Creature comforts from back in the day are reimagined utilizing Sayegh’s technical culinary background, paired with expertise from THC’s team- Chef and Partner Jared Ventura, Services Director Jack Goldberg, and Beverage Director Bradley Fry, to create playful New American bites and quality bar program at Nostalgia. Guest can sip inventive CBD- and terpene-infused cocktails that draw inspiration from nostalgic delights like Otter-Pops, Orange Julius, and Capri Suns, play old-school board games like Operation and Battleship in the lounge, or kick back on the numerous picnic tables situated on the expansive outdoor patio.
Teaming with Chef Jared Ventura on the food menu, Chef Sayegh draws on his culinary background from working in such prestigious kitchens as Mélisse under Chef Josiah Citrine and Providence under Michael Cimarusti, to create seasonal dishes on the bar bites menu that will leave diners doing a double-take.
With fresh poached lobster, herb aioli, lobster shell caramel, and served on a toasted brioche roll (add Kaluga caviar for +$10).
Made with freshly baked sourdough toast, whole grain mustard aioli topped with A5 Kobe beef lightly torched with marinated radish, turnip, and microgreens
Meet Our Chefs
Christopher Sayegh is a world-renowned Chef that has gained popularity in the last 5 years for his unique take on utilizing ancient plant medicines in modern cuisine. This led him to launch the now globally operating company, The Herbal Chef in 2014.
Chef Jared Ventura credits much of his passion for cooking to his Sicilian grandparents. After graduating from culinary school, he worked through mostly Italian and French kitchens before eventually landing at Studio Montage Laguna Beach, where his passion for fine dining grew and continues to grow each day.
Seats might always be full as we have people lining up and looking forward to our incomparable delicacies and beverages. So, reserve a seat with us and enjoy the nostalgic ambience and food as we take you back in time!