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"Savvy" - Chef Allen's March 2011 Newsletter


Chef Allen’s Passover Seder

Monday, April 18th and Tuesday, April 19th Beginning at 6pm

Please join us for traditional Seder dinner on Monday, April 18 from 5pm to 10pm. Please note: we will only be serving traditional Seder dinner on the 18th and on the 19th we will offer the Seder dinner in addition to our a la carte menu.

The Traditional SEDER plate

Served with A Tasting of Charoseths

The Traditional SEDER plate
Served with A Tasting of Charoseths

Ashkenazi: Apple, Ginger, and Concord Grape Wine
Caribbean Sephardic: Coconut, Almonds and Dried Fruit
Yemenite: Dates, Apricot and Sesame
Venetian: Fig, Apricot and Sour Cherries


Pan Roasted Mahi-Mahi Cake
Moroccan Carrot & Almond Relish, Horseradish-Beet Cream


Baked Matzo Lasagna
Organic Spinach, Purple Eggplant, Tomato Salsa
Chicken Matzo Ball Soup
Parsnips, Heirloom Carrots, Green Onion


Za'atar Grilled Lamb Chops
Zucchini and Eggplant Chutney, Grilled Asparagus, Fingerling Potatoes
Pan Roasted Kosher Chicken Breast
Farro, Haricot Verts, Roasted Red Pepper Puree
Pan Roasted Halibut
Root Vegetable Cholent, Haricot Verts, Tahini Pan Sauce


Lemon Poppyseed Cake
Lemon Curd and Seasonal Berries
Chocolate Pecan Macaroon Brownie
Chocolate Cinnamon Sorbet


$75.00 Per Person / $50.00 Per Child

Adults: $75.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity)
Children: $50.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity)

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Burger and Beer Dinner at Chef Allen's!

Wednesday, April 13th

The Pali Wine Co. Dinner was a huge hit! We thank all of you for joining us and we are really excited about this one too! Wednesday, April 13th come and join us for a fun-filled evening and a five-courese, beer-paired mouth watering menu that will challenge your idea of a burger! There is limited space available for this event so please reserve your space now!

Poultry Slider Trio
Duck Confit, Ah-So BBQ Chicken, Turkey & Cranberry
Orval Trappist Ale

*****  *****  *****

Vegetarian "Burger"
Grilled Abalone Mushroom
Parmesan "Bun", Oven Dried Tomato, Balsamic Aioli
Inlet-Monk in the Trunk Organic Amber Ale

*****  *****  *****

Chicago "Deep Dish" Burger
House-Made Italian Sausage, Roasted Tomato Sauce, Brioche Bun
Native Lager

*****  *****  *****

"Classic Burger"
Creekstone Farms Ground Brisket, Braised Pork Belly
Watercress, Guava-Onion Ketchup
Terrapin-Hop Karma Indian Brown Ale

*****  *****  *****

Sweet "Burger"
Sugar Cookies, Chocolate-Hazelnut Ice Cream
Cherry Reduction, Pistachio Crisp
Left Hand-Milk Stout

$69 per person (Space is limited to 24 guests so please reply as soon as possible) 305-935-2900.

Cabernet and Carnivores

Wine Dinner to come... Cabernet and Carnivores!

I am interested to see how many of you out there will be interested in an evening strictly dedicated to great Cabernets and MEAT! Please email me if you are interested and based on the number of emails I will put together an unforgettable evening in the near future! Sounds like a great guys night out too! Email me at:

So the ponies are running  at Gulf Stream

So the ponies are running at Gulf Stream?

Bring in your ticket stub from that day's race and receive a free soufflé with the purchase of dinner for two!

The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center Deal at Chef Allen's

The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center Deal at Chef Allen's

The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center is in full swing and considering we are conveniently located just around the corner, we thought we would invite you in to dinner either before your evening show or after your matinee for a special deal: Bring in your ticket stub either before or after the show and receive a bottle of wine of your choice at half price!

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Chef Allen's Modern Seafood Grill Wine Down Wednesday
Mark you calendar to be here on Wednesdays to explore our wine list. Every Wednesday, every bottle is 1/2 off!

On the last Wednesday of the month, February 24th, we will have a wine tasting along with complimentary finger foods from 6:00 – 7:00, each evening we offer a delicious wine paired menu.

Call 305-935-2900 or click here to make a reservation.

Recipe of the Month
Jerk Calamari, Mango and Watercress Salad

Ingredients to Serve- 4

  • 2 Cups Calamari rings
  • 1 Recipe Fresh Jerk marinate
  • 4 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Dark rum
  • 1 Cup Julienne mango
  • 1 Cup Julienne jicama
  • 1 Cup Julienne sweet red peppers
  • 2 Cups Cleaned Watercress leaves
  • 3 Tablespoons Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Yogurt
  • ¼ Teaspoon Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 10 Large Fresh mint leaves

To prepare the Calamari: In a small stainless steel bowl mix the calamari with jerk marinate. Warm a sauté pan with half of the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the calamari and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Slowly add the rum and simmer for another minute. Remove the calamari from the pan, keeping warm and reserve the cooking juices.

To prepare the Salad: In a large bowl, toss together the mango, jicama, peppers and watercress. In another small bowl, whisk together the pan juices with the remaining salt, olive oil, lemon juice, yogurt and crushed red pepper flakes. Pour this dressing over the salad and toss.

To Serve: In a large white oval platter, arrange the salad and spoon the warm jerked calamari on top. Garnish with freshly torn mint leaves.

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