Ringing in the New Year at Commander's Palace New Orleans

Commander's 2015 New Year's Eve Celebration

Champagne & Caviar

Atchafalaya Basin roe along with Crystal hot sauce, finger limes &

Champagne caviar with warm Parmesan gougeres and basil creme fraiche

MV Laurent-Perrier•Brut•Champagne•France

Charred Cauliflower Salad

Ruby Red grapefruit and roasted cauliflower with shaved radishes, pomegranate seeds,

toasted almonds, herb goat cheese & citrus-Champagne vinaigrette

2013 Adelaide Cuvee by Anne Amie•Pino Gris Blend•Willamette Valley•Oregon

Louisiana Oyster Fondue

Crispy oysters and brie-cauliflower fondue with grilled kale,

sundried tomatoes, bacon and Parmesan with French bread croustades

2012 Domaine Costal•Vaillons•Chablis Premier Cru•Burgundy•France

Mayhaw Glazed Pork Belly

Abita root beer braised pork belly with put up mayhaw jelly,

Okra kimchi, Creole mustard pepper jelly and a sunny side up quail egg

2013 Darting Estate•Durkheimer Michelsberg•Riesling Kabinet•Pfalz•German

Sea Salt & Meyer Lemon Crusted Shrimp

A sauté of grilled eggplant, roasted roma tomatoes & caramelized garlic with

smoked gouda stone-ground grits, creamy pecan pesto ad piquillo pepper paint

2013 Domaine Dupeuble•Beaujolais Rose•France

Main Lobster, Winter Mushroom & White Truffle Risotto

Six varieties of foraged mushrooms slowly stirred down into

toasted superfine Arborio rice with

savory Chantilly, aged Parmesan and finely grated Oregon white truffles

2011 Maison Champy•Bourgogne Pinot Noir•Burgundy•France

Grand Marnier Lacquered Texas Quail

Fire roasted chili & cochon de lait boudin over smoky bacon-wilted greens

with Tabasco pepper jelly and espresso pecan crust

2012 Occhipinti•SP68•Frappato-Nero d’Avola blend•Sicilia-Vittoria DOC•Italy

Tournedo of Black Angus Beef

A chargrilled tournedo of beef with roasted mushrooms, whiskey smoked onions,

creamy parsnip puree with tasso & white truffle marchands de vin

2012 Stolpman Vineyards•Estate Grown•Syrah•Ballard Canyon•Santa Barbara•California

Dessert Bomb

An Assortment of the day’s offerings from the pastry shop which included:

First of the Season Strawberry Shortcake

Lally's Praline Parfait

Creole Bread Pudding Souffle

Creole Cream Cheese Cheesecake

Southern Style Pecan Pie

NV Paul-Marie et Fils•Vieux•Pineau des Charentes•Charente•France