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Hannuka, Xmas and New Year’s Eve
Dinners and Parties
in South Florida
XMAS AT CAFFE ABBRACCI CORAL GABLES
XMAS SOUTH FLORIDA STYLE WITH PRIX FIXE MENU AT LA MAREA, SOUTH BEACH
XMAS AND NEW YEAR AT EOS AND THE VICEROY, DOWNTOWN MIAMI
SOPHISTICATED NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE SETAI SOUTH BEACH
NEW YEAR’S EVE BRAZILIAN STYLE AT TEXAS DE BRAZIL
SPECIAL PEKING TURKEY AT PHILIPPE CHOW , SOUTH BEACH
USHER IN THE NEW YEAR AT ZED451 WITH A SLYLISH EXTRAVAGANZA, BOCA RATON
ROOFTOP NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY AT RED, THE STEAKHOUSE SOUTH BEACH
LE BISTRO AT LIGHTHOUSE POINT, FORT LAUDERDALE
XMAS AND NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE FAIRMONT TURNBERRY RESORT, AVENTURA
December 25, 6 to 10 p.m. Christmas Day specials at BOURBON STEAK with specials such as tempura Maine lobster with Satsuma tangerine, grilled fennel and Sausalito springs watercress; a main course of wood-grilled local black grouper served with caramelized salsify, swiss chard and a pinot noir reduction; and American Kobe beef tasting of rib eye and New York Strip accompanied by celery root and black truffle jus. A la carte menu also available. Complimentary valet parking with dinner. Reservations: (786) 279-6600. The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club at 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura.
December 25,12 to 3 p.m. and then again from 6 to 10 p.m. Traditional Christmas Day Buffet in Cascata Grille, with smoked sturgeon, trout and salmon display, jumbo gulf shrimp and stone crab claws, caviar, a variety of salads, a carving station with roast turkey and spice-crusted tenderloin beef, mincemeat pie, and scrumptious desserts. $50 per person, $25 per child. Reservations (305) 933-4108. Located in The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club at 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura.
December 31.New Year’s Eve Dinner ring in 2010 at BOURBON STEAK First-seating begins at 6 p.m. with a three-course dinner ($95). Six-course/second-seating starts at 9 p.m. ($245 plus tax and gratuity) with a menu of American caviar, seared diver scallops, perigord truffle risotto, roasted squab breast, an American kobe beef tasting and a strawberry panna cotta. Complimentary glass of champagne each, live band and party favors included. Complimentary valet parking. Reservations (786) 279-6600. Located in The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club at 19999 West Country Club Drive in Aventura.
XMAS AND NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL MIAMI, DOWNTOWN
December 24 and 25, from 7-11pm Azul offers a five-course Holiday Menu – with dishes including suckling pig “en porchetta,” with cider glaze, mustard polenta, braised greens
and roasted chestnut and bourbon moelleux, tempura anjou pears, granny smith apple sorbet for dessert, as well as a limited a la carte choice for USD 95 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
6-11pm At Café Sambal there’s a three-course Holiday Menu, plus limited a la carte for USD 55 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity
There’s also “Tea with Santa” for kids and special holiday treatments at our Five-Star Spa.
December 31 Ring in the New Year at Azul with a reception from 8–9pm, and from 9pm to midnight, a Seven-Course Dinner, a culinary journey prepared by Chef Clay Conley and a champagne toast at midnight. USD 300 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity
December 31 from 6–11pm New Year’ Eve at Café Sambal overlooking the bay: a four-course New Year’s Eve menu USD 75 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity Restaurants: (305) 913 8358. The Spa: (305) 913 8332.
CHRISTMAS FLORIDA STYLE AT LA MAREA, SOUTH BEACH on Friday, December 25 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Executive chef Gonzalo offers a decadent four-course feast in the dining room or on the Art Deco hotel’s ocean-front al fresco terrace. $95 per person (not including tax and gratuity), A limited a la carte menu will also be available. La Marea at The Tides South Beach, 1220 Ocean Drive on Miami Beach, Reservations (305) 604-5070. www.tidessouthbeach.com
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER/SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DAY BRUNCH AT AU PIED DE COCHON
Joyeux Noel on Thursday, December 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Au Pied de Cochon, with a special four course menu, priced at $85.00 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity, served that evening. The restaurant will be open for lunch earlier that day and will also offer a limited a la carte menu that evening. $85.00 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
On Christmas Day from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m there’s a special brunch and the restaurant is open for dinner. Au Pied de Cochon, 81 Washington Avenue on Miami Beach. (305) 674-1844.
