Wally's Desert Turtle - Rancho Mirage Dining

 

Christmas Menu

$78.00 per person

Reservations start at 5:00 on Christmas Eve

and 4:00 on Christmas Day

Appetizers

(Choose one)

Seared Scallops and Jumbo Shrimp

Butternut Squash Risotto, Champagne and Chive Butter Sauce

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Roasted Breast of Maple Leaf Duck

Sautéed Salsify and Balsamic Cherry Reduction

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Artichoke and Blue Crab Timbale

Chervil Dressing and Micro Greens

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Escargots Bourguignonne

In the Shell

Soup or Salad

(Choose one)

Lobster Bisque

Gruyere Crostini

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Wild Mushroom Soup

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Mâche, Arugula and Micro Greens

Vine Ripe Tomato, Goat Cheese, Sun Dried Cranberries and Candied Walnuts

Smoked Shallot & Champagne Vinaigrette

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Caesar Salad

Herbed Croutons and Traditional Caesar Dressing

 

Choice of Entrée

(Choose one)

Sliced Châteaubriand of Beef

Sautéed Yukon Gold Potatoes, Oyster Mushroom and Salsify Hash

Truffle Madeira Essence

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Pan Seared Filet of Loch Duart Salmon

Citrus Beurre Blanc Sauce, Fried Shallots & Spinach Mashed Potatoes

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Sautéed Dover Sole

Amandine or Meunière

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Roasted Free-Range Diesel Farm Turkey

Brined in Apple Cider & Spices

Corn Bread Dressing, Yukon Gold Mashed Potato, Cranberry Relish and Natural Gravy

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Roasted Rack of Lamb

Red Rice & Flageolet Compote, Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Sauce

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Sautéed Veal Chop

Chanterelles & Roasted Potatoes, Maple Demi-Glace

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Seared Strip Loin of Free-Range New Zealand Deer

Celery Purée & Medjool Date Sauce

Desserts

(Choose one)

Frangelico Praline Bûche de Noël

Hazelnut Crème Anglaise

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Warm Chocolate Lava Cake

Tahitian Vanilla Sauce and Almond Crisp

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Wally’s Signature Soufflé

Grand Marnier, Chocolate or Apricot

Crème Anglaise

New Year's Eve

 

Early Seating

Seating in the Main Dining Room begins at 5:00 PM.

Guests are welcome to come at different times, i.e. 5:00, 5:30 & 6:00

We require all tables back by 8:00 PM to reset for 2nd Seating

A la Carte menu

No confirmation or credit card is required for this seating.

 

2nd Seating

Seating begins at 8:30 PM through the New Year

Includes 6 course dinner

Party favors and champagne.

Band with Dancing

$145.00 per person plus Alcohol, Tax & Gratuity

(Credit card # and confirmation required)

If guests cancel after NOON on December 28th, $145.00 per person is charged to

their credit card on file and 1 (one) $75.00 gift certificate is given

to each person in the party.

Guests will be charged the full amount of $145.00 per person, and no refunds

if cancelled after noon on December 28th.   

Sable Room Seating

Seating begins at 8:30 PM through the New Year

Includes 6 Course dinner

Party favors and champagne.

Band with dancing

If guests cancel after NOON on December 28th, $98.00 per person is charged to

their credit card on file and 1 (one) $50.00 gift certificate is

given to each person in the party.

Guests will be charged the full amount of $98.00 per person,

and no refunds if cancelled after noon on December 28th.   

Mirage Room Seating

Seating begins at 6:00

Guests are welcome to come at different times, i.e. 6:00, 6:30 & 7:00

$75.00 Six-course Prix Fixe Menu

No confirmation or credit card is required for this seating.

 

 

The prices given above DO NOT INCLUDE ALCOHOL, TAX OR GRATUITY.

These charges will be added to the final bill that night.

 

New Year's Eve Menu

Six Course Menu

Amuses Bouches

Crispy Phyllo Shitake Feta Triangles  

Wild Mushroom Tart

Balsamic Reduction and Melted Brie

 Seared Beef Carpaccio

Harissa Aïoli on Toasted Ficelle
Scottish Smoked Salmon

Dill Sour Cream

 Starter

Maine Lobster Medallion and Potato Gnocchi

Cognac and Crème Fraîche Lobster Sauce

 

Appetizer

Pan Roasted Maple Leaf Duck Breast

Creamy Polenta, Balsamic Reduction and Celery Root

Salad

Winter “Red” Salad

Lollo Rosa, Red Oak, Red Endive Lettuces & Radicchio

Raspberries, Anjou Pears, Caramelized Walnuts

Pomegranate Vinaigrette

 

Choice of Entrées

Oven Roasted Chilean Sea Bass

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower, Carrot & Ginger Sauce

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Sliced Châteaubriand of Beef

Yukon Gold Potatoes, Salsify and Artichoke Hash

 Merlot & Truffle Essence

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Pistachio Crusted Napa Valley Rack of Lamb

Red Rice & Flageolet Compote, Rosemary Dijon Demi-Glace

 Dessert

Praline Pecan Chocolate Tower

Macerated Cherry Griottines

 Kaluha Frangelico Crème Anglaise