WHAT: ARTISAN restaurant is offering their entire dinner menu on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14, 2010, enabling guests not interested in an obligatory prix fixe evening to enjoy their own favorite selections from Chef Chris Kobayashi’s seasonal menu.
And to make Valentine’s celebrations more convenient, ARTISAN is accepting reservations for both Friday lunch and dinner, Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday brunch in addition to Sunday Valentine’s Day dinner.
Chef Kobayashi will offer a specially designed five-course tasting menu for $69 per guest which will be available on Saturday and Sunday night only, in addition to the restaurant’s à la carte menu.
Valentine’s Day Menu
Lobster Chowder, creamed leeks, debbie’s bacon, cracked black pepper butter crackers
Second Course (choice of)
California Burrata, fra’ mani salumi, market radishes, hazelnut olive oil
Wild Arugula Salad, winter citrus, sherry vinaigrette, warm goat cheese toast
Third Course (choice of)
Ricotta Gnocchi, chanterelles, pea tendrils, citrus olive oil
Charter Oak Beef Tongue Ravioli, slow braised beef cheek bolognese
Crispy Pork Belly, butternut squash, smoked almonds, pedro ximinez
Fourth Course (choice of)
Grilled Hearst Ranch New York Striploin, pan fried artichokes and potatoes
Petrale Sole, dungeness crab, early spring asparagus, rutabaga, kumquat brown butter
Green Lasagna, sautéed rapini, black trumpet mushrooms, parmigiano-reggiano
Chocolate Conversation Heart and Housemade Chocolate Confections
WHEN: Friday, February 12, Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14, 2010
Lunch: Friday-Saturday 11:00am-2:30pm Dinner: Friday-Saturday 5:00-10:00pm; Sunday 5:00-9:00pm Brunch: Sunday 10:00am-2:30pm
WHERE: ARTISAN restaurant
1401 Park Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
WHY: ARTISAN is recognized as the finest dining destination in Paso Robles with a seasonal menu created from sustainable, fresh and seasonal foods. Chef Kobayashi frequents local farmers’ markets and farms to ensure the restaurant uses only the best regional and organic products when available thus supporting the community and showcasing the best of Paso Robles and the Central Coast.