A romantic dinner for two is a tangible token of affection, unlike sweet nothings whispered in an ear or kisses shot out of an air cannon. Relay your feelings via a fork with today’s Groupon: for $99, you get a four-course take-home Valentine’s Day dinner for two from David Burke at Bloomingdale’s (a $300 value). The dinner includes the following:
- One quart of lobster bisque
- Caesar salad for two
- One whole roasted chicken for two
- Red velvet bundt cake
- A scented candle
- A long-stemmed rose<p>
Customers should pick up dinners from David Burke at Bloomingdale’s on February 14. On their next visit, customers who purchase today’s Groupon will receive a complimentary bottle of wine.
Chef David Burke, the foodsmith behind David Burke at Bloomingdale’s, draws upon his training at the Culinary Institute of America to lead his chefs in creating take-home dinners for Valentine’s Day. The romantic feast commences with lobster bisque and caesar salad before segueing into succulent portions of whole roasted chicken with truffled wild-mushroom cavatelli and Shakespearean love sonnets spelled out in creamed spinach. A red velvet bundt cake topped with warmed icing seals the intimate meal, which is augmented by aromatic wafts from a scented candle and sensual red petals from a molting long-stemmed rose.
David Burke at Bloomingdale's
Chef David Burke studied at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America before earning a glowing reputation as chef at the River Café and later the Park Avenue Café. He would parlay those experiences into his own entrepreneurial success, opening the celebrated davidburke & donatella on 61st Street in 2003, and then taking over the 59th Street façade of the iconic Bloomingdale's department store. David's intent in opening his eatery in Bloomingdale's was to fuse different sensibilities. On one side, the Burke Bar Café offers a stylish, full-service dining experience. Alternatively, on-the-move shoppers can step over to the other side of the historical frontage where they can enjoy a convenient in-eat or take-out meal at Burke in the Box. Here, chefs prepare award-winning cuisine and swaddle it in snazzy takeout boxes. The menus at both establishments fuse fresh, seasonal fare and attentive service in a lively atmosphere.