NEW YEAR'S EVE AT TEXAS DE BRAZIL WITH CHAMPAGNE TOAST, HALLANDALE
Thursday, December 31, traditional Brazilian s churrascaria food served tableside by gauchos in a beautiful décor. $150 Couples Package including dinner for two, one dessert, coffee and bottle of champagne $150, Tax and gratuity included or regular dinner price $39.99 per person. 800 Silks Run Hallandale
At the 11401 NW 12th St, Miami location: $150 Couples Package or regular dinner price $44.99 per person or www.texasdebrazil.com
HANNUKA, XMAS & NEW YEAR'S EVE AT THE BOCA RATON RESORT & CLUB.
Hannukkah Dinner & Celebration: December 11 with music, traditional holiday dinner and the Menorah Lighting Ceremony beginning at 6:30 pm.
December 25 from 3 pm to 8 pm. Grand Christmas Buffet in the Grand Ballroom, at the SeaGrille - 5 pm to 10 pm; at Lucca Restaurant from 3 pm to 9 pm: a warm Tuscan-style family celebration served
December 31 Sparkling New Year's Eve Celebration: with a special five-course dinner prepared by the Resort's award-winning culinary team with dancing to a ten-piece band, casino games, Champagne toast, and much more. $200 per person including tax and gratuity for the New Year's Eve celebration. Save $100 on the New Year's Eve celebration per couple when you charge it to your guest room.
December 31 Teen Spa Garden New Year's Eve Party: Ages 13-17 are invited to gather with friends to party like rock stars poolside at Spa Palazzo complete with music, mocktails, dinner and dessert
December 31 Kids New Year's Eve Party at Camp Boca: Ages 3-12 ring in the New Year with a high energy DJ, big screen videos, a variety of interactive games, movies, dinner, dessert, unlimited beverages and much more!
Special New Year's Eve celebrations will also be held at Resort restaurants Cielo, Lucca, Old Homestead and SeaGrille at the Boca Beach Club.
For reservations, call 888-543-1286, or visit www.BocaResort.com or www.waldorfastoriacollection.com .
AT THE BILTMORE HOTEL, CORAL GABLES
Thursday, December 31st New Year’s Eve Celebration 8:30pm– 1am, a lavish 5-course gala dinner prepared by Executive Chef Rolando Cruz-Taura. fabulous musical performances, Midnight fireworks display over the golf course with cigar roller and champagne! Open premium bar is available all night long.
Country Club Ballroom and Terrace Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue in Coral Gables. A detailed dinner menu is available at www.biltmorehotel.com . Members $200 + Gratuity & Tax Non-Members & Resort Guests $250 + Gratuity & Tax. Fontana/Palme D’Or Upgrade $50 + Gratuity & Tax. 305.913.3203 or www.thecellarclub.com . For more information, please call (305) 913-3246 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
AT CHEF ALLEN’S IN AVENTURA
Christmas Dinner on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Thursday, December 24 & Friday, December 25 with Smoked Salmon Cream Puffs, Oysters Rockefeller and many other delights. $62.00 Per Guest Plus Tax and Gratuity Call 305-935-2900
AREA 31 IN KIMPTON’S EPIC HOTEL, DOWNTOWN MIAMI is hosting an “An EPIC Evening” New Year’s Eve escape with reception at 7:30 pm with complimentary cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres and at 9:30 pm a five-course menu prepared by Executive Chef John Critchley with fresh, local seafood and all natural meats with Mediterranean inspiration with wine pairings followed by live music and a Champagne toast at midnight. Every guest will also be given an individual candy box filled with truffles and Lapsong Suchong Tea Candies. For reservations or information, call Area 31 at 305.424.5234 or visit www.area31restaurant.com . Area 31, 16th floor of EPIC Hotel at 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way., Miami,
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE GRILL ON THE ALLEY, AVENTURA with an a la carte menu of specialty dishes created by Executive Chef Luis Padilla and Senior Vice President of Culinary John Sola The New Year’s Eve menu will be available from 4 pm – 11 pm. The Grill is located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura, (Exterior entrance on the south side of Aventura Mall). For Reservations: 305.466.7195 or visit www.thegrill.com .
