Christmas at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

This holiday season, indulge at Fontainebleau Miami Beach with a variety of decadent options for holiday dining on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. Exclusive menus are available at award-winning restaurants including StripSteak by Michael Mina, Scarpetta, Hakkasan, Vida and Blade. From family friendly buffets to enhanced prix-fixe dinners with Maine Lobster and Petrossian Caviar, Fontainebleau is the perfect way to celebrate the festive time of year. Details and menus follow.


Christmas Dining

StripSteak by Michael Mina

Fontainebleau’s modern American steakhouse is offering a three-course, holiday-inspired prix-fixe menu priced at $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, available from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Guests will enjoy a first course of roasted baby beets with Acacia honey vinaigrette, candied hazelnuts, blue cheese, balsamic and watercress; followed by the main course, wood-grilled filet mignon with Malabar peppercorn, fingerling potato confit and parsley mustard purée. For dessert, diners will enjoy warm apple crumble with eggnog ice cream.

Scarpetta

Those seeking a rustic yet elegant holiday meal with a nod to the Feast of the Seven Fishes can indulge in Scarpetta’s four-course prix-fixe menu available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Priced at $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, guests will enjoy cioppino with mussels, clams, prawns, and shellfish brodo followed by tagliatelle with lobster, crab, concentrated tomato and pickled ramps; seared snapper with spiced fennel purée, fregola Nero and salsa verde; and for dessert, salted caramel budino with rum chantilly and gingerbread

Vida

SALADS

Spinach and Beet, Crispy Goat Cheese with Pomegranate-Orange Vinaigrette
Charred Kale and Roasted Vegetables with White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Warm Fingerling Potato and Wild Mushrooms with Champagne Vinaigrette
Fresh Market Greens
Hearts of Romaine

 Condiments

Garlic Croutons, Parmesan Cheese, Baby Tomatoes
Cucumbers, Marinated Olives, Carrot Ribbons
Traditional Dressings

 BLADE SUSHI

Assorted Maki, Nigiri
Shellfish and Ceviche

Shrimp Cocktail, Lobster Salpicon, “Bleaufish” Stone Crab, Peruvian Ceviche

 CHARCUTERIE

Selection of Cured Meats, Imported & Domestic Cheese

IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CHEESE
Selection of Hard and Semi-Soft Cheese

ROTISSERIE
Herbed Chicken, Dry Aged Prime Rib, Stuffed Turkey Roulade, Glazed Country Ham

A LA PLANCHA

Seared Scallop, Parsnip Puree, Potato Crisp, Lobster Sauce
Roasted Lamb Chop, Farro Risotto, Rosemary Jus

CARVING STATION
Salt-Crusted Salmon

SIDE DISHES

Mixed Seasonal Vegetables, Au Gratin Potato, Italian Pasta, Vegetable Rice Pilaf,
Mojo Braised Yucca, Tostones, Artichoke Soup with Crispy Pancetta

SAUCES
Chicken Jus, Rosemary Jus, Chimichurri, Port Wine Jus

WOODSTONE PIZZA

Prosciutto, Roasted Peppers and Manchego, Margherita

DESSERTS

Yule Logs
Mandarin Jelly, Vanilla Curd, Citrus Cheesecake
Cherry Crème Brûlée, Chocolate Mousse, Flourless Sponge
Yuzu Cream, Milk Chocolate Emulsion
Pies
Cherry, Apple Crumble
Small Pastries
A duo of Mint and Grenadine Flans
Pistachio and Strawberry Cream Puffs
Fresh Bananas, Vanilla Curd, Meringue
Christmas Cup Cake Display
Red Velvet, Chocolate, Vanilla
Verrines
Raspberry-Hibiscus Jelly, Vanilla Mousse
Citrus Curd, Chocolate Pot De Crème, Raspberry Espuma, Quatro Leches
Baked Alaska Station
Vanilla and Raspberry Gelato Topped with Meringue
Flambé Marshmallows, Sugar Cookies, Pralines

