1464 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Sunday, December 31, First Seating 4 to 6 p.m.; Second Seating 8 to 9:30 p.m.
At Selanne Steak Tavern, this year’s elegant New Year’s Eve five-course Chef’s Tasting Menu with amuse bouche is offered at two seatings and comes with live entertainment provided by local guitarist and vocalist James Clay Garrison, party favors and a champagne toast.
Also, to celebrate with extra extravagance, revelers may opt to begin the evening with Black River Caviar for a supplemental cost. The amuse is a Goat Cheese Panna Cotta and guests choose from either Maine Lobster “Pot Pie” or White Port Poached Pear Salad for a first course. Second course options are Guinea Hen with boudin blanc and foie gras pain perdu or Mano De Leon Scallops with cauliflower espuma. There will be a surprise intermezzo. Next, guests select either Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with sweetbreads and Madeira jus or Black Bass with pork belly and cabernet beurre rouge. The dessert choice is White Chocolate Strawberry “Bomb” or Chocolate Decadence. Wine pairings from the restaurant’s award-winning list are available – from 2015 DeMorgenzon Chenin Blanc, South Africa to 2012 Joseph Phelps ‘Insignia’, Napa Valley to 2012 Schaefer Riesling, Germany. A Vegetarian Tasting Menu is also available upon request.
Price is $225 per person excluding tax and gratuity. Wine pairing available for an additional $125 per person. Reservations required by calling 949.715.9881.
Visit selannesteaktavern.com for more information.