Dolce Italian at the Gale South Beach is offering two special Gale New Year’s Eve prix fixe menus, beginning with a first seating from 6PM – 8PM. Priced at $85 (excluding tax and gratuity), first course options include Grilled Octopus with chickpeas, faro and a pistachio vinaigrette; Celery Soup with mortadella, a marsala reduction and black truffles; or Dolce Meatballs with creamy polenta & Parmigiano. For the second course, diners can delight in Veal Spezzatino with a mushroom risotto; Chilean Sea Bass with leeks, butternut squash and clams guazzetto; or Roasted Chicken with goat cheese crushed potatoes, broccoli rabe, sausage and baby carrots. Dessert features include Mousse Al Cioccolato – chocolate mousse with hazelnut brittle; or butterscotch budino with caramel sauce and chocolate biscotti.
A second seating from 9:30PM – midnight will be priced at $165 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and will begin with first course options of Tuna Tartare with cucumber, sweet corn, avocado, pickled grapes and red radish; Dolce Meatballs with creamy polenta and Parmigiano; Grilled Octopus with chickpeas, farro and a pistachio vinaigrette; or a Burrata Duo complete with heirloom tomatoes and pesto, artichokes and pistachio. For the second course, guests can select from Seafood Risotto complete with lobster, shrimp, calamari, octopus and scallops; Ravioli Do Zucca with butternut squash in an Amaretto and brown butter sauce; or Gnocchi with lamb ragu. Third course continues with Chilean sea bass with leeks, butternut squash and clams guazzetto; or Grilled Rib Eye with roasted vegetables and black truffle; while dessert features a Vanilla Cream Meringue layer cake with Chantilly cream to end the year on a sweet note.
Those who crave endless options can opt for Dolce Italian’s New Year’s Eve Buffet. Priced at $150 per person and available from 9PM until 1AM, the feast takes place on the beautiful exclusive rooftop at the Gale South Beach, complete with DJ. Antipasti dishes feature a selection of Italian meats and cheeses, Beef Carpaccio, Tuna Tartare, and Vitello Tonato. Primi options consist of Baked Tagliolini veal ragu and Spaghetti Al Pomodoro with San Marzano tomatoes, basil and Parmigiano; while secondi highlights are Braised Short Ribs and Chilean Sea Bass. Chef’s selection of desserts will conclude the meal.
Reservations are required for New Year’s Eve. All prices are exclusive of beverage, tax and gratuity. Dolce Italian is located at 1690 Collins Avenue in the Gale South Beach. Telephone: (786) 975-2550; www.dolceitalianrestaurant.com