L’AUBERGE DEL MAR NEWS RELEASE

Winter Holidays By The Sea Created By L’Auberge Del Mar’s Culinary Team

DELICIOUSLY CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS EVE AND DAY AND NEW YEAR’S EVE AND DAY

DEL MAR, Calif. – L’Auberge Del Mar, the Southern California resort located in a world-class travel destination with spectacular ocean views and its perfect year-round weather announces holiday dining festivities. The Noble House Hotels & Resorts luxury property highlights elegant buffets and dinners showcasing the best SoCal seafood, meats and produce – all expertly served along the Pacific Ocean coastline. There are multi-station bounteous buffets for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day offering much-loved seasonal foods and family favorites along with optional Bloody Marys, mimosas and bellinis. The culinary team has created special local-centric three-course with amuse bouche and intermezzo gourmet dinners for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve – to be heartily enjoyed with fine wine selections from the resort’s Wine Spectator award-winning list.

All holiday dining reservations are available by calling (858) 793-6467.

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For Thanksgiving, L’Auberge Del Mar throws a sensational all-day brunch for the whole family and their friends. To start the day in a celebratory way, there’s a Bloody Mary Bar and a Mimosa and Bellini Bar to accompany Eggs Your Way “from the pan,” Eggs Benedict and continental choices. There will be Butternut Squash Bisque and Mediterranean specialties such as Tabbouleh and Stuffed Grape LeavesChilled Gulf Shrimp is served along with sushi delights. The Carvery offers Roast Heritage Turkey and Oakwood-Smoked Sirloin of Beef with whiskey sauce, and there are Spinach Ricotta Agnolloti and Blackened Pork Loin. The Young Adult Menu pleases with pizzas, burgers and spaghetti and turkey meatballs. The Holiday Sweets include cheesecake, chocolate caramel tart and other favorites.
$85 per adult guest; $25 per young guest (ages 12 and under), plus tax and gratuity. Bloody Mary Bar or Mimosa/Bellini Bar, additional $20 per person. 

Christmas Eve Three-Course Dinner
Tuesday, December 24, from 5 to 9 p.m.
The Christmas Eve celebratory dinner at L’Auberge Del Mar begins with an Amuse Bouche of Baha Striped Bass Crudo and Pineapple Chorizo Vinaigrette. First Course options are Spot Prawn Soup; Lobster Ravioli with arugula blossom, caramelized fennel, pancetta and lemon espuma; or Roasted Baby Beet Salad with aged sherry vinaigrette. Intermezzo is Yuzu-Champagne Sorbet. The Main selections are Sea Scallops with chanterelle mushrooms, polenta and baby corn; Braised Short Rib of Beef with truffle demi-glace; Swordfish Oscar with Dungeness crab; or Ratatouille Farro Latkes with crème fraîche. The Sweet Course tempts with Pine Nut Tart topped with mascarpone chantilly, spiced caramel and Hawaiian sea salt or Vanilla Swiss Roll Cake with peppermint mousse and white chocolate.
$95 per guest, plus tax and gratuity.

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Christmas Day Buffet
Wednesday, December 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Christmas Day at the sea starts out merry and bright with sips from the Bloody Mary Bar and Mimosa and Bellini Bar with fresh, squeezed orange juice and peach puree. Eggs Your Way gives choices of toppings and fillings such as havarti cheese, guacamole, mushrooms, ham and bacon. The Carvery’s star dish is the Roast Heritage Turkey with all the traditional fixings. Another savory choice is Char Siu BBQ Pork Loin with apple and pear compote, spicy mustard and bao buns. There are also soup, salads, antipasti and iced seafood. Holiday Sweets include pumpkin pie, chocolate caramel tart and other desserts. For the young ones are three-cheese pizza, crispy chicken tenders, mac & cheese and more.
$75 per adult guest; $25 per young guest (ages 12 and under), plus tax and gratuity. Bloody Mary Bar or Mimosa/Bellini Bar, additional $20 per person.

