Southern Comfort with Master Chef Shawn Loving

Dec 7th

Southern Comfort
Master Chef Shawn Loving

Chef Shawn Loving has created a name and a groove, completely of his own.
One of 68 Master chefs in the US, Shawn has hailed as executive chef for the U.S. Olympic Games in Beijing and Rio de Janeiro, currently reigns as department chair of Schoolcraft College’s Culinary Arts program and most recently named a Certified Master Chef by the American Culinary Federation.
The ultimate test of culinary skill, knowledge, and creativity; some say its the equivalent of an exclusive culinary Ph.D.

With a reverence for modern techniques, Shawn brings his art of dining to frame with a winter dinner party based on flavors from his coveted restaurant, Loving Spoonful, along with southern hospitality and a personal tribute to winter comfort food.
Think classic Hoppin’ John, cherry-scented smoked ribs, crispy fried tomato with provençal compote, bourbon caramel brioche bread pudding and Ma Ma’s sweet potato pie with candied walnuts.

Add candlelight, nowhere to be on your calendar, and treat yourself to this wildly beloved Saturday night with our city’s very own, Shawn Loving.
We’re in awe.


{  1st  }
Crispy Fried Tomato
Provençal Compote, Pesto Beurre Blanc, Maple Pepper Pancetta

{  2nd  }
Pave of Norwegian salmon

Classic Hoppin’ John, Cajun Cream

{  Mains  }
{  Family Style  }
Thyme Roasted Chicken, Naturals Jus, Braised Cabbage, Brown Sugar Glazed Yams
Three Cheese Macaroni Bake with Asiago
Cherry Scented Smoked Ribs
Crispy Lyonnaise, Scallion & Dijon

{  Sweets to Finish  }
Ma Ma’s Sweet Potato Pie
Candied Walnuts, Cinnamon Cream Anglaise
Bourbon Caramel Brioche Bread Pudding, Southern Granola.

Saturday, December 7th
5:30pm and 8:30pm seatings
$70 per person + tax and service fee

An evening with Shawn Loving in frame’s kitchen with southern courses beautifully composed based on his famed Loving Spoonful.  Chef is requesting no dietary changes to this dinner menu.

A wine pairing by frame’s resident wine director and sommelier, Bryan Lamorena
++ a la carte wine, beer and frame cocktails.

Tickets on sale now.

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What is Frame?

Tucked quietly behind joebar, frame is a revolving creative hub, home to a carefully curated programs of chef residencies and all round awesome experiences. 

Chef residencies, Sunday at Nonna’s Dinners, rap battles, art workshops, live acoustic sessions, cocktail pairings,  you name it… explore your interests, hone your skills, master a new art craft. meet new friends, share a meal. drink cocktails.  No two days here are ever the same. Seasonal, locally sourced and above all delicious, we’ve built our reputation on the food and drink we serve at frame.

We also partner up with a variety of brands on events of all different shapes and sizes, offering up top-notch food and drink and creative in-house production. frame can seat up to 50 guests dining or 80 guests, theater-style.

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“Tried out frame as part of the ‘grandma’s basement series’ with Chef James (Mabel Gray) and Chef John (Grey Ghost). Our Italian Family Dinner was delicious! Enjoyed every course (which kept coming). Best meatballs I’ve ever had!! Love the idea of home Cookin with a little flare, shared Family style with strangers. A wonderful evening!”

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Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press

“The vibe at the Frame dinners also reflected the personalities of the chefs, who were able to interact with guests and offer stories about their food memories while cooking rustic dishes without the same expectations that come with their respective restaurants. The food was predictably great and unpretentious, but the series also highlighted the growing importance of personality and storytelling to the modern dining experience.”

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