Event: Sea of Love Valentine’s Dinner
Description: Spend a romantic evening at Maui’s most unique Valentine’s experience, the Sea of Love Dinner! This popular Aquarium signature event features semi-private seating among the Aquarium’s stunning exhibits and a decadent four-course menu prepared by James Beard Nominee Chef Henry Tariga and catered by the award-winning Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant for $99 plus gratuity and tax per person. Reservations open January 7th for Aquarium members and January 14th to the public. Call 808-270-7088 Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm for reservations.
Place: Maui Ocean Center
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013
Seating times: 6-8pm
Cost: $99 per person plus gratuity and tax;
aquarium not available for touring during dinner
Reservations: Required, call 808-270-7088 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
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Sea of Love Valentine’s Dinner
Maui’s most unique Valentine’s dining experience is the Sea of Love Dinner at Maui Ocean Center. This highly-anticipated signature event will be held on Thursday, February 14th. Featuring a decadent menu, semi-private seating and the beauty of Hawaii’s marine life, the Sea of Love Dinner promises an unforgettable evening for all.
Upon entering the Aquarium, guests will be greeted with a special Valentine’s lei for the ladies then personally escorted to their reserved table in the Living Reef Exhibit or oceanview Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant and offered complimentary welcome glasses of sparkling wine. The evening’s elaborate four-course meal is exquisitely prepared by James Beard nominee Chef Henry Tariga and catered by the award-winning Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant, sure to whet anyone’s appetite for love!
To begin the meal, the shared Lover’s Platter is a tempting combination of three appetizers including Seared Ahi Sashimi with Wasabi Oil, Chilled Shrimp Cocktail, and Smoked Duck Breast Confit. The Cupid’s Salad is a medley of Manoa Butter Lettuce and Spring Mix with Mozzarella Cheese Roulades and Basil, sundried Tomato, Olives, shaved Onions and fresh Tomato drizzled with Balsamic Vinaigrette. Valentines may choose between five savory main course entrées; Crab stuffed baked fresh Island Fish with Champagne Cream Sauce, Broiled Prawns and Filet Mignon with Veal Demi-Glace, Truffle Butter Cream Macadamia Nut crusted baked Chicken Breast, Mango Chutney Lamb Chops with Rosemary Au Jus, or Wild Mushroom Ravioli drizzled with Truffle Oil and Balsamic Syrup. Entrées will be served with the Chef’s choice of accompaniments. The evening includes a complimentary welcome glass of sparkling wine beverage for each guest, with Champagne upgrades and bar service available for an additional fee.
Last but not least, the Chocolate Trifle; Champagne Flutes filled with layers of Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse and fresh glazed Strawberries served with a Chocolate dipped Strawberry and choice of coffee or tea.
The Sea of Love Dinner is $99 per person plus gratuity and tax. Seating times are between 6pm and 8pm. Reservations are required and early reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited. Ensure a romantic evening at the Sea of Love Dinner by calling (808) 270-7088 Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.
Reservations for Maui Ocean Center members begin on Monday, January 7th and open to the general public on Monday, January 14th. Aquarium members must provide their membership number upon making reservations and are limited to reserving one table per membership. Calls will be taken in the order received. Aquarium will not be available for touring during dinner.
The mission of Maui Ocean Center is to foster understanding, wonder and respect for Hawaii’s marine life. This state-of-the-art aquarium was named “Top-Rated Attraction in Hawaii” by Zagat Survey US Family Travel Guide, “Leader In Responsible Tourism” on the Top 100 Blue List by Islands Magazine, and “Best Land Activity” 2008, 2009, 2011 by the readers of The Maui News. Open daily from 9 to 5, and from 9 to 6 in July and August. For more information please contact the Maui Ocean Center: 192 Ma‘alaea Road; Ma‘alaea, HI 96793; telephone (808)270-7000, facsimile (808)270-7070, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.
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