Four-Course Mexican-Inspired New Year’s Eve Celebratory Dinner at Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach
This special Executive Chef Barajas’ dinner at delightful Somerset Grill is a wonderful way to usher in 2022. It starts with a sparkling toast and amuse of Requeson Empanada with ricotta, sweet morita salsa and popping candy. Hot Appetizer choices are Grilled Octopus with chorizo and roasted potatoes or Spanish Tortilla with egg custard, potato and salsa macha. There’s a Cold choice of Watermelon Tartare with mango “yolk” and radish or Salmon Coconut Aguachile. The creative Entrées include Duck Carnitas accompanied by farro esquites and greens; Seabass in Fata Paper with shaved squash, tomato clam broth and cannellini beans; Lamb Shank Barbacoa with three bean ragu; or Mushroom and Fall Squash Shepherd’s Pie for a vegetarian option. To end this repast: Sweet Corn Cake with corn husk whipped cream or Orange Pavlova with tequila berry compote. Complimentary coffee and tea is included and complimentary valet parking is available. Entertainment from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Price is $129 per person; $49 for children under 12 (children may not be seated in the bar after 9 p.m.), exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations available by calling 805.773.1011 or visiting vesperapismobeach.com.