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“Light for Summer” Menu and Market Buffet for Lunch at La Riviera

"Light for Summer" Menu and Market Buffet for Lunch at La RivieraMonday, June 19, 6am-11pm – La Riviera at Pullman Miami Hotel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr, Miami

Pullman Miami Hotel‘s on-site restaurant, La Riviera, is debuting two menus this season: a “Light for Summer” menu with nutritious dishes sans gluten and a market buffet for lunch for locals and busy executives. Created by Executive Chef John Gray, selections found in both menus create the perfect blend between international cuisine and Latin food favorites.

Available starting June 19th, from Monday thru Friday between noon and 2 p.m., Chef Gray’s market buffet will allow local business executives and hotel guests alike to enjoy an all-inclusive meal during a busy day. At $16 per person (plus tax and gratuity), the menu is inspired by seasonal, local harvests and farm-to-table plates with rich flavors. The buffet items will rotate on a daily basis to highlight the seasonal ingredients that are reflective of the regional and international gastronomies and cultures found in Miami. 

Starters on the new summer menu ($12-$16) include Classic Bistro Style Beef Tartar, Escargot (gluten-free), Asian Yellow Fin Tuna Carpaccio, Lump Crab Cake and Chilled Jumbo Shrimp (gluten-free). Entrée salads ($12-$18) include a Spice Charred NY Steak Salad (gluten-free) and Red Shrimp and Quinoa Salad (gluten-free). For an additional $6 to $10, patrons can add Grilled Chicken, Wild Caught Argentine Red Shrimp, or Fresh Crispy Skin Salmon to any entrée salad. All sandwiches on the menu ($14-$21) are served with Pommes Frites and include options such as the Kobe Beef Sliders, Cuban Sandwich and Baja Style Shrimp Tacos.

Chef John Gray’s Signatures Dishes ($24-$36) will remain on the summer menu and encompass popular choices such as Crispy Skin Salmon Filet (gluten-free), Spicy Black Pepper Crusted Jumbo Shrimp (gluten-free), Cuban Style Carne Frita (gluten-free), Main Lobster Ravioli with manchego, rainbow chard and truffle paste, or Fresh Handmade Linguine with a medley of locally-farmed vegetables topped with herbs.

The summer menu also features a variety of fresh protein dishes from the grill ($21-$34). Plates include Yellow Tail Snapper Filet, Wild Caught Argentine Shrimp, and 12 oz. Hand Cut New York Strip. Guests can complement any dish with garden-fresh sides including Sautéed Rainbow Chard, Baked Cauliflower, Stir-Fried Asparagus, Brussels Sprouts and Buttermilk Onion Rings. Desserts menu ($8) includes Classic Creme Brule (gluten-free), Baked Apple Tart, Dark Chocolate Lava Cake (gluten-free), Trio of Häagen-Dazs (gluten-free), Key Lime Pie, Berries and Creme Fraiche (gluten-free), Tiramisu, and Cheesecake.

La Riviera’s new “Light for Summer” menu is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and appeals to all palates with courses ranging from healthy starters, salads and gluten-free entrees, to Chef Gray’s signature dishes and proteins from the grill. La Riviera is open daily for breakfast from 6-11:30 a.m., lunch Monday thru Friday from noon to 2 p.m., and dinner nightly from 6-11 p.m. To make a reservation at La Riviera, please call 305-264-4888 or visit their website. #PullmanLife