Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Celebrate an Exquisite Valentine's Weekend at Oceanique



Evanston, IL -- If you're looking for an exceptional dining experience this Valentine's weekend, look no further than Oceanique (505 Main Street, 847-864-3435) in Evanston. Recognized as the best seafood restaurant in the Chicago area and one of the top in the nation, Chef Mark Grosz has prepared a special meal - perfect for couples wishing to enjoy one of the most delicious and memorable meals ever. Valentine's will be celebrated both Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15.

Planning to pop the question? Think about doing it at Oceanique. The dining room is intimate, the atmosphere is sexy and the service is superb. 

The beautiful special Valentine's menu features five courses with or without a Champagne or wine pairings. The cost is $99 per person without pairings, excluding tax and gratuity. Add an additional $150 per person with Champagne or $69 for the "Intro", $125 for the "Premiere" or $250 for "The Grand wine pairings."

The meal begins with a Chef's Surprise, followed by your choice of Wild Maine Diver Sea Scallops, Country Pate, Butternut Squash Ravioli, Chilled Maine Basket Island Oysters, Pear Maytag Blue Cheese Salad, or Wild Maine Lobster. The third course is an intermezzo of Passion Fruit Sorbet. Choose from Wild Maine Skate, Organic Arctic Char, Nebraska Prime Filet Mignon, Organic Spanish Turbot, Eggplant Heirloom Carrots and Pea Tips, or Wild Maine Lobster for your entrée. Finish with the dessert from the chef's pastry selections.

Oceanique serves dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The restaurant is closed on Sundays. For more information or to make reservations, please contact Oceanique at 847-864-3435 or visit the website at www.oceanique.com.
 
Friday, February 14, 2014
Saturday, February 15, 2014

Without Pairing - $99 per person
Add
 Champagne Pairings - $150 per person
Wine Pairings - Intro - $69 per person
Wine Pairings - Premier - $125 per person
Wine Pairings - Grand - $250 per person  
(excluding tax and gratuity)

1er
Chef's Surprise

2ème
Wild Maine Diver Sea Scallops
Lobster-Soy Broth       Kimchi      Cilantro

Country Pate
Almonds   Parsley-Apple Salad     Blackberry Gelée     Poilâne Toast   

Butternut Squash Ravioli 
Fennel      Prosciutto      Crispy Sage       Walnuts

Chilled Maine Basket Island Oysters (6)
Jalapeño-Red Onion Salsa    Radish      Seaweed       

Pear   Maytag Blue Cheese Salad
Red Watercress      Pecans      Buttermilk       

Wild Maine Lobster   
Bufala Mozzarella     Caviar     Basil     Avocado                 

3ème
Passion Fruit Sorbet



Main
 Wild Maine Skate
Fennel     Pea Tips     Green Beans    Porto    

 Organic Arctic Char
       Elote       Butternut Squash       Turmeric     Poblano      

Nebraska Prime Filet Mignon
         Escargot       Purple Potatoes      Chanterelles    Red Onion     

Organic Spanish Turbot
   Fennel      Heirloom Carrots     Purple Potatoes     Lemongrass    
Eggplant   Heirloom Carrots   Pea Tips
Chanterelles        Red Onion        Leek-Basil Broth       

Wild Maine Lobster
          Golden Beets     Pea Tips     Basil Potato     Yuzu-Saffron     


5ème
Chef's Pastry Selections



     
Mark Grosz
Chef de Cuisine / Entrepreneur
 
Roasted Oysters 300 pixels
Maine Basket Island Oysters
 Maine Lobster with boarders
 Wild Maine Lobster 
 
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