While Maralyn heads to Paris this week, I’m planning the next best thing to dining in France. dinner in the gem named La Jolla.

We last dined like royalty at the Marine room on cuisine by chefs Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver. On 5/31, several other San Diego area chefs will join this celebration. There are still a few seats left according to Amanda in the Shores Dining room overlooking the beach.

Chef Celebration at The Shores! 866.782.8857


The Shores Restaurant is hosting the Chef Celebration Dinner on Wednesday, May 31. Dinner will feature four courses of signature dishes from nine prominent local chefs, including The Shores’ own Chef de Cuisine, Percy Oani.

Please join us for a very special evening to support a great cause, an annual scholarship program that invests in the culinary future of San Diego!


Local Yellowtail Crudo : strawberries + fava beans + black vinegar + thai basil
Brian Malarkey, Herb & Wood

choice of…

Foie Gras Tart : pickled cherries + almond crumb + tarragon
Jason Knibb, Nine-Ten Restaurant & Bar

Soft Shell Blue Crab : socal ipa glaze + stone fruit
Rob Ruiz, Land & Water Co.

Vegetable Ceviche
: okra + tomato + radishes + yuzu kosho vinaigrette
Casey Thompson, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

choice of…

Kurobuta Pork : chinese xo sauce + green garlic + sweet pea + chino’s corn
Evan Cruz, Arterra Del Mar

Roast Thresher Shark : brown butter hollandaise, rio del rey heirloom bean & clam ragout, black garlic + leeks & fennel
Jason McLeod, Ironside Fish & Oyster / Born and Raised

Braised Short Ribs : spinach sunchoke puree + heirloom tomatoes + pickled micro carrots, stone xocoveza demi
Percy Oani, The Shores Restaurant

Gianduja Chocolate Pyramid + Sortilege Liqueur Pot de Crème :
cactus pear ice + puffed wild rice tuile
Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver, The Marine Room

Cost is $65 per person. Reservations are recommended. Book online or call 866.782.8857.

Father’s Day Brunch Buffet

Celebrate Father’s Day at The Shores Restaurant with our spectacular seaside Sunday brunch buffet. The entire family will enjoy a delightful meal together with plenty of choices, plus a children’s station. View the menu and book online.

Our seasonal dinner menu and á la carte Surf and Turf dinner special will also be available starting at 5 p.m.


Beachside Happy Hour 

Celebrate Summer with our Seven for $7 Happy Hour menu featuring seven  appetizers and seven drinks for only $7 each! Choose from savory options like Pork Belly Corn Dogs, Honey Ancho Chicken Wings and Ginger Pork Potstickers, and drink specials including Pineapple Mint Mojitos, White Peach Sangria and a selection of Craft Beers and wine by the glass.



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