STRESS FREE HOLIDAY AT HOME WITH DELISHE where Executive Chef David Whyko offers you an opportunity to host a Holiday or New Year’s Eve party without being stuck in the kitchen. For 20 guests Elf ($500) offers three pre-chosen hors d’oeuvres and one platter. The Frosty ($1200) serves 30 guests with five pre-chosen hors d’oeuvres, three platters and one dessert. Going all out? The Claus ($1800) serves 35+ guests with five pre-chosen hors d’oeuvres, four platters and two desserts. For more information call DELISHE at 305.759.6310 or visit www.delishe.com . Holiday orders must be placed 48 hours in advance and New Year’s Eve orders must be placed 48 hours in advance.
LE BISTRO LIGHTHOUSE POINT IN FORT LAUDERDALE is open on Christmas Day for a menu of burrata, heirloom tomato, aged balsamic, Puglia olive oil; Louisiana chicken & sausage chowder; Smoked salmon, bagel chips, red onion, sour cream, capers; Poached pear granite; Carved roasted prime rib of beef, Yorkshire pudding, au jus, horseradish; Half roasted duck, Grande Marnier, oranges & cherries and more… $35 Per Person Reservations:954 946 9240 or email: email@example.com http://www.lebistrorestaurant.com
COUNT DOWN IN STYLE AT ASIA DE CUBA AT MONDRIAN, MIAMI BEACH
December 31 Kick off 2010 with a 5-course prix fixe menu and open bar, priced at $295 per person , plus, a complimentary bottle of Pommery Apanage Champagne per couple ( tax & gratuity not included) For Reservations call 305-514-1940. For menus and more information visit www.chinagrillmgt.com 1100 West Avenue (at 11thstreet) Miami Beach
COUNT DOWN CLASSIC AT CHINA GRILL, SOUTH BEACH
December 31 Here's to new beginnings!. China Grill has celebrated the New Year in style for the past 15 years. This year there’s a Glam Disco Dinner Party theme, a "family style" 4-course prix fixe menu and open bar, priced at $200 per person. This price includes a complimentary bottle of Pommery Apanage Champagne per couple ( tax & gratuity not included)
Just want to party and dance? Open Bar Only is available for $125 per person ( tax & gratuity not included).
For Reservation call 305-534-2211 China Grill, Miami Beach, 404 Washington Street (at Fifth Ave) www.chinagrillmgt.com
GREET 2010 LIKE A ROCKSTAR AT BLUE DOOR AT DELANO, MIAMI BEACH
December 31 The evening begins with a Dom Perignon Reception at 7PM following by a decadent 4-course prix fixe dinner paired with the fine wines of Joseph Phelps and Far Niente. Stand by for the announcement of what top entertainment will be there to party with you and your friends. $425 per person for the evening ( tax & gratuity not included).
Blue Door at Delano, 1685 Collins Ave (at 17th street) Miami Beach, For reservations call 305-674-6400 www.chinagrillmgt.com
AT CHINA GRILL FORT LAUDERDALE - HILTON FT. LAUDERDALE MARINA HOTEL, FT LAUDERDALE
December 31 Regular dinner menu served until 8 PM but get ready to kick off the New year after 9 PM. Join us for a special “Family Style” 4-course prix-fixed menu from 9 PM on, including a bottle of Pommery Apanage Champagne per couple, priced at $150.00per person ( tax & gratuity not included).
China Grill Fort Lauderdale at Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina Hotel, 1881 SE 17th Street (under the northwest side of the causeway bridge) Ft Lauderdale For reservation call 954-759-9950 www.chinagrillmgt.com
Xmas at CAFÉ BOULUD AT THE BRAZILIAN COURT HOTEL & BEACH CLUB, PALM BEACH
December 24, Christmas Eve. a three course dinner, served from 5:30 pm until 10 pm, $85 per person.
On Christmas Day, December 25, Chef Zach Bell will serve a three-course brunch from 12 pm till 2:30 for $35. Three-course dinners are priced at $85 per person and $35 for children 10 and under.
For dessert, Pastry Chef Matthew Peteren will offer an array of tempting desserts including seasonal a la carte selections from the menu along with bûche de Noel, the traditional Noel log consisting of chocolate sponge filled with coffee buttercream and a chocolate Ganache center.
Café Boulud at The Brazllian Court Hotel & Beach Club, 301 Australian Ave., PB 561 655-6060.
