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Heat Things Up This Valentine’s Day With Delectable Dishes From Terranea Resort

Guests are encouraged to indulge with specialty menus at mar’sel and Catalina Kitchen


Dining destinations mar’sel and Catalina Kitchen feature specialty menus in February at the breathtaking Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes.


Terranea Resort serves as the ultimate culinary destination for lovers to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Signature restaurant mar’sel features a three course prix fixe menu, and Catalina Kitchen offers a mouthwatering selection of shareable dishes. Both specialty menus will be available February 10-19, at L.A.’s premier oceanfront resort. Regular menus will also be available. For reservations and more information, please call (310) 265-2836.




Crudo of Pacific Albacore
Honeycrisp Apple, Black Garlic, Horseradish, Lemon, Soy

Hearts of The Garden
Fresh Hearts of Palm, Artichoke Hearts, Baby Romaine Hearts, Bleeding Heart Radish, Hearts On Fire, Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Dressing

Tortelloni of Devils Gulch Rabbit "En Brodo"
Rabbit Sausage, Charred Cauliflower, Shaved Pecorino, Olive Oil Bread Crumbs

Slow-Braised Brand Farms Beef Cheeks
Four Preparations of California Artichokes


Prosciutto Wrapped Hawaiian Big Eye Tuna
Crispy Veal Sweetbreads, Ricotta Pudding, Caponata, Natural Jus

Roasted Brandt Farms New York Strip For Two
Seared Foie Gras, Fried Potatoes, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Béarnaise

Herb Crust Rack of Colorado Lamb
Parmesan Potato Puree, Braised Lamb and Kale Gratin


Warm Melting Chocolate Pudding Cake For Two
Mint Chip Ice Cream, Whipped Crème Fraiche

Crème Caramel
Pumpkin Seed Crunch, Baked Apple Whipped Cream

California Orange and Yuzu Granita
Tangerine Curd, Sweet Cream, Pomegranate

$190 for Two; $350 with Bottle of Krug Champagne

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Catalina Kitchen

Starters For Two
Oysters Three Ways - Ahi, Avocado, Mango - Ginger Tartare, Crisp Papadum
Crispy Crab Spring Rolls - Honey Truffle Sauce

Lobster Bisque
Preserved Lemon, Crème Fraiche

White & Green Asparagus Salad
Crisp Pancetta, Seared Quail Egg, Marinated Tomato, Saba


Seared Branzino - Buckwheat Risotto
Chicken & Clam Broth, Coconut Essence

Snake River Farms Kobe Beef Steak
Marinated in Shinshu Miso, Roasted Pepper & Fennel Polenta, Citrus Reduction

Roast Rack of Sonoma Lamb “Dijonaise” For Two
Roasted Heirloom Potatoes & Tomato Gratin, Broccoli Soufflé, Mint Jalapeño Jam


Coconut Mascarpone Cream and Fresh Baked Madeline,
Passion Fruit, Strawberry & Chocolate Napoleon

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February 10-19
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Catalina Kitchen
February 10-19
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 265-2836

About Terranea Resort
Terranea, L.A.’s Oceanfront Resort, is magnificently poised above the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and located 20 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport. Managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the property boasts 582 rooms including a 360-room hotel with 32 suites, and 20 bungalows. The Resort also features 50 oceanfront three-bedroom casitas and 32 ocean view three-bedroom villas, offering a residential setting with rental or Resort real estate opportunities for guests to purchase a second home. Resort amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole par three golf course; The Spa at Terranea, a 50,000 square-foot oceanfront spa, fitness center and Café; and three unique swimming pools, one with children’s play area and a 140-foot waterslide. Three ocean view restaurants offer a variety of food and beverage experiences including Catalina Kitchen for casual, all-day dining; mar'sel, the free-standing signature restaurant; and Nelson's, a cliff-side restaurant and bar with spectacular vantage points for whale watching. Designed to reveal the Resort’s dramatic outdoor vistas, Terranea's conference and meeting facilities include 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Other amenities include marea, a luxury retail boutique; children’s center with interactive programs; Pointe Discovery, an “active-living” store and adventure concierge for activities that explore the rich local terrain and ocean environment. Several miles of scenic bluff-top trails connect miles of off-property coastal trails, and a secluded beach cove also adds to the unique experiences at Terranea Resort. For more information, visit or call 866-802-8000. Please follow Terranea Resort on Facebook and Twitter.

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