New Year’s Eve

StripSteak by Michael Mina

Ring in the New Year with a four-course prix-fixe menu at Fontainebleau’s modern American steakhouse by celebrity chef Michael Mina, priced at $195 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. From 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. diners can enjoy Belgian endive with green apple, fingerling potato, Parmesan crisp, walnut, and lemon shallot vinaigrette; pan-seared scallops with kabocha squash gnocchi, parsnip, ginger, chive, and Mimolette cappuccino; wood-grilled 6 oz. filet mignon with polenta, wild mushrooms, shishito pepper, and green peppercorn sauce; and Manjari chocolate mousse with rum-ginger cremeux and yuzu sorbet 

The second seating is from 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. with an elevated prix-fixe menu for $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. The menu includes Belgian endive with foie gras, green apple, fingerling potato, parmesan, walnut, and lemon shallot vinaigrette; pan-seared scallops with kabocha squash gnocchi, black truffle, parsnip, ginger, chive, and Mimolette cappuccino; wood-grilled 6 oz. filet mignon with polenta, Maine lobster, wild mushrooms, shishito pepper, and green peppercorn sauce and for dessert, Manjari chocolate mousse with rum-ginger cremeux and yuzu sorbet

*Vegetarian menus are available for both seatings upon request

First Seating | 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. | four-course, prix-fixe | $195 per person
Second Seating | 8:30, 9, 9:30, 10, 10:30 p.m. | four-course, elevated offerings | $295 per person

          Scarpetta

Scott Conant’s AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant will be offering a delectable four-course prix-fixe menu priced at $195 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Diners can enjoy smoked tuna tartare with lemon, avocado, and radish; creamy polenta with fricassee of wild mushrooms and duck and foie gras ravioli with marsala reduction. Following, diners can choose between olive oil poached halibut with fregola Nero, confit tomato and salmoriglio dressing or filet of beef with truffled potato purée, wild mushrooms and caramelized pearl red onion. For dessert indulge in the chocolate caramel mousse with peanut praline and spiced rum ice cream or vanilla panna cotta with Meyer lemon confit and pineapple basil sorbet.

The second seating from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. offers an elevated prix-fixe menu at $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. This menu includes a smoked tuna tartare upgraded with Osetra caviar, avocado, radish, and lemon; seared scallops with roasted sunchoke, pickled radish, and toasted pine nut gremolata; white truffle polenta with fricassee of wild mushrooms and duck and foie gras ravioli with a marsala reduction. For main plates, guests can choose from olive oil poached halibut with fregola Nero, confit tomato and salmoriglio dressing or filet of beef with truffled potato purée, wild mushrooms, and caramelized pearl red onion. For dessert, diners can choose from chocolate caramel mousse with peanut praline and spiced rum ice cream or vanilla panna cotta with Meyer lemon confit and pineapple basil sorbet.

*Vegetarian menus are available for both seatings upon request

First Seating | 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. | four-course, prix-fixe | $195 per person
Second Seating | 8:30, 9, 9:30, 10, 10:30 p.m. | four-course, elevated offerings | $295 per person

    Hakkasan

Fontainebleau’s award-winning modern Chinese restaurant will also offer an early and late option for diners. A four-course prix-fixe menu priced at $195 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, is available from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The feast begins with roasted duck with a microgreen salad and seared scallops with lotus root in sweet chili sauce (served individually) and a family-style dim sum platter with Alaska crab meat and lotus root dumplings, steamed har gau with golden leaf, steamed Florida lobster dumplings, crystal black rice with pumpkin dumplings. Family style entrées include the charcoal grill honey wine Chilean sea bass with black truffle, stir-fry Waygu beef with black pepper sauce, stir-fry Florida lobster with XO sauce and royal fried rice with a baked oyster in garlic sauce. For dessert, guests can enjoy chocolate coconut mousse with mango and mandarin-apricot sorbet or crisp banana sponge with light chocolate mousse and roasted peanut ice cream – both served family-style.

