Experience A Tribute to 2006 at the OC Pavilion’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

Dec. 15, 2006 – The OC Pavilion (www.ocpavilion.com) and 5-star Ambrosia Restaurant are pleased to announce plans for their New Year’s Eve Extravaganza, to be held December 31, starting at 5:00 PM.

Ambrosia Restaurant is pleased to present a world-class, 5-course meal beginning with a Sea Urchin Panna Cotta with Chilled Champagne-Shellfish Consomme and Osetra Caviar. The next course features Big Eye Ahi stuffed with Dungeness Crab topped with a Passion Fruit Vinaigrette. The third course features California Lobster Medallion with Oxtail-Potato Gnocchi Ragout and Garlic Parsley Foam. For the main course, guests are offered a choice of 4 exquisite entrees, including Grilled Snake River Farms “Kobe Style” New York Steak with Chanterelle Mushrooms, Mediterranean Daurade with Pearled Pasta, Oven Roasted Muscovy Duck and a “Duo” of Berskshire Pork Fire Roasted Tenderloin and Tender Braised Belly with Creamy White Polenta. The meal is finished up with a chocolate feast for the senses. Three dinner seating times are available: 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM and 9:15 PM and include tickets to an evening packed with live entertainment.

The entertainment begins at 5:00 PM with live jazz featuring Chris Williams in Ambrosia and the Vault VIP Lounge. The main stage performances start at 7:00 PM featuring top tribute performers celebrating the works of music’s divas (Cher, Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin) and the Eagles and 2 top comedy acts. The evening ends with a fan-favorite performance of Elton John: A Tribute by Joel Mason. Joel will host a champagne toast to welcome in the New Year on the main stage. Live jazz continues after the main stage show down in VIP Vault Lounge.

Tickets for full evening’s entertainment start at $200 per person based on dinner seating time and a $75 per person deposit is required at time of reservation. Dinner reservations can be made by contacting Ambrosia at 714-550-0811. In addition, a limited amount of show only tickets are available. Show only reservations can be made by contacting our box office at 714-550-0880. The OC Pavilion is located in the heart of downtown Santa Ana, on the corner of Main and 8th Street.

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About OC Pavilion – www.ocpavilion.com
From chandeliers to exquisite hand painted murals, the OC Pavilion most intimate and exclusive performing arts theater and restaurant complex in Orange County, California. Located in historic downtown Santa Ana “the Golden City”, our beautifully appointed theater with a capacity of only 528 seats assures you of an exceptional close up view of any event. With our state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems and a myriad of high-resolution video screens, we are quickly becoming known as Orange County’s own “jewel box”. The theatre features various musical and theatrical events and is available for private leasing. For more information, contact 714-550-0880.

About Ambrosia
Ambrosia provides a celebration of the Seasonal Marketplace. The menu features a pairing of fine wines with the freshest fruits, vegetables and entrees of the season, achieving a dynamic balance that both excites and entices the palette. A brick-domed, intimate Wine Cellar offers rare vintages of fine wines from around the world. Visitors can experience tableside flambé and live entertainment during both our lunch and dinner service. In addition to our beautiful and intimate restaurant, we offer 5 private dining room experiences: The Boardroom seats 12; The Wine Cellar seats 18; The Lodge seats 14; El Presidente seats 8; Dome of the Sea seats 8. The restaurant features live jazz to serenade diners during our lunch and dinner seatings. Ambrosia is open for lunch Tuesday – Friday, 11:30am – 2:00pm and dinner Wednesday – Saturday & Every Show Night, 5:00pm – 10:00pm. Reservations can be made online at www.ocpavilion.com or by calling 714-550-0811.

High-resolution images are available by contacting Jamie Pastor at 714-550-0880, ext. 229 or by email at jpastor@ocpavilion.com.

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