Pinot Provence brings a taste of France to Orange County with “Summer in Provence” tasting series. Al fresco dining in the heart of Costa Mesa, Executive Chef Jason Petrie invites diners to experience the rustic charm of Southern France.
Each Thursday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Chef Petrie mans the grill on Pinot Provence’s outdoor patio, providing diners with customized tasting menus ranging from three to seven courses prepared tableside. Guests can also enjoy live music, French cocktails, and wine pairings on Pinot Provence’s charming patio.
Course selections will change weekly based on the freshest seasonal ingredients, with examples including: Citrus braised fennel, saffron aïoli, charred tomato, sunny side up egg, dill fleur de sel; Spanish mackerel “escabache,” peppadew sweet peppers, crispy potato, smoked onion, Banyuls vinegar; Grilled octopus, Mexican chorizo, crispy hominy,Marcona almonds, summer mint, Serrano chile, virgin olive oil; Black olive linguini, rustic ratatouille, Cubeb pepper and basil clam nage, caramelized croissant, two-year aged Parmesan; my favorite… Paper baked loup de mer, heirloom tomato, black truffle, grilled rustic bread, fruits de mer broth; Slow-roasted pork shoulder, cumin scented panisse, confit garlic and egg yolk emulsion, wild arugula, candied orange; and a delicious Lemon verbena pot de crème, market black berries, vanilla shortbread cookie.
Three courses for $40 per person
Four courses for $55 per person
Five courses for $70 per person
Six courses for $85 per person
Seven courses for $100 per person
Tax and gratuity additional; menu subject to change
Thursday nights from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Now through August 18, 2011
If you miss Pinot Provence this Thursday night, enjoy gorgeous al fresco dining every Sunday. Featuring both dining room and patio seating, Pinot Provence features Champagne Brunch each Sunday with menu highlights such as: Three Farm Egg Omelet, Oatmeal Creme Brulee, Eggs Benedict (a The Bikini Chef fave), Brioche French Toast and top it off with $10 endless champagne!
PINOT PROVENCE 686 Anton Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92626