Ring in the New Year with George's at Alys Beach

December 26, 2014 by SoWal Staff

Celebrate the New Year with friends and loved ones over a four-course dinner at George’s at Alys Beach on December 31 at 6 p.m and 8 p.m. Diners will enjoy a champagne toast and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a selection of three courses from Chef Darek Tidwell. Sommelier Jake Purvis will be on hand to recommend wine pairings from George’s curated list.
The menu includes:        

First Course, to share:

Family Style Assiette de Hors D’Oeuvre
with Champagne
Second Course, a choice of:
Winter Caprese Salad
Fresh tomato, roasted tomato, burrata, basil, roasted garlic with balsamic
Shrimp & Hearts of Palm Crevette
Avocado, mustard-tarragon cream, petite tomatoes
Farmstand Salad
Mint, rosemary, goat cheese fritters, ginger berry jam
Winter Greens Soup with Salmon Quenelles
Crème fraîche and caviar
Third Course, a choice of:
Butter Poached Lobster & Short Rib Black Pudding
Citrus grits, brussel sprouts, citrus suprême, chive oil
Grilled Gulf Snapper
Mussels, baby bok choy, haricot verts, sautéed shrimp, forest mushrooms, mushroom au jus, saffron cream
Braised Lamb Roulade and Seared Scallops
Duo of purées, Moroccan carrot and truffled cauliflower, fried capers, swiss chard, beet-hibiscus reduction, hot mustard sambal
Pasture Prime Ribeye with Bacon Hugged Crawfish Crab Cake
Truffled potato mousseline, asparagus two ways, béarnaise and cabernet reduction
Pappardelle Carbonara
Caramelized onion, pork belly lardons, cracked black pepper, frisée, poached egg and triple cream velvet sauce suprême
*vegetarian upon request
Dessert, to share:
Chocolate Indulgence
Creamy, chewy, crunchy, cookie
Forms of Fruit
Sushi, stacked, spicy, surprising   

Diners can choose from seatings at 6 p.m. or 8 p.m. Dinner costs $85 per person (not including beverages, tax, and gratuity). Reservations are required and can be made by calling 850-231-3797 or emailing For more information on George’s At Alys Beach, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Ann and George Hartley opened George’s at Alys Beach in 2008 as part of the Hartley Restaurant Group, which includes La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar and Seagrove Village MarketCafé. George’s is an upscale beach restaurant serving Southern coastal fare infused with global flavors in Alys Beach, Florida. Dishes are crafted using locally sourced, organic produce and the freshest seafood available. This attention to detail further translates into their thoughtfully curated wine list and decadent desserts. Housed in a beach cottage with a plethora of outside dining options, the space is simultaneously airy and intimate as diners relax by the beach. George’s is open seasonally Monday through Saturday for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.


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