Fuego at Hotel Maya will offer a three-course, prix fixe holiday dinner menu on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, Christmas Day, December 25 from 12 to 9 p.m. Live entertainment by classical solo guitarist Joseph Yashar will feature Mediterranean melodies and holiday music.
Fuego, the modern, Latin infused indoor-outdoor restaurant and lounge, offers a unique holiday seaside setting featuring 13-foot-tall glass walls that fully retract with seating inside and on the patio area. Fuego’s stunning open-air views include the Pacific Ocean, Long Beach skyline and Queen Mary.
“From our Hotel Maya family to yours, join us Christmas Eve or Christmas Day to celebrate the holidays,” said Kristi Allen, General Manager at Hotel Maya a Doubletree by Hilton. “After Christmas dinner, guests can spend time with family and friends on the patio with a holiday drink, relaxing at our tranquil waterfall or lounging near one of several fire pits throughout the property.”
Executive Chef Victor Juarez starts the Christmas menu with a choice of Arugula and Kale Salad with strawberries, black berries, candied walnuts, bamboo, Spanish blue cheese and champagne vinaigrette; Ginger Lobster Bisque with Black Forest mushroom and Serrano cream Chantilly; Heirloom Beet Salad with butter lettuce, heirloom beets and roasted corn; or Butternut Squash with candied pepitas and cilantro guajillo vinaigrette.
Fuego’s Christmas dinner entrees feature a selection of Porcini Dusted Filet Mignon with charred prime filet mignon, truffled bordelaise, wild mushrooms, roasted fingerling potatoes, and Brussels sprouts; Braised Prime Short Rib “Pot Roast Style” with Brazilian braised, juniper berry port demi glaze, mascarpone basil polenta, and braised root vegetables; Loch Duarte Fillet of Salmon with mango ginger granola crusted, champagne-citrus reduction, cous cous, cranberry and kale salad; or Potato Lasagna with Yukon potato, spinach, forest mushrooms, asparagus, roasted red bell pepper, cauliflower, and red pepper coriander coulis.
The final holiday course offers a choice of delicious Desserts including Spicy Cinnamon Pumpkin with Chantilly cream and Tahitian vanilla sauce, or Apple Pecan Caramel Cheese Cake with grand marnier Chantilly cream.
Guests will enjoy complimentary coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea, juice or soft drinks.
Fuego Christmas Eve and Christmas Day three-course, prix fixe dinner menu is $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity. An 18 percent gratuity will be added to parties of six or more. Christmas Eve dinner runs from 5 to 9 p.m. and Christmas Day dinner from 12 to 9 p.m. For Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner reservations, which are strongly encouraged, please call 562-481-3910 or visit http://www.facebook.com/fuegolongbeach.
Fuego is a modern, Latin infused dining and lounge experience in a unique indoor-outdoor setting at the water’s edge. Famous for its handcrafted margaritas, Fuego also boasts one of the largest tequila selections in the region. Fuego restaurant is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Fuego lounge is open daily at 11 a.m.