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Creative Prix-Fixe Lunch & Dinner Menus at Mosaic Bar & Grille, The Loft & Studio Feature Three Courses from $30 - $90


The Loft restaurant at Montage Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, CALIF. (April 21, 2009) - Montage Laguna Beach debuts a delicious and affordable culinary program for the entire month of June.

WHAT: Special prix-fixe menus offer a "Taste of Montage" in the oceanfront resort's three restaurants, with prices from $30 to $90 per person. Choose from an outdoor poolside terrace, a comfortably elegant bistro-style restaurant with sweeping ocean views or the resort's signature restaurant at the edge the Pacific.

WHY: Enjoy summer's freshest ingredients at budget-friendly prices.

HOW: Dine at one of our three resort restaurants to enjoy our "Taste of Montage" prix-fixe menus from June 1-30.

1. Opt for outdoor views with a $30 three-course lunch at the poolside Mosaic Bar & Grille
• Luncheon appetizer, entrée and dessert choices include:
- Crispy Dungeness Crab Cakes
- Local Halibut Tacos with Cabbage, Pico de Gallo and Cotija Cheese, Lime Cream Sauce, Pinto Beans and Avocado Salsa with Tortilla Chips
- The Mosaic, featuring five flavors of house-made ice creams on Oreo crust

• Mosaic Bar & Grille is open daily for lunch from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; reservations not accepted

2. Select the inventive prix-fixe fare at The Loft for lunch or dinner
• $30 three-course lunch featuring Chef Brian Black's Creative American Cuisine including:
- Salad of Wild Arugula
- Charred Heirloom Tomato Bisque with Old School Grilled Cheese
- German Chocolate Cake

• $45 three-course dinner includes a choice of:
- Jumbo Grilled Artichoke with garlic and basil aioli
- Fire-Roasted Organic Chicken Breast with macaroni and cheese, white asparagus and wild mushroom sauce
- Flourless Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Craquelin Ice Cream and Nutella Anglaise

• The Loft is open daily for lunch from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and for dinner from 5 - 10 p.m.; reserve by calling 949-715-6420

3. Indulge in a $90 three-course dinner menu at Studio
• Dinner appetizers, entrée and dessert selections include:
- Risotto of Maine Lobster with mushrooms, wilted chard and aged parmesan
- Pan-Seared New Zealand John Dory with fennel bulb, cipollini onions and cauliflower in a banyuls reduction
- Crispy Banana with a brown sugar cake, toasted marshmallow ice cream and brandy Anglaise

• Studio is open nightly (beginning Memorial Day) from 5 - 10 p.m.; reserve by calling 949-715-6420

WHERE: Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, 866-271-6953

AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS: Food & Beverage Director Victorio Gonzalez and The Loft's Chef de Cuisine Brian Black are available to discuss creating menus of inventive dishes for today's times that satisfy discerning travelers, offer reasonable prices and don't compromise taste or quality of ingredients and preparation.

About Montage Laguna Beach
Montage Laguna Beach, set on a coastal bluff overlooking the Pacific in the heart of the vibrant arts community of Laguna Beach, offers 30 acres of oceanfront luxury. The 250-room craftsman-style resort features beachfront accommodations; a 20,000-square-foot spa; destination dining at Studio; a wealth of outdoor recreation, including three pools, beach and water sports; a fine art collection; and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space. For information and reservations, please contact Montage Laguna Beach toll-free, at 1-888-715-6700; or visit the Web site at

About Montage Hotels & Resorts
Montage Hotels & Resorts is an ultra-luxury hotel and resort management company founded by Alan Fuerstman in 2002. The company's flagship oceanfront resort, Montage Laguna Beach, opened in February 2003 in the vibrant arts community of Laguna Beach, California. The company's second hotel opened in Beverly Hills in November 2008. Other properties under development include Montage Deer Valley® in Park City, Utah, scheduled to open in 2010 and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico scheduled to open in 2012.

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