Friday, January 23, 2009

Valentine's Day In Reno

Diners will fall in love with the special menus at Café Sierra, Dolce Enoteca e Ristorante, Charlie Palmer Steak and Fin Fish inside Grand Sierra Resort and Casino for the most romantic day of the year - Saturday, Feb. 14.

Café Sierra offers a very special Valentine’s weekend dinner special from 4 – 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15. For starters, duos will love the main course of filet mignon and lobster tail served with oven-roasted red bliss potatoes and vegetable du jour. For dessert, guests can treat themselves to a seven layer chocolate cake and a glass of select house red, white or sparkling wine. Café Sierra’s Valentine’s Day dinner is $19.99 per person.

At Dolce Enoteca, couples may set the mood and indulge in its three course lovers shared menu for $60 per couple. Pairs can choose one selection for their main course: lovers’ sweet and creamy salad with Boston leaf lettuce drizzled in strawberry vinaigrette, whole strawberries and feta cheese or two married scallops served over lobster risotto in a lemon herb cream. For the second course, duos can delight in two lobster canolinis stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach and lobster coated with double blanched garlic and sweet onion sauce or they may enjoy lamb marinated in olive oil and rosemary, topped with a sweet cherry glaze served with citrus-whipped potatoes. The third course is chocolate raviolis stuffed with raspberries and sweet mascarpone smothered in chocolate sauce. Dolce’s Valentine’s Day menu will be served 5 – 10 p.m. on the holiday.

At Charlie Palmer Steak, lovers can begin their meal with amuse bouche, a creamy brie and balsamic croutini served with strawberry soda. For first course selections, dreamy diners can indulge in a tasting of shellfish for $22: rock shrimp ceviche served with avocado and preserved lemon, seared sea scallops and blood oranges and crispy oysters with lemon aioli. The main course selection is a 35 ounce bone-in New York steak paired with steamed lobster and roasted wild mushrooms and red wine jus for $95. White chocolate and raspberry bomb, made with raspberry coulis and dark chocolate crisp, is the sweetest dessert ending for $9.

On Valentine’s Day, duos will dream of an intoxicating experience at Fin Fish. For starters, pairs will love its amuse bouche of fire roasted lobster bisque. Next, guests may delight in a tasting of shellfish for $60 including shrimp, oysters, dungeness crab, tuna tartare and rock shrimp ceviche served with cocktail sauce and caper remoulade. For the main course, visitors will love Fin Fish’s whole roasted striped bass and lobster and fennel salad served with Meyer lemon butter sauce for $55. A delicious dessert for $9 is the chocolate and raspberry bomb, made with raspberry coulis and dark chocolate crisp.

Charlie Palmer Steak and Fin Fish’s Valentine’s Day menus are shared for two people, and they will be serving it 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Non-restaurant casino bars will serve Valentine’s Day specialty cocktails for $3.75.

Reservations for Valentine’s Day are recommended at all of Grand Sierra Resort’s restaurants and can be made by calling 1.800.648.5080. For more information, visit

About Grand Sierra Resort and Casino:
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is in the heart of Reno/Tahoe - America’s Adventure Place. GSR is northern Nevada’s most complete resort destination with nearly 2,000 guest rooms and suites. The property offers a wide variety of accommodations for the everyday business traveler to the complete family vacation with amenities that include 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, branded retail shopping, headliner entertainment, a cinema, a 50-lane championship bowling center, outdoor thrill rides, aqua golf driving range, the largest casino north of Las Vegas with 24 hours of heart-pounding action plus so much more. GSR is a proud member of Summit Hotels and Resorts, a prestigious brand of Preferred Hotel Group. For more information, please visit or to make reservations call 1.800.648.5080.

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