Please Make Note of Pleasure Palate Attendance Policies and our 3 Strikes Rule by clicking here (http://www.meetup.com/pleasurepalate/pages/Attendance_Policies_and_3_Strikes_Rule/) before RSVP-ing to this Event. Cancelling your RSVP within 24 hours or not showing up at the event without contacting the Organizer ahead of time will result in a strike. 3 Strikes and You're Out!
TO RSVP FOR THIS EVENT:
IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU NOT HAVE ANY DIETARY RESTRICTIONS IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT. THIS A FUND-RAISING EVENT WHERE WE ARE COLLECTING $3.00 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM EACH ATTENDEE THAT WILL APPLY TOWARD PLEASURE PALATE'S MEETUP.COM'S GROUP FEES. I AM CO-HOSTING THIS EVENT WITH GAY FOODIES. $40.00 ELEGANT DINNER IS TAX AND GRATUITY INCLUSIVE! THERE IS ALSO NO CORKAGE FEE, SO FEEL FREE TO BRING WINE TO SHARE WITH YOUR TABLE. THERE ARE ONLY "20" SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR THIS DINNER, AND WE WILL BE DINING IN OUR OWN PRIVATE ROOM. Please add yourself to the "Wait List."Then, make your payment to me via PayPal (www.paypal.com (http://www.paypal.com/)) to [masked] for $14.00 -- a $10.00 refundable deposit, plus a $3.00 refundable contribution and a $1.00 non-refundable PayPal processing fee (Total payment of $14.00) per person. Once I am notified that payment has been made, I will change your RSVP from "Wait List" to "I'm Going." If you attend the event, your $10.00 payment will be applied towards the total of your dinner, which is $40 (tax and gratuity inclusive). No refunds will be issued if you are a "No Show" to the event, or if you cancel with less than 48 hours notice. On the day of the event, please bring at least $50 in CASH to pay for any beverages you may order, plus the $30 balance of the cost of the dinner owed. With a party of 10 per table, Ocean Star may not accept more than 2 credit cards as payment toward our check. Yelp Reviewers give Ocean Star Seafood an average of 3.5 Stars out of 5.0 Stars from over 530 reviews: http://www.yelp.com/biz/ocean-star-restaurant-monterey-park Parking within the complex and along the west side of Atlantic Boulevard is free. Restaurant is located on the 2nd floor of the Mar Plaza that is on the west side of Atlantic Boulevard and directly across from the 99 Ranch Market. From the ground floor, take the elevator to the 2nd Floor at the center of the plaza. From the upper level of the parking structure, you can access the restaurant by the stairs at the center of the plaza. We will meet in the lobby of the restaurant. Do NOT arrive late. The first course will promptly be served at 6:15pm. There is NO corkage fee, so feel free to bring any wine or beer to share with your table. There are a total of 20 seats available for this event. Should there be a demand, a 3rd table may be added to this event.
Below is the Elegant Dinner Menu:
Roasted Suckling Pig (Half) Pan Fried Lobster Ball Fish Maw Soup Lobster with Vegetables Peking Duck (1st Preparation - crispy duck skin served with steamed buns & hoisin sauce) Peking Duck (2nd Preparation - duck meat served with plum sauce) Lobster with Basil Leaves Conch with Vegetables Steamed Whole Flounder in Scallion & Ginger Sauce* Lobster Fried Rice House Dessert: Hot Sweet Taro & Tapioca Beads Soup *Additional dish may subject to change.