An Epicurean Valentine’s Day

Face it.  There’s no way around it.  If you stay in, you risk looking like an insensitive, apathetic slug. Yes, there are plenty of pitfalls, but we have a sure-fire solution to make you a “varsity player” on this night that can be overrun by amateurs.

For February 14, Élevage at the Epicurean Hotel is featuring a Tasting Menu crafted by Executive Chef Chad Johnson.  Highlighted by four swoon-worthy courses and complemented by a selection of perfectly paired wines, it’s worthy of an End Zone dance.  She’ll/he’ll love it.  Here’s the menu to get your juices started.  Just don’t wait.  Reserve your table here!

First Course

Endive & Apple Salad – baby spinach, brie, pickled raisins, curry vinaigrette

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Steak Carpaccio – egg, cornichon, crispy shallot, goat cheese toast

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Avocado & Crab Toast – tarragon, grapefruit, jalapeno, sourdough

 

Second Course

Parisian Gnocchi – bay scallops, zucchini, fennel, shellfish butter

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Spicy Lamb Radiatore – ricotta, stewed tomato, caper, mint

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Preserved Lemon Falafel – artichoke, pear, feta & aleppo pepper vinaigrette

 

Third Course

Filet Mignon – gruyere & potato pierogi, brussels sprouts, sherry, caramelized onion jus

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Grilled Grouper – smoked hummus, roasted vegetables, crispy chickpea, black sesame & pomegranate vinaigrette

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Roasted Hen of the Woods Mushroom – truffle potato gratin, herb stuffed eggplant, earl grey emulsion

 

Fourth Course

Artisanal Cheese Plate – sweet & sticky garnishes

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Dark Chocolate Semifreddo – macadamia crunch, cognac anglaise, tropical fruits

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Strawberry Shortcake – poppy seed biscuit, lavender & white chocolate ganache, vanilla ice cream

 

Chef’s Tasting Menu $65

Wine pairing $35