Members-Only Valentine’s Day Dinner
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
7 – 10 p.m.
Your valentine will swoon for a romantic dinner in the lush environs of Pittsburgh's glasshouse.
Why settle for a bouquet when you can have a whole garden of flowers? There’s nothing more romantic than savoring an elegant prix fixe meal by candlelight at Pittsburgh’s gorgeous glasshouse.
Registration for this event is open to Phipps members only. Reservations are $150 per person and include all courses, a complimentary glass of wine and a signature drink. To reserve your spot, please contact us at 412/622-6915, ext. 6505 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 3.
Not a member? Need to renew? Sign up online or call 412/622-6915, ext. 6500.
Shared Plate Appetizers
Tarragon-mustard lobster salad cup
Roasted dates with pancetta, almonds and chili
Brie-stuffed organic strawberries with chocolate-balsamic glaze
Lightly cured tuna with olives and shaved fennel
Vegan option: Blini with beluga lentil caviar
Petit vegetables from the chef’s garden, olive “soil” and Northeast Family Goat Farms goat cheese foam
Vegan option: Garden of petit vegetables from the chef’s garden, Olive “Soil” and roasted red pepper and artichoke coulis
Hazelnut-crusted Maple Leaf Farms duck breast with sun-dried cherry sauce
Filet of grass-fed Black Falls beef, peppered and grilled, finished with morel mushroom-toasted-garlic-Cabernet sauce and topped with crispy leeks
Organic wild-caught salmon served with lump crab stuffing and fire-roasted pepper and tomato sauce
Vegetable Wellington with seasonal vegetables from the chef’s garden
Vegan Option: Eggplant rollatini with savory millet and spinach filling, seasoned with fresh basil and topped with roasted tomato sauce
All entrées accompanied by braised endive and greens with citrus
Key lime tart made with Phipps-grown citrus
Sweet Madeira-poached pears stuffed with mascarpone mousse, candied citrus peel and walnuts
Vegan option: Hazelnut and chocolate chip shortbread with macerated fruit
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