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New Year’s Eve at Our House

The Fish House, located on the water in downtown Pensacola, is once again preparing to celebrate the New Year.

The Fish House will be offering two special seatings for the evening, in the main dining room, for our annual New Year’s Eve wine and food event. The seatings will be held at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. and will feature the culinary creations of Chef Billy Ballou with a fixed-price, five-course menu along with wine pairings selected by Josh Goldman, Fish House beverage manager. The cost per person is $100 (excludes tax and gratuity) with complimentary favors included. As always, we will offer walk-in service all evening throughout the complex, serving from our standard menus. In addition, the Deck Bar will be tented and heated with a DJ playing your favorites to ring in the New Year.

The featured menu for the New Year’s Eve Wine Dinner is as follows:

First Course – Amuse Bouche

Chef’s cheese board of artisanal cheeses, fresh-cut fruit, crackers, breads, and house-made spreads paired with Bisol Desiderio Jeio ‘Cuvee Rose’ Prosecco, Veneto, Italy, NV

Second Course – Choice of

Oyster Stew

Gulf coast oysters, fresh thyme, sherry cream, toasted baguette paired with Arinzano ‘Hacienda de Arinzano’ Chardonnay, Vino de Pago, Spain 2015

Seared Scallops

Jumbo scallops, roasted parsnip puree, pomegranate agrodolce, parsnip crisp paired with Domaine Louis Michel & Fils Petit Chablis, Burgundy 2015

Third Course – Choice of

Grilled Caesar

Charred baby romaine, roasted garlic Caesar dressing, hearts of palm, house-made French bread croutons, pecorino romano paired with Umani Ronchi Vellodoro Terre di Chieti Pecorino IGT, Abruzzo, Italy 2016

Bibb Salad

Craine Creek Farm Bibb lettuce; green goddess dressing; marinated salad of fresh corn, roasted potatoes, green beans, cucumber, Roma tomato, and zipper peas paired with Arinzano ‘Hacienda de Arinzano’ Chardonnay, Vino de Pago, Spain 2015 or Domaine Louis Michel & Fils Petit Chablis, Burgundy, France 2015

Fourth Course – Choice of

Smoked Prime Rib

Certified Angus beef rib roast, smoked Gouda gratin dauphinoise, burgundy-braised mushrooms and caramelized shallots, smoked tomato demi-glace paired with Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa County, California 2014

Potato-wrapped Grouper

Gulf grouper fillet, crispy potato wrap, rustic root vegetable ratatouille, lemon-caper butter sauce paired with Arinzano ‘Hacienda de Arinzano’ Chardonnay, Vino de Pago, Spain 2015 or Château du Moulin-à-Vent ‘Couvent des Thorins’, Beaujolais, France 2015

Cane-glazed Duck Breast

Seared duck breast, barley Hoppin’ John, braised collard greens, cane syrup glaze paired with Château du Moulin-à-Vent ‘Couvent des Thorins,’ Beaujolais, France 2014

Dessert – Choice of

Tropical Brulee

Kiwi, coconut, and banana rum profiteroles with white chocolate creme brulee and passionfruit coulis paired with A.R. Valdespino El Candado Pedro Ximenez Sherry, Andalucia, Spain NV

Almond Citrus Cake

Vasilopita with brandy-infused chocolate mousse, pomegranate molasses, and a criollo milk chocolate coin paired with Château Les Mingets, Sauternes, France 2010
To reserve your table for New Year’s Eve Wine Dinner at the Fish House for the 6:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. seating, please call (850) 433-9450.


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