Essensia Restaurant at The Palms Hotel & Spa débuts Miami Spice lunch and dinner menus in July. What can you expect? Well, Chef Julie Frans and her culinary team have created Spice menus that reflect our farm-to-table philosophy by utilizing wholesome, locally sourced, organic, and seasonal ingredients to create dishes that are bursting with summer flavors. The Miami Spice three-course lunch menu is $23 and will be offered Monday through Saturday; the three-course dinner menu is $39 and will be available Monday through Sunday.
The Miami Spice dinner menu starts with your choice of beginnings: Cauliflower and Leek Creamless “Bisque” featuring Lemon Oil, Shaved Truffle and Crab; Grilled Stone Fruit and Burrata Salad featuring Baby Arugula, Local Burrata, Pistachio Oil and Fig Balsamic (Stone Fruits can include Peaches, Nectarines or Plums, subject to availability); or Seared Diver Scallop served with Orange Miso Reduction, Aromatic Panko Crusted Sushi Rice Cake and Cilantro-Mint-Spring Onion Salad.
Followed by your choice of mains: Amazone Paiche (Amazonian Sea Bass) served with Local Oyster Mushroom-Leek-Fennel Sautee, Celery Root Puree, Sautéed Malibar Spinach and Lemon Truffle Emulsion; Seared Herb Crusted Ashley Farms Chicken Breast served with Sour Cherry Port Reduction, Citrus Honey Herb Drizzle, Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi, Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Wild Mushroom Ragout; or Coffee Crusted Natural 6oz Sirloin Filet served with Fig Ancho Chile Chocolate Demi, Celery Root-Leek Puree, Cumin Roasted Baby Carrots and Fried Leeks.
Concluding with your choice of desserts: Chocolate Chile Mousse served with Strawberry Cayenne Frozen Yogurt; Cheesecake served with Drunken Cherries; or your choice of our Homemade Ice Creams and Sorbets.
The Miami Spice lunch menu is $23 and will be offered Monday through Saturday; the dinner menu is $39 and will be available Monday through Sunday. Tax and gratuity are not included. To view complete menus visit www.essensiarestaurant.com. Promotion cannot be combined with other offers. For reservations, please call 305.908.5458.
Miami Spice is an annual restaurant promotion that showcases the very best of South Florida’s cuisine organized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB). During August and September, Miami’s top restaurants offer three-course meals (Lunches $19 or $23, Dinners $33 or $39) featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs. Discover the tropical fusion of ingredients that makes Miami dining so wonderfully out of the ordinary. An epicure’s paradise awaits you in Greater Miami and the Beaches!
Essensia awakens the senses with natural gourmet cuisine and indulgent cocktails in a sensuous and relaxing ambiance. The menu offers patrons a wholesome and seasonal variety of light global fare with a genuine focus on utilizing local, organic, and seasonal ingredients. Essensia’s exclusive wine list is committed to being sustainable, organic or biodynamic and has been selected for sharing Essensia’s mission to being environmentally conscious. Essensia is open 7 days per week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. The Palms offers complimentary valet parking with dinner, up to 3 hours. For restaurant reservations, please call 305.908.5458 or visit www.essensiarestaurant.com. Essensia is located at The Palms Hotel & Spa, 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.