|11-18-2012, 07:45 AM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2012
The Disney site says CG refurbishment will begin Feb. 2, so I assume it will be open for NYE. It reopens late summer. I wonder what the changes will be?
I've stayed at: Coronado Springs~Port Orleans French Quarter~Boardwalk~Contemporary~Grand Floridian~Riverside~Wilderness Lodge~Disneyland Hotel
Most Recent Trip: Disneyland July 2014!
|11-18-2012, 03:15 PM||#3|
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Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: 15-min from WDW.
Adult: $575, Child: $575
One seating: 8:00pm
Entertainment scheduled to include Casino-style games, characters, and live entertainment throughout the evening.
This gala is a dine-around style event with food stations setup throughout the restaurant.
A complimentary Call Brand Bar is available in addition to wine poured by the glass up until midnight.
California Grill New Year's Eve Dinner
Dine around several scrumptious market inspired stations while enjoying entertainment from Disney Characters, a Gypsy, Magician, Ventriloquists, and Living Statues. We will be featuring iPad artists to capture the fun that you will later be able to retrieve from home. Dance on our dance floor to the DJ's upbeat music and try your hand at some fun casino games. As midnight nears, be sure to view the fireworks from our observation decks or right from the California Grill with our amazing 15th floor view.
Holiday Buffet Only
NYE Hot Appetizer Station
Maine Lobster and Acorn Squash Bisque with Lump Crab Salad
Seared Veal Tenderloin Loin with Sweet Potato Hash, Wild Mushrooms, and Port Syrup
Seared Loin of Local Rabbit with Candied Carrot Puree, Serrano Ham, Spinach, and Sofrito
NYE Chilled Appetizer Station
Selection of Boutique Caviars with Traditional Garnishes
Winter Market Salad with Crispy Bacon, Figs, Heirloom , Maytag Blue, and Apple Dressing
Rock Shrimp "Bloody Mary" Shooters with Petite Celery, Fresh Wasabi, and Tomato Gelée
Mini Local Suckling Pig Tacos with Margareta Crème Fraiche, Tomato and Guacamole
Seared "Kobe" Beef Tenderloin Tartar with Crispy Capers, Dijon Mustard, and Herb Aïoli
Chilled Jumbo Blue Crab Timbales with Espellette Mayonnaise and Tobiko
Assortment of Pâtés, Sausages, and Cured Meats with Accourtrements
NYE Hot Seafood Station
Grilled Lobster Tail with Tarragon-Caviar Butter and Vanilla Laced, Crushed Potatoes
Pan-seared Diver Scallops with Butternut Gnocchi and Minus 8 Reduction
Crispy-seared Loch Duart Salmon with Roasted Fig Risotto and Pinot Noir Syrup
NYE Sushi Station
Team Sushi - Led by Yoshi
Array of Maki, Sashimi, Nigiri, and Original Creations
NYE Vegetarian Offerings
Porcini Mushroom and Cavatelli with Braised Spinach Root and Mushroom Broth
Potato Pierogies with Sage Brown Butter, Blue Hubbard Squash Purée, Aged Balsamic, and Sour Cream
NYE Grill and Rotisserie Station
Seared Quail with Sautéed Butternut Squash Ravioli and Natural Jus
Grilled Beef Tenderloin with White Truffle Whipped Potatoes and Wild Mushrooms
Whole Roasted Pork Porchetta carved with Roasted Winter Root Vegetables and Cracked Peppercorn Sauce
NYE Wood Burning Station
Fontina Cheese, Winter Black Truffle, Chive and Fingerling Chips
Bresaola and Gruyere Cheese with Sweet Shallot Sweet Shallot Vinaigrette and Petite Watercress
Herb-Rotisserie Chicken with Tillamook Cheese, Mission Figs, Caramelized Onion, and Poached Pears with Arugula
NYE Dessert and Cheese Station
Individual Rustic Apple Tarts
Assorted Mini Créme Brûlées
Mini Espresso Cheesecake with Coffee Bean Crunch
Petite Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch Torte
Strawberry and Champagne Mousse
Valrhona Hot Chocolate with Hand-made Raspberry, Peppermint, and Vanilla Marshmallows
Mascarpone filled Crêpes with Grand Marnier Macerated Strawberries
Timbales of Warm Bailey's Bread Pudding with Anglaise Sauce
Assorted Dipped Macaroons and Truffles
House-made Ice Creams and Sorbets
Imported and Domestic Cheeses with Accompaniments
Assorted Artisanal Bread Display
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