MICHELLE BERNSTEIN AT THE OMPHOY OCEAN RESORT
December 24, Christmas Eve dinner Seatings are from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Michelle Bernstein offers a special tasting menu featuring Lobster Risotto with candied seafood nage and tempura sea beans, and Chestnut Soup garnished with prosciutto, roasted chestnuts, and shiitakes, Heart of Rib Eye with creamy gratin, and natural jus and Salt Crust Dorade with fennel puree and meyer lemon nage and Panetone Bread Pudding with spiced chantilly. Three starters, three entrees, a selection of sides and a holiday dessert is priced at $75 per person; $35 for children under 12..
December 25, Christmas Day Brunch at Michelle Bernstein is a cold buffet of assorted salads, smoked salmon, and Charcuterie holiday inspired pastries, breads, and desserts, served from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. . Beginning at 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the MB Terrace will offer both a cold and a hot buffet. The cost is $65 per person ($45 without hot entrée) and $30 for children under 12.
Michelle Bernstein at the Omphoy Ocean Resort, 2842 S Ocean Blvd,., Palm Beach. 561 540-6440.
MICHAELS GENUINE FOOD & DRINK
December 31 New Years Eve menu with chef Michael Schwartz’s cuisine and Pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith’s New Year’s Sweets. A la carte menu is available from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Colossal Stone Crabs $25 each and Kumomoto Oysters on the ½ shell $3.25 each and Chmapagne Henriot Brut Souverain NV Champagne (1 bottle per 2 guests)
Prix fixe menu seating is from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and is priced at $125.00 per person and does not include tax & gratuity.
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink is located at 130 NE 40th Street in Miami’s Design District. Telephone: (305) 573-5550. www.michaelsgenuine.com
At BLT STEAK AT THE BETSY, SOUTH BEACH
December 31 New Years Eve menu is available in two seatings: 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The first seating is priced at $85 per person and does not include the second course. The four course seating is priced at $120.00 per person. Both menu prices do not include tax and gratuity. Reservations and credit card guarantee required.
BLT Steak is located in The Betsy Hotel at 1440 Ocean Drive on Miami Beach. Telephone: (305) 674-0044. www.bltsteak.com
WISHING YOU WERE THERE: NEW YEAR’S EVE at WISH AT THE HOTEL, South Beach
December 31, First Seating: 6:00 p.m., 6:30 and 7 p.m. Price per person is $115 (not including Beverages, Tax, & Gratuity); Admission to the Rooftop Party with DJ from 9:00 p.m. and Front Row View to the NYE Fireworks Show! (Weather permitting). Complimentary bottle (187ml) of Pommery Pop Champagne for The Countdown to 2010 at the Rooftop Party. Live Jazz during dinner, Party Favors
Second Seating: 8:00 p.m., 8:30, 9:00, 9:30 and 10:00 p.m. A multi-course dinner Price per person is $185(not including Beverages, Tax, & Gratuity) with complimentary glass of Piper Heidsieck Champagne; Admission to the Rooftop Party with DJ from 9 p.m. and Front Row View to the NYE Fireworks Show! (Weather permitting) Complimentary bottle (187ml) of Pommery Pop Champagne for The Countdown to 2010 at the Rooftop Party, Live Jazz during dinner and Party Favors
For reservations, please contact Wish Restaurant at 305-674-9474 or Joe Weis at 786-229-2916. Wish is located at The Hotel, 801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
LA PALMA, CORAL GABLES
Chef Vittorio Amadi’s Ossobuco Alla Veneta and popular Seabass Piccata, along with many delectable homemade desserts will be on the menu on Xmas and New Year. For reservations or to learn more information about La Palma Ristorante & Bar, visit www.lapalmaristorante.com or call (305) 445-8777.
FRENCH CELEBRATIONS AT PASCAL’S ON PONCE. CORAL GABLES
On December 24 Christmas Eve Pascal’s will be open for Lunch and Dinner.
Serving a la Carte Menu and featuring Chef Pascal’s Holidays Specials. We will be open for Dinner on Friday 25th, Christmas Day At 6 P.M.
On New Years Eve, Pascal’s dinner starts at 6 P.M.Serving a la Carte Menu, and featuring a New Years Eve 4 Course Prix Fixe Menu: $ 120.00, plus tax and tips, with a Complimentary glass of Champagne at midnight, Includes party favors.
Friday, January 1st 2010 Pascal’s opens at 6 P.M.
Pascal's on Ponce, 2611 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables,. 305 444 2024 www.PascalMiami.com