A.R. Valentien Presents Luxury Dining With A California Twist

A.R. Valentien

We are proud to present a new partner in need of no introduction. Nestled in The Lodge at Torrey Pines, A.R. Valentien represents San Diego fine dining at its apex, featuring a flavorful seasonal menu, historic Californian architecture, as well as unrivaled scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and Torrey Pines Golf Course. This award-winning farm-to-table restaurant offers succulent California cuisine in a luxurious locale and has received national recognition as one of the leaders in sustainable practices. Named for Albert R. Valentien, the famed early 20th century artist, this esteemed destination submerges guests in extravagance. From locally sourced ingredients to the sun soaked patio, California influences reign supreme. Even the wine list, an extensive collection including more than 300 bottles, is derived entirely from the wine regions of California. With an in-house sommelier, selecting the right wine is always an easy affair.

Head Chef Jeff Jackson’s expertise in the kitchen contributes to A.R. Valentien’s reputation as a premier dining destination in San Diego. With selections of charcuterie, artisanal cheeses, seafood and poultry entrees, in addition to decadent desserts, he is sure to please any palate. Dinner menu standouts include the Roasted Swordfish entree with potato, artichoke, confit garlic, and cavolo nero with rosemary and veal au jus or the Roasted Apple and Prosciutto appetizer with burrata cheese, pickled butternut squash, arugula, pepitas, and cider reduction. Aside from lunch, dinner, and weekend breakfast service, Chef Jackson also offers a four-course tasting menu with optional wine pairing that he changes regularly. Highlighting fresh California ingredients, this tasting menu boasts fresh-caught seafood, house-made pastas, carnivorous options like Herb Bread Crumb Crusted Veal Cheek, and innovative desserts.

For a truly regal culinary experience, escape the norm and head to A.R. Valentien. The romantic, lush scenery of The Lodge at Torrey Pines and the fresh, flavorful cuisine are sure to make any meal memorable. 



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