Dining at Dusk

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A perfect way to end the perfect day in our desert paradise. Whether you’re dressed for a special occasion or lounging and relaxing in your robe, you are sure to enjoy our chef’s creations paired with our thoughtfully selected wine list or a refreshing cocktail. Relax and enjoy.

Hours: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday) and 6:00 – 10:00 pm (Friday & Saturday)

Mandarin Tomato Soup     7
EVOO, Sweet Onion, Mandarin Cross Tomatoes with Santa Paula Cherry Tomato Sorbet

Summer White Gazpacho     7
Organic Garden Herbs, Fresh Cucumber, Bell Pepper and Tomato Concassé

Sugar Cured Bacon Wrapped, Pecorino Cheese Stuffed Dates     10
Citrus Greens, Sweet Corn Porridge, Balsamic Glaze

Almond Encrusted Goat Cheese Salad     14
Organic Mixed Greens, Frisee, Grapefruit Sections, Watercress, Toasted Black Peppercorn Vinaigrette

Beet Salad     11
Organic Honey, Local Goat Cheese, Oranges, Almonds, Temecula White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad      11
Parmesan, Roasted Tomatoes, Olives, Croutons and a Classic Dressing

Stone Fruit and Organic Local Fig Salad      12
Crunchy Greens, Baguette Croutons, Fromage Blanc, Dijon Emulsion

Indio Heirloom Tomato and Basil Salad      10
Fromage Blanc, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aged Balsamic Vinegar

Roasted Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb     36
Fingerling Potatoes, Local Beans, Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic Demi-Glace

Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna     26
Wasabi Whipped Potatoes, Baby Bok Choy, Shiitake Mushrooms, Carrots, Citrus Cream

Essense Half Roasted Chicken     22
Cracked Mustard and Thyme, Haricot Verte, Local Mushroom Ragout

Wild Alaskan Salmon      24
Apricot Glaze, Balsamic Syrup, Pickled Vegetable Slaw

Fresh Organic Orchietta Pasta     19
Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, Red Peppers, Feta Cheese, Almond Pesto, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Bacon Wrapped Prime Beef Tenderloin Au Poirve     34
Caramelized Shallots, Herb and Organic Watercress Salad

Angel Hair Pasta     16
Roasted Bell Peppers, Oven Dried Tomatoes, Basil, Garlic,
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Parmesan

Roasted Half Duckling     30
Cognac Orange Sauce, Wild and Brown Rice, Pickled Cabbage, Garlic Sautéed Organic Kale

A 20% gratuity will be added for parties of 6 or more.

Consuming raw or uncooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your chance of foodborne illness.

Essense Summer Dinner Menu, June 14, 2014.