B.J. Novak is continuous to spend money on his love for chain eating places, following up his Chain pop-up idea by launching the world’s first chain meals competition.
ChainFEST, set to happen Dec. 1 and a couple of at Hollywood’s Nya Studios, will function one reimagined, iconic menu merchandise impressed by every basic chain restaurant, together with Chili’s Grill and Bar, Dunkin’, Jack within the Field, Panda Specific, Pizza Hut, Sonic Drive-In and Crimson Robin. The one-of-a-kind meals and drinks will solely be accessible through the two-day occasion and can be paired with drinks from Pepsi and specialty cocktails from Diageo manufacturers Guinness, Smirnoff, Crown Royal and Captain Morgan. Postmates will provide on-site supply.
Chain was began in 2021 by Novak and Otium head chef Tim Hollingsworth as a solution to faucet into the nostalgia shoppers really feel for chain eating places. They launched by cooking up homages to childhood favorites in deserted L.A. alleys throughout COVID and have since amassed a 20,000-person waitlist of these making an attempt to attend one in every of their unique occasions, hosted in a secret location amongst a group of chain-restaurant relics and memorabilia.
“I really like chain meals. It’s as worthy of celebration as another sort of delicacies, and it’s excessive time it acquired the respect it deserves,” Novak mentioned in a press release.
Hollingsworth added, “Chain is a mirrored image of my background as a chef, working at these one-of-a-kind Michelin eating places around the globe whereas at all times cherishing the chain eating places that I grew up going to. It’s a pursuit of excellence by a reimagining of the enduring, easy-eating dishes that everybody loves.”
Single-day, all-food-inclusive tickets can be found right here for presale. All meals and beverage is included with the value of entry.