New Year's Eve
Dec
31
5:00 PM17:00

New Year's Eve

Join us for a delicious New Year's Eve celebration!

Dinner Menu

Prix Fixe Menu

$65 per person (excluding beverages, tax & gratuity)

Appetizers

Lobster & Beech Mushroom Veloute

Pan Seared Foie Gras

Caramelized Pears, Arugula Salad, Citrus Dressing

Oysters on the Half Shell

Lemon Cilantro Dressing

Entrees

Le Rois des Mer

Lobster, Crab & Shrimp Croustillant, Apple Shallot Confit, Saffron Beurre Blanc

Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon Medallions

Wild Mushroom Fricasée, Roasted Potatoes, Perigordine Sauce

Roasted Venison

Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Sautéed Baby Kale, Jus

Boudin Blanc

Apple Confit, Spaetzle, Beurre Blanc

Sautéed Snapper

Roasted Pears, Couscous, Champagne Sauce

Dessert

Hazelnut Dacquoise

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Christmas Eve Dinner
Dec
24
5:00 PM17:00

Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve Dinner

$65.00 Prix Fixe (excluding beverages, tax, and gratuity)

Appetizers

Crab Veloute

Duck Foie Gras Terrine

Boudin Blanc Aux Pommes

Entrees

Roasted New Zealand Rack of Lamb

Lemon Tomate Confit, Quinoa, Port Berry Sauce

 

Pan Seared Arctic Char

Stuffed with Lump Crabmeat Garden Vegetables, Cognac Beurre Blanc

Duo of Duck

Leg and Magret Medallion, Apple-Pear Compote, Brussels Sprouts, Sauce Porto

Osso Buco

White Polenta, Mâche, Sun Dried Tomatoes

Red Snapper Croustillant

Ratatouille Rondel

Vegetarian Platter

Grilled Asparagus, Sweet Potato Galette, Brussels Sprouts, Garden Vegetables

Dessert

Bûche de Noël

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Meet former White House Pastry Chefs, Roland Mesnier and Mark Ramsdell
Dec
19
5:00 PM17:00

Meet former White House Pastry Chefs, Roland Mesnier and Mark Ramsdell

COME FOR PASTRIES AND HOT CHOCOLATE!

MEET FORMER WHITE HOUSE PASTRY CHEFS, ROLAND MESNIER AND MARK RAMSDELL DISCUSSING, SIGNING, AND DEMONSTRATING FROM THEIR NEW BOOK, THE WHITE HOUSE IN GINGERBREAD

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19

3PM - 5PM

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

$25 FOR EVENT ONLY

$55 WITH BOOK AND GINGERBREAD KIT

SPACE IS LIMITED! MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY!

In this memoir and cookbook, Roland Mesnier, executive pastry chef to five presidents, tells the story behind each of the holiday gingerbread houses he created for display in the White House State Dining Room. Chef Mesnier also provides step-by-step instructions and templates for constructing and decorating a gingerbread house in the home kitchen. More than thirty of Chef Mesnier's favorite White House recipes are featured including such cookies as coconut chocolate squares and linzer starts and trees; traditional holiday recipes such as buche de Noel, fruit cake, and egg nog; cakes and shuffles such as orange sabayon, spice cake, and gingerbread shuffle; and lastly, meringues, mousses, fillings, frozen desserts, and fresh fruit. The book includes a foreward from First Lady, Rosalynn Carter, who hired Chef Mesnier in 1979, and a foreward from First Lady, Laura Bush, who was in the White House when Chef Mesnier retired in 2004.

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Champagne & Caviar
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Champagne & Caviar

Champagne & Caviar

Join us Thursday, December 10

$45 per person

Menu

Caviar

Salmon Roe

Hackelback Sturgeon

Bowfin Choupque

Smoked Caviar

Blinis

Crème Fraîche

Champagne

Crément d'Alsace Brut Rosé

Willm Daniel Pardiac Blanc de Blanc

Prosecco Riondo

Reservations Required

301.229.8180

 

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THANKSGIVING DINNER
Nov
26
12:00 PM12:00

THANKSGIVING DINNER

 

THANKSGIVING DINNER
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STARTERS
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PUMPKIN CREAM SOUP

MINI CHEESE RAVIOLI WITH PESTO

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH
Apples, Dried Cranberries, Bacon-Pomegranate Dressing

ENTRÉES
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ROASTED TURKEY GALANTINE
Butternut Squash Purée, Creamy Spinach, Cranberry Sauce

POACHED OCEAN PERCH
Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans

PRIME RIB
Potato Galette, Brussels Sprouts

RACK OF LAMB
Potatoes au Gratin, Brussels Sprouts, Mint Jus

SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI
Roasted Vegetables

DESSERTS
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HOMEMADE PUMPKIN PIE

HOMEMADE APPLE PIE

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THANKSGIVING DAY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2015
$48 PRIX FIXE MENU
EXCLUDING DRINKS, TAX, and GRATUITY

Reservations Required
301.229.8180 or Online at www.pralinebistro.com or www.openable.com

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