San Francisco Institute of Possiblity


Feed the Kitchen

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  • Date: November 14, 2016
  • Location San Francisco, California
  • Venue: Chez Poulet
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Feed the kitchen is a robust and physical comedy theatre piece with chefs, puppets, dance, and the audience being served a 4 course tasting menu. It is an original production created by Rapid Descent and writer Lisa Drostova.


Thursday Nov10th 8pm

Monday Nov 14th 8pm

Wednesday Nov 16th 8pm

Thursday Nov 17th 8pm

Chez Poulet 3359 Cesar Chavez St, San Francisco, CA 94110

From Rapid Descent’s artistic director Megan Finlay:

The show is an immersive and experiential piece inspired both by my desire for theatre that touches people in a more lasting and multi layered way, and the 20 plus years I have spent working as a chef to fund my life as an artist.

Feed the Kitchen has been created by itscast, writer Lisa Drostova, who has spent over 20 years working in the food service industry, and me. It features Jenny Gamboa, chef and performer; Tess Middlebrook, chef, comedian and performer; Ian Greeb, performer, character fabricator and puppeteer; Cason MacBride, performer, clown and dancer; and Ronja Ver, performer and dancer..

This show is a crazy and ambitious project. I am blessed to have a super talented cast and crew to work with on its creation and we would love your support and your appetites to sample both the 4 course tasting menu and the show that we serve it to you in!

Let’s get to the important part: What do you get to eat?

As part of the action and story of Feed the Kitchen you, the audience, will be fed a 4 course tasting menu as follows:

  • Rustic Seasonal Vegetable Tart with roast parsnip, leeks, carrot, Brussels sprouts, ricotta, parmesan and gruyère
  • Roast Butternut Squash Soup with pumpkin seed pistou and coconut cream
  • Cinque Pazzi Meat Balls with celeriac and Yukon gold mash, marinara sauce and fried sage
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse with red wine cherries, whipped cream and chocolate swirl shortbread

*vegetarian,vegan, gluten free and dairy free options available