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The chef at Bambara shares a Valentine's Day special recipe!

Posted at 1:56 PM, Feb 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-09 15:56:40-05

Looking for a romantic staycation or Valentine's dinner - look no further than Kimpton Hotel Monaco & Bambara!

Hotel Monaco is located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City and is offering a great Valentine's Romance package:

  • Bottle of bubbly
  • In-room charcuterie board or chocolate covered strawberries
  • $100 dining credit to Bambara
  • Late checkout of 2pm
  • If desired, a recommended list of photographers to capture the moment with scenic views of SLC
  • Upgrade to a deluxe room based on availability

Looking for dinner, the hotel's fine dining restaurant, Bambara is excited to welcome new Executive Chef, Jerry Pacheco. Chef Jerry just released a brand new menu at Bambara and shared this recipe with us:

Valentine’s Day special
Per serving

  • 1/2 Caputos house made Burrata
  • 6-8 Asparagus
  • 3 tbs Romesco (recipe below)
  • Watercress
  • Za’atar (recipe below)
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Maldon sea salt


  • 6 fire roasted red peppers
  • 6-8 garlic cloves
  • 8 fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup marcona almonds
  • 2 tbs Spanish paprika
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • Spice blend consisting of
  • Sumac
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Sesame seeds
  • Cumin
  • Coriander

For more information about the romance package go to Hotel Monaco
and for dining go to Bambara.