American steak lovers select on cut, preparation and steak companions and Fleming’s serves up new menu items to satisfy
Sarasota, Florida, October 2013– Today, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, launched its new menu nationwide featuring dry-aged steaks, bold cuts and enticing Steak Companions. The restaurant debuted dry aging preparation for richer, bolder flavor on select cuts and delicious Steak Companions and sauces for an elevated taste experience that goes above and beyond the classic steak.
“We’ve crafted an indulgent menu with a spotlight on steak, but take each cut to the next level,” said Chef Russell Skall, Fleming’s Corporate Executive Chef. “We’re introducing preparation techniques like dry aging our Prime beef on popular cuts, to serving each steak with surprising flavor profiles – we’ve got something for the purists and the adventurers.”
All steak cuts are classically and expertly seasoned with kosher salt and black pepper then broiled at 1600 degrees or iron-crusted and finished with butter and fresh parsley. Delicious new items and preparation techniques include:
oTruffled Poached Lobster with bernaise sauce and caviar
oDiablo Shrimpbaked with a spiced barbeque butter sauce
oKing Crab with Herb Butter simmered with fresh herbs and garlic and topped with caviar
oFlavor Trio with three steak spreads -gorgonzola and mascarpone brulee´, sweet onion bacon jam and cabernet mustard
·Varied Preparation Techniques:
oDry Aged – Cuts aged a minimum of 21 days allowing a richer, bolder flavor with a distinctive nutty note (available for the Prime New York Strip and the Prime Dry Aged Ribeye);
oWet Aged – Cuts aged a minimum of 21 days providing a juicy, flavorful and savory bite (available for Prime Bone-In, New York Strip, Prime Bone-In Ribeye and Filet Mignon);
To perfectly pair with its new menu, the restaurant also released the 2014 edition of its award-winning wine list, the Fleming’s 100®, featuring 100 wines by the glass. This industry recognized wine program offers guests a choice of a variety of wines, personally chosen by Fleming’s National Director of Wine, Maeve Pesquera. Pesquera curates the lists over nine months, selecting an extensive list of varietals from both popular and up-and-coming wine regions. The list includes 30 wines of exceptional value priced at $10 dollars or less, featuring classics and not-to-miss boutique selections.
“The new Fleming’s 100®, is the very best list in the 15-year history of Fleming’s,” said Pesquera. “Not only are we offering popular wines of today, but we’re putting the spotlight on the cult wines and standouts of tomorrow.”
About Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Nationally acclaimed Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers the best in steakhouse dining – Prime meats and chops, fresh fish and poultry, generous salads and side orders — with a unique wine list known as the Fleming’s 100®, which features more than 100 wines served by the glass. In addition, the Fleming’s WiNEPAD™, winner of the 2013 Hospitality Technology Breakthrough Awards, is a proprietary, custom web-based application on an iPad that helps Guests easily navigate the restaurant’s extensive wine list. Fleming’s was launched in Newport Beach, California, in 1998 by successful restaurant industry veterans Paul Fleming and Bill Allen. Today there are 65 restaurants nationwide, including the latest Fleming’s, recently opened in both Beverly Hills and Palo Alto. Fleming’s is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including Wine Enthusiast’sannual Award of Distinction and Wine Spectator’sannual Award of Excellence. For more information about Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and the Fleming’s 100®, please visit FlemingsSteakhouse.com