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Ring in the 2016 New Year with these Great Happenings for All Ages

Great choices for folks to ring in the 2016, including the soon to be opened Salt’s Cure with chef/owners Chris Phelps & Zak Walters, a special tasting menu from Chef Tony Esnault at Church & State, one of Jonathan Gold’s 101, and a number of offerings for couples, families and kids at the breathtaking Terranea Resort!

New Year's Eve Events in Los Angeles

Salt’s Cure

Salt’s Cure will hold a celebratory New Year’s Eve dinner offering diners a choice of 3- or 5-course menu with optional wine pairings in their new Hollywood location. Named LA’s #1 Farm to Table restaurant by Travel + Leisure, Chef/owners Chris Phelps and Zak Walters work closely with local farmers, ranchers and fisherman to source their ingredients and remain dedicated to offering honest food that supports the local community.

For New Year’s Eve, the 3-course menu features a selection of winter bitter green chop salad or Tahitian squash soup to start, and a selection of potato dumplings with wild mushroom, local halibut with celery and fennel broth, or beef tenderloin with turnips and bordelaise sauce for the main course. A bone-in pork chop is offered for a $10 supplement. For dessert, guests may enjoy either grapefruit pie or a selection of housemade ice creams, or a dessert cocktail for a $4 supplement.  With the 3-course menu, sturgeon caviar and grilled oysters are also available as a supplement. With the 5-course menu, guests will start with a choice of grilled oysters, tuna tartare with sauce girbiche and brown rice, or lamb carpaccio with olive and feta, followed by the soup or salad course. As a third course, a choice of cedar plank salmon with arugula and buerre blanc, or duck leg with oatmeal griddle cakes and seasonal fruit compote is offered before the main course and dessert. All guests will receive a complimentary champagne cocktail upon arrival to start the evening with a toast.

The New Year’s Eve menus will be offered at $65 for 3-course or $120 for the 5-course, and are available throughout the evening beginning at 5:30 pm, with regular reservations. For more information about New Year’s Eve, or to make a reservation please email [email protected]

Church & State Bistro

Church & State Bistro, located in Downtown LA’s Art District, will be serving a 5-course, prix fixe menu full of French classics. The New Year’s Eve menu, crafted by Executive Chef Tony Esnault, will feature greens grown in the Green City Farm located next to the restaurant, and local and organic ingredients. Guests will be offered a selection of items to choose their own menu, with highlights including an amuse bouche of uni & caviar, lobster bisque, grass-fed tournedos of beef, diver scallops, as well as a variety of vegetarian options, and a trio of desserts. Winter black truffle will be available as a supplement. Wine pairings from the Church & State’s all French wine list will also be available. At midnight, guests can celebrate with a complimentary champagne toast and party favors.

Church & State’s New Year’s Eve dinner is offered at $95. Service will begin at 6 p.m. and will run throughout the night. Reservations can be made by phone at (213) 405-1434, or online at

Terranea Resort

Book a night at Terranea Resort, a Destination Hotel, and you can ring in the new year with Terranea’s New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration package that includes luxurious accommodations, two tickets to Terranea’s annual Countdown Celebration featuring a celebrity DJ, open bar, countdown to champagne toast, and late night buffet, and two tickets to Terranea’s New Year’s Day Brunch Buffet at catalina kitchen. Couples can relish in the romance of the holiday while their kids enjoy Tide Pool Kids Club New Year’s Eve Celebration with complimentary access for two children.

You can book with promotional code: NYEGRAND.

New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration

You can ring in 2016 in style, at Terranea’s annual New Year’s Eve Club Countdown Celebration. Featuring live music entertainment by DJ “wHat?!”, an open bar, and a late night buffet, so you can party the night away by the Pacific. The Late Night buffet runs from 11pm-1am and features a taco station with rock shrimp & braised short rib barbacoa, as well as vegetarian options, a pasta station, a dim sum station with potstickers and spring rolls, and a dessert station with bread pudding, bourbon, and more.

The New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration is from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. VIP tables can be purchased in advance. Guests must be 21 years or older. The first 150 tickets purchased will receive a buy one, get one free special offer. Prices are $150 each before December 26th and $195 each if purchased between December 26th and December 31st. For more information visit:

For the Family

New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Terranea’s Elegant New Year’s Eve Dinner Celebration allows you to ring in the New Year with a fun and sophisticated fete, with live music & a dance floor. Our New Year’s Eve Dinner features a 3-course plated dinner featuring an appetizer of King Crab Leg, salad, and entree choices of steak or local California bass. There is a kids menu available and even a late night buffet that runs from 10pm-12:30am, featuring a slider station with vegetarian options, an Italian pizza station with gluten-free selections, a dessert station with Krispy Treats, Brownies, Mini Doughnuts, and more.

Open to families and guests ages 12 and older, with our Tide Pool Kids Club available for children 2-14 years old. Prices are $150 for adults, $120 for young adults ages 11-20, and $60 for kids 5-10. Dinner Seatings are at 7:30pm, 8pm and 8:30pm

For the Kids

Kids NYE Party

Or, the adults can enjoy a guilt-free New Year’s celebration while your kids have a blast at our Kids NYE Party. Packed with games, crafts, scavenger hunts and a special countdown to 2016, the night will be one for the books. For kids ages 2-14, the kids can play from 6p-1am, while you toast to 2016. $75 per child, $50 with purchase of other Terranea New Year’s Eve event tickets.

Countdown to “Noon” Year

You don’t have to party all night. At Terranea, you can be a part of the New Year festivities and still enjoy a good night’s sleep. Terranea’s “Noon” Year includes an afternoon of relay races, challenges, and holiday cheer at the Resort Pool on Thursday, December 31 from 11:30am – 12:30pm and is open to all ages.

New Year’s Day Recovery

Rest easy after a big night out ringing in the New Year. You can send the kids out to play, and sleep in. Our Tide Pool Kid’s Club adventure leaders will be at your door to pick up the kids for breakfast, lunch and a morning full of fun! You’ll be refreshed and ready to take on 2016 by the time they return. $50 per child with advanced registration required.

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