Fontainebleau Miami Beach Celebrates Thanksgiving 2015

Give thanks.

On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Michael Mina 74, StripSteak by Michael Mina, Scarpetta and Vida, all at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, will offer Thanksgiving specials. With a range of different cuisines to choose from, there will be something for everyone, and plenty to be thankful for.

StripSteak by Michael Mina – Fontainebleau’s newest restaurant – is offering a Thanksgiving a prix-fixe dinner for $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Guests will savor roasted baby beets with dried cranberries, hazelnuts, and goat cheese, topped with walnut vinaigrette followed by roasted turkey breast with turkey leg confit, and chorizo cornbread stuffing; and for dessert, pumpkin pie topped with cinnamon whipped cream and spiced caramel sauce.


Scarpetta, the hotel’s acclaimed Italian eatery will offer a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy butternut squash soup fregato with toasted focaccia and roasted mushrooms followed by the roast turkey porchetta with cranberry mostarda and brussels sprouts. Dessert will feature pumpkin tiramisu, crafted with spiced pumpkin mascarpone and served beside Marsala soaked lady fingers, mocha espuma, and cinnamon gelato.

Michael Mina 74 will offer the regular lunch menu at the bar with football games airing from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and a special Thanksgiving specials offered from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. A hearty turkey breast roulade with confit leg (32), sage stuffing, brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, and turkey gravy will entice guests along with a mouthwatering pumpkin cheesecake ($10) topped with spiced Jamaican anglaise and orange compote.


For a more casual celebration, try Vida, the hotel’s American brasserie, which will offer a bevy of autumnal options through their traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 1 p.m.  – 9 p.m. The buffet is priced at $59 for adults and $29.50 for kids, excluding tax and gratuity. Menu follows:


Fresh Market Greens

Hearts of Romaine

Cherry Tomatoes with Mozzarella and Sweet Basil

Carrot, Celery Root, Candied Walnuts, Cranberries, Honey Spiced Dressing

Yukon Potato Salad


Garlic Croutons, Parmesan Cheese, Baby Tomatoes

Cucumbers, Marinated Olives, Carrot Ribbons


Caesar, Ranch, Balsamic, “Bleau” Cheese


Assorted Maki, Nigiri


Shrimp Cocktail, Bleaufish Lobster Salpicon, Oysters,

Snapper Ceviche


Selection of Cured Meats


Selection of Hard and Semi-Soft Cheese


Carved Roasted Turkey Breast

Turkey Leg Roulade

Roasted Chicken Breast, Creamy Polenta, Wild Mushroom Ragout

Sticky Beef Short Rib, Roasted Celery Root, Red Wine Jus

Glazed Country Ham


Seared Salmon, Green Beans, Lemon Herb Butter Sauce

Pan Seared Scallops, Pumpkin Risotto, Artichokes, Sage Butter


Roasted Fall Vegetables, Maple Butter

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Wilson House Smoked Bacon, Grain Mustard

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Whipped Potato Puree

Parmesan Gnocchi, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Truffle Butter

Corn Bread Stuffing

Roasted Pumpkin and Apple Soup, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Argan Oil


Traditional Giblet Gravy

Cranberry and Orange Compote

Port Wine Jus

Wild Mushroom Cream


Prosciutto, Fig, Caramelized Onion




Pumpkin Spice topped with Cinnamon Cream

Bourbon-Chocolate Chips Pecan

Orange-Cranberry Cheesecake

Black Forrest

Strawberry Shortcake


Lemon Curd, citrus meringue

Floridian Key Lime


Chocolate-brownies pot de crème

Small Pastries

Pumpkin Macron

Fresh Fruit Tart

Pecan éclair

Action Station

Cinnamon Churros, spiced chocolate sauce served with vanilla ice cream

For more information or reservations, please visit or call (877) 326-7412

Written by Marie Elizabeth

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