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New Heights Dinner for John Wabeck and Logan Cox


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This will be John Wabeck's last-ever dinner at New Heights, as well as Logan Cox's debut - Derek Brown and Chantal Tseng will be pairing the drinks and wines. (This is not a dr.com event, but I'm happy to pimp it for John & Company.)

Cheers, and congratulations to everyone!



Executive Chef John Wabeck celebrates his farewell to the kitchen and New Heights Welcomes Logan Cox, new Executive Chef.

Logan comes to the executive chef position from the Mobil five-star rated Woodland Inn and Resort in Summerville, South Carolina, where he was Sous Chef under Tarver King, Grand Chef Relais and Chateaux. Before that, Logan worked in DC with Frank Ruta.

John and Logan will work side by side to dish up a four course meal. The first two courses will be done by John and the hors d eouvres and main course will be done by Logan. The two chefs will be joined by Derek Brown, who has selected the cocktail and optional wine pairing for the dinner.He also kicks off the celebration with a reception at New Heights Bar- aka "The Gin Joint"- featuring several gins and a special drink menu to compliment Chef Logans hors d eouvres.

630 to 7 pm - Reception at the Bar and Patio.

7 pm - Four Course Dinner.

Price $85 not inclusive of tax and gratuity.

Limited seating available.

Reservations required.

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I think this is what we have so far. Don't kill me if it's wrong. There will be optional wine pairings available, but I'm drinking these drinks.

Welcome, Chef Logan Cox

9 August, 2008



Classic Gibson, Vermouth Soaked Onions

Old School Gazpacho, Blue Crab Toast

Riesling “Sangria” - Peaches, Plums, Blackberries

Risotto “Bourgogne" - Snail Ragout, Parsley Brown Butter, Garlic Mascarpone

Pimm’s Royale – Pimm’s #1, Cremant de Bourgogne, Cucumber, Citrus

Roasted Loin of Colorado Lamb, Pearl Barley, Fennel Puree, Red Pepper Conserve

Tequila Lotus Club – Anejo Tequila, Absinthe, Peychaud Bitters, Lemon Peel

Artisan Cheese Course

White Port Sangaree – Ramos Pinto White Port, Simple Syrup, Lemon, Nutmeg

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