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Romance in the Garden


Now - February 15, 2014 | 6 - 9 p.m.
Ullman Terrace | Doors Open at 6 p.m.


Begin a weekend of romance at the Desert Botanical Garden with a candlelit outdoor concert under starry skies featuring the Domingo DeGrazia Spanish Guitar Band. The buffet dinner includes appetizers, entrees, and desserts. A cash bar will be available with cocktails, wine flights and wine or champagne by the bottle. 

Questions? Call the Box office at 480 481.8188 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.daily

Event Itinerary

  • Dinner: 6 – 7 p.m.
  • Dessert: 7 – 8 p.m.
  • Concert: 7 – 9 p.m.

Dinner Buffet

Station l , ll

  • Bibb and Romaine Lettuce, Strawberries, Orange Sections,Goat Cheese, Glazed Pecans, Olive Oil and Orange Juice Dressing (Vegetarian)
  • Assorted Breads and Rolls, Creamery Butter (Vegetarian)
  • Carved Grilled Tri Tip with Roasted Shallots and Red Wine Reduction
  • Cedar Plank Salmon with Red Onion Chutney and Horseradish Sauce
  • Oven Roast Red Potatoes Seasoned with Truffled Salt (Gluten Free, Vegan)
  • Sautéed Winter Vegetables Seasoned with Fresh Herbs (Gluten Free)

Station III, Station IV

  • Bowtie with Fresh Pomodoro Tomato, Basil, Garlic and a Hint of Hot Pepper
  • Penne Pasta with Alfredo Sauce
  • Guests will be able to choose from the following toppings:
    • Sautéed Mushrooms, Grilled Chicken, Artichoke Hearts, Steamed Broccoli Florets, Steamed Green Peas and Walnuts
    • Can be Vegetarian

Station V, VI

  • Small Plates of Petite Lemon Tarts, Heart-Shaped Brownies, Petite Fresh Baked Cookies
  • Chocolate Tiramisu Cups, Petite Red Velvet Chocolate Cupcakes and Raspberry Mousse Cups (Vegetarian)
  • Berry Cobbler: Cinnamon Streusel Topping and Vanilla Whipped Cream (Vegetarian)
  • Fresh Roast Coffee, Cream and Sweetener

We would like to thank Nutwhats for their donation to Romance in the Garden.


The Fine Print

  • Limited tickets available.
  • Venue is open seating only. Guests may be seated with other guests at the same table.
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the door.
  • Buffet dinner is included.
  • Must be 21 or older to attend and must show proper identification to be admitted. No exceptions.
  • Children will not be admitted, even if a parent or guardian is present.
  • In case of rain, the event will move indoors.

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