Long-standing and highly regarded Sydney steak restaurant Prime in CBD hub GPO Grand has claimed to have launched the world’s first premium meat-only degustation menu, offered alongside their awarded a la carte option. In a response of a reinvigorated interested in highest quality cuts, the new offering will feature seven courses showcasing Australia’s finest steaks, including full blood Wagyu 9+, a Black Angus, and Angus-Hereford Yearling.
Michelin trained Head Chef Erwan Helary designed the new degustation to highlight the premium philosophy behind PRIME, ensuring each steak featured is grilled to perfection and paired up with a range of house-made sauces and flavour rich sides that include foie gras, scampi, quail yolk, bisque, and the restaurant’s signature truffle jus.
“We’ve hand-selected steaks with supreme marbling, texture and flavour for a premium steak experience”, offered Helary in a press release. “All of our beef is sourced from the nation’s top producers and grilled in our own unique way to avoid charring. I’ve also added my own twists and use diverse spices imported from France, along with seasonal ingredients and traditional French sauces.”
From the first course of Angus-Hereford Yearling Steak Tartare with shaved foie gras, crispy potatoes and quail yolk and the restaurant’s interpretation of a classic Surf ‘n’ Turf, with grass-fed sirloin and WA scampi complemented by herb butter and bisque, to a dry-aged Black Angus Scotch with grilled king brown mushrooms, baby leek and peppercorn mix and a main of Full Blood Wagyu Fillet 9+ with
light mashed potatoes and truffle jus, the set menu is sounding like every steak lovers ultimate dining experience. Each course is said to have been designed to show a different level of flavour intensity and tenderness with varying accompaniments to highlight the versatility of a good ol’ steak dinner.
The only non-meat dish on the menu is at the very end, with a dessert of Grand Marnier Souffle served up with crème anglaise and chocolate ice cream, hand crafted by Prime’s Pastry Chef Daria Nechiporenko, who very recently won the prestigious World Chocolate Masters Australian Qualifier for 2016 and was named “Master Chocolatier”.
Premium matching wines to each course hand been handpicked by Sommelier Franck Gozé to add that necessary dimension to each course, dipping into a wine list that reflects prime’s high standards.
The seven-course degustation menu is now available and it’s being offered for $185 per person, or $260 with matching wines. It’s available for dinner from Monday to Saturday on reservations between 6pm and 7:30pm, or by prior arrangement.
Prime Steak Restaurant
Address: GPO Grand, 1 Martin Place, Sydney
Contact: 9229 7700
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