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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar Hosts New Year’s Eve Masquerade

Guests invited to ring in the New Year with four-course prix-fixe dinner and Masquerade Lounge

Tustin, CA (December 2010) – The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar will host a New Year’s Eve Masquerade on Friday, December 31, 2010. Guests are offered a choice of two seatings, both featuring a four-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef/Partner, Yvon Goetz, and live entertainment by five-piece R&B band “Family Style” (begins at 10 p.m.). Those who do not wish to indulge in a full dinner may opt to enjoy a more party-friendly atmosphere with complimentary appetizers in the Vineyard Masquerade Lounge!

For the four-course dinner, guests may make reservations for the first seating, priced at $79 per guest (service ends 7:30 p.m.) or second seating, priced at $155 per guest (service begins 8:15 p.m.). The second seating will include dancing to live music by “Family Style” at 10 p.m., party favors, and a Champagne toast to ring in the New Year at midnight! Prices exclude tax, gratuity and beverages.

Entry into the Vineyard Masquerade Lounge begins at 9 p.m. and is priced at $35 per guest, which includes appetizers and a Champagne toast. The area will be cigar friendly, for those wishing to take advantage of The Winery’s cigar offerings. Price excludes tax, gratuity, cigars and beverages.

Space is limited and reservations are required by calling 714.258.7600.

Following is the menu for the evening:

New Year’s Eve Menu
Friday, December 31, 2010

YG’s Seasonal Amuse Bouche

Appetizer Choices

Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque
Sautéed Bay Scallops and White Truffle-Chive Chantilly

Seared Rare Yellow Fin Ahi Tuna
Mango-Cucumber Tower, Wasabi Caviar, Cilantro-Orange Vinaigrette

Sautéed Wild Mexican White Shrimp
Mini Pumpkin and Arugula Risotto, Champagne Butter Sauce

The Winery House Salad
Candied Walnuts, Roquefort Cheese, Red Grapes,
Red Onions, Apples, Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

Kobe Style Beef Carpaccio
Haricots Verts and Fingerling Potato Salad, Parmesan Chip, Black Truffle Vinaigrette

Braised Shortribs and Shrimp Ravioli
Wheat Pasta, Baby Root Vegetable Medley and Cabernet Reduction

Vine Ripe Tomatoes and Fresh Burrata Mozzarella
Micro Arugula, Garlic Croutons, Lemon Mosto Olive Oil and Aged Balsamic Reduction

Main Course Choices

Grilled Alaskan King Salmon
Purple Fingerling Potatoes, Micro Greens, Tomato-Basil Sauce Vierge

Colorado Rack of Lamb
Herb Crusted over Cannellini Beans Provencal Style Roasted Garlic and Syrah Essence

New Zealand Venison Chop
Grain Mustard Spaetzle, Haricots Verts, Coastal Huckleberry Essence

14 oz Bone-In Filet
Grilled Asparagus, Black Truffle Mashed Potatoes and Bordelaise Sauce

Maine Georges Bank Jumbo Scallops and Wild White Shrimp
Saffron, Roasted Red Peppers and English Pea Risotto

2lb Maine Lobster
Stuffed with White Corn, Leeks and Yukon Gold Potatoes, Champagne-Ginger Butter Sauce

Pan Seared Halibut and Manilla Clams
Fingerling Potatoes, Fava Beans, Asparagus and Micro Greens

Dessert Choices

Dessert Buffet
(Only for the second seating)
First Seating
: Cobbler, Crème Brulee, Sorbet, Cheesecake, Profiteroles

Located at The District in Tustin, The Winery was named “Restaurant of the Year” by the Orange County Concierge Association in its first two years in business. The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar pairs contemporary California regional cuisine, with a hip, vibrant, sophisticated setting, to create a cutting-edge dining experience, with highly decorated Executive Chef & Partner, Yvon Goetz, directing a team that delivers a culinary experience straight from the Wine Country.

The restaurant’s wine list, which currently offers 650 selections, changes weekly, offering diners a wide range of varietals from around the world. Guests can look into and even tour the restaurant’s 800-square-foot, climate-controlled cellar, which can hold up to 6,500 bottles! The wine program is led by William Lewis, Managing Partner & Sommelier, a Level II Certified Sommelier with The Court of Master Sommeliers, the examining body for the Master Sommelier Diploma.

The Winery offers a warm and passionate menu complimented by the perfect wines -- endless possibilities and something to suit every palate. The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar is located at The District in Tustin (2647 Park Avenue, Tustin, California 92782). For more information, call 714-258-7600 or visit or

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