Celebrate the holidays with an elegant Christmas Eve dinner at S.Y. Kitchen in Santa Ynez, prepared by Executive Chef Luca Crestanelli and his brother, Sous Chef Francesco. Their stunning five-course tasting menu combines the best of local seasonal offerings and will be paired with select wines chosen by Sommelier Emily Johnston.
Seared Diver Scallops with White Polenta, Crispy Black Kale and Pioppini Mushrooms
Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Orange Duck Ragú and Taggiasca Olives
Cedar Planked Wild Salmon with Asparagus, Black Truffles and Whole Grain Mustard-Mayo
Venison Filet with Burned Baby Carrots, Braised Swiss Chard, Pomegranate Reduction and Fresh Herbs
Pear Crostata with Irish Coffee Sauce and White Chocolate Gelato
The Christmas Eve menu items will be offered à la carte to be enjoyed alongside other seasonal offerings and signature dishes from S.Y. Kitchen’s dinner menu. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. until closing. S.Y. Kitchen will also be open for lunch on Christmas Eve from 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., featuring an à la carte menu by Chef Luca.
S.Y. Kitchen is located at 1110 Faraday St., Santa Ynez. For more information, please call 805/691-9794.