Paying homage to Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s opening in 1954, Cellar 1954 Wine & Dinner Series pairs the world’s most prestigious wines and winemakers with the award-winning cuisine of Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s signature restaurants. The 2015 – 2016 season kicks off Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Fontainebleau’s newest dining destination, StripSteak by Michael Mina, with pairings from Moët & Chandon Champagne. The special Cellar 1954 dinners will continue into the New Year with opulent dinners onSaturday, January 23, 2016 at StripSteak by Michael Mina featuring pairings from Napa Valley winery, Darioush – hosted by proprietor Darioush Khaledi and on Thursday, February 10th, 2016 at Scarpetta with celebrated wines from Odette Estate presented by winemaker Jeff Owens.
On Thursday, December 10th diners will enjoy a decadent five-course menu prepared by chef de cuisine Derrick Roberts, complemented by wines from Moët, one of the world’s most iconic brands. For over a quarter of a millennium, the renowned French winemaker has been sharing the magic of Champagne across the globe. Every glass overflows with the House’s hallmark values of history, generosity, savoir-faire, success, boldness and elegance – values still at the heart of its global appeal.
Each of the five courses will be paired with a different varietal from the label. Priced at $275 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity, the luxurious evening will begin at 8 p.m. The menu, with pairings, follows:
BEAUSOLIEL OYSTERS / TUNA TARTARE / HEIRLOOM TOMATO ARANCINI
Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut
Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial
citrus, shaved radish, shiso
Runiart Blanc de Blancs Brut
Ruinart Brut Rosé
OLIVE OIL POACHED HALIBUT
tomato, basil, kalamata olive, fingerling potato chips
Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Brut 2006
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Brut 2004
WOOD ROASTED KC STRIPSTEAK
thumbelina carrots, parsnip purée, bordelaise sauce
Krug Vintage Brut 2000
Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame Vintage Brut 2004
POPPY WILD BERRY TART
lychee sorbet, exotic gel
Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec
For further information, please call 877.326.7412. Reservations are required and can be made by visitinghttps://www.nightpass.co/e/fontainebleau/1C4aacmffe.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140.
About Fontainebleau Miami Beach
A spectacular blend of Golden Era glamour and modern luxury, Fontainebleau Miami Beach merges striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion and history into a vibrant guest experience. A revered landmark and symbol of style and sophistication since its opening in 1954, Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts 1,504 guestrooms and suites appointed with lavish amenities and iMacs; the world-renowned LIV™ Nightclub, 12 restaurants and lounges including two restaurants from Chef Michael Mina – StripSteak and Michael Mina 74; two AAA Four Diamond signature restaurants, Scarpetta and Hakkasan; the 40,000-square-foot Lapis spa with mineral-rich water therapies and invigorating treatments; a dramatic oceanfront pool-scape offering lush cabanas; and is home to BleauLive, the innovative concert series that combines intimate performances with memorable weekend escapes.