Hail the holiday dining/wedding specials at Caesars

Feb 5, 2002 6:06 AM

Caesars Palace celebrates Valentine’s Day with three special wedding packages and romantic dinners in five of its restaurants.

Couples who plan a Valentine’s wedding day may opt for the Roses & Champagne, Valentine Dolce or the We Do package, with the wedding ceremony held in The Palace Chapel or outdoors in the garden.

The Roses & Champagne package includes a one-night stay in a guest room with spa tub, champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries, a bridal bouquet of a dozen roses, photography package, video, minister’s fees and ceremony. The package is $995 in the chapel and $1,195 in the garden.

For a small but sweet ceremony, there’s the $650 Valentine Dolce package that includes minister, petite rose bouquet, wedding music and deluxe wedding album with 20 photos.

For those in a hurry to embark on their journey together, the 15-minute We Do package is $350 and includes minister’s fees, 10 photographs, one presentation rose and boutonniere.

Couples who seek a romantic repast have a full spectrum to choose from. Cafe Lago will serve a Valentine’s Day dinner buffet priced at $19.99 per person. Pianist and recording artist David Osborne will serenade from 6 to 10 p.m.

The Cafe Lago buffet will feature roasted prime rib of beef, pan-seared salmon with sweet ginger glaze, stuffed pork loin, herb-roasted Cornish game hens, duck l’orange, assorted sushi and much more.

The Palantium Valentine dinner is also priced at $19.99 and will feature roasted tomato lobster bisque, walnut-roasted salmon with port wine reduction, free-range chicken with artichokes and petite tomatoes, grilled New York steak, chilled shrimp cocktail, braised beef short ribs, hand-shucked oysters, and a carving station with Angus prime rib, roasted wild turkey and bone-in ham.

For a taste of the Pacific Rim, 808 will offer a three-course, prix-fixe dinner at $50 per person. The meal will start with three different Ahi tuna appetizers, followed by roasted loin of veal and seared skate with champagne beurre Monte, Oscetra caviar and caper puree.

Neros restaurant serve a three-course, prix-fixe dinner at $60 per person, featuring warm beet and goat cheese salad, beef Wellington and Australian lobster tail with cipollini onion confit, asparagus and sauce au poivre and traditional Gran Marnier souffle with vanilla bean sauce.

Finally, Terrazza Italian restaurant’s Valentine’s Day three-course, prix-fixe dinner is $50 per person and includes choice of appetizer (fresh ravioli filled with crab meat, tomato and basil sauce), followed by pan-seared loin of veal in light brandy and black truffle sauce. Dessert will be a mocha tart with poached plums and raspberries served with Gran Marnier sauce.