New Year’s Eve Three-Course Festive Dinner
Tuesday, December 31, 7 p.m. first seating; 9 p.m. second seating
To welcome in 2020, guests savor a fine dinner on New Year’s Eve, starting with an Amuse Bouche trio of Kumamoto Oysters, Smoked Trout Roe with house potato chips and Sundried Tomato Tartelette with goat cheese mousse. Next, guests choose either Spot Prawn Soup with parsnip and blood orange, Porcini Risotto with black truffle or Winter Endives with chicory crumble. The delectable Main selections are Sea Scallops with chanterelle mushrooms, Côte de Boeuf with crispy sweetbreads and black garlic jus, Butter Poached Lobster Tail with Alaskan fingerling potato or Ratatouille Farro Latkes with tarragon vinaigrette. To end this lovely holiday repast the Sweets are Chocolate Macaron with vanilla crème patisserie, Raspberry Jam Crème Brûlée with chai tea and dark chocolate or Strawberries and Champagne with Victoria sponge cake and pink champagne sorbet.
$125 per guest, plus tax and gratuity.

L’Auberge Del Mar’s New Year’s Day Buffet
Wednesday, January 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A delicious New Year’s Day Brunch buffet begins with traditional Eggs Benedict, seasonal fruit, fresh baked muffins, Danishes, croissants and individual yogurt parfaits. For salad lovers, there are Winter Squash Panzanella with pomegranate vinaigretteBLT of chilled baby iceberg, candied bacon, heirloom tomato; and Point Reyes blue cheese and Ancient Grain Salad. Also, there will be Artisan Meats & California Cheeses and tabbouleh, roasted red pepper hummus and Mediterranean olives. Smoked Seafood features smoked salmon, black cod, smoked marinated mussels with traditional garnishes. The Carvery features Oakwood-Smoked Sirloin of Beef, and there will be Cedar Planked Salmon with ginger-sake glaze. Everyone will want to visit the Ramen Bar with add-ins such as edamame, pickled radish, baby corn and bonito flakes. To ensure a sweet new year, desserts are key lime pie and chocolate bread pudding. The kids will love three cheese and pepperoni pizza, spaghetti with turkey meatballs and marinara sauce and bacon cheeseburgers.
$85 per adult guest; $25 per young guest (ages 12 and under), plus tax and gratuity. Bloody Mary Bar or Mimosa/Bellini Bar, additional $20 per person. 

Where:            
L’Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
858.259.1515
www.laubergedelmar.com

About L’Auberge Del Mar
Located in the heart of the coastal Southern California village Del Mar, L’Auberge Del Mar, managed by Noble House Hotels & Resorts, overlooks the Pacific Ocean offering a resort experience reminiscent of a private seaside estate. This intimate hotel presents 121 recently refurbished guest rooms and suites, refreshing dining options, a full service beach house-style 5,000-square-foot spa, a private path for easy beach access, tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness center and a peaceful pool area with leisure and whirlpools. An array of dining and drink selections includes Coastline for ocean view al fresco dining, L’Auberge Del Mar’s Living Room for handcrafted cocktails and tasty appetizers, and the lively poolside Bleu Bar for libations and nibbles. For more information, please visit www.LAubergeDelMar.com or www.noblehousehotels.com.

About Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd.
A privately held company for more than 35 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by Owner and Chairman Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, later transitioning in 1994 to the dynamic hospitality ownership and management company it is today. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington and continuously growing, Noble House owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 20 distinct and visually captivating hotel properties, over 50 restaurants, bars, and lounges, the Napa Valley Wine Train, and a collection of spas, marinas, and private residences throughout the U.S. and Canada. A range of beachfront resorts spanning California and Florida, luxury retreats in Jackson Hole, WY, British Columbia, and Colorado, and a collection of urban hotels in Seattle, San Francisco, and College Station, TX make up the diverse group of destinations. Built upon a philosophy that emphasizes location, distinction, and soul, Noble House Hotels & Resorts dedicates itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that celebrate the local destination that surrounds.

For more information, visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.