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Please, what's a Chef's Table

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I came across older postings below and would like to know what it is. Thank you.

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    A chef's table is usually a table in the actual kitchen of a restaurant, where the chef will specially prepare a prix fixe, multiple course, degustation meal for the entire table. Obviously, this comes at a hefty price, but is well worth it at some places. The only notable, worthwhile places (notice I said worthwhile) which provide a chef's table in L.A. are Rockenwagner and Patina, and must be booked in advance. It's a shame that only a few top notch restaurants in L.A. provide a chefs table, but that is the fact of the matter.