Aubergine the restaurant at  L'Auberge Carmel
Abalone Dish by Chef de Cuisine Justin Cogley Dessert by Executive Pastry Chef Ron Mendoza Aubergine Restaurant in Carmel-by-the-Sea Dish by Chef de Cuisine Justin Cogley




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Grand Re-Opening

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Thursday, January 31, 2013
6 - 9 pm


Experience the new look of Aubergine with a unique strolling dinner through the kitchen,
courtyard and wine cellar. Stations include our newly expanded salon and cocktail menu, a raw seafood bar, the yakitori grill station, samplings from the new cheese cave, roasted fish and tapas and delicious desserts.


$98* per person
includes house drinks

One Night Package at L'Auberge Carmel

Reserve the overnight package to enjoy the full experience of our newly renovated hotel and restaurant. Your luxurious stay for two in a thoughtfully appointed queen guest room includes entry into the Grand Re-Opening event, turndown services and Aubergine signature services. Rates begin at $599.


In the Salon

House Cocktails and Sparkling Wine
Salon Snacks

Aubergine Raw Bar

Kumomoto  (Humbolt Bay)
Caraquet      (Nova Scotia)

Chilled Maine Lobster Salad with Grapefruit and Mint
Dungeness Crab with Meyer Lemon 

Royal Select California Estate Caviar with Cauliflower and Citrus


Yakitori Grill in the Courtyard

 Wagyu Beef Marinated with Chile Paste and Soy
Hawaiian Blue Prawn with Cold Pressed Sesame Oil and White Sesame Seeds


In the Kitchen

Ham and Tapas Station
Hand-Carved Campofrio Jamon Con Huese
Pork Lomo
Salchichon Catalan Quijote
Cabra De Murcia
Marinated Olives
Grilled and Roasted Peppers Salad

Hawiian Big Eye Tuna
Octopus and Tomato

Roasted Fish
Roasted monkfish with lemon and caper emulsion


In the Wine Cellar
Artisanal Cheeses, Housemade Breads & Crackers

Clothbound Cheddar
Pennsylvania Noble
Tomme Dolce
Roquefort Vieux Berger
PT Reyes Blue
Tomme du Berger
Munster Haxaire Gerome


Aubergine Dessert

Meyer Lemon Cream Puffs
Caramelia Tartlettes
Hazelnut-Brown Butter Cakes
Yogurt-Pine Lollipops
Churros with Milk Jam
Ginger Ice Cream Truffles
Passion Fruit Macarons 






Due to weather/availability the featured ingredients are subject to change.
*Plus service fee and tax


Executive Chef– Justin Cogley
Executive Pastry Chef – Ron Mendoza





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