One of the highlights of our stay at Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard was our dinner prepared for us by Tim Hulbert, Executive Chef, at this showplace Embassy Suites hotel.
First to arrive were a selection
of southwest themed appetizers including Chicken Quesadilla, Baja spring
rolls, Latin styles chicken wings and tamale stuffed rolls.
Our starter was a memorable lobster bisque. Our entree a New York strip steak with roasted potatoes.
at our table with entrees like Linguini Primavera with chicken or
Simply Fish. The fish in this dish changes with what is currently in
season and fresh.
Oxnard is the center of a large agriculture
region famous for its fresh vegetables and Chef Hulbert takes full
advantage of this by using the freshest seasonal ingredients in his
Then we were able to preview a new dessert featured at the
Coastal Bar & Grill. This is a metal rack offering several
different desserts in small sizes including Molten cake, Creme Brulee,
Key Lime Pie, Banana Split and rockside Brownies.
Also special for Mandalay guests is the complimentary breakfast buffet with a full menu including to order omelets.
Beach Resort is located at 2101 Mandalay Beach Road in Oxnard. For
reservations call 805 984-2500. On the web at www.embassymandalay.com.