Looking for the perfect side dish for your Thanksgiving or Christmas Meal? Then Chef Eber from Choices, The Buffet has just the recipe you are looking for to feed your hungry guest. A blend of butternut squash, potato, and Monterrey Jack Cheese make a dish that everyone will be asking for the recipe.
Chef Albert’s autumn dessert with a delicious twist. This dessert is currently being served at Choices, The Buffet during the holiday season, but now you can make it any day of the year.
The Tuesday & Thursday Lobster Nights at Choices the Buffet at Pala Casino Spa & Resort continue to be so popular with guests that Pala is continuing them from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Tuesday & Thursday . Lobster lovers will continue to enjoy Grilled Maine Lobster San Felipe, Lobster California Rolls, Lobster Mac N’ Cheese, Choices Lobster Pizza, Canadian Lobster Tail, Lobster in Champagne Sauce and Lobster Bisque Soup in addition to Choices’ eight food stations and dessert bar.
July 30 is National Cheesecake Day! Have you had the chance to experience Cheesecake at Pala Casino? It is served at; Choices, The Buffet, The Oak Room, Pala Café, Poolside Café & Bar, Coffee Amoré, and Room Service. Our very own Chef Albert has shared his recipe for the Pala New York Cheesecake. This recipe will make Fourteen 3 –inch individual round molds. Now you can serve the Pala Cheesecake at your next party or make a special treat just for you.
Chocolate Florentines Tacos – filled with dark, white and milk chocolate mousse served with “ Chicha” an ice – cold rice drink and decorated with cinnamon puff pastry churro.
Timing means everything in a casino. And when the slots are hot or the cards are hitting, players can’t just break away for a bite to eat. At Pala Casino Spa & Resort, the world is a lot simpler because Executive Chef Robert Camerota and Room Chef Gil Mares have created the perfect getaway for when time is of the essence, the Promenade Deli.
Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s award winning Executive Pastry Chef Albert Cruz shares his specialty recipe for Strawberry and Passion Fruit Bavarian Mousse Cake. This fresh springtime dessert is served as a special request at many Pala Events.
It was said that Elvis could eat up to 15 of these savory sandwiches at a time. At Pala we are going to be serving them (one at a time) March 16th through the 18th during the Rockin’ Elvis® Fest. The sandwich platter is $5.50 and while supplies last include a pair of Elvis style sunglasses.
Choices Buffet will make Chinese Lunar New Year (The Year of the Dragon) even more fun Jan. 23 to Feb. 6 with the addition of Halo Halo to its hand-made, fresh dessert station. Halo Halo is an Asian specialty that is a mixture of shaved ice, evaporated milk, sweet beans, fruits, and topped with vanilla ice cream that is served in a tall glass. It is a refreshing, light dessert with explosive tastes. The Halo Halo at Choices will start with four ingredients, coconut string, purple yam jam, red mung beans and coconut gelatin. They are covered with shaved ice and then evaporated milk is then poured over the ice. It is topped with a sizable scoop of vanilla ice cream. As the shaved ice melts, all the ingredients are mixed together into a refreshing, healthy treat.
Halo Halo will be just one of the special Lunar New Year Treats at Choices.
Other specialty items include:
• Steamed Whole Seabass
• Soya Chicken Leg
• Spicy Shrimp
• Short Rib with Black Pepper Sauce
• Peking Duck with Lotus Bun
• Chinese Sausage Sticky Rice (Dim Sum)
• Sui Mai
• Egg Roll
• Sesame Ball
Our very own award-winning Executive Pastry Chef Albert Cruz has created another masterpiece of confectionary delight. He has built a six-building Gingerbread Village complete with a six-foot center chocolate tower for the holidays.
The village, which took three days to bake and build and is made from 400 pounds of Gingerbread and 200 pounds of chocolate. Don’t miss the sweet detail of the music sheets being held by the white chocolate snowmen or the chocolate Christmas lights on the pastry trees. It is on display at the Pala hotel elevators near the hotel lobby until New Year’s Day. Stop by and visit.