noun: apotheosis; plural noun: apotheoses
the highest point in the development of something; culmination or climax.
“his appearance as Hamlet was the apotheosis of his career”
the elevation of someone to divine status; deification.
In other words, what Chef Shawn Giordano does with a flat omelette at PublicUs — basting it in butter and festooning it with onion jam and squash blossoms.
It is the exaltation of the egg, if you will; the glorification of all that is fresh, silky, sensual, savory and sweet about a summer solstice or sunny sustenance.
It’s also the best goddamned egg dish we’ve had in a coon’s age.