Holiday specials: New Year’s Eve dinner at TusCA Ristorante

And TusCA Ristorante is also planning a festive fete to send off 2011:
The Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa is hosting a special Hyatt New Year’s Eve Celebration at TusCA Ristorante with the David Morwood jazz band and special musical guests! Join us at TusCA and our newly decorated fireplace Lounge for dining, dancing, and swinging in the New Year. From your favorite traditional jazz standards to contemporary, raise a glass and join in on the swingin’ fun! 

Chef Johnny DeVivio has prepared a three-course dinner for the occasion. It’s available for $72 per person (excluding tax, tip and beverages). Call 831-657-6675 for reservations. And take a peek at the menu below the fold . . .

Primo (choice)
Braised Ox Tail & Polenta Terrine, Roasted Mushrooms & Mushroom Emulsion

Marinated Crab & Cucumber Cannelloni w/ Crispy Avocado, Horse Radish Shoots & Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette

Secondi (choice)
Squab Breast & Squab Tortellini with Pancetta Cream & Almond, Sage Vinaigrette

Lobster Ravioli w/ Grilled Portabella Mushroom & Saffron Lobster Spume

Napa Cabbage & Roasted Root Vegetable Lasagna w/ White Truffle Bechamel, Toasted Hazelnuts & Chili Oil

Contorni (choice)
Thyme Roasted Halibut, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Squid Ink Fettuccine & Sweet Garlic Sauce

Proscuitto Wrapped Veal Loin Stuffed with Figs & Honey Whipped Ricotta. Served with Pumpkin, Kale & Black Truffle Sauce

Niman Ranch All Natural Filet Mignon w/ Jumbo Asparagus, Lobster, Trofie Pasta & Lobster Cream

Dessert (serves two)
Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Tiramisu, Pizza Fritte with Nutella Dipping Sauce

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