The second seating is from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. with an elevated prix-fixe menu for $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. The feast begins with tiger prawn and crispy egg in lemon milk sauce, Alaska crab meat Siew long bun and steamed har gau with golden leaf – served individually. The family-style appetizer is an indulgent Peking duck with Petrossian caviar. Entrées served family-style include the charcoal grill honey wine Chilean sea bass with black truffle, stir-fry Waygu beef with black pepper sauce, stir-fry Florida lobster with XO sauce, stir-fry asparagus with lotus root and a lily bulb and macadamia nut and royal fried rice with braised abalone. For dessert, guests can enjoy chocolate coconut mousse with mango and mandarin-apricot sorbet or crispy banana sponge with light chocolate mousse and roasted peanut ice cream.

*Vegetarian menus are available for both seatings upon request

First Seating | 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 p.m. | four-course, prix-fixe | $195 per person
Second Seating | 8:30, 9, 9:30, 10, 10:30 p.m. | four-course, elevated offerings | $295 per person 

Vida

A New Year’s Eve dinner buffet will be offered, excluding tax and gratuity (walk-in only). Menu follows.

SALADS

Red Wine Poached Pear, Walnut, Frisee, and Endive Goat Cheese Salad
Seafood and Vegetable Antipasti, Champagne Herb Vinaigrette
Rye Berry Salad Market Fresh Greens
Hearts of Romaine 

Condiments

Garlic Croutons, Parmesan Cheese, Baby Tomatoes
Cucumbers, Marinated Olives, Carrot Ribbons, Candied Walnut
Traditional Dressings

CHARCUTERIE

Selections of Cured Meats

IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CHEESE

Selection of Hard and Semi-Soft Cheeses

BLADE SUSHI AND RAW BAR

Assorted Maki, Nigiri, Shrimp Cocktail, Lobster Salpicon, “Bleaufish” Stone Crab
Salmon Tartar, Peruvian Ceviche

TAPAS

Lobster Bisque “en Croute”, Baked Stuffed Mushroom
Tuna Poke, Barbeque Chicken Brochette

A LA PLANCHA

Seared Snapper, Frisse, and Fingerling Potato, Warm Chorizo Vinaigrette
Seared Scallops, Parsnip Puree, Potato Crisp, Champagne Sauce

PASTA STATION

Strozzapreti with Crab, Melted Leeks, and Tomato Basil Broth

CARVING STATION

Beef Wellington with Périgord 

SIDE DISHES

Seasonal Rotisserie Vegetables
Slow Roasted Fennel, Orange-Cranberry Glaze
Glazed Carrot and Pearl Onions, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Mac-n-cheese, White Bean Casserole, Wilson House Smoked Bacon

ROTISSERIE

Mojo Herb Roasted Chicken, Lamb Osso Bucco, Veal Goulash
Stuffed Pork Loin, Baked Hake Persiallage

SAUCES

Chicken Jus, Rosemary Jus, Truffle Red Wine Sauce, Chimichurri

WOODSTONE PIZZA

Truffled Parmesan Potato, Margherita Pizza

DESSERTS

Verrines
Fresh Raspberries, Litchi Foam, Champagne Jelly, Citrus Curd
Passion Fruit Cheesecake, Quatro Leches, Rum Soaked Brioche
Cakes
Chocolate Emulsion, Hazelnut Crunch, Flourless Sponge
Lemon Cremeux, Gianduja Mousse
Caramelized Apple, Almond Milk, Caramelized Puff Pastry
Cupcakes
Strawberry Champagne, Coconut, Red Velvet, Chocolate, Vanilla
Friandise
Marshmallows, Nougat, Pate De Fruit, Coconut Meringue, Praline, Truffles
Action Station
Warm Chocolate Fondant, Caramel Sauce,
Vanilla Ice Cream, Raspberry Sorbet

For more information, visit fontainebleau.com/holidays. For Christmas and Christmas Eve reservations, call 877.326.7412. For New Year’s Eve reservations, email NYEdining@fontainebleau.com or call 305.695.2414.

Zulma Torres

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