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Terranea Resort's catalina kitchen Launches a New Coastal-Inspired Friday Night Buffet

Thursday, August 15, 2019
A Plate Full Of Food

(August 15, 2019) — 

catalina kitchen, with sweeping views of the Pacific at Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, is excited to announce the launch of its seafood-forward Friday Night Buffet this Friday, August 16, open to resort guests and local community members alike.  Helmed by Chef Jin Lee, catalina kitchen utilizes locally sourced, seasonal ingredients to create high-quality New American menu items with a California coastal sensibility. 

The Friday Night Buffet will feature a bountiful Pacific seafood boil with clams, mussels, shrimp, corn and potatoes, alongside vegetarian and vegan offerings, made-to-order sushi rolls, build-your-own pasta dishes, carved meats, soups, salads and tableside dishes such as ceviche, in addition to other menu enhancements including grilled lobster, king crab and seafood towers built to share. "The new buffet experience at catalina kitchen combines some of Terranea's finest, farm-fresh ingredients alongside an ever-changing selection of seasonal, coastal cuisine, appealing to vegetarians and meat lovers alike." says Chef de Cuisine Jin Lee.

Guests can also order wine flights or beer towers, featuring favorite local brews like Angel City Pilsner and Santa Monica IPA, along with a build-your-own cocktail station, allowing diners to create personalized botanical cocktails or an Old Fashioned, made with Green Bar Organic Spirits. The buffet will also offer classic homemade pies, famous catalina kitchen cookies and house-crafted ice cream for a sweet finish to the meal.

catalina kitchen manager Michael LaMay says, "We look forward to welcoming Terranea guests, as well as our Palos Verdes neighbors, and providing them with exceptional food and service from the heart, along with stunning views of the California coast."

The Friday Night Buffet at catalina kitchen will be served each week from 5:00-10:00 p.m., priced at $75 for adults; $40 for children ages 4-12 years; and complimentary for children under 4 years old.

About Terranea Resort

Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea is the premier oceanfront resort in Southern California with 102 acres of unparalleled Pacific Ocean views on the Los Angeles coast. Terranea opened its doors in June 2009 and proudly celebrates a milestone 10th anniversary in 2019: 10 years of service and memorable guest experiences in this scenic Southern California enclave. The resort also offers world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas, and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par-3 golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa, fitness, and wellness center; four swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and nine dining venues including signature, coastal fine dining restaurant mar'sel; catalina kitchen, serving a New American menu showcasing the bounty of California in a comfortably chic environment; Nelson's, a cliffside spot ideal for whale watching; newly opened wellness eatery solviva; and Asian-inspired bashi. Terranea takes pride in its farm-to-Terranea culinary philosophy that focuses on utilizing local and sustainable ingredients. Terranea's bountiful land boasts herb and vegetable gardens, lemon groves, bee hives, farm-fresh eggs, a Sea Salt Conservatory, and more. In addition, the resort's team of expert Experience Concierge members at the dedicated Experience Center help guests discover and explore Terranea's rich terrain that includes miles of scenic coastal trails, a secluded beach cove, and ocean environments. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as falconry, archery, kayaking, and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe and JC Resorts, managed by CoralTree Hospitality Group, and is a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and Virtuoso Travel Network. Since its opening, Terranea Resort has been named one of Travel + Leisure's "500 Best Hotels in the World" and earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's "Readers' Choice Awards" and "Gold List." The resort also received the "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator and has been recognized numerous times on U.S. News & World Report's "Best U.S. Hotels" list. In 2019, Terranea was designated a Great Place To Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit, call 866.261.5873, or follow Terranea on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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