New Offerings Give Guests More Flexible Dining Experience with Pricing and Timing

 

 

 

LAS VEGAS (June 2013) – The inimitably elegant Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo is known for its exquisite, award-winning French fare. With their new spring and summer menu, Chef Andre Rochat and Chef de Cuisine Chris Bulen offer guests more seasonal choices, enhanced flexibility and the chance to compose their individualized idea of the perfect meal—whether that means selecting two or three dishes from the à la carte menu or indulging in Andre’s full tasting menu. 

 

 

 

With its expanded menu of soups, salads, entrees, side dishes and more, guests with busy summer itineraries can dine in approximately one hour when selecting dishes from Andre’s new spring and summer à la carte menu. New menu selections include steak, seafood, chicken and pork that may be accompanied by one of the chefs’ specialty sauces and paired with sides such as vegetables, potatoes and risotto. Highlights of this menu include:

 

 

 

Cold appetizers – shrimp cocktail with mustard and cocktail sauces; beef carpaccio with arugula, parmesan and espelette aïoli; chilled lobster timbale with avocado, lemon crème and citrus jus

 

 

 

Hot appetizers – escargots de Bourgogne, served with garlic butter and herbs; scampi Andre with basil and Pernod cream sauce and fleuron; pan-seared duck foie gras with pistachio beignet, peach compote and black currant reduction

 

 

 

Salads – iceberg wedge with croutons, lardons and white balsamic vinaigrette; Caesar with tête de moine fleuret; pear and Roquefort phyllo with lolla rossa and pistachio vinaigrette

 

 

 

Soups – soup du jour; lobster bisque with lobster and corn-stuffed sweet pepper; French onion soup with Swiss Emmental Gruyère, au gratin

 

Main courses – grilled 10 oz. center-cut rib eye (USDA Prime); grilled 8 oz. filet of beef; grilled salmon; seared jumbo scallops with lemon caper sauce; spring chicken Riesling chicken jus with petite vegetables; 16 oz. pork chop with mustard pickle sauce

 

 

 

Side dishes – green asparagus anglaise, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed spinach, broccolini and onion rings

 

 

 

Starch – macaroni and cheese with smoked duck breast, pommes purée, Anna potatoes, vegetable risotto, pommes frites and sautéed fingerling potatoes

 

 

 

In addition, a number of specialties spotlighting some of the season’s best ingredients grace the spring and summer menu, including heirloom tomato salad with burrata cheese, melon and pickled golden beets; chilled white asparagus soup with parmesan tuile and fresh herbs; pappardelle pasta with white wine sauce, braised rabbit and spring vegetables; and potato crusted sea bass with black truffle emulsion, truffled pasta, white asparagus and parsley coulis.

 

 

 

“We have guests who run the gamut—from those looking to spend the evening with that once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, to those on a tight schedule because they’re running to a show,” says Joseph Marsco, general manager, Andre’s. “In addition to the new offerings, we still feature a full tasting menu as well as Andre’s classic, composed dishes.”

 

 

 

These classics include imported Dover sole sautéed Veronique, Grenobloise or amandine; 2-lb. Maine Lobster Thermidor, served with brandied cream sauce, mushrooms, tarragon and asparagus anglaise; pan-seared duck breast and duck sausage with spiced mango and duck jus, rissole of potato and artichoke, endive and duck prosciutto timbale.

 

 

 

Prices on the new spring and summer menu at Andre’s start at just $9 for first courses and $19 for entrées.

 

 

 

ABOUT ANDRE'S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE AT MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO

 

Celebrated chef André Rochat has enhanced his AAA Four Diamond restaurant by combining its original old-world charm with a modern twist to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere. An eclectic approach on a classic, Andre’s meshes the finest style of dining with a comfortable, elegant setting. In addition to dining in casual elegance, Andre’s is home to an impressive cigar lounge, one of the only spaces on the Las Vegas Strip available to enjoy a fine cigar and rare cognac from his internationally famous collection. Honored with a prestigious Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge at Monte Carlo has an encyclopedic wine list boasting more than 1,500 selections and an inventory of more than 12,000 bottles. For reservations or more information, visit online at www.Andrelv.com or call the restaurant directly at (702) 798-7151. Find us on Facebook (Facebook.com/AndresLasVegas) or follow us on Twitter (@andreslasvegas).