Missing ingredients. Too many guests. A cramped kitchen. Experience the first night of service at Chef Brett Cooper's Aster in San Francisco. Opening Night immerses you in the rush of the unknown, as restaurants around the world open their doors for the first time. These things only happen once. Snag that coveted seat at the line, on us.
Watch as we smash one night in a busy, popular kitchen into one minute, and then watch it again. This time, chef Brett Cooper tries his hand at the big leagues with a pop-up version of his forthcoming SF restaurant Aster.
**UPDATE: Baby’s all grown up! Aster is now a full-fledged restaurant.
A super hot pan, preheated under the broiler, will help to brown the underside of the steak while the broiler chars the top and cooks the meat through. The broccoli stems will become crisp-tender while the florets get deliciously frizzled.