Exclusive Dining Experiences in Long Beach

A chef’s table is a foodie’s dream: a top notch chef preparing special dishes just for you, using their most refined culinary techniques and delicious ingredients. Chef’s tables and exclusive chef dinners around Long Beach offer you the chance to dine like an insider while chatting with the chef about their culinary creations. Check out these singular dining experiences.


Chez Bacchus (743 E 4th St) provides a fine dining experience with a sizable dash of fun; owner John Hansen is often seen executing a masterful flambé for desserts prepared tableside. The private dining room seats up to 14 people, and guests can request a six-or-eight-course dinner created by Chef Danny Le. Wine pairings are by Hansen, who is also an Advanced Sommelier. Reserve the space online or by phone 48 hours in advance for dinners offered at 6:30 on Friday and Saturday evenings.



Serving menus inspired by the food of southern Italy–expect fresh pasta and seasonal produce to shine–chef and owner Jason Witzl of Ellie’s offers a chef’s tasting menu at Ginger’s (204 Orange Ave), Thursdays through Saturdays at 7 PM. This exclusive private dining room seats up to 12 people, is located next door to Ellie’s and books up quickly each weekend. To see upcoming menus and make reservations, visit the website.


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