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CASA CASUARIA NEWS


EXEPTIONAL A LA CARTE AND PRIX FIXE MENU
OFFERS GUESTS VARIOUS CHOICES IN
ROMATIC SURROUNDINGS AT LOFTIN'S AT THE VERSACE MANSION.


Miami Beach, FL (Jan. 27, 2009) – Once one of the most exclusive places where only private members were permitted access, Casa Casuarina’s Loftin’s at the Versace Mansion, opened its doors to the public allowing everyone to enjoy the iconic Miami Beach mansion. The upscale, New-American inspired restaurant embraces the magic and allure of the famed mosaic-tiled mansion formerly owned by Gianni Versace, and offers al fresco seating for 120 guests between the front terrace, the central courtyard and at the mansion’s breathtaking grotto pool. Under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Dale Ray this historic oasis with quixotic décor offers delicate signature dishes especially prepared to beguile guests on Valentine’s Day.

Casa Casuarina owner Peter Loftin encourages all his guests to try his personal favorite, the “Loftin’s Specialty,” a blackened grouper served on a “Hot Block” of Himalayan Salt, with freshly shredded horseradish. Loftin’s à la carte menu will be available, however, guests have the option to sample the restaurant’s prix-fixe menu and indulge in a five-course Valentine’s Day offering for the price of $125.00 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Loftin’s 1116 Ocean’s Valentine’s Day menu features many options to entice the taste buds including:

Maine Lobster
Ceviche
Sea Scallop
Cauliflower Puree, Osetra Caviar
Foie Gras Torchon
Mushroom Marmalade, Frisee
Prime Bone-In Rib Eye for 2
Truffle Roasted Potatoes, Spinach Gratin
Fresa Pannacotta
Red Fruit Jelly, Pistachio Tuile, Blood Orange Macaroon

In-room dining is also available at Casa Casuarina’s luxurious suites for guests desiring unparalleled comfort and opulence. Each suite will be fully equipped with Valentine’s Day essentials including: one complimentary bottle of Dom Perignon, sweet strawberries for sharing, fresh cut roses and petals, a delectable strawberry pate de fruit accompanied by lavender macaroons and full butler service for the evening.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to experience first class “New-American” cuisine with the backdrop of immaculate and distinctive beauty. Open Monday to Sunday for dinner, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m., Loftin's at the Versace Mansion is located at Casa Casuarina, 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Valet parking is available. For more information and reservations, please call 305-672-6604 or visit our website: www.casacasuarina.com

 

 

 
 
 
 
Blackened grouper served on a
“Hot Block” of Himalayan Salt
 
Romantic candlight dinning in the Medusa Room
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