Members-Only Valentine’s Day Dinner
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013
Celebrate your love within the lush environs of Pittsburgh's glasshouse.
Update: This event is fully booked and closed to further reservations.
Why settle for a bouquet when you can have a whole garden of flowers? Reserve today to savor an elegant prix fixe meal by candlelight in one of Pittsburgh’s most romantic settings, followed by live jazz music and dancing in the Tropical Forest from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Registration for this event is open to Phipps members only. Prices start at $85 per person.
$85 per person; seating in Special Events Hall
Shared Plate Appetizers
Brie-Stuffed Strawberries with Cabernet-Balsamic Glaze
Rosemary and Parmesan Shortbread with Roasted Tomatoes, Feta and Olives
Tarragon-Mustard Lobster Salad Cup
Hearts of Palm stuffed with Lemon-Asparagus Whip
Garden of Petit Vegetables, Olive “Soil” and Goat Cheese Foam
Pistachio, Currant and Mascarpone-Stuffed Duck Roulade with Port Wine Reduction
Jumbo Shrimp stuffed with Tender Crab Meat and topped with Chili-Mango Beurre Blanc
Filet of Grass-Fed Beef topped with Roasted Local Oyster Mushrooms and paired with Peppercorn and Bearnaise Sauces
Entrées served with Asparagus-Potato Risotto and Lemon-Thyme Roasted Baby Carrots
Sweet Madeira-Poached Pears Stuffed with Mascarpone Mousse, Candied Citrus Peel and Walnuts
Apple Brioche Tarts with House-Made Cinnamon Ice Cream
Desserts served with two Hand-Crafted Dark Chocolate Truffles
Chef’s Choice Tasting Menu
$125 per person; seating in Special Events Hall
Includes all items on the Standard Menu, plus:
Appetizer - Duo Fondue with Fruits, Vegetables and Breads
Soup - Champagne and Emmentaler Bisque with House-Made Rosemary Croutons
Pasta - Fresh Pappardelle with Walnut Pesto, Wild Arugula, Artichokes and Heirloom Tomatoes
Intermezzo - Cardamom-Bosc Pear Sorbet with Demi Apple Mint Sprigs
Chef’s Private Tasting Menu
$250 per person; private room and server
Includes all items on the Chef’s Choice Tasting Menu, plus:
Seafood Course - Study of Salmon: House-Smoked Salmon with Assorted Pairings; Salmon Tartar with Garam Masala Créme Fraîche; and Citrus-Poached Salmon with Cucumber Mousse served atop Pumpernickel Bread Pudding
More Member Exclusives
Please also join us for the following members-only events:
Spring Flower Show Member Night
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Get an exclusive first look at the secret gardens of Spring Flower Show, a gorgeous display of color and sweetly scented blooms. This event includes a cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. RSVP by March 1.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Shake off the mid-week blues and join us for a lively night of dueling rock ‘n roll piano music as you mingle and mix with friends, sample delicious hors d’oeuvres, and dance to your heart’s desire. RSVP by March 20.
Plus, stay tuned for details on these forthcoming member exclusives:
Tuesday, May 14, 2013; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Floral Notes: Jazz in the Garden
Tuesday, June 18, 2013; 6:30-9 p.m.
Grape and Vine: An Evening of Wine
Wednesday, July 24, 2013; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Autumn Garden Crawl
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013; 6:30-9:30pm
Not a member? Become one today and gain access to these and other exclusive events!
Other Featured Exhibits & Events
- Summer Flower Show:
Glass in the Gardens
- April 27 – Oct. 6, 2013
- Butterfly Forest
- April 20 – Sept. 2, 2013
- Party in the Tropics
- Select Fridays in 2013, starting Feb. 8
7 – 11 p.m.
- Butterfly Weekend
- June 1 and 2, 2013
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Farmers at Phipps
- Wednesdays, June – October 2013
2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
- Inspire Speakers Series
- Second Thurs. of every month, Oct. 2012-June 2013
5:30-8:30 p.m., except where noted
- Floral Notes: Jazz in the Garden
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
6:30 – 9 p.m.
- Garden Variety:
A Farm-to-Phipps Dinner
- Sunday, July 21, 2013
6:30 – 9 p.m.
- Tropical Forest India
- Now Open