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BOOK ME FOR: Año Nuevo- A MEXICAN NEW YEAR'S EVE


  • San Francisco Bay Area (map)

sold out for dec. 31st

(THIS MENU IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR OTHER DATES)

SAMPLE NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

APPETIZERS

(passed and stationed for 2-3 hours before dinner service)

Orange-Tequila Flambée Scallop Skewers

New Year's Eve Lentil Toasts/Garlic Crostini/Parmigiano-Reggiano

Lentils are considered good luck for the New Year in Mexico

Mexican Crab Cakes with Salsa Verde

Queso Fundido con Chorizo y Ongos

Tequila-infused Apple Guacamole/Chipotle Roasted Pecans

SEATED DINNER SERVICE BEGINS

AMUSE BOUCHE

Carne Apache

A Mexican take on steak tartare: beef is 'cooked" in a chile/lime marinade/Queso Añejo

SOUP

Sopa de Siete Mares

Lobster/Crab/Clams/Mussels/Halibut/Shrimp/Guajillo Chile Fish Stock

 Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from  Celebraciones Mexicanas . ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

SALAD

Mojcate Caesar prepared tableside

platos principales (large plates)

Pierna Adobado Mechado (Pork Roast/Bacon Lardons/Adobo Sauce)

The pork leg is laced with bacon slices, almonds, garlic, and prunes; flavor is released as the bacon lard melts and the prunes and garlic carmelize inside the meat as it slow-roasted.

Mary’s Free-range Smoked Duck in Blackberry Mole

Frijole De Olla: Rancho Gordo Beans stewed in a clay pot for 24 hours, which adds a subtle but perceptible flavor/epazote (adds brightness and has gas-inhibiting properties)

SIDES

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Handmade Corn Tortillas: made on site, right in front of your guests, from masa procured from San Francisco's only mollino (mill)

Tamal de Cazuela

 Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from  Celebraciones Mexicanas . ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Photo by Adriana Almazan Lahl from Celebraciones Mexicanas. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

DESSERT

Mexican Chocolate Pudding Trifle

BEVERAGE

Ponche: Mexican Holiday Punch/Tecajote/Apricots/Guava/Sugar Cane/Cinnamon/Apples

From $150/person**. $2000 minimum applies for NYE.

**Service, tabletop rentals, decor (if required), and gratuity not included