asei Tendle
Food Service Director,
Open Arms of MN
Philip Dorwart
Executive Chef, 
Create Catering
Donald Gonzalez
Executive Chef,
Mike Rakun
Executive Chef, 
Derik Moran
Executive Chef,
Dakota Restaurant & Jazz Club


Chef Jonathan Hunt Chef JP Samuelson Chef Lucas Almendinger Chef Mike Rakun Chef Jim Kyndberg
Jonathan Hunt
Executive Chef,
al Vento
JP Samuelson
Executive Chef,
Red Stag Supperclub
Lucas Almendinger
Executive Chef,
The Third Bird
Marshall Paulsen
Executive Chef,
Birchwood Café

Jim Kyndberg
Executive Chef,
FireLake Grill House

Prepare for the ultimate dining experience with Twin Cities Table, a five-night dinner series designed to satisfy local foodies with custom menus developed by the city’s most celebrated chefs. Each night, a duo of chefs will prepare a one-of-a-kind meal complete with wine pairing, benefiting Open Arms of Minnesota.


Lineup of Chefs

Monday, January 26

Chef Asei Tendle Asei Tendle​
Executive Chef, Open Arms of Minnesota
Chef Jim Kyndberg Jim Kyndberg​
Executive Chef, FireLake Grill House 


Tuesday, January 27

Chef Philip Dorwart Philip Dorwart
Executive Chef, Create Catering
Chef Mike Rakun Mike Rakun
Executive Chef, Marin


Wednesday, ​January 28

Chef Derik Moran Derik Moran
Executive Chef, Dakota Restaurant & Jazz Club
Chef Jonathan Hunt Jonathan Hunt
Executive Chef, al Vento

Thursday, January 29

Chef JP Samuelson JP Samuelson
Executive Chef, Red Stag Supperclub
Chef Lucas Almendinger Lucas Almendinger
Executive Chef, The Third Bird


Friday, January 30

Chef Donald Gonzalez Donald Gonzalez
Executive Chef, Forepaugh's
Chef Marshall Paulsen Marshall Paulsen
Executive Chef, Birchwood Café


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Open Arms of Minnesota
2500 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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