A.R.Valentien Christmas Eve DinnerDecember 24, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve promises to be scrumptious at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge. Enjoy a prix fixe four-course meal from renowned Executive Chef Jeff Jackson in the timbered indoor-outdoor dining room overlooking the 18th hole of Torrey Pines Golf Course.

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Christmas Eve Menu


Creamy Parsnip Soup
Poppy Seed Twist

FIRST COURSE (choice of one)

Winter Salad
Butter Lettuce, Cara Cara Oranges, Pomegranates Marcona Almonds, Goat Cheese, Champagne Maple Vinaigrette

Chicken Liver Pâté
Preserved Beech Mushrooms, Pickled Beets, Whole Grain Mustard, Toasted Pain de Levain

Apple Wood Smoked Ruby Trout
Soft Boiled Egg, Crispy Fingerlings, Dandelion Greens, Radish Crispy Capers, Buttermilk Dressing

Hand Rolled Spaghetti
Macerated Winter Vegetables, Pistachio Pesto

MAIN COURSE (choice of one)

Roasted Leg of Lamb
Caramelized Onion, Olive and Potato Gratin, Terra Madre Greens, Heirloom Carrot

Chimney Smoked Wagyu Brisket
Celery Root Purée, Glazed Turnips, Wild Mushroom Stuffed Cabbage

Vermouth Braised Sea Bass
Escarole, Crème Fraiche, Tarragon, Trout Roe

Seared Scallops
Jerusalem Artichoke Risotto, Hazelnut Dukkah, Sweet Herbs

Root Vegetable Stuffed Quince
Caramelized with Dijon Butter, Mixed Green Salad

DESSERT (choice of one)

Chocolate Fudge Cake
Peppermint Anglaise, Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream, Chocolate Cookie Crunch

Warm Apple Fritters
Apple Cider Caramel, Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Croquembouche Tart
Eggnog Profiteroles, Eggnog Ice Cream, Cranberry

Maple Crème Brûlée
Pumpkin Cake, Pomegranate, Chantilly

A mandatory surcharge of 2% will be added to all items sold to help offset the cost of state and city minimum wage increases. For parties of 7 or more, a mandatory service charge of 20% (plus current sales tax) will be added to your bill. Menu pricing does not include current sales. WARNING: Consuming raw or undercooked meat, eggs, poultry, seafood, or shellfish may increase your risk of contracting food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

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