The Season of Fine Dining

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well,
if one has not dined well.

— Virginia Wolfe


mister parkers venue

If you love fine dining, fall is one of your favorite times of the year. Nature’s bounty and the changing seasons are a siren’s call for warmer, richer flavors, seasonal inspirations, and evening meals that linger well into the night. It is dining that is luxurious and indulgent, satisfying the body, if not the soul.

This epicurean approach to eating well is at the heart of our on-property dining institution mister parkers, long recognized as one of the best restaurants in Palm Springs. The room itself is dark, discrete, and decadent, fit for bon vivants, swaggering dandies, and anyone who appreciates a bit of style with their substance. It creates an unforgettable dining experience, which is why mister parker’s is one of the stars of the Palm Springs fine dining scene and considered one of the best romantic restaurants in Palm Springs.

At mister parker’s, the room may be a stunning stage but the food is the star and this fall, Executive Chef Pedro Baroso and his team have imagined a sumptuous new seasonal menu. 

“We began developing our new fall menu in June, testing dishes, combining flavors, and the result is a complete dining experience for our guests,” says Chef Pedro. The fall menu offers dishes that are richer and warmer, to highlight the flavors of the season and Chef Pedro says one of the stars of the menu will undoubtedly be Spiced Muscovy Duck Breast. “The dish is rich with spice and the duck is sourced especially for this dish.” Another recipe he is excited about is the Lobster Pappardelle, with lobster tail and caviar. It is deliciously indulgent.

Following the theme of warmer, heartier meals in the fall is the Wagu New York Strip, sourced locally in California. “The quality of the meat is exceptional,” Chef Pedro says. The depth of flavor from fall vegetables is unmatched, so root vegetables accompany many of the dishes, such as parsnips with the Pan Seared Scallops. 

Wine pairings add to the overall enjoyment of any meal and Miguel Herrera, Director of Restaurants at Parker Palm Springs, says earthy, old world wines pair well with fall flavors. “Pinot Noirs, Zinfandels, and Burgundies are excellent choices,” he says. With a cellar made up of wines from the Burgundy and Champagne regions of France, mister parker’s offers an array of unique, distinct, and rare choices to please any palate. To begin the evening, Miguel suggests staying with the fall theme. “The warmth of an Old Fashioned would be a perfect beginning.”

Part of the secret of mister parker’s is a deep understanding of what makes an evening of dining special. To that end, we invite our guests to linger over our meals without feeling hurried or rushed. Our dress code also embraces the sense of occasion — jackets (sports coat or blazer) and collared shirts are required for gentlemen. Look sharp, not formal.

Palm Springs has seen trends come and go yet mister parker’s has stood the test of time with a strong sense of playfulness, a respect for classic dining service, and dedication to exploring the world of flavor. Eat well, live well. 

Please join us. Find your table here.

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