Critically-acclaimed Israeli Chef, Elior Balbul will be flying over from Tel Aviv to head up the kitchen, and offer guests an array of exquisite Tel Avivian gastro sharing plates.
Chef Elior has worked alongside the biggest names in the Israeli culinary scene. His passion for Tel Avivian food started in his mother’s kitchen, where he learnt about the authentic flavours of his Moroccan heritage. Chef Elior went on to work in the kitchen’s of Meir Adoni, one of the top three chefs in Israel. Here he was noticed for his hard work and talent, and subsequently became Head Chef at Catit, one of the most celebrated restaurants at the time. Chef Elior was later offered the role as Head Chef at the kosher Blue Sky restaurant in Tel Aviv.
As a natural next step, Chef Elior set off on his own path to New York, and opened a modern contemporary Israeli restaurant, Alenbi. Elior garnered critical success for Alenbi, and he is set to bring his experience and culinary identity to the new menu at Chameleon. The menu will include dishes such as Yemen brioche challah, deconstructed falafel, aubergine carpaccio, shrimp shish Barak, Morrocan octopus and charcoal-grilled lamb sirloin with cabbage gratin. Accompanied by the Chameleon signature cocktail, The Rimon, a freshly squeezed pomegranate margarita
with a twist.