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Join Quiessence for an evening of romance and a garden to table Chef’s menu. Rated “Arizona’s Most Romantic Restaurant” by Ranking Arizona, Quiessence is the intimate and rare experience your Valentine will never forget.

Four Course Chef Tasting Menu
$95++ per person
Additional $45++ per person for wine pairings
(+Tax & Gratuity)

Available on February 11th, 12th, and 14th
Reservations available between 5:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Click to make your reservation

Or Call 602-276-0601

Valentine’s Day Menu
(With optional wine pairing)

1st Course:
Grilled Baby Romaine Salad:
Cilantro Aioli, Feta, Pepitas, Marinated Red Onions, Lemon Herb Dressing, Brick oven Ciabatta
Paired with: 2014 Ladera Sauvignon Blanc (Napa Valley, CA)
Or
Sunchoke and Apple Soup:
Goat Cheese Mousse, Sweet Apple Relish, House Smoked Bacon, Celery Shavings, Gastrique
Paired with: Dr. Loosen Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling Spatlese (Mosel, Germany)

2nd Course:
White Wine Risotto Arancini:
Portabella, Red Bell Peppers, San Marzano Tomato Sauce, Arugula, Parmesan, Parsley
Paired with: 2011 Valdicava Rosso di Montalcino (Tuscany, Italy)
Or
Olive Oil Poached Grilled Octopus:
Sweet Potato Hummus, Crispy Chickpea, Farm Citrus, Smashed Potato, Pickled Garlic, Pea Tendrils
Paired with: 2014 Sand Reckoner Rosé (Cochise County, AZ)

3rd Course:
Crispy Potato Gnocchi:
Yogurt Sauce, Purple Graffiti Cauliflower, Calabrian Chili, Fennel, Bread Crumbs, Chives
Paired with: 2014 Adelsheim Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley, OR)
And
“Two Wash Ranch” Cornish Hen:
Turnip Puree, Crimson Lentils, Mix Pepper Relish, Baby Carrots, Tempura Romanesco, Grilled Yu Choy Sum
Paired with: 2014 Laurent Defouleur Cote de Brouilly (Beaujolais, France)

Dessert
A night in Meringue City:
Styled Italian Meringues, Espresso Walnuts, Candied Citrus, Cured Strawberry Sorbet, Berry Soup, Fresh Berries
Paired with: 2014 Conte Vistarino “Costiolo” Sangue di Giuda (Oltrepo Pavese, Italy)