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Summer sizzles at Sanctuary

Posted on: June 22nd, 2012 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Summer not only brings hotter temperatures, but great specials at some of the best local restaurants. The heat brings about some high-level creativity in the kitchen with the goal being to create some light and refreshing meals. No need to bore yourself with salads and gazpacho!

elements at Sanctuary is prepared to become your, well, summer sanctuary with a mouth-watering prix fixe dinner menu. Three amazing courses of the best of Chef Beau MacMillan’s cuisine for only $39 per person (excluding tax, gratuity and beverages).

Start your dinner with your choice of either Elemental Soup, Tofu & Eggplant Fritter with Tahini, Chickpea and Pine Nut Relish and Meyer Lemon Oil, or the Farmer’s Market featuring Grilled Vegetables, aged Feta, Piquillo Pepper, Basil and Balsamic Vinaigrette. For a sweet ending, guests can indulge in either a PB Bomb with Peanut Butter Mousse and Chocolate Ganache, Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Passion Fruit, Raspberry and Basil Seeds, or Espresso Dark Chocolate Silk with Cocoa Nibs, Meringue and Crème Fraiche Gelato.

Main course options include Loch Duart Salmon with Skillet-Roasted Vegetables, Udon, Soy, Ginger and Coriander, Free Range Chicken Breast with Roasted Shallot Mash, Maitake Mushrooms and Truffle Jus or BBQ Short Ribs “Korean-style” with Jasmine Rice, Fried Organic Egg, Spiced Cucumber and Lotus Root.

The summer special menu is available now through August 31st.

elements at Sanctuary | 5700 East McDonald Drive | Paradise Valley, AZ | 480-607-